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Financial Accountant (Mat Leave)

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 400-988 Broadway West
  • City: Vancouver
  • Province: British Columbia
  • Job category: Business Administration, Finance and Accounting
  • Job ID: JR10010344
  • Job type: Temporary Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2021-10-29


Sector: Accounting, Dealer Services; Working Environment: Currently telecommuting but will be transitioning to a hybrid model ; Location: Vancouver; Status: Temporary Mat Leave coverage - One Year Contract with possibility of extention; Start Date: As soon as possible; Language: French and English (Bilingual) would be an asset

Are you a designated Financial Accountant who is passionate about operations, controls, process mapping, accounting standards and looking for your next challenge?

If you are a detail-oriented person who is adaptable and thrives in a fast-paced environment we would love to hear from you!

Key Activities

Operational Accounting

  • Prepare monthly journal entries while ensuring completeness, accuracy, and timeliness.

  • Responsible for the financial reporting for various reinsurance, profit sharing and partnership arrangements.

  • Recommend and establish new financial control procedures, in-line with current accounting standards.

  • Continuous improvement of controls, and problem solver for complex reconciliations.

  • Ensure the accuracy of system produced and manually prepared customized statements.

  • Prepare accurate and timely financial management reports and statements, while ensuring accuracy and integrity of financial information.

  • Develop solutions to resolve accounting discrepancies and other financial problems/issues.

  • Assist on external and internal audit-related queries.

  • Prepare reports using both existing and planned formats, queries and methods.

  • Prepare financial reports and analysis as required by management and other stakeholders.

  • Recommend, develop, and implement new reports, and changes to existing reports, as needed, including recognizing when those changes are required.

  • Financial analysis – preparation and analysis of financial information for management on a regular and ad hoc basis.

  • Compliance testing and review.

  • Participate in projects as required by management.

What We Are Looking For

  • University degree in Accounting or equivalent

  • Professional accounting designation (CPA)

  • Five or more years of pertinent accounting experience in a computerized environment.   

  • Insurance industry experience is an asset

  • Solid understanding of financial accounting and reporting under IFRS

  • Well-developed analytical and interpersonal skills to enable incumbent to gather, interpret and analyze information and communicate the results of the analysis to internal and external stakeholders

  • The ability to work in a fast-paced, market-driven environment, juggling multiple initiatives, re-establishing priorities on a continuous basis

  • Self-starter who is resourceful and takes initiative to provide appropriate recommendations for improvements

  • Advanced levels with Microsoft Excel and proficient working knowledge of the rest of MS Office suite of products

  • Working experience in multi-disciplinary environment

  • Strong inter-personal skills and teamwork

  • Strong written, oral communication skills; technical writing and business writing skills

Not Required but Nice to Have

  • Bilingual (French/English)

  • Experience with Oracle ERP

At iA, we invest,
in you.

Our employees are our best investment and we have much to offer them.

Company Overview


iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 25,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.

At iA, we’re invested in you.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At iA Financial Group, we support and celebrate diversity. We strive to provide a workplace that is recognized as inclusive for all, regardless of ethnic origin, nationality, language, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family situation, or physical or mental disability.

Please note that if you need help or assistance to make the recruitment process more accessible for you, please contact us here. Someone from our team will be happy to assist you.