[EX226] | Manager, Fund Reporting

[EX226] | Manager, Fund Reporting

15 May

15 May



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Job Description

Manulife's Investment Division manages the Company’s General Fund on-balance sheets assets (GA) and through Manulife Asset Management, manages assets for institutional clients and investment funds in key markets around the world. Manulife Asset management also provides investment management services to affiliates’ retail clients through product offerings of Manulife and John Hancock. The division manages a broad range of investments including public and private bonds,

public and private equities, mortgages, real estate, oil and gas, infrastructure, timberland, farmland and asset allocation strategies. The division has physical presence in key international financial centers, including Canada, the United States, Hong Kong, Japan, the United Kingdom, Australia and throughout South East Asia. The Investment Division is a significant market player.

Reporting to the Director, Investment Funds Reporting, the Manager, Investment Funds Reporting will be responsible for supporting the reporting team in producing quality financial reports for investment fund. The Manager will be responsible for supporting the team through all annual and semi-annual financial statements for all segregated investment funds, as well as the quarterly and monthly corporate and regulatory reporting. The incumbent will provide support to the Director for: internal and external Investment Fund reporting and all Fund events. To be successful the Manager must build relationships with all the team members and our stakeholders throughout the global company and have the ability to communicate in a simplified and understandable manner.

Responsible for complete annual and semi-annual financial statements for segregated funds prepared under IFRS, IFIC, NI 81-106 and CLHIA G2 guidelines.
Provide strong, proactive leadership and coaching to a team of financial professionals.
Ensure adequate planning for the successful delivery of quality data and oversee adjustments as required.
Provide value-added financial analysis
Responsible for regulatory filing.
Work directly with tax department to assess appropriate fund modeling related to taxation.
Identify and implement continuous financial process improvements to create efficiencies and improve the timeliness of financial reporting and data integrity. Develop best practices in policies, processes, controls and documentation.
Demonstrate advanced knowledge regarding technical aspects of work. Able to review data for reasonability and identify root causes and drivers of the results.
Use appropriate judgment in dealing with issues and requests, demonstrating an ability to effectively prioritize work and determine solutions.
Takes a leadership role to collaborate with Investment and Finance teams. Has the ability to review results for reasonability and identify root causes and drivers related to accounting treatment.
Manage the team’s day-to-day operation to ensure that SLA is met.
Review team performance and provide corrective action plan/s – perform 1:1 coaching, provide support, motivation and development of staff.
Demonstrate a commitment towards continuously updating knowledge and skills.
Play a key role with project teams to provide input on Investment Fund related issues.
Oversight of compliance to and reporting of SOX, IFRS disclosure, and regulatory reporting.

University degree in accounting.
Accounting designation (CMA, CA, CGA, CPA) with 7+ years of relevant experience in progressive accounting roles (wealth of investment funds experience a definite asset).
Demonstrated leadership talents in coaching and motivating staff to achieve objectives and contributes to building team member capabilities by adjusting their leadership style to each individual/situation.
Experience in an audit firm an asset.
Strong technical understanding of fund management reporting and complexities.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate negotiate and influence effectively.
Self-starter with the ability to work independently, particularly in the area of using sound, independent judgment, problem-solving and analytical skills.
Results oriented, able to manage expectations, work under tight deadlines and manage competing priorities.
Strong business acumen with ability to communicate complex financial concepts and results in a clear, concise, easy to understand manner (written and verbal).

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. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers. As of December 31, 2018, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$794 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.0 billion in payments to our customers.

Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization. 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 an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

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