Fund Accountant
The Great-West Life Assurance Company
Winnipeg, MB
Our Story

We are proud to announce that Canada Life will become our company brand under which our three companies service – Great West Life, London Life, and Canada Life.

Together, Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life have been in the business of keeping promises for over a century. The new Canada Life brand combines the strengths of all three – so we can better deliver on our purpose: To improve the financial, physical and mental well-being of Canadians.

Role Description

The Investment Operations team is responsible for all accounting and valuations for the London Life, Great-West Life and Canada Life segregated funds and general account assets.

The Fund Accountant plays a significant role in the daily fund valuation process. This position is responsible for performing daily procedures and activities, such as trade capture, reconciliations, pricing and analysis of the day over day change in the balance sheet and income statement for each fund.

Accountabilities:
Responsible for performing tasks in support of the calculation of Daily Net Asset Valuation of Segregated Funds and General Account Portfolios
Trade execution and administration (calculation of trade amount and execution of daily trades based on cash flows)
Daily reconciliation of cash and custody positions
Daily problem solving and issue resolution with custodians, investment managers, internal and external stakeholders
Assist management in streamlining and documenting processes
Daily pricing of segregated funds and/or general accounts
Perform ad hoc projects
Other general or department wide tasks as assigned

Qualifications and Competencies:
Completion of post secondary education, specializing in Accounting/Finance, such as Business Administration or B. Comm.
Completion of/or working toward a professional accounting designation
Completion of the Canadian Securities Course would be considered an asset
Experience with segregated funds, mutual funds and securities/investments would be considered an asset
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
Well demonstrated attention to detail
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work independently and in a team setting
Well-developed organizational and time management skills, with the ability to deal with fluctuating work volumes
Discover your opportunity….Apply today!

Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness in our head office facilities. If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.

Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.

We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.

Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.