Manager, Accounting

Employer
RPIA
Location
Toronto (City), Ontario
Salary
RPIA's compensation package includes a competitive salary, a discretionary bonus and benefits.
Posted
July 5, 2024
Closes
August 4, 2024
Job Type
Full-time, Permanent
CPA status
CPA Member

RPIA is a Toronto-based asset management firm with $10 billion in AUM, providing fixed income solutions for a broad range of Canadian investors, from private clients to institutions. 

We are currently seeking a full-time Manager, Accounting to join our team.

As Manager, Accounting, you will manage key aspects of RPIA’s financial reporting, accounting operations, and internal controls. Reporting to the Director, Finance, your primary responsibilities will be ensuring financial accuracy and compliance, managing budgets and cash flows, and enhancing financial processes. With your extensive experience in corporate accounting and strong leadership skills, you will support strategic decision-making and maintain the financial health of the company.

The duties and responsibilities of the Manager, Accounting include but are not limited to:

  • Financial Statements: Prepares and reviews monthly, quarterly, and annual financials in accordance with GAAP and regulatory requirements;
  • Budget Oversight: Develops and oversees yearly and ongoing fiscal year budgets across all departments;
  • Audit Management: Manages the year-end audit process with external auditors, ensuring compliance with audit standards and deadlines;
  • Compliance Monitoring: Monitors compliance with fund agreements, regulatory requirements, tax filings, and performs monthly and quarterly financial compliance reporting for OSC, Statistics Canada, and other entities;
  • Accounting Operations Management: Manages the day-to-day operations of the accounting department, including financial reporting, partnership calculations & distribution, general ledger maintenance, and filing monthly HST/QST;
  • Cash Flow and Treasury: Manages cash flow and treasury functions, including monitoring liquidity and overseeing investment activities;
  • Accounts Management: Oversees accounts payable and receivable processes;
  • Internal Controls: Develops and implements internal controls to safeguard assets and improve the accuracy and reliability of financial reporting;
  • Software and Systems: Evaluates and implements enhancements to accounting software and systems, using Oracle NetSuite to streamline processes and increase efficiency;
  • Financial Analysis: Analyzes financial data and trends to provide insights and recommendations to senior management for strategic decision-making;
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Works closely with other departments, such as Operations and Compliance, to ensure alignment on financial matters.

 

Critical Competencies:

  • Technical Knowledge – Strong technical knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), proven with experience within financial services.
  • Problem-Solving – Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data.
  • Communication – An excellent communicator with a firm command of written, verbal, and interpersonal skills necessary to present complex technical information to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Attention to Detail – Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy in financial reporting and analysis.
  • Integrity – Does not cut corners regarding ethics and upholds the values of the firm. Earns trust and maintains confidence, especially when handling sensitive information. Speaks plainly and truthfully.
  • Teamwork – Strong aptitude to motivate team members and encourage a thriving, team-first culture. Brings a spirit of collaboration with the ability to maintain strong working relationships with peers and leaders within the organization.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field;
  • Minimum of eight (8) years relevant experience, including five (5) years within financial services;
  • Valid accounting designation required (CPA/CA);
  • Proficiency in financial reporting standards (GAAP) and regulatory requirements;
  • Experience with financial modeling;
  • Experience with Oracle NetSuite software.

 

Additional Information

 

RPIA is proud to be Great Place to Work Certified™. What sets us apart?

  • Exceptional single and family benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance plus additional Health Care Spending and Wellness credits.
  • Homewood Health Employee and Family Assistance Program to support mental wellbeing and extends to all family members in your household.
  • Opportunities for professional and personal growth through:
  • Cross-functional Mentorship Program
  • Internally curated Leadership Skills training program
  • Community outreach opportunities organized through our volunteer-led Allyship and Social committees.

 

RPIA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We believe in the power of diversity of thought, and we aspire to have an inclusive workplace that mirrors the fabric of our community. We strongly encourage applications regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We are committed to providing an accessible and equitable application and hiring process and will make accommodations should you require it at any point. We encourage you to connect with us at hr@rpia.ca if you require accommodation during the recruitment process.

Our culture is defined by our five core values: excellence, partnership, transparency, integrity, and community. Our clients often say the outstanding service we deliver is as important to them as the returns we achieve for them. With over 100 employees and $10+ billion under management for a broad investor base of institutions and private clients, we proudly remain privately owned by employees who invest alongside our clients.

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