Accounting Analyst

November 15, 2021

Job Description

There When It Matters for 175 YearsThis year, we are proud to celebrate our 175th anniversary. Since our founding in Quebec in 1846, we've been committed to improving the financial health of all of our clients. We are driven by the opportunity to help families thrive, communities grow and businesses succeed. As our roots have grown stronger than ever before, we are ready to lead the way for the next 175 years.Laurentian Bank Financial Group (LBCFG) is a diversified financial services provider whose mission is to help its customers improve their financial health. The Laurentian Bank of Canada and its entities are collectively referred to as Laurentian Bank Financial Group (the "Group" or the "Bank"). With more than 2,900 employees guided by the values of proximity, simplicity and honesty, the Group provides a broad range of advice-based solutions and services to its personal, business and institutional customers. With pan-Canadian activities and a presence in the U.S., the Group is an important player in numerous market segments.This role sits within LBC Tech, a subsidiary of Laurentian Bank Financial Group.The incumbent is responsible for the analysis and reconciliation of a number of line of products. This includes daily balance sheet reconciliation of the internal platform and ensuring the previous day's work by various Operations teams and Settlement teams are properly accounted for.

Responsibilities

ºReconciles daily the suspense/internal accounts related to a number of line of products.ºInvestigates without delay any irregularities or variances.ºCommunicates and collaborates with various Operations teams and/or Settlement teams to process changes to clear outstanding items.ºPrepares reclass and adjusting journal entries when required.ºCreates and updates procedures and policies.ºAssists in the preparation of Quarterly Folder for Certification Letter sign off.ºProvides support on internal and external audits.ºMonitors the group mailbox and responds to requests and inquiries in a timely manner.ºSupports the sorting and daily distribution of mail.ºMaintains good working relationships with internal and external clients to better achieve the department's objectives.ºEscalates and makes recommendations to the appropriate authority about any inquiries or issues that are beyond their scope.ºVerifies own work for accuracy, clarity, and completeness, and ensures compliance with internal and external audit and regulatory requirements.ºCompletes daily workload within strict timeframes and addresses any issues with supervisor.ºSubmits recommendations to improve work processes to the supervisor.ºKeeps abreast of legislation, policies, and procedures, which relate to products and services.

Qualifications

ºUniversity Degree in a related field and 2 years of related experience in a similar environment; or, College Diploma and 3 to 5 years of related experience in a similar environment.ºBilingual (French) verbal and written communication skills are assets.ºEnrolled in a professional accounting designation program is a strong asset.ºSolid knowledge of banking, mortgage, investment loan, self-directed, securities, and other lending products.ºExcellent attention to detail and accuracy.ºExcellent communication skills (written and verbal) to communicate effectively with multiple partners across the Bank.ºAble to work in a high volume environment with tight deadlines.ºStrong organizational, time-management, and multitasking skills. ºHighly motivated with a desire to succeed and progress.ºAbility to work effectively with others as part of a team.ºMust possess intermediate to advanced skills in MS Excel and Outlook. ºExperience with MS Access an asset.ºFamiliarity with using large and complex financial database systems; ability to learn inquiry functions in back office processing systems such as SIBL, T24 and CPS are assets.ºDemonstrated ability in core and role specific competencies including teamwork, adaptability, customer service, innovation, and detail orientation.

Additional Information

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion:We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment that reflects the diversity of our customers and our communities. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from all groups, including Indigenous people, women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities, regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability or any other legally-protected ground. Accessibility:Accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request for job applicants taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.PIPEDA:We may collect, use or disclose your personal information for the purpose of establishing an employment relationship with you.

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