Financial Reporting Accountant


140 Rue Carleton St #400
Fredericton, NB E3B 3T4

Looking For

Employment Type
Permanent, Full Time

Date Posted
March 26, 2024

Investment Management

Submission Deadline
April 30, 2024




Formed in 2016 as an independent not-for-profit company, Vestcor Inc. is an integrated investment management, pension and benefits administration organization that is jointly owned by the New Brunswick Public Service Pension Plan and the New Brunswick Teachers’ Pension Plan. Located in Fredericton, NB, they are the largest investment manager in Atlantic Canada providing global investment management services to ten different client groups representing approximately $21.0 billion in assets under management. They also provide administration services to eleven pension plans and four employee benefits plans. We are excited to partner with them looking to bring a Financial Reporting Accountant to their team in Fredericton.

Reporting to the Director Finance Operations and working closely with the Chief Financial Officer, the Financial Reporting Accountant is responsible for quarterly and annual financial reporting for Vestcor Investment Division’s Pension Fund clients, the Vestcor Investment Entities, and the annual financial reporting for Vestcor Administration clients.  The Financial Reporting Accountant has primary responsibility for maintaining the general ledger module of the portfolio management system, prepares adjusting journal entries, and prepares supporting working paper documentation.  The Financial Reporting Accountant is also responsible for preparing and filing Statistic Canada surveys, pension plan T3 Trust Returns, T5013 Partnership Returns, and T2 Corporate Income Tax Returns.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Prepares annual financial statements and note disclosures for pension fund clients, administration clients, and pooled fund financial statements for the Vestcor Investment Entities.  Works closely with the external auditors during their annual examination process;
  • Prepares quarterly interim financial statements for pension fund clients;
  • Prepares quarterly interim financial statements for the Vestcor Investment Entities for Board and Audit Committee reporting purposes;
  • Preparation of liquidity reports for use in client quarterly investment reports;
  • Prepares monthly client trial balance reports;
  • Facilitates the external audit including preparation of working papers and other supporting documentation;
  • Prepares and files quarterly pension fund surveys with Statistics Canada;
  • Prepares and files annual T3, T5013, and T2 tax returns with CRA;
  • Research and analysis of IFRS Accounting Standards including benchmarking of financial disclosure;
  • Preparation of claims related to securities class action litigation;
  • Other related tasks as assigned by the Director Finance Operations.


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Chartered Professional Accountant designation (CPA) and good fundamental knowledge of Canadian GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards;
  • 5+ years experience in preparation of financial statements;
  • Canadian Securities Course would be considered an asset;
  • Team player, excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills;
  • Advanced Excel spreadsheet skills and strong user of computer applications;
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills as well as good general management skills.

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