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Trust Accountant - (Term: 12 months)

September 24 2020
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Accounting, Finance, Bank, Insurance, Financial Services
Ottawa, ON

With more than 51 years of exclusive service to Canada’s physicians and their families, MD’s mission is to provide them with financial peace of mind, so they can enjoy what matters most to them while achieving their career and life goals.

MD’s commitment to work/life integration, employee well- being and ongoing learning are key factors that drive our overall success. With Scotiabank by our side, we are even better positioned to provide our clients with financial advice and solutions to help them achieve their short- and long-term financial goals.

At MD, we offer a unique culture and, because of that, we have been recognized in several ways: Best Workplace Culture, Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America, the National Capital Region’s Top Employer, and Talent Board’s North American Candidate Experience Award.

We are always looking for individuals with bright minds and a deep-seated desire to make a difference in the lives of some of the most hard-working, industrious and essential individuals in our community: Canada’s physicians.

We have an immediate opening for a client-focused Trust Accountant, to join our Ottawa-based team.

Term: 12 months

What You Will Do:

Under the supervision of the Trust Accounting, Team Lead, the Trust Accountant is responsible for completion of dealer, fund manager, discretionary manager, life company, and US investment adviser daily general ledger and bank account reconciliation for all R-Broker and R-Funds accounts and related journal entries. The individual in this position will provide analytical solutions to reconciliation challenges and have a high degree of autonomous behavior. The Trust Accountant will have enhanced knowledge about all the departmental money movements which include clients, brokers and corporate accounts; Also Apply ACL application to the reconciliation process and document reconciliation process to facilitate cross-training and integration of new team members. Responsible for researching and providing solutions to general ledger and bank accounts reconciliation challenge.

What You Need:

You hold college or university degree with accounting/finance major, or the equivalent, plus a minimum of two years of experience within a financial services and/or accounting. High level of technical expertise with various software packages – proficient in the use of Microsoft Windows including EXCEL, Word and MS Outlook.
Strong understanding of reconciliation.

What You Bring:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an ability to condense large amount of transactional information into a concise solution/report
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Team player with ability to work autonomously
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to solve most problems independently, however, may escalate larger issues to next level
  • Ability of successfully completing tasks and assignments independently with no or limited guidance

What Success Looks Like:

  • You are passionate about the MD value proposition.
  • You are constantly learning and honing your skills.
  • You feel rewarded and recognized in a way that inspires you to do your best work.