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Senior Analyst, Trust Administration

Apply now Job ID 21293321264 Date posted 01/05/2022

Primary Locations: Montreal, Quebec

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time


  • Are you known for your excellent ability to solve problems?
  • Do you have a good knowledge of finance/accounting and want to build a career in this field?
  • Are you known for taking the initiative and offering excellent support? 

 Joining our organization means growing professionally in a climate that fosters transformation with respect and transparency. It also gives you the opportunity to learn and grow within an agile team that values collaboration, innovation and client satisfaction. You will stand out for your role as an analyst, your ability to review ways of doing things and improve processes, and for your support particularly with internal and external partners.

This position will report to the Financial Statements Manager.

National Bank’s Mutual Fund Accounting sector is responsible for calculating mutual fund unit prices, producing financial statements, and preparing tax returns. Come join our team of analysts who are responsible for producing financial statements and preparing tax returns for trusts. The Senior Analyst is responsible for representing the sector in dealings with internal partners. You will take a critical look at our processes and adopt a solution-oriented approach. You will also use your leadership skills to help the team meet its objectives.

Your role :

  • Collect, compile and verify the accuracy of data needed to produce financial statements
  • Analyze information to define problems and make recommendations
  • Produce complex and diverse financial reports required by various stakeholders or clients
  • Identify stakeholder needs, provide useful information for decision-making and make recommendations to optimize processes and procedures
  • Maintain excellent relationships with internal partners in shared activities
  • Interact with partners and help solve problems

 More specifically, you will:

  • Create financial reports for the trusts and foundations under your responsibility
  • Prepare tax-related documents in accordance with the various accounting/tax regulations
  • Prepare tax returns for trusts and/or their beneficiaries according to the tax elections allowed
  • Reconcile the trust account transactions
  • Prepare the budget for account managers
  • Verify the annual and semi-annual trust fees
  • Communicate with account managers and assistants
  • Carry out projects to improve, simplify and update work procedures

Competencies required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 4 years of relevant experience OR Master’s degree in a related field and 2 years of relevant experience OR university certificate/undergraduate diploma from the National Bank University Program and 6 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in producing financial statements or preparing tax returns for trusts, an asset
  • Able to work with multiple systems to analyse discrepancies and make recommendations
  • CPA designation or in the process of being obtained, an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge of mutual funds, an asset
  • Team spirit and proactiveness
  • Bilingualism, both spoken and written (English and French), an asset

Your benefits:

Upon hiring, you will be eligible for a wide range of benefits. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer attractive benefits for you and your family:

  • Health and wellness program, including many benefits
  • Flexible group insurance
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • Preferred banking services
  • Volunteer program
  • Telemedicine
  • Virtual sleep clinic

These are just a few of the many benefits we offer. We've rolled out a number of additional measures to ensure your health, safety and wellbeing during the pandemic. 

 We're putting people first

We're a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people.   Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples' lives.

Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us,  and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We offer a barrier-free workplace that is accessible to all employees. 

We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodations, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us.

We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

 Ready to live your ambitions?

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JobField: Finance

Unposting Date: 2022-01-19

Job Number: OPE002UZ

Posting Date: 2022-01-06

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