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Grafton Asset Management

Senior Accountant


Downtown Core1518476

Company Information

Grafton Asset Management is a C$1 billion asset manager, focused on making private investments within the Canadian energy sector. This job will be exciting, fast paced, and provide great exposure the business. This job will be exciting, fast paced, and a huge learning opportunity for a relatively fresh accountant. You will be exposed to all facets of back-office operations and tax structuring, with increasing responsibility as capability is demonstrated. 

Job Description

What is the position?

The Senior Accountant position will play a key role in the management of back office at Grafton. The position will support the Vice President, Finance & CCO in various initiatives inclusive of financial reporting, treasury, legal, investor relations, compliance matters and other ad-hoc projects. This role requires someone who is driven to succeed, has a passion for processes and learning new things and possesses a great attitude.

What will you do?

  • Assist in the review of monthly, quarterly Board materials
  • Support the VP Finance & CCO in various initiatives including tax structuring and legal documentation for new entities, build-out, and creation of processes to handle new products
  • Lead the Corporate Accountant and Bookkeeper in closing out month and quarter ends
  • Work closely with Middle Office, brokers and fund administrators to solve listed positions
  • Assist and oversee financial reporting and operational accounting
  • Liaise with Auditors during year-end audit process for the Manager and Funds
  • Oversee system maintenance and controls over the financial accounting systems
  • May include daily treasury roles over cash, debt and covenant reporting
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects including creation of processes for administration of new products

Required Qualifications:

  • Required CPA-CA designation
  • Preferably 2 - 3 year’s previous experience at an audit firm
  • Ability to complete tasks with minimal direction
  • Highly motivated individual who is a self-starter
  • Exceptional attention to detail, prioritization skills, and time management
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Resourceful and flexible
  • Proven organizational and time management skills

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Kendal@graftonfunds.com (Kendal Timberlake, HR Advisor).  We will be reviewing candidates and interviewing as soon as possible. 

Contact Information

Grafton Asset Management
Kendal Timberlake
Posting Date: 16-Jun-2017OtherAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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