Our client, one of Canada's premier financial institutions is currently seeking an Accounting Analyst to join their growing team.
In this role, the Accounting Analyst will be supporting the Trading Accounting and will be responsible for daily accounting tasks, as well as the monthly book close.
The Accounting Analyst will also be responsible for providing mentorship to the junior team members. This is a full time 6 month contract opportunity with a high potential for extension / conversion to permanent, based in Downtown Toronto.
Provide accounts attestation and ensure all balance sheet accounts are substantiated Inspire adherence to timing in Service Level Agreements and support the investigation and analysis of different methodologies by liaising with the Front Office, the CFO group, Accounting Policy, Reporting COE, Reconciliations COE and Operations Ensure changes in accounting policies / requirements are implemented in a controlled manner Maintain adequate end to end process maps and detailed task manuals in accordance with best practices, regulatory requirements, SOX, and Internal Controls Review month end accounting entries and supporting schedules according to accounting / control procedures to adhere to regulatory guidelines Review daily controls and reconciliation of systems to GL to ensure accuracy Meet and / or exceed all documented Service Level Agreements with business partners to ensure Service Excellence is achieved Resolve any month-
end issues related to the general ledger to ensure correct reporting
Undergrad in Accounting, Finance, or Economics CPA designation 5+ years of relevant experience Experience within Capital Markets MUST have strong knowledge of IFRS and Financial Reporting requirements Advanced proficiency in Excel including formulas, pivots, V-
lookups MUST understand interest rate products, customized bonds, money market, cross currencies, forwards, options, and other vanilla and non-
standard derivative transactions