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Grafton Asset Management

Senior Accountant


Downtown Posted 28 Days Ago1561656

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 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. You will be a critical part of the firm’s growth plans.

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
  • Two to three year’s 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

Contact Information

Grafton Asset Management