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Fund Accountant – 18 Month Contract

Requisition ID: 101611


Dynamic Funds is a wholly owned subsidiary of Scotiabank, headquartered in Toronto. Dynamic Funds was established as a small investment club in Montreal in 1957, where it was a pioneer in providing professional investment advice to retail investors. Since then, we have evolved to become one of Canada’s most recognized wealth management firms. We offer a comprehensive range of products and services, spanning every major sector, geographic region and investment discipline. Our financial solutions include open and closed-end investment funds, fee-based, tax-advantaged and customized high-net-worth programs



Purpose of Job

Maintain and update accounting data to ensure all items are properly reconciled against records
Responsible for  calculating daily Net Asset Value of the assigned Mutual Funds/Pools/ Classes in a timely and accurate manner
Prepare tax distribution reporting and financial reporting on a monthly/quarterly/yearly basis

Major Accountabilities:


Proficiency in calculating Net Asset Value per share on a daily basis of the assigned funds
Reconcile general ledgers to subsidiary ledgers and escalate to Senior Fund Accountants/Assistant Manager for outages
Review and process transactions related to dividends, interest, corporate actions and trades instructed by traders/portfolio managers
Reconcile bank statements on a daily, weekly and/or monthly basis and communicate cash/trade/position outages with internal and external parties; resolve outstanding fund accounting issues in a timely manner
Review tolerance threshold breaks as outlined in the department policy and communicate any issues to Senior Fund Accountants/Assistant Manager for assistance.
Participate in problem solving sessions to identify problems and solutions
Assist in the preparation of audit reports, financial statements and tax distribution calculation
Complete ad-hoc requests as assigned by the Assistant Manager.

Education / Work Experience


University degree in accounting and finance
Working towards or completion in CSC certification is an asset
Prior mutual fund related experience is an advantage
CPA/CFA designation or active candidacy is an asset
Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office, such as Outlook, Excel, Access and Word
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Proven ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment.
Must be flexible and available to work extra hours when required;
Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto

We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly.  If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.

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