Are you an individual with strong fund accounting experience? Do you have great analytical skills? If so we have the role for you!We are currently looking for a Senior Fund Accountant to join our client, one of Canada's largest insurance and financial services companies. High potential for contract extension, conversion to full time opportunity as well.Advantages●Work for one of Canada's largest insurance and financial services companies●Work with a friendly and easy-going team●3-months contract●Remote work●Open to Waterloo or Toronto if preference to work onsite●High potential for contract extension, conversion to full time opportunity as well●Pay Rate: $35/hr●Shift timings: Day shift 8:00am-4:00pm or 9:00am-5:00pm●Evening valuation shift is 12:00pm-8:00pm●Start date is May 30th, 2022Workers placed through Randstad are eligible for preferred rates on health, dental, and life insurance.This Value-add program will provide a wide range of options to suit your needs.ResponsibilitiesAs a Senior Fund Accountant, your duties will include but not be limited to:●Completing daily valuation process, which includes providing day to day technical support on all processing issues, and based on weekly rotation, final reasonability analysis and communication of evening unit values●Ensuring appropriate controls are in place within the daily and evening valuation processes●Maintaining clear and accurate documentation of all processes●Identifying, develop and monitor internal controls and process improvements●Being accountable for the set-up and review of reconciliations to support the control environment●Setting up and reviewing of client reporting and internal reporting●Setting up of new funds, fund transfers and fund closures including working with both internal and external business partners●Participating with the ongoing development of fund accountants and provide backup for their tasks as required●Participating in project and ad hoc work as assignedQualifications●Post-secondary education in business and/or accounting●3 years’ experience in fund accounting, 2 years as a senior preferably●Previous fund accounting experience working with Investments, Mutual Funds, or Segregated Funds●Strong leadership skills with the ability to work in a team environment●Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with experience in account reconciliations●Ability to understand complex accounting models and the segregated fund valuation processes, and to apply this knowledge to resolve problems●Strong communication skills to deal with individuals at all levels of the organization●Ability to meet multiple deadlines under tight timelines●Attention to detail and an aptitude for risk/control process management●Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, Adobe) with proficiency to manage large data sets systematically and efficiently●Self-motivated, innovative, and adaptableNice to have:●Actively pursuing, or successful completion of, an accounting designation (CPA, CMA, CGA, CA)●Completion of Canadian Securities Course (CSC)●Knowledge of PAM for Securities (PFI) softwareSummaryIf you are interested in Senior Fund Accountant, please apply online at www.randstad.ca.Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. As a result, we are committed to developing and implementing strategies to increase the equity, diversity and inclusion within the workplace by examining our internal policies, practices, and systems throughout the entire lifecycle of our workforce, including its recruitment, retention and advancement for all employees. In addition to our deep commitment to respecting human rights, we are dedicated to positive actions to affect change to ensure everyone has full participation in the workforce free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise, especially equity-seeking groups who are usually underrepresented in Canada's workforce, including those who identify as women or non-binary/gender non-conforming; Indigenous or Aboriginal Peoples; persons with disabilities (visible or invisible) and; members of visible minorities, racialized groups and the LGBTQ2+ community.Randstad Canada is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace for all its candidates and employees by supporting their accessibility and accommodation needs throughout the employment lifecycle. We ask that all job applications please identify any accommodation requirements by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure their ability to fully participate in the interview process.