Senior Fund Accountant (Purpose Financial)
Thinking Capital
Toronto, Canada
11d ago

About the company :

Purpose Financial is an independent financial services company with an unrelenting focus on customer-centric innovation, delivered through technology-

driven solutions. Led by entrepreneur Som Seif, the company is developing a diversified product platform aimed at addressing historically underserved segments of the market.

Purpose Financial's businesses include Purpose Investments, Thinking Capital, and Purpose Advisor Solutions.

Your role

Purpose is looking for an exceptional individual that is prepared to take on multiple responsibilities to help Purpose succeeds in its business initiatives.

Reporting directly to the Manager of Fund Operations,The role will involve the individual working within the fund operations teams to achieve daily, weekly, and monthly tasks.

The ideal candidate is self-motivated, detail orientated, and looking to grow with the organization.

Your key responsibilities will include :

  • Daily responsibility of ensuring the smooth performance of all Purpose products including managing the cash balances of each fund, reconciling day-
  • to-day fund performance, and monitoring the currency hedging and leverage programs on the funds.

  • Working directly with our portfolio managers to resolve trading issues and ensuring proper settlement of trades.
  • Completing monthly fund processes including distribution calculations, management fee calculations, oversight of fund expenses, and other various monthly management reporting items.
  • Completing and reviewing the interim and annual financial reports for the funds.
  • Coordinating the annual audit work flows of the investments funds
  • Reviewing fund distributions and ensuring tax factors an tax slips are completed correctly
  • Supporting the sales team by responding accurately and promptly to client requests for shareholder information.
  • Supporting the team in the preparation of legal documents for prospectus filings and fund launches.
  • Ad hoc project work as required.
  • Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of direct industry experience is a must.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field, plus actively seeking a professional degree in either accounting or finance (CPA, CFA etc.).
  • Experience within the investment fund industry, with a strong knowledge of back office processes for security settlements and investment funds accounting in Canada.
  • Investment fund financial reporting and year end fund tax processing is critical.
  • Outstanding computer skills and the ability to work with and build financial models.
  • A quick learner with the ability to analyze and interpret various data and develop logical solutions.
  • Exceptional time management, organizational and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with an outgoing personality.
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