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Corporate Accountant

Employer
Brookfield Asset Management, Inc
Location
Toronto, Canada
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 1, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Location

Brookfield Place - 181 Bay Street

Brookfield Culture

Brookfield has a unique and dynamic culture. We seek team members who have a long-term focus and whose values align with our Attributes of a Brookfield Leader: Entrepreneurial, Collaborative and Disciplined. Brookfield is committed to the development of our people through challenging work assignments and exposure to diverse businesses.

Job Description

The Corporate Accountant will be part of Brookfield's Corporate team and will report into the Manager, Finance. Located in our head office in Downtown Toronto, the Corporate Accountant role provides a solid foundation and exposure to a progressive and dynamic career with a leading global asset management firm. The Corporate Accountant will be responsible for maintaining the accounting records within Brookfield's corporate operations, and work with various internal stakeholders and teams to identify and implement key improvement opportunities.

Responsibilities:

The responsibilities for this position would include, among other things:
  • Take the lead on executing the monthly financial close process of various subsidiaries and entities for which you are responsible, and identify opportunities to implement practical changes to drive improvements and efficiencies, including;
    • Preparing and execution of routine accounting steps and transactions
    • Preparing and recording of daily and monthly journal entries;
    • Preparing monthly bank reconciliations and loans and interest calculations;
    • Preparing quarterly intercompany billings;
  • Assist in various analyses for internal management reporting and regulatory requirements
  • Collaborate regularly with operating business groups and with various Brookfield departments to reconcile intercompany transactions;
  • Continuously look for efficiency in our processes, tools and reports and make suggestions to implement these into our framework;
  • Assist in special projects as assigned.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Minimum 2 years of progressive work experience in an accounting or auditing function
  • In the process of pursuing CPA designation;
  • Strong financial systems experience, including advanced Excel skills
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills, and the willingness to always support the team
  • Highly organized and able to work in a dynamic, complex and fast-paced environment, as well as adapt quickly to manage changing priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and pro-active, with respect to both managing workload and professional development
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics would be an asset
Brookfield is committed to maintaining a Positive Work Environment that is safe and respectful; our shared success depends on it. Accordingly, we do not tolerate workplace discrimination, violence or harassment.

Brookfield is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Should you require a Human Rights Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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