Mackenzie Investments

  • Trust Accountant

    Job Location CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 4 days ago(1/14/2019 12:07 PM)
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Financial Services and Banking
    Career Level
    Entry Level, Experienced
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    Mackenzie Investments was founded in 1967 and is a leading investment management firm providing investment advisory and related services to retail and institutional clients. The company has $60 billion in assets under management, and as part of IGM (a subsidiary of the Power Financial Group of Companies), is the largest independent asset manager in Canada, with $140 billion. We are committed to the financial success of investors, through their eyes.


    Our Vision

    Everything we do starts with the needs of investors, whether they are saving for a child’s postsecondary education, setting money aside for the future needs of a family member with a disability, or funding their own retirement. In fact, our focus is summed up in our Vision statement: We are committed to the financial success of investors, through their eyes.


    Our Values

    Our growth and success are the direct result of our employees, and we strive to create a workplace supported by the following core values: Creativity and Innovation, Strong Decision Making, Collaboration, Courage, Honesty and Integrity, Confidence and Pride.


    At Mackenzie Investments you can Build Your Career with Confidence by:

    Changing the Game:  We have a vision and a strategy that will challenge the way business in this industry is done and help Canadians be successful in the ways that mean the most to them.

    Making a Smarter World: We believe in continuous learning, understanding what is most important and sharing the benefits of that knowledge.

    Being Proud: As a part of our team you will do some of your best work, develop some of your most valuable skills and give back in ways that make a difference in the lives of Canadians.

    Joining an Unstoppable Team: We build teams that look out for each other, ask the best of each other and deliver the finest work.

    Learning and Growing: We offer an environment where you can indulge your curiosity to learn; getting the challenges and feedback you need to refine your skills and abilities.

    Thriving in a Supportive Environment:  We have created a workplace where your efforts and career are supported by your team and your leader.


    The Trust Accounting Department at Mackenzie Investments is currently accepting applications for a Trust Accountant position. Reporting to the Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

    • Completing daily bank reconciliations along with cash flow analysis; and record discrepancies
    • Resolving any discrepancies with banking service providers, revenue agencies or internal department;
    • Completing weekly/monthly tax reconciliations with internal records and CRA/MRQ statements
    • Completing manual tax slips as required with electronic filing as part of year-end activities
    • Provide support to internal departments by responding to requests for information and/or assistance
    • Ensure that the established corporate policies and control procedures are enforced
    • Update procedural manuals as required to ensure completeness
    • Maintain daily statistical reporting for departmental metrics
    • Assist the Supervisor with ongoing process review and reengineering to ensure optimum efficiency
    • Provide business support on new projects and initiatives as assigned
    • Consult with the Supervisor for resolution of more complex issues as required

    The successful candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications:

    • Post-secondary education in business/commerce with an Accounting/Finance major
    • Minimum 1 year working experience in a finance/accounting or banking environment
    • Good working knowledge of general accounting principles
    • Solid PC software (Windows, MS Excel and Word) skills
    • Strong Analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Detail oriented with high level of accuracy
    • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work in team environment and collaborate with departments across the organization
    • Knowledge of Canadian taxation and registered plans an asset
    • Knowledge of mutual fund industry; CSC securities course an asset; knowledge of NI81-102
    • Knowledge of SAP application an asset

    Internal Applicants:

    If you are interested in applying for this position please direct applications on-line using the “apply for this job” icon located at the bottom or to the left of the posting. If you would like to refer someone for the position please email the posting using the “email this job” option and have your referral indicate that they were referred by you when completing the application. All resumes should be received by January 28, 2019.  If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Human Resources. Please record your extension number on your resume and cover letter. The job grade for this position is 7. The referral bonus for this position is 1.


    External Applicants:

    We thank all applicants for their interest in Mackenzie Investments; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


    Mackenzie Investments offers an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive base salary, performance-based bonuses, excellent benefits, recognition for your accomplishments, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.


    Mackenzie Investments is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodations in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.


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