fund operations specialist - vancouver - banking

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vancouver, british columbia
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Do you have a strong understanding of Mutual Funds? Are you looking to gain experience/exposure in a globally recognized organization in the banking industry? If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you!

We are currently looking for an Funds Operations Specialist to work in our clients downtown Vancouver location on an 8 month assignment. If successful, you will work Monday - Friday and earn the competitive rate of $26 per hour, and be responsible for the following:

• Review fund information such as reasonableness of the daily NAVS, monthly MERs and PTOs, and income distributions.
• Track and investigate overdraft interests charged to the Funds.
• Review expense accruals and appropriate allocation of HST to the Funds.
• Assist with review of annual income and capital gains distributions and T3 filings, as well as reconciliation of records between Fund Accounting system and Transfer Agency system.
• Assist with the production and review of semi-annual and annual financial statements, management reports of fund performance, simplified prospectus, annual information form, and statements of investment portfolios.
• Oversee services provided by Fund Accountant to ensure accurate and timely accounting valuation of the HSBC Funds.
• Perform other fund operations such as daily valuation of the HSBC Mortgage Fund and all related internal and regulatory reporting.

• Gain experience working for a globally recognized bank
• Work full time hours on a 8 month assignment
• Earn a competitive rate of $26 per hour
• Downtown Vancouver Location

• 1-3 years of experience in the mutual fund or asset management industry. Experiences in fund accounting (perfect match but is hard to find – unless worked in mutual fund industry) and valuation an asset. Accounting working in financial industry
• Post-secondary degree in Finance or Accounting, or working towards accounting designation.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Strong judgmental skills to identify and resolve problems and make good decision.
• Excellent organization skills. Ability to prioritize and multi-ask effectively.
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
• Proficient skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and working knowledge of Access is a plus
• Excellent attention to details and ability to work under pressure and deliver on tight timelines.
• Ability to work and adapt in a fast changing environment with flexibility to adjust work load when required.
• Ability to work autonomously, delegate and plan appropriately, as well as work collaboratively with various groups to drive high quality results.


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