Are you passionate about helping people retire with greater financial security? Do you believe in the strength of modern defined benefit pension plans? 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!
We are looking for an Investment Finance Analyst to join a dynamic, fast-paced team.
The Investment Finance Analyst will support CAAT Pension Plan’s investment accounting, compliance, valuation, investment tax, trade processing and financial reporting processes and the related reconciliations and maintenance of underlying data.
The successful candidate will have a strong interest and desire to learn basic programming skills and it is expected that, over time, the successful candidate will learn to apply these skills towards the efficiency initiatives of the broader team.
We are looking for someone with the following attributes:
Familiarity with pensions and pension-related legislation
Problem solver always looking to improve current practices
Someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment where deadlines are critical and can be tight
Strong interest in technology and desire to learn and apply new software
Experience with accounting (ideally investment related), financial reporting, and external or internal audit.
Excellent project management, research, analytical, organizational, and time management skills
Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
Detail oriented, comfortable analyzing, calculating, and verifying data
Exceptional judgement, strong team player, thorough, and logical
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Your university degree or Community College Diploma equivalent in Accounting or Business Administration, with 1-5 years of accounting/financial field, pension plan or financial services experience make you the ideal candidate. You may also have or be actively pursuing your CPA designation.
You will prepare monthly and quarterly compliance reports pertaining to CAAT Pension Plan’s investment activities
You will prepare reconciliations of custodian and manager net asset values on a monthly basis and assist in analyzing exceptions.
You will over time, assist in the rollout of automation techniques while formally learning basic programming and automation software.
You will bring suggestions to the Senior Business Process Analyst on ways to improve current practices.
You will calculate and verify accuracy of invoices from investment managers, consultants, and other investment service providers as required.
You will assist in the process of updating investment prices for private assets
You will process capital calls and distribution transactions in AltaReturn system
You will process fee payments, fund transfers and wire requests
You will assist in the investment tax process by preparing foreign tax documents, local tax returns, ad-hoc tax requests.
You will assist in the preparation of financial statements.
You will assist in supporting the external audit.
You will prepare or assist in the preparation of journal entries, accounting schedules, reconciliations.
You will provide support to other team members in the Finance Department as necessary.
You will prepare ad hoc reports and projects for the investment department and / or senior management.
What does CAAT offer you and what should you know about us?
We are the proud recipient of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures and Greater Toronto's Top Employers 2020 which speaks to our exceptional workplace culture
We provide a flexible and friendly work environment, a defined benefit pension plan, comprehensive health and dental benefits package, life insurance and a Goodlife fitness membership
We offer support for your career development goals through in house training and tuition reimbursement opportunities
We are conveniently located at the Eaton Center in downtown Toronto with ready access to subway, GO Transit and PATH systems
If you are interested, please submit your application to email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org