Investment Accountant – Private Markets

Company:

Vestcor Inc.
400 – 140 Carleton St.
Fredericton, NB E3B 3T4 
Canada

vestcor.org


Looking For
CPA

Employment Type
Permanent, Full Time

Date Posted
November 9, 2022

Industry
Investment Management Services

Submission Deadline
November 21, 2022

Location
Fredericton

 

 

Vestcor has a full-time position available for an Investment Accountant – Private Markets.

About Vestcor

Located in Fredericton, Vestcor is 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. We also provide administration services to eleven pension plans and four employee benefit plans.

We offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and a challenging and rewarding team environment. The successful candidate will participate in the New Brunswick Public Service Pension Plan.

About the role

The Investment Accountant Private Markets is a member of the Fund Accounting Team, which has overall responsibility for the recording and safekeeping of investments managed by Vestcor. Reporting to the Manager Fund Accounting and working closely with the Senior Accountant Private Markets, the Investment Accountant Private Markets will be part of a team that is responsible for the investment accounting and management reporting functions for investments in the private markets’ asset classes, including private equity, real estate and infrastructure.

Assisting with the implementation of new investment mandates, analyzing financial reporting, leading the real estate investment accounting processes for our wholly owned real estate subsidiary and the accurate recording of transactions and valuation updated in our portfolio management system will be required. The Investment Accountant will also be responsible for assisting in the tracking and verifying of income tax forms from investees and preparation of quarterly and ad hoc reports.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate requires a Chartered Professional Accountant designation (CPA) and good fundamental knowledge of Canadian GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards. Experience in the investment industry, and specifically the real estate industry, and knowledge of SS&C’s Pacer portfolio management system would be an asset.

The successful candidate will be a team player with excellent communication skills, advanced excel spreadsheet skills, strong user of computer applications and possess analytical and problem-solving skills.

Written and spoken competence in English is required.

In the covering letter candidates must demonstrate why they believe they have the required qualifications and skills for this position.

To Apply

Vestcor supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Interested applicants must forward their cover letter and resume by November 21, 2022 to:

Manager Human Resources
Vestcor Inc.
400 – 140 Carleton St.
Fredericton, NB E3B 3T4
Or via e-mail to: [email protected]