Senior Accountant
Qwest Investment Fund Management Ltd.
Vancouver, BC

Qwest is a rapidly growing, innovative and entrepreneurial investment fund management group. We operate in two divisions: investment fund manufacturing and distribution, as well as private wealth management. We are registered as an Investment Fund Manager, Portfolio Manager, and Exempt Market Dealer; our combined managed assets have grown from $75M in 2015 to $215M in 2019. We are a small, enthusiastic group of people that work closely as a team in a very dynamic and challenging environment.

About the role

As the Senior Accountant, you will report directly to the Controller, working closely with our fund administrator(s), product partners, and external service providers; as well as our bookkeeping specialists. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with the external fund accounting team and other third party service providers to oversee the daily fund management tasks in respect of investment fund clients
  • Assist with compliance and operational reporting, as well as provide general accounting support
  • Develop and implement fund oversight functions to improve efficiency and that will allow the business to scale
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual and semi-annual financial statements and supporting schedules, including coordination of year-end audits for several investment funds

About you

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA designation or working towards
  • Previous exposure to investment fund industry is an asset
  • Prefer a dynamic and achievement-orientated work environment

Qualities

  • Detail oriented, organized and expert multi-tasker
  • Proactive, solution focused and flexible
  • Honest, accountable and with integrity

Learn more about us here: https://qwestfunds.com

Job Type: Full-time

Licence:

  • Professional Accounting Designation (CPA) (Preferred)