Mutual Fund Accountant

Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. is an independent employee owned Vancouver based investment counsel/portfolio manager. Leith Wheeler manages over $23 billion of assets on behalf of pension funds, foundations, corporate and individual clients across Canada.

Job Description:

  • Accurately perform daily trade handling among a variety of account types, including registered accounts
  • Reconcile client records between in-house systems and service provider(s)
  • Produce semiannual and year-end financial statements including audit support, analytical review, research, and resolution of discrepancies
  • Liaise with client administrators, portfolio managers, custodians and dealers
  • Participate in the accurate preparation of annual tax slips
  • Keep team and management informed of any and all issues 

Job Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree is required - Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Applicants must possess mutual fund or investment accounting experience
  • Must have at least 3 years fund accounting experience
  • Thorough understanding of investment products (exchange traded, and derivatives)
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Exposure to financial statements and notes is an asset
  • High level of accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work under limited supervision and prioritize workload

Thank you in advance for your interest. We regret that we can only respond to candidates chosen for an interview.  To apply, please send your resume to Attn: Mutual Funds at OR fax 604-683-0323.