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Analyst – Process Analytics & Enhancements

Toronto, ON

A leading global investment fund administrator, is seeking a full-time Analyst for their downtown Toronto office.

The analyst will be responsible for a variety of duties, including, assisting with the preparation of Financial Reporting, Tax and Audit. This position requires knowledge of the investment fund industry from an operations, technical, business processes and management skills perspective. Additionally, the successful candidate must exhibit an eye for creativity, close attention to detail and an ability to get closure on issues promptly.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create & periodically review both, listed & OTC securities per backups provided by the valuations team;
  • Update missing RICs and other global I.Ds as needed, ensure valuations team is advised of any changes on security master that may potentially impact NAV valuations;
  • Research and prepare corporate action templates in accordance with the prospectus/circular/tax filings;
  • Liaise with the valuations team to obtain the necessary documents to in order to determine booking methodologies;
  • Review and spot check corporate actions templates prepared by the team;
  • Ensure all procedures are, without exception, followed accurately and consistently, and proper backup is included within the corporate action package;
  • Provide list of corporate actions to valuations team upon request.
  • Prepare valuation packages for new funds, including daily, weekly, and monthly NAVs;
  • Ensure absolute accuracy with pricing, corporate actions, dividends, fund specific accruals & all other transactional activity;
  • Update NAV discrepancy report and submit to the Manager and ensure that the policy mandate governing NAV error reporting is strictly followed;
  • Ensure capital stock transactions are recorded accurately and reconciled with URK reports;
  • Ensure all documentation is up to date & proper procedures are in place for NAV delivery to clients, URK and third parties;
  • Assist in preparing Semi-annual and Year-end financial statements;
  • Preparing and analyzing year-end distribution calculations;
  • Provide comprehensive training to new employees, and to existing members of the team;
  • Keep up-to-date with new legal & regulatory requirements which may impact operations;
  • Work to continually improve the processes associated with your assigned functions;
  • Keep management informed of any and all issues that could have an impact on current processes & deliverables.
  • Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Finance/Accounting or equivalent.
  • Completion or candidacy in CFA, CSC or similar designation an asset.
  • Intermediate/Advanced proficiency in MS Excel.
  • Strong analytical skills and basic knowledge of financial instruments.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision to prioritize and manage work.
  • Strong adaptability and learning capability.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Prior accounting/finance experience preferred but not required.
  • New/recent graduates are welcome to apply.
  • Job Type: Full-time

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