investment operations and reconciliations analyst, Toronto

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Are you an finance professional with 3-5 years of experience in an investment operations environment? Have you been responsible for the processing investment reconciliations transactions for a large organization? Would you jump for an opportunity to work with one of Canada's leading employers? If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you.

We are currently looking for a Investment Operations and Reconciliations Analyst to support our client, a leading Insurance and Financial Services firm, in their downtown Toronto office (though working remotely until further notice). In this role you will work full time hours on a 5 month assignment and earn a rate competitive within the industry. As an Investment Operations and Reconciliations Analyst you will be responsible for:

• Support the compilation of account and file inventory lists for the roll-out of the Global Reconciliation System
• Work with the external vendors to set up recon source file connectivity with the brokers and custodians; and resolve post-implementation account/file connectivity issues
• Lead discussions with the Reconciliation BAU team and the Operations team to establish Service Level Agreements for the target state recon service model
• Oversee and manage project plan and implementation checklist updates
• Coordinate testing activities with all test participants
• Maintain documentation and tracking of system enhancement and process improvement requests
• Coordinate training plans of the new platform
• Provide supports to the business-as-usual activities, including but not limited to, manage custodian issue/initiative logs and scorecard updates; support internal operational meetings with the Reconciliations teams and the business operations teams in middle and back offices

• Gain experience working for a leading Canadian insurance firm
• Work full time hours beginning ASAP and running through to December 31st, 2020
• Earn a pay rate competitive within the industry
• Downtown Toronto, ON location (WFH until further notice)

• University degree in Finance or Accounting with a minimum of 5 years of relevant industry experience
• Strong knowledge of the reconciliations process
• Knowledge of a range of asset types, including equities, fixed income, derivatives, and how they are accounted for in the accounting book of records, booked in Bloomberg, Custodian books of records, and how they are represented in SWIFT messages.
• Understanding of Investment Operations and data needs through the trading lifecycle.
• Familiarity with Back and Middle Office functions as it relates in Wealth and Asset Management
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in an international setting
• High proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint
• Knowledge of Microsoft Visio is an asset
• Experience with SimCorp Dimension, Bloomberg and SWIFT (primarily MT535, MT940/950) is an asset
• Canadian Securities Course an asset
• Accounting designation an asset
• Ability to establish priorities to meet tight and competing deadlines
• Strong interpersonal skills and organizational skills
• Communicating effectively verbally and in writing
• Strong detailed orientation
• Ability to work well under pressure and actively follow up on deliverables and requests


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