Senior Finance Analyst
CAAT Pension Plan
Toronto, Ontario, CA
1d ago

Are you passionate about helping people retire with greater financial security? Do you believe in the strength of modern defined benefit pension plans?

Do you thrive working in a fast-paced environment in a growing organization? Want to work with a dynamic and highly engaged team of talented professionals who are making a difference?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, we are looking for you!

CAAT is a modern defined benefit pension plan and industry-leading innovator in helping more Canadian workplaces and their employees participate in a sustainable pension plan.

We are one of the most successful plans in Canada and we’re growing !

We are looking for a talented and experienced Senior Finance Analyst to join our Finance Team.

The Senior Finance Analyst provides efficient and effective general accounting services in the areas of Corporate Accounting, including, but not limited to, accounts payable, fixed assets, expenses and invoices, contribution reconciliation, benefits payments, HST and trust tax calculation, booking and posting GL, financial reporting preparation, and other day to day accounting, which meet the internal control, management information, external audit and service needs of the organization.

The Senior Finance Analyst, from time to time, will be tasked with reviewing works, supervising and coaching the analysts and co-op students.

Adhoc projects include assisting the Manager Finance for ERP implementation, and other projects based on the continued growth of the business operation within the internal team and stakeholders.

We are looking for someone with the following attributes :

  • A solid knowledge of accounting procedures and applications
  • High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Office and Dynamics GP General Ledger system with adaptability to learn new applications
  • Effective written and interpersonal communication skills
  • A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills. Strong interpersonal and business relationship skills
  • Flexibility, adaptability and initiative
  • Self-motivated, results driven and able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines when required
  • Your College Diploma or University Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field, along with the completion of a professional accounting designation (Canadian CPA or equivalent), and 4 -6 of progressive experience in the accounting / financial field, pension plan or financial services, and supervisory role is required.

    Once here you will :

  • Prepare or / and provide review of contribution collection and reporting processes for CAAT Pension Plan and RCA
  • Oversee the final preparation of the annual reconciliation of contributions process
  • Reconcile and / or review benefit payments (pensions and terminations and reciprocal transfers) for CAAT Pension Plan and RCA as paid by the custodian and prepare monthly and annual summaries and associated journal entries
  • Reconcile and / or review CAAT retail and custodian bank accounts
  • Review journal entries, accounting schedules and reconciliations prepared by other analysts as required
  • Perform and / or review the Accounts Payable batch
  • Prepare tax filings for the CAAT Pension Plan
  • Prepare or / and review General Ledger journal entries associated with CAAT operating activities
  • Prepare or / and review schedules and reports required for quarterly and annual financial statement presentations
  • Review the Fixed Asset purchases by ensuring that new purchases are properly recorded and classified, and depreciation amounts are correctly calculated
  • Perform year-end close of the Fixed Assets sub-ledger, record asset disposals and prepare periodic reports for budget variance reports and year-end working papers
  • Prepare CAAT supporting working papers for the annual audit
  • Prepare documentation relating to accounting policies, procedures and controls for Contributions and Benefits and recommend changes when required
  • Assist the Manager, Finance with preparation and review of accounting schedules, general ledger journal entries, and reconciliation reports to support quarterly closing process and participate in special assignments when required
  • Provide support to other team members as necessary
  • Other adhoc projects as required
  • What does CAAT offer you and what should you know about us?

  • We are the proud recipient of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures 2019 - 2020 and Greater Toronto's Top Employers 2020 & 2021 , which speaks to our exceptional workplace culture.
  • We provide a flexible and friendly work environment, membership in CAAT’s defined benefit (DB) pension plan, a comprehensive health and dental benefits package, life insurance, wellness programs and support for your career development goals.
  • We are conveniently located at the Eaton Centre in downtown Toronto next to Queen Subway Station, with ready access to multiple TTC routes, GO Transit, and PATH systems.
  • We are working remotely at present due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • We believe the success of the Plan is grounded in its expertise as well as its values of integrity, teamwork, and a trusting, respectful working environment.
  • Additional information about the CAAT Pension Plan can be found at www.caatpension.ca.
  • If you are interested, please apply directly via LinkedIn or email careers caatpension.ca by June 21, 2021 with Senior Finance Analyst in the subject line.

    We recruit and select the most qualified candidates and thank all applicants for their interest but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

    CAAT Pension Plan is an equal opportunity employer that supports abilities and diversity of all kinds. If you require accommodation during the recruiting and selection process, please contact us at hr caatpension.

    on.ca or call Human Resources at 416-673-9000.

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