Investment Accountant - Illiquids

  • Competitive
  • Victoria, BC, Canada Victoria BC CA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BCI
  • 08 Aug 18 2018-08-08

Reporting to the Manager, Investment Accounting - Illiquids, the Investment Accountant is responsible for timely, complete and accurate accounting, valuation and financial reporting of private equity, infrastructure, renewable resource, private debt, real estate and mortgage investments. These investments are held through various legal structures in BCI’s pooled funds and directly by BCI’s clients.

The Investment Accountant works directly with BCI’s Asset Classes and legal counsel to establish investment structures, record restructurings in the investment accounting system and ensure that complex investment transactions are accounted for in accordance with supporting documentation.  The Investment Accountant – Illiquids is also responsible for the valuation of the illiquid investments and their holding structures, which is the most critical element in accounting for BCI clients’ multi-million dollar portfolios. 

The Investment Accountant works in a team environment and assists staff in other BCI departments with accounting treatment, problem resolution, decisions or recommendations where appropriate.  This position is responsible for performing a number of non-pooled investment portfolio functions, assisting managers and senior staff on special projects and maintaining internal controls. 

QUALIFICATIONS
Must have:
• A professional accounting designation (CPA, CA; CPA, CGA; CPA, CMA) or an intermediate student with two to three years accounting experience
• A basic knowledge of the securities markets and investment accounting
• Excellent interpersonal abilities and organizational skills, and attention to detail
• Ability to plan assigned workload to meet strict deadlines
• Current experience with Excel, Word and other software applications


CLOSING DATE: AUGUST 09, 2018 


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BCI provides employees with a productive and fast-paced work environment, competitive compensation, a performance incentive plan, four weeks of vacation, employer-funded health & wellness plans, and a defined benefit pension plan.


Our recruitment process requires that the successful candidate agrees to undergo a criminal record search, education and designation verification; to provide a declaration of no previous or current criminal status; and to comply with our corporate Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct.


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