Manager-Fund Accounting and Reporting

Under the direction of the Vice President, Finance and Administration, the Fund Accounting Manager will be responsible for the supervision and coordination of all accounting and financial activities associated with an assigned portfolio of investment funds. In collaboration with an analyst, the manager will ensure a high level of excellence in financial reporting and strict adherence to established and regulatory deadlines.

Primary Responsibilities  

Accounting and financial reporting:  

  • Manage the complete accounting cycle, performance analysis, and financial reporting of investment funds. 
  • Produce quarterly and annual financial reports for partners, ensuring quality and adherence to deadlines. 
  • Understand and comply with legal documents governing investment funds. 
  • Respond to ad hoc information requests and ensure regulatory compliance. 
  • Coordinate annual external audits and develop control processes to ensure the quality of financial information. 
  • Private investment valuation: 
  • Coordinate and produce financial reports for portfolio companies. 
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to validate private investment valuations. 
  • Develop and implement processes necessary to comply with rules established by the SEC. 
  • Treasury: 
  • Manage the treasury of investment funds (opening bank accounts, monitoring credit facilities, cash flow analyses, projections, etc.). 
  • Manage the foreign exchange risk hedging strategy and prepare cash flow analyses for capital calls and distributions.

Taxes: 

  • Prepare income tax returns for investment funds and related documents.
  • Manage tax mandates with external advisors and prepare compliance documents for tax authorities.
  • Monitor new regulations and oversee transitions.

Other Functions:

  • Implement governance and processes related to SEC registration in partnership with the legal team.
  • Manage disbursements during investments and review legal documentation for proper accounting of private investments.
  • Implement accounting systems and provide administrative and accounting support for the creation of new investment funds.
  • Respond to ad hoc requests and supervise the development and training of analysts.

Qualities:

  • Attention to detail: The ability to spot and correct errors, as well as ensure the accuracy of reports and financial analyses, is crucial for this position.
  • Analytical mindset: The candidate must be able to analyze and evaluate financial data and investment performance in order to make informed decisions.
  • Excellent communication skills: The manager must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with partners, auditors, regulatory authorities, and team members.
  • Adaptability: The ability to quickly adapt to regulatory changes and new market requirements is essential for success in this role.
  • Organizational and time management skills: Effective priority management and meeting deadlines are key skills for an investment fund manager.
  • Teamwork and leadership: The candidate must be able to collaborate with team members, motivate them, and provide guidance to achieve goals.
  • Integrity and professional ethics: Compliance with ethical standards and regulations is crucial to maintaining the trust of partners and authorities.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Investment fund accounting and performance analysis
    • Internal and external reporting
  • • Management of teams of junior and experienced fund accountants (an asset)
  • • Knowledge of private investment valuation (considered an asset)
  • • Active CPA license holder
  • • Advanced proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint• Fluent in French and English
If you are interested in this role, please send your resume to [email protected].