Vancouver

Mutual Funds Accountant

Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. Is an employee-owned firm, headquartered in Vancouver with offices in Calgary and Toronto. We manage over $23 billion of assets on behalf of pension, foundation, corporate, Aboriginal, and individual clients across Canada.

We are looking for a Mutual Funds Accountant to join our Mutual Funds Operations Team. The ideal candidate will assist with the daily unitholder trading activity and valuations of a group of over 35 multi-series prospectus and pooled funds.

Job Description:

  • Perform daily trade handling among a variety of account types, including registered accounts, with very high accuracy
  • Accurately maintain client records between in-house systems and vendor systems
  • Coordinate incoming and outgoing account transfers
  • Initiate the processing of new transfer documents
  • Administer registered accounts
  • Liaise with client administrators, portfolio managers, custodians, and dealers for meeting overall objectives
  • Participate in the accurate preparation of annual tax slips
  • Ensure the procedures manual is always updated and current
  • Assist with other department functions as required

Job Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of financial back-office operations
  • 2-5 years of proven experience in mutual fund or securities administration
  • Strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office, especially Excel
  • Completion of Canadian Securities Course or IFIC Mutual Funds Operations Course is an asset

Attributes for Success

  • Positively contributing to our Culture Blueprint – Character (Be Genuine), Connection (Build Relationships), and Commitment (Deliver Excellence)
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Thrives in a team environment, and effectively contributes to the team

Thank you in advance for your interest. If your profile meets our requirement, we will gladly reach out to you.

For more information, please contact Kaushal Parikh (KP) at 604-683-3391 OR careers@leithwheeler.com