Fund Accountant

We are seeking a Fund Accountant that is looking to bring their career to the next level while establishing themselves professionally within a supportive team of like-minded individuals. This role will report to the Manager, Fund Accounting and working closely within the team, as well as with several other internal departments and external service providers.

General Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily accounting entries for assigned funds and entities
  • Record daily transactions of the assigned funds and entities
  • Perform monthly and quarterly fund processes, including distribution calculations for unit holders, management fee calculations, and other monthly management reporting items
  • Manage the receivables and payables functions which includes invoice payment and deposits
  • Prepare monthly financial working papers and financial statements
  • Perform bank and account reconciliations (mortgages, investments and others as needed)
  • Scan and store files
  • Prepare and assist with the annual audit process and other compliance reporting
  • Assist with tax filing process which includes preparing slips, filing returns and liaising with third party tax accountants
  • Prepare supporting schedules for offering memorandum and prospectus; collaborate on financial analysis and marketing support related to the funds and/or institutional clients
  • Build up a strong understanding of the unique characteristics of our funds and become a subject matter expert within the company on technical fund-related matters
  • Draft internal control documentation and reports as needed
  • Identify any issues or irregularities with accounting records or funding activities and correct accordingly
  • Other responsibilities and projects, as assigned

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Working towards a CPA designation with at least 3 years’ related experience
  • Knowledge and experience of reporting under IFRS, and ASPE
  • Experience in the mortgage, investment, or real estate industry an asset but not required
  • Strong analytical, mathematical, and critical thinking abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to work quickly, accurately and with attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills, with proven ability to balance multiple priorities and high-volume workload in a fast-paced environment to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office with advanced excel skills.
  • Ability to exercise tact and discretion in dealing with sensitive and confidential information

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Full-Time, Permanent Position
  • Competitive Annual Salary and annual bonus program
  • Office-based position out of our Richmond location
  • Extended Health Benefits 100% paid by the company
  • RRSP matching
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Personal Floating Days

You will love working here:
Employees tell us that they love that we strike the balance in creating an incredibly professional, yet dynamic, collaborative, and enjoyable corporate culture. We work in a fluid and fast-paced environment that is supportive of energetic and motivated individuals who pride themselves on being flexible and results-driven. Despite these challenging times, our business is thriving and that means that our employees get valuable exposure, lots of learning opportunities, and can truly have an impact on our business. We are committed to providing our people with a challenging and rewarding career because our employees are what set us apart and we know it.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Gentai is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran’s status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We want to hear from you!
If you are confident that you would be a strong asset to our team, submit both a cover letter and resume today to [email protected]. Be sure to tell us why you believe yourself to be a perfect fit! We thank all applicants for their time in applying, however, we will only contact those selected for an interview. Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.