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Capital Markets Associate

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49850
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Our client, a top Canadian Bank is hiring a Capital Markets Associate in Toronto.

The ideal candidate has 5 to 7 years experience with an Ambitious personality (lots of room for learning and growth here) and experience dealing with month-end close cycle.
 
Responsibilities

  • The teams within Capital Markets Product Control are organized to support aligned functions and lines of business
  • Providing end to end accounting support from the source sub-ledgers to general ledger systems for Capital Markets Businesses and Products
  • Responsible for ensuring the integrity and accuracy of the general ledger including initiating accounting entries, completing reconciliations and providing financial attestations
  • Ensuring appropriate accounting policies and best practices are followed
  • Performing complex analysis and investigations
  • Leading the identification and implementation of process and control improvements
  • Ensuring the readiness of operational accounting for new product initiatives, accounting changes and system implementations or upgrades
  • Participating in change initiatives performing requirements gathering, process design, system testing and post-implementation reviews
  • Partnering with Front Office, Finance, Risk and Controls, Trade Support, Profit and Loss, Project Delivery, Technology and Operations to enhance end-to-end process and controls
  • Preparing and processing journal entries
  • Preparing reconciliations and resolving differences between source systems and ledgers
  • Ensure prompt investigation and resolution of issues and recommend improvements
  • Maintain effective relationships with P&L, Finance, Operations and Technology groups
  • Ensure the quality of own work and understand its impact on the processes of others within and outside of own function/unit
  • Provide assistance with system upgrade and release testing
  • Identify and recommend automation opportunities and implement agreed upon process changes
  • Provide guidance and assistance to team members

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Accounting/Professional designation would be an asset
  • Experience in financial services industry with a focus on Capital Markets would be an asset