Senior Analyst, Accounting Job in Montreal for Fiera Capital |

Senior Analyst, Accounting

May 12 2021
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Accounting, Finance, Bank, Insurance, Financial services, Bank, Insurance, Financial Services, Financial Analysis
Montreal, QC

With over 172,9 billion in assets under management as of March 31 2021, Fiera Capital, an independent firm, is one of Canada’s leading investment managers. We deliver customized multi-asset solutions across public and private market asset classes to institutional, financial intermediary and private wealth clients across North America, Europe and key markets in Asia. We strive to be at the forefront of investment-management science, and we are passionate about creating sustainable wealth for clients. Fiera Capital is recognized for our talented people. Our teams collaborate and seek to draw on the global industry’s most innovative and diverse offerings to craft strategies that meet the needs of any client, anywhere they are located.

Why join Fiera Capital:

• Inclusive workplace and diverse background of employees
• Growth and development opportunities
• Entrepreneurial industry-leading company with a purposeful mission
• Flexible work arrangements, competitive compensation and benefits
• Collaborative approach, innovative and culture of integrity
• Ambitious organization who strives for excellence

What we are looking for:

Reporting to Vice president of finance, the incumbent will play an important role in the finance team of Fiera Capital’s Canadian division. The Senior Analyst will be a key player supporting our global technology and investment operations group in all financial matters of their operations including high impact projects and will accompany them in the journey to deliver on the firm’s strategic plan. The Senior Analyst will work closely with various stakeholders to ensure delivery of financial information including monthly results, budget tracking, forecast, etc. The Senior Analyst will play a pivotal role between investment Operations & Technology and Finance groups, communicating information on projects and vendors to accounting and FP&A teams.

Your responsibilities:

  • Be involved in several aspects of financial oversight of strategic projects – maintain books and records, support preparation of business cases and prepare financial reports;
  • Monitor project costs and resource allocations while review, challenge and propose recommendations to the VP Finance around IT and Operations financials;
  • Represent the needs of various stakeholders throughout the financial cycle, from budget, forecast, actuals and long-term planning, bridging between the needs of business operations and the finance reporting.
  • Ensure comprehensive documentation of financials (requirements, assumptions, changes in scope etc.) associated with project and establish an audit trail to support.

Must have requirements to be successful in this role:

  • Have a CPA accounting certification and 3 to 5 years of relevant experience;
  • Be passionate about accounting, be rigorous, have a keen sense of business, empathy, and intuition ;
  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills and be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously ;
  • Have the ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality and be recognized as a team collaborator ;
  • Be proactive while having a good sense of organization and autonomy ;
  • Knowledge of SAP accounting software and excellent knowledge of computer science programs (i.e. advanced Excel) ;
  • Fluency in French and English (spoken and written).

The use of masculine is for the sole purpose of lightening the text and refers to both women and men.

Fiera Capital subscribes to the principle of employment equity. Our staff is our most valuable asset and our goal is to create an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone can reach their true potential.

Fiera Capital will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment. All staffing decisions, including hiring and promotion decisions, will be based on merit, skills, performance and business needs. We are pleased to receive nominations from qualified individuals from a variety of backgrounds.

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Fiera Capital. We will only communicate with those selected for an interview.

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