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Senior Associate, Marketable Securities Accounting & Reporting – SLC Management

Full Time

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SLC Management is a growing global asset management firm

SLC Management is a growing global asset management firm providing innovative and diversified investment solutions to institutional investors. We are breaking new ground with a full spectrum of solutions for a growing institutional client base of more than 1300 organizations. Our history of organic and strategic growth reflects this commitment with over CA$335/US$260 billion in assets under management (AUM). As a subsidiary of Sun Life, we are aligned with one of the world’s leading financial services companies, and benefit from the stability and strength of that relationship.

We are a performance-driven organization with a deliberate focus on fostering a development-focused, inclusive culture revolving around our Core Values of being client obsessed, valuing each other, acting with speed and having an owner’s mindset.  As part of our team, you play a role in fulfilling our purpose and making a difference. We offer a rewarding work environment that is filled with opportunity for growth where you will be empowered to meet the challenges of a highly competitive landscape.

Visit our website to learn more and for the most up to date AUM information.

Hybrid Work Model
SLC Management operates in a hybrid environment with a mix of in-office and virtual work where our employees are empowered to do their best. Generally, employees are expected to work two-three days in-office each week with flexibility depending on their business, client and team needs.

Senior Associate, Marketable Securities Accounting & Reporting


The incumbent will report to the Senior Director, Marketable Securities Accounting.  As a member of the team, this role will have full accountability for certain weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual financial accounting, reporting, and audit deliverables as assigned. This role also includes providing analysis of investment results to our various business partners.  The successful candidate will be able to manage their tasks independently and provide practical solutions to issues identified.


• Responsible for ensuring an adequate control environment is maintained for the accounting, and reporting processes the team supports.
• The position plays a pivotal role in overseeing monthly price validation of the marketable securities portfolio and documenting the results of that analysis.
• Perform annual price validation and document those results in memorandum.
• Perform market value analyses as a result of pricing review and propose the necessary adjustments to all required data sets.
• The position is responsible collaborating on the development of and delivery 3rd Party investment reports.
• Assist in the preparation of presentations to management of financial results.
• Participation in project work will be required as the need arises, including proactively identifying opportunities and making recommendations for process improvements.
• Fully participate in the month end, quarterly and annual financial close.
• Assist in the coordination of month end and audit deliverables for the team.
• Participate and assist in testing of all system upgrades to ensure no accounting or reporting functionality is compromised.
• Assist in the preparation of marketable securities footnote and disclosure requirements to meet financial and regulatory reporting standards, specifically associated with the fair value levelling/hierarchy.
• Interact and communicate with various business units in analyzing the accounting results for fixed income, equity securities, limited partnerships and in the assessment of new product roll-outs or initiatives.
• Collaborate with the team on day-to-day accounting issues.
• Review peer work as assigned and provide support to Senior Director as needed.
· Analyze and manipulate for reporting purposes large investment databases.
· Perform investment balance sheet roll forwards.

5+ years of accounting experience.
Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
Ability to collaborate with other team members.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to resolve issues independently with various business partners and identify process improvement opportunities.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
Experience working with large data sets and presenting to management.
Knowledge and experience with report writing tools.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and meet tight reporting deadlines on deliverables.

Preferred skills:
Accounting/Finance designation (MBA or CPA)
Auditing experience
Investment accounting experience, preferably within the asset management and insurance industry
IFRS & NAIC knowledge/experience
PAM, SAP, and Aladdin knowledge/experience
Familiarity with and generation of Investment Fair Value Hierarchy disclosures
Experience in using Power Point and/or Tableau presentation tools.
Experience with SAP general ledger
Experience with Income Trending analysis
Collaborate with internal and external auditors’ testing during quarterly and annual audits.

Why SLC Management?
·         Opportunity to work for a growing global institutional asset manager
·         Excellent benefits and wellness programs to support the three pillars of your well-being – mental, physical and financial – including generous vacation and sick time, market-leading paid family, parental and adoption leave, a partially-paid sabbatical program, medical plans, company paid life and AD&D insurance as well as disability programs and more
·         Retirement and Stock Purchase programs to help build and enhance your future financial security including a 401(k) plan with an employer-paid match as well as an employer-funded retirement account
·         A flexible hybrid work environment with a friendly, caring, collaborative and inclusive culture focused on career growth development #WeWinAsATeam
·         The opportunity to move along a variety of career paths with amazing networking potential
·         Award winning workplace culture – Great Place to Work® Certified in Canada and the U.S., “Best Places to Work in Money Management” by Pension & Investments, “Top 10” employer by the Boston Globe’s “Top Places to Work” two years running

SLC Management is a regulated business, and this means that there are certain financial reporting and trading preclearance requirements for all employees. Successful candidates will be required to declare personal investment accounts and securities investments as well as seek preclearance on future transactions including those of household members.

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