Senior Analyst, Investment accounting

May 21 2020
Industries Tourism, Passengers transportation
Categories Accounting, Finance, Financial Accounting, Investor relations, Financial Analysis
Montreal, QC

Trans-Canada Capital (TCC), a subsidiary of Air Canada, is an investment management firm growing rapidly.  TCC manages the assets of Air Canada's pension plans and also offers its services to third-party institutional investors. The assets under management include traditional asset classes (bonds and stocks), alternative investments (derivatives, infrastructure, private equity and real estate) and portable alpha strategies (hedge funds and tactical asset allocation) worth over $21B in aggregate. The investment team of over 60 professionals is located in downtown Montreal.

Objective

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to fill a new role within the Accounting Department of Trans-Canada Capital (TCC). Reporting to the CFO, the Senior Analyst, Investment Accounting will be responsible to perform the procedures surrounding the accounting process for external funds and master trusts and make sure to follow industry best practices.  Note that the level of the role will be adjusted according to the experience of the candidate.

Description

  • Manage the investment accounting processes following industry best practices: document all the procedures, follow the regulations, implement the proper tools and reports, put controls in place.
  • Perform the NAV calculations and reconcile with the custodian, external portfolio managers and counterparties.
  • Calculate final Master Trust unit values, net asset values and apply unit price to generate the appropriate journal entries.
  • Maintain cash reconciliations for operating accounts and Plans.
  • Maintain new accounts and statements/ report in the systems.
  • Prepare the monthly accruals and reconcile the various fees;
  • Provide data regarding tax reclaim and tax filing for the Master Trust and the external funds;
  • Prepare the financial statements of the external funds;
  • Prepare the supporting documentation provided to the auditors and actively participate in the annual audits;
  • Provide support in the expense recharge process between various entities;
  • Provide support to the preparation of the FATCA and CRS forms;
  • Respond to any query related to tax and accounting matters;
  • Participate in any special mandates assigned by the CFO.

Qualifications

  • Accounting degree and CPA designation;
  • 4 to 8 years of relevant experience in investment accounting;
  • Experience in a pension fund is an asset;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Good understanding of complex investments;
  • Knowledge of investments and financial market instruments is required (FX, equity, bonds, listed and OTC derivatives, repo, MBS, etc.).
  • Solid time management and organizational skills;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Self-starter, energetic with strong sense of initiative, creative approach to solving problems;
  • Willingness to adapt to a constantly changing work environment;
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills;

TCC thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.

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