Mutual Funds Administrator

Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. is an independent employee owned Vancouver based investment counsel/portfolio manager. Leith Wheeler manages over $18 billion of assets on behalf of pension funds, foundations, corporate and individual clients across Canada.

Job Description:

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 28 multi-series prospectus and pooled funds.

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

To apply, please send your resume to Attn: Mutual Funds at OR fax 604-683-0323.  

Thank you in advance for your interest. We regret that we can only respond to candidates chosen for interview.