Accountant | Mutual Funds

Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. is an independent employee owned Vancouver based investment counsel/portfolio manager. Leith Wheeler manages over $22 billion of assets on behalf of pension funds, foundations, corporate and individual clients across Canada.

Leith Wheeler is searching for a candidate to join its Mutual Fund operations team. We are looking for an individual who communicates well, is detail-oriented, and able to work in an environment with daily deadlines.  The successful candidate will assist with the daily unitholder trading activity and valuations of a group of over 30 multi-series prospectus and pooled funds.

Job Description:

Duties will include:

  • Accurately perform daily trade handling among a variety of account types, including registered accounts
  • Accurately maintain client records between in-house systems and vendor systems
  • Administer registered accounts
  • Liaise with client administrators, portfolio managers, custodians and dealers
  • Participate in the accurate preparation of annual tax slips
  • Ensure the procedures manual is periodically updated
  • Assist with other department functions as required
  • Keep team and management informed of any and all issues 

Job Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of financial back-office operations
  • Experience in mutual fund or securities administration is preferred
  • Strong technical, analytical and problem solving skills; Microsoft Office proficiency with a strong emphasis on Excel.
  • High level of accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work under limited supervision and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to work as an effective member of a team
  • Completion of Canadian Securities Course or IFIC Mutual Funds Operations Course is an asset

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.