Analyst, Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting
City : Montreal, Quebec
Category : General Accountancy
Industry : Financial Services
Employer : PSP Investments
We’re one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers, with CAD$243.7 billion of net assets as at March 31, 2023.
We invest funds for the pension plans of the federal public service, the Canadian Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Reserve Force. Headquartered in Ottawa, PSP Investments has its principal business office in Montréal and offices in New York, London and Hong Kong.
Capturing and leading complex global investments requires us to work as one to seize valuable opportunities, in close collaboration with some of the world’s top companies. At PSP, you’ll join a team of motivated and engaged professionals, dedicated to propelling our organization further than ever before.
EXPERIENCE THE EDGE
At PSP, we encourage our employees to grow, forge powerful relationships, contribute and fuel inspired investment launchpads. We are committed to a culture that fosters collaboration and allows us to think beyond, in an interconnected way. We advocate for our employees to speak-up, learn, experiment, share, and be part of an inclusive work environment where diversity is embraced.
We’re seeking an Analyst, Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting, to partner with key stakeholders and peers to support and engage with our powerful networks of people, opportunities, and investments. At PSP, we embrace people that are eager to learn, ideate, and innovate: people who strive for excellence, challenge the status quo and seek alternative perspectives.
The Analyst, Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting will be responsible for the recording and analysis of accounting transactions for PSPIB and its subsidiaries. The incumbent is responsible for participating in month-end and quarter-end accounting cycles and the production of PSPIB’s Consolidated Financial Statements and its four plan sponsors as per IFRS.
ABOUT YOUR ROLE
As an Analyst, Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting, you’ll:
Participate in the month-end closing; preparing journal entries, bank reconciliations and month-end analysis
Participate in the quarter-end closing; assist with the production of full quarterly financial statements (including notes) for PSPIB consolidated and its four pension plans in both official languages
Participate in the year-end closing; produce financial statements (including notes) for PSPIB consolidated and its four plans in both official languages, which include preparing PSPIB year-end audit working paper files and schedules, along with working in collaboration with auditors on interim work as well as year-end work
Prepare monthly entries and financial statements for PSP Capital, PSPIB Defined Benefit Pension Plan and PSPIB Defined Contribution Pension Plan
Produce required deliverables other than financial statements including those deriving from ad-hoc requests
Assist with responding to internal or external auditor questions
Assist with responding to queries from other departments
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
Bachelor’s degree in accounting
Professional title (CPA-CA, CPA-CGA or CPA-CMA) or in the process of obtaining, an asset
Minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience
Excellent knowledge of Excel and ability to quickly master computer systems
Ability to work independently and with minimal guidance
Team spirit and ability to work in a high-performance culture
Bilingualism: English and French (frequent interactions in English with PSP employees based in our offices in Hong Kong, London and New York, and interactions in French with employees in our local offices in Montreal and Ottawa)
Ability to navigate a fast-paced environment with a high level of autonomy.
Effective communications skills, both written and spoken.
Demonstrated initiative and curiosity to look beyond surface facts and conduct. comprehensive, fact-based, value-added research.
Attention to detail and rigorous approach to research, analysis and documentation.
Ability to work collaboratively, cultivating meaningful relationships with colleagues and clients.
Drive to pursue excellence and challenge the status quo to seek out alternative perspectives.
We offer a tailored employee experience and competitive total rewards and benefits package* designed to attract and retain global diverse talent, reward performance, and reinforce business strategies and priorities. Beyond salary and incentive pay eligibility, you have access to:
Investment in career development
Comprehensive group insurance plans
Unlimited access to virtual healthcare services and wellness programs
Competitive pension plans
Vacation days available on day one with additional days on milestone service anniversaries, and summer Friday afternoons off
Inclusive paid parental leave policy: up to 26 weeks for primary caregivers, 5 weeks for secondary caregivers
A flexible hybrid work model with a mix of in-office and remote days based on business groups, teams, and roles
*Benefits package may vary based on your employee type.
At PSP, we aim to provide an inclusive workplace where we leverage diversity and where everyone feels valued, safe, respected and empowered to grow. As part of this leadership commitment, we strongly encourage applications from all qualified applicants and strive to offer an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. If you require any accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, please let us know.
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