Financial Analyst – Treasury Accounting and Product Control Centre

  • Contract
  • Toronto
  • Posted 1 month ago

VTRAC Consulting Corporation

Thank you for applying to VTRAC opportunities. Please e-mail your resume as a MS-WORD document in confidence Subject: Financial Analyst – Treasury Accounting and Product Control Centre position number: 8416 Attention marar@vtrac.com or call: 416-3662600 Ext. 240

Position No.:                     8416

Title:                                    Financial Analyst – Treasury Accounting and Product Control Centre

Type:                                   6 months Contract

No. of Positions:              1

Location:                            Toronto

Description:

As an Analyst for the Treasury Accounting and Product Control Centre, you will join the Finance department to produce daily Profit & Loss and Risk reporting to Front Office and Finance stakeholders, be accountable for variance analysis and reconciliation, as well as P&L decomposition and explanatory review. You will also assist in verifying the accuracy of booked trades, anticipate, investigate, and resolve a variety of changing and diverse problems in order to ensure that daily reporting requirements are met. You will also act as a point of escalation for more junior analysts.
Responsibilities:

  • Produce daily Risk and Profit & Loss (P&L) reports for various groups, prepare commentary and analyses to explain, day over day, month over month, and quarter over quarter P&L fluctuations, and produce month-end packages.
  • Provide supporting/analytical activities to various business groups.
  • Assist in verifying the booking of trade tickets, conduct GL and P&L reconciliation and provide comments and analysis, and adhere to regulatory guidelines.
  • Confirm and reconcile closing market risk positions to ensure Front Office has accurate information for hedging its portfolios, and perform daily control and reconciliation of systems to ensure accuracy.
  • Assist with business initiatives and projects, assist in the development of new reports, and testing of new systems and or processes to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Document, maintain, and understand the various organizational controls as they relate to assigned books, and take preventative action to head off anticipated problems.

Must Have/ Technical Skills:

  • Minimum 3+ years of related business experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Capital Markets and/or Treasury, various Financial Instruments and products, as well as pricing and settlement practices of Bonds, Repo, Swap, Options, Futures, and Foreign Exchange.
  • Excellent understanding of multiple trading and reporting systems within Treasury and World Markets.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office 2010 (particularly with advanced elements of Excel 2010 including pivot tables, vlookups, and VBA)
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills.
  • Strong focused visual attention.
  • Deadline oriented

Education:

  • Undergraduate University degree in Economics, Finance, Commerce, Accounting, or related field.
  • Canadian Securities Course in progress, or will enroll in Canadian Securities Course within one year of hire.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

We thank all candidates in advance. Only selected candidates for interviews will be contacted. For other exciting opportunities, please visit us at www.vtrac.com. VTRAC is an equal opportunity employer.

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