Job Description

Fund Administration and Trading Assistant


Location: Toronto

Description
We are seeking a highly motivated individual with strong operational, fund accounting, finance and trading background seeking an opportunity to work on multiple investment funds in a wide-ranging role from trading support to operational functions.

Responsibilities
• Support of trading in equities, fixed income, options, futures and forwards
• Investment research projects in support of product development and marketing
• Supporting both internal portfolio management team and external sub-advisors
• Executing daily operational tasks in portfolio administration and fund accounting
• Working closely with fund administration vendors to ensure accurate processing of
custody, valuation and trade settlement
• Coordinating with designated brokers and transfer agent on trading, creation and
cancellation of ETF units

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, math, data science, engineering or relevant field
• Accounting experience, specifically fund accounting, MRFP preparation, financial
statements and audit
• Canadian Securities Course (CSC)
• CFA charter holder or in the process to complete it is considered an asset

Desirable Skills
• 2 – 3 years of experience in investment industry specifically involved in trading support, fund accounting and administration
• ETF operational experience is an asset
• Understanding of mechanics of trading, processing and settlement of listed securities
• Experience using Bloomberg to build models in Excel
• Expert level Microsoft Excel and skills in data processing
• Programming skills are highly desirable
• Communication skills and team player; ability to work in high pressure environment

Job Title:
Fund Administration and Trading Assistant
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Type:
Perm
Salary:
N/A
Job ID:
#6147
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