Accountant, Investment Finance Client Accounting

Job Summary:

Highly successful Accountants at AIMCo share many of the same characteristics. They are self-starting, intellectually curious and driven by a need for details. They are relationship builders and able to interact with diverse groups of internal and external stakeholders. They support their team through challenges and enthusiastically celebrate accomplishments.    

Our Investment Finance Department is seeking an accountant to help the group perform highly specialized accounting and financial reporting functions across a multi-layered investment pool structure for AIMCo’s clients. You will have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of investment types in this accounting-based role. On a daily basis you help to provide accounting guidance to internal and external clients in their on-going financial reporting and statutory audits. You will also provide accounting support for all projects and initiatives as needed by Management and the Board to deliver on the Investment Finance - Client Accounting (IFCA) mandate.


  • Performing daily validation, reconciliations and analytical review of accounting reports and dashboards
  • Identifying, researching, investigating and resolving complex technical issues and maintain SQL/Power BI changes
  • Preparing month-end reporting, note disclosures and audit backup
  • Performing user acceptance testing of new processes and/or projects as assigned
  • Responding to client accounting and audit queries from internal and external clients
  • Validating accounting information between Dashboard, Simcorp Dimension (SCD) and existing reports

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Business, Accounting or related Degree/Diploma is preferred
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in financial industry
  • Designation in accounting or finance (CPA/CFA) would be an asset
  • Knowledge of capital markets with a desire to continue learning in a rapidly changing environment
  • Exceptional technical skills; advanced knowledge of excel including pivot tables
  • Experience using data query/visualization tools such as SQL and Power BI would be helpful
  • Working knowledge of database querying and programming languages is considered an asset
  • Team focused with very strong organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment, able to manage conflicting deadlines while maintaining exceptional attention to detail
  • Proven track record of taking initiative to independently research and resolve issues
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to AIMCo’s core values of excellence, transparency, humility, integrity and collaboration, and inspires the same in others

Success Factors:

Within the first year, you will gain an understanding of SimCorp Dimension, SQL, PowerBI, internal reports and will have an advanced understanding of client’s reporting requirements.

Benefits and Rewards

  • Exciting special project work and stretch assignments
  • Ongoing training and coaching
  • Educational reimbursement programs
  • Health care spending account
  • Onsite fitness facilities

About AIMCo:

AIMCo is one of Canada’s largest and most diversified investment managers, with over $130 billion of assets under management for 32 clients, a diverse group of Alberta public sector pension plans, endowment funds, and government accounts representing all Albertans.

We are guided by the core values of excellence, transparency, humility, integrity and collaboration.

AIMCo is mindful and responsive to actively evaluating, assessing and optimizing risk to achieve superior performance for Albertans.

We believe that every employee is empowered and accountable for managing risk.

NOTE: Final candidates will be asked to undergo a security screening, which includes a credit bureau and a criminal record investigation, the results of which must be acceptable to AIMCo

Next Steps

We are excited to meet you. Please submit your resume or CV to be considered for this opportunity. Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis and we will be in touch with any questions. 

Final candidates will be asked to undergo a security screening, which includes a credit bureau and a criminal record investigation, the results of which must be acceptable to AIMCo.

We are committed to keeping our employees safe and reducing the spread of COVID-19 in our workplace. As such, AIMCo has implemented a mandatory vaccination requirement where any employment offer will be conditional on providing proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 (subject to accommodation requirements) and agreeing to ongoing testing and booster shots. 

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