Financial Accountant

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Position Date:

2022-05-20

Title:

Financial Accountant

Status:

Full-Time

Salary:

Will be based on the candidate's experience, skills, and education

Reports to:

SVP Finance

Position Summary

Cameron Stephens Mortgage Capital is looking for a Financial Accountant in our Finance Department.

We are always looking for the best and brightest to join our exciting team at Cameron Stephens. In addition to being part of a team with a true entrepreneurial spirit and significant room for growth, we offer a compensation package that includes:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Competitive annual discretionary bonus
  • Comprehensive extended health benefits
  • Educational assistance for professional development and accreditation
  • Market leading RRSP matching program
  • Employee wellness and work-life balance programs

Who are we?

Cameron Stephens Mortgage Capital Ltd. (“CSMC”) is a leading non-bank lender with offices in Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver. The company was founded in 2004 and currently has a committed loan book of $2 billion. Seventy-five percent of the loans are funded by institutional investors, and the remaining twenty-five percent of the loans are funded by private investors. CSMC specializes in commercial real estate loans, particularly land development loans, construction loans, and commercial mortgages, and employs 50+ people.

In 2019, CSMC launched a new fund, Cameron Stephens High Yield Mortgage Trust (“CSMT”), to keep up with the growing demand for private capital in the commercial mortgage space. CSMT invests in a diverse range of asset classes; however, its focus is on leveraging CSMC’s expertise in the residential development and construction sectors. CSMT currently has approximately $50 million in assets under management and plans to grow this to $100 million over the next 12 months. CSMC also has a Mortgage Investment Corporation (“CSMIC”) with an outstanding loan balance of approximately $50 million.

What you will do:

Accounting and Investor Reporting:

  • Manage all accounting and investor, financial, management and regulatory reporting
  • Accurate cash management and related transaction processing activities for the Cameron Stephens’ group of companies
  • Timely and accurate preparation of investment portfolio compliance reports
  • Prepare accurate and timely posting of all entries, including accruals and amortization in accordance with relevant accounting principles
  • Respond to investor inquiries in a timely and professional manner
  • Execute calls for funds and Investor remittances
  • Assist with developing the annual budget
  • Provide analysis and support to financial planning, budgeting and forecasting and manage cash flow forecasting
  • Assist with ongoing review of accounting policies and procedures
  • Review and approve Bank Reconciliations, income tax instalments and HST remittances
  • Assist in annual audit process and liaise with external auditors Human Resources / Payroll
  • Prepare timely and accurate payroll inputs including sales commissions, taxable benefits and group benefit deductions.
  • Assist Director, Finance with new employee set-up and terminations and other ongoing HR administration as requested (TD1 forms, ADP on-line access, Group Benefits application, RRSP’s, ROE’s, etc.)
  • Reconcile source deductions ensuring accuracy and completeness Other
  • Assist with the implementation of a new enterprise resource planning and accounting software
  • Assist the Director, Finance with annual testing of the Business Continuity Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Assist the Director, Finance with annual reviews of various contracts, including insurance, and third-party suppliers

What you will bring:

  • CPA; Business or Accounting Degree or equivalent experience (required)
  • Canadian Securities Course (preferred)
  • Progressive Financial Accounting experience with some supervisory or leadership experience
  • Mortgage industry or related experience (required)
  • Payroll and benefits administration experience (required)
  • Strong numerical aptitude and analytical skills with ability to research issues, develop conclusions, and make recommendations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal & written English) skills (required)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • High numerical aptitude
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure with simultaneous deadlines
  • Commitment to continuous learning and process improvements
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Advanced Excel
  • Experience with accounting software
  • High level of professionalism and integrity while maintaining the confidentiality of all organizational and client related matters

If you are interested in joining a growing firm with a real entrepreneurial spirit, please apply online at https://cameronstephens.com/careers/

Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered for the position.

While we appreciate your interest in applying, only those candidates whose skills and qualifications closely match the requirements of the position will be contacted. All candidates considered for hire must successfully pass a criminal, education, and credit background checks to qualify for hire.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities for persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available at all stages of the recruitment process, at the candidate’s request.