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Fund Accountant

October 26 2021
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Accounting, Finance, Bank, Insurance, Financial services, Bank, Insurance, Financial Services, Financial Accounting
Montreal, QC

With approximately CAD 179.5 billion in assets under management as of June 30 2021, Fiera Capital, an independent firm, is one of Canada’s leading investment managers. We deliver customized multi-asset solutions across public and private market asset classes to institutional, financial intermediary and private wealth clients across North America, Europe and key markets in Asia. We strive to be at the forefront of investment-management science, and we are passionate about creating sustainable wealth for clients. Fiera Capital is recognized for our talented people. Our teams collaborate and seek to draw on the global industry’s most innovative and diverse offerings to craft strategies that meet the needs of any client, anywhere they are located.

Why join Fiera Capital:

• Inclusive workplace and diverse background of employees
• Growth and development opportunities
• Entrepreneurial industry-leading company with a purposeful mission
• Flexible work arrangements, competitive compensation and benefits
• Collaborative approach, innovative and culture of integrity
• Ambitious organization who strives for excellence

What we are looking for:

Fiera Comox was established in 2016 by Fiera Capital and Comox Equity Partners, a corporation formed and owned by former executives and investment professionals of a large Canadian pension investment manager. Fiera Comox is a global investment manager that manages private investment strategies in Agriculture, Private Equity and Private Credit. Fiera Comox’s investment team is composed of a group of highly qualified investment professionals with a diverse and unique skill set, who have worked together deploying multiple billions in private transactions globally while building an impressive track record.

Your responsibilities:

As part of your responsibilities, you will be assigned the following duties:

  • Analysis and review of documentation to ensure accurate accounting of investments and investment-related activities for the Agriculture, Private Equity and Private Credit investment strategies;
  • Participate in the review of the investment accounting and operating activities prepared and performed by the fund administrators;
  • Participate in the review of monthly and quarterly financial statements and investor reporting for the Funds of the Agriculture, Private Equity and Private Credit investment strategies;
  • Participate in the preparation of complete annual financial statements and related notes to the financials for the holding vehicles and for operating entity;
  • Assist in the external annual audit;
  • Analysis and review of monthly accounting close processes of the operating activities to ensure accurate accounting records;
  • Participate in the documentation, implementation and maintenance of adequate and effective internal controls;
  • Take on many different roles and tasks to support the growth of the business.

Must have requirements to be successful in this role:

  • Undergraduate in Business Administration or Accounting;
  • CPA designation, an asset;
  • 3 years of experience in fund accounting;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills;
  • Team player;
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative;
  • Knowledge of French, an asset;
  • Ability and flexibility to adapt to a wide range of roles.

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted. In the interest of clarity.

The use of masculine is for the sole purpose of lightening the text and refers to both women and men.

Fiera Capital subscribes to the principle of employment equity. Our staff are our most valuable asset and our goal is to create an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone can reach their true potential.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability, genetic information, or any other federal, state or local protected class. Fiera Capital will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

All staffing decisions, including hiring and promotion decisions, will be based on merit, skills, performance and business needs. We are pleased to receive applications from qualified individuals from a variety of backgrounds. Job applicants who are individually selected for an interview will be notified that accommodations are available upon request. If a selected participant requests accommodation, Fiera Capital shall consult with the applicant and provide, or arrange for the provision of, a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability.

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Fiera Capital. We will only communicate with those selected for an interview.

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