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Corporate Finance Accounting Assistant

Toronto, ON
Corporate Finance Accounting Assistant, Corporate Finance Accounting 
Toronto – Job # 5380

Who we are:


Canaccord Genuity (CG) is a leading independent full-service financial services firm, with operations in two principal segments of the securities industry:  wealth management and capital markets.  CG is driven by an unwavering commitment to build lasting client relationships – we achieve this by generating value for our individual, institutional, and corporate clients through comprehensive wealth management solutions and investment banking services.  We are a leading independent wealth management firm in Canada, and the leading mid-market provider of investment banking advisory, equity research, sales and trading services for corporations and institutions.

We pride ourselves on understanding our clients’ needs and finding innovative, bespoke solutions.  Our entrepreneurial and friendly team will challenge you to learn and grow every day.  We value great work and collaboration and strive to eliminate bureaucratic thinking.  We’re looking for talented people who thrive in a fast-paced environment and want to have an impact with innovative ideas and best practices.

Come be a part of our Canadian success story and help deliver superior experiences for our clients. At CG, we recognize that diversity across our business strengthens our client relationships and enables more innovative solutions.  We strongly encourage applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. CG provides an accessible candidate experience. If you need any accommodations throughout the interview process and beyond, please let us know.

Our Canadian operation, Canaccord Genuity Corp., is currently looking an enthusiastic individual to join our Corporate Finance Accounting team. The successful incumbent must be detail-oriented with excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.  


Responsibilities
 
  • Create receivable estimate upon closing of all non-lead deals; this includes 
  • Finding data from a variety of sources; term sheets, prospectuses, iDeal, liaising with Canaccord syndication contact and lead syndicate member; 
  • Providing (& where needed, liaising with) Vancouver with all new deal estimates
  • Maintain and distribute timetable for deal closings
  • Provide the operations with proper deal account numbers for each incoming cheque from lead.
  • Prepare a deposit sheet allocating the incoming funds to correct Dataphile accounts in case of incoming wires.
  • Generate management/interim and final cash collections sheets using payment information provided by lead, liaising with the syndication teams, utilizing term sheets, prospectuses;
  • Balance amount paid with current credit/debit in Dataphile and AX;
  • Process cash collections journals in AX;
  • Prepare detailed expense requests and send to lead broker when they are requested from lead;
  • Assist in the preparation of month end reports (Approval E-mail, Consolidated Report);
  • Create and maintain hard files on deals where Canaccord is lead; 
  • Assist in the preparation of statements for commission distributions on Canaccord lead deals.

Skills & Qualifications
 
  • College diploma with emphasis on accounting;
  • Minimum 1 year work experience in an accounting office environment;
  • Extremely detail oriented with strong organizational skills and the ability to work under pressure;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications - Windows, MS Office, Excel;
  • Excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading;
  • Well organized with the ability to multi-task and have excellent communication skills;
  • Work well independently and in a team environment.

We will provide reasonable accommodations upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection cycle.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and covering letter including salary expectations. All applications will be held in strict confidence. 

Upon offer, candidates are required to show proof of citizenship, permanent residence or eligibility to work in Canada with no restrictions.

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