Financial Accountant- 12 Month Contract

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Your role

Are you someone who is detail oriented and has a passion for Finance? We are looking for someone like that to join our team as an Accountant. In this role you will have responsibility for:

- accounts receivable and accounts payable
- bank reconciliations
- assisting in month-end process
- monitoring Working Capital and Foreign Exchange exposure
- monitoring Fixed Assets and Premises Provisions
- posting and approving journal entries
- preparing general ledger account reconciliations
- reviewing coding of invoices, expense reports, and inter-company charges
- reviewing shared cost invoice preparation
- assisting with payments via cheques, electronic fund transfers, and bank drafts
- calculating Securities Inventory P&L
- supporting Daily P&L Reporting

Your team

You'll be working in the Finance & Accounting team in Toronto, focused on supporting the Investment Banking and Asset Management divisions.

Your expertise

- ideally you have at least 3 years of previous work experience as an accountant within the financial sector with specific experience with Accounts Payable processing and invoice coding
- excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel (VLOOKUP formula, pivot tables, etc.) is a must
- SAP and Broadridge knowledge is considered an asset
- familiar with standard office equipment, such as copiers and scanners
- demonstrated ability to learn new software in a short time
- excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
- strong attention to detail and ability to meet tight deadlines
- effective at taking complete notes on procedures
- excellent judgment and decision-making abilities; takes initiative and applies common-sense thinking
- able to multi-task while keeping the work area organized
- able to handle a demanding workload and adjust priorities to accommodate changing tasks
- able to work independently and as part of a team

About us

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Join us

We're a truly global, collaborative and friendly group of people. Having a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace is important to us. And we support your career development, internal mobility and work-life balance. If this sounds interesting, apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

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