Finance Manager

Company 1 - The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company
Quebec, Quebec, Canada
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job role
Finance manager
Experience level
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Job Description

We are seeking a candidate with experience in reconciliation sphere, with background in Middle Office in order to support day to day activities of reconciliation and support our optimization program. The Finance Manager will report into the Director, Securities Operations and lead all aspects of ensuring all of the day to day activities in our reconciliation platform DUCO are efficient, completed timely and as optimized as possible. Our optimization project takes place over several years and targets to implement a global model using best in class technologies. The candidate will need to have a strong interest in developing new strategies and challenge status quo to continually improve our workflows and replace manual efforts with automations. In addition to the day to day activities management, the Financial Analyst will be key in developing reconciliation processes into DUCO by configurating processes, developing workflows surrounding them and training end users on the technology.

  • Developing reconciliation processes into DUCO by configurating processes, developing workflows surrounding them and training end users on the technology.
  • Continually improve our workflows and replace manual efforts with automations
  • Work with various business units in order to resolve complex reconciliation issues
  • Be seen as a contact when junior analysts require help investigating reconciliation exceptions
  • Analyze current procedures to identify gaps and areas of improvements and lead effort into deploying corrective actions by collaborating with partners
  • Work with both internal & external stakeholders to investigate and seek issues impacting our records
  • Analyze and process data to identify trends and root causes for discrepancies

  • Hands on 10 + years of experience in reconciliation and/or middle office for asset managers
  • Experience with reconciliation systems such as DUCO, TLM, etc.
  • Experience with accounting and asset management systems; Bloomberg AIM, Simcorp Dimension, APEX, Findur, Power BI
  • Advanced level in Excel
  • Ability to deliver DUCO improvements by designing and configurating reconciliation processes
  • Confirmed results and competence in resolving complex middle office issues due to infrastructure or processes
  • Understanding of financials assets (Derivatives, Equities, Bonds, Loans)
  • Strong general knowledge of asset management operations
  • Comfortable working in a global environment
  • Willing and able to share knowledge and train colleagues in an efficient and structured manner
  • Coordinate multiple actors from multiple teams and work collaboratively
  • A desire and ability to learn new skills, adapt, and tackle new challenges
  • CPA and or CFA is an asset

If you are ready to unleash your potential it's time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.

About Manulife

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Canada, Asia, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2019, we had more than 35,000 employees, over 98,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 30 million customers. As of March 31, 2020, we had $1.2 trillion (US$0.8 trillion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $30.4 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 155 years. We trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention and advancement and we administer all of our practices and programs based on qualification and performance and without discrimination on any protected ground.

It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request any accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.