Corporate Accounting Manager

Job Description


Job Description

This is a secondment/contract opportunity scheduled to end by August 2022

Fidelity Canada is comprised of two operating entities based in Toronto: Fidelity Investments Canada ULC (FIC), and Fidelity Clearing Canada ULC (FCC). Fidelity’s Corporate Accounting team provides accounting services to both FIC and FCC.

FIC is a leading Canadian asset manager and mutual fund distributor covering both Retail and Institutional channels.

The Fidelity Clearing Canada ULC (FCC) accounting team, also part of Fidelity’s Corporate Accounting function, provides accounting services to the rapidly growing Canadian clearing brokerage business. FCC provides execution, clearing, custody and back office support services to Canadian based brokerage firms and the Canadian brokerage arms of U.S-based firms.

What We’re Looking ForProfessional accounting designation (CPA, CA required)University degree with a focus on Accounting preferredMinimum of 3 years of experience with progressively more advanced accounting, financial analysis and operations work requiredThorough understanding of IFRS and proficiency in financial statement analysisPrior experience in a public accounting or accounting roleExperience in Financial Industry is a strong asset

What You Will Do

The Corporate Accounting Manager will serve as part of the Toronto based Corporate Accounting team. This role will work closely with both the Director Finance and other Finance team members and business partners to meet accounting and reporting requirements and is expected to develop a strong working knowledge of the businesses. This role has responsibility for the full accounting cycle of Fidelity Clearing Canada.
You will be responsible for the execution of all accounting functions, including but not limited to: journal entries, account reconciliations, and variance analysis for the businessYou will take ownership over the monthly and year-end close and will be responsible for producing various financial reports for senior managementYou will develop and implement new/enhanced systems and procedures to ensure adequate accounting and control for specific accounting functionsYou will take a lead role in preparing schedules and documentation for the annual external auditYou will prepare IFRS compliant financial statements and stay abreast of developments in the industry impacting financial reportingYou will assist with the implementation of new accounting policies and procedures as well as administering existing policies and proceduresYou will document all internal operating and control proceduresYou will monitor key performance indicators and the impact of accounting issues on the businessYou will participate in the development and completion of special and/or ad-hoc projects as assigned

The Expertise You BringStrong interpersonal skills. Ability to build solid relationships and participate in and / or lead cross company activitiesAbility to work at different levels of detail and be able to concisely summarize complex issuesHands on work style - “can do” attitude with a strong desire to make things happenA change agent who has the ability to see the big picture and plan aheadAbility to multitask, work under pressure and hit deadlinesTeam player who takes initiative and works constructively with others to achieve team goalsExcellent planning, prioritization, problem solving and organizational skillsWillingness to learn financial systems and reporting tools (i.e., Oracle and Essbase)

Note: Given the current circumstances, the resource will be working from home 100% of time. As working conditions return to normal, they will be expected to be onsite.

Current work authorization for Canada is required for all openings.

Fidelity Canada is an equal opportunity employer
Fidelity Canada is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, family status, protected veterans’ status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected ground.

Accommodation during the application process
Fidelity Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process. If you require an accommodation, please email us at .

No telephone inquiries or agencies please. We thank all applicants for their interest, please be advised that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Why Work at Fidelity?

We are proud to be recipients of the following:

AwardsCanada’s Top 100 Employers (4th consecutive year) 2020Greater Toronto’s Top Employers (8th consecutive year) 2020Canada’s Top Family Friendly Employer (3rd consecutive year) 2020Imagine Canada, Caring CompanyCanada’s Top Employer For Young PeopleNational HR Awards - Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program Award, Venngo Healthy Workplaces AwardWorkplace Benefits Awards – Health and Wellness ProgramCanadian Compassionate Companies Award

DesignationsA Canadian Compassionate CompanyAn Imagine Canada Caring Company

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