• Senior Fund Accountant

    Job Location CA-MB-Winnipeg
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/16/2018 1:28 PM)
    Job ID
    Great West Life
    Job Category
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services, Financial Services and Banking, Insurance
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
    Posted End Date
  • Job Description

    The Investment Operations team is responsible for all accounting and valuations for the London Life, Great-West Life and Canada Life segregated funds and general account assets. 


    The Senior Fund Accountant will play a significant role in the daily fund valuation process.   This position is responsible for providing oversight in our daily procedures and activities.  In addition, the Senior Fund Accountant provides guidance and training to other employees in the unit including the review of other employee’s work.  This individual provides support to management and participates in departmental objectives and other tasks as assigned.


    • Assist management in streamlining and documenting processes
    • Responsible for daily and month end reconciliations including preparation of year-end audit packages
    • Responsible for oversight and analysis of the daily pricing and fund valuation process
    • Support staff in problem solving and development
    • Provide support for manual and automated trading processes
    • Participation in process improvement initiatives and departmental projects
    • Other general or department wide tasks as assigned
    • Must interact professionally with related business partners such as Custodians, Investment Managers and internal departments

    Qualifications and Competencies:

    • Completion of post secondary education, specializing in Accounting/Finance, such as Business Administration or B. Comm. or enrollment in a recognized Accounting program
    • Four to seven years experience in an accounting related position
    • Experience with segregated funds, mutual funds and securities/investments would be considered an asset
    • Working knowledge of spreadsheet programs (Excel) and other applications (Word, MS Query)
    • Attention to detail is a must
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and deal with fluctuating work volumes
    • Completion of the Canadian Securities Course would be an asset

    Discover your opportunity….Apply today!


    Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness facilities.  If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.


    Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.


    We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.



    Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.




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