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Financial Analyst - Fund Accounting

June 06, 2022

In view of Novacap's growth, we are looking for a Financial Analyst - Fund Accounting to complete the Finance and Accounting team 

The Financial Analyst is responsible for all accounting activities and financial analysis related to a group of investment funds assigned to him/her. He/she actively participates in the achievement of a very high level of quality of financial information and to meet established and regulatory deadlines.

Summary description of the position

Accounting and financial reporting :

  • Preparation of performance analysis and all accounting related to the financial reporting of investment funds.
  • Investment fund bookkeeping: preparation of month-end accounting entries, accruals, monitoring of inter-affiliate transactions, etc.
  • Preparation of quarterly/annual financial reports of private equity funds to partners, with a focus on high quality financial information while meeting established deadlines.
  • Detailed understanding of the legal documents governing the investment funds to ensure compliance.
  • Responding to ad-hoc internal and external requests for information related to accounting and partner holdings as well as investment fund holdings and performance analysis.
  • Preparation of files and management of year-end audit work for certain investment funds.
  • Assist the Manager(s), VP Finance & Administration and CFO in the preparation of various financial analyses.


  • Actively participate in the cash management of the investment funds, including opening of bank accounts, monitoring of credit facilities, cash flow analysis, projections, etc.
  • Preparation of cash flow analyses on a regular basis to ensure sound management as requested by the team.
  • Preparation of cash flow analyses in the context of capital calls and remittances, including carried interest distributions to the general partner.


  • Preparation of investment fund tax returns and issuance of tax slips and related partnership documents
  • Actively participate in the preparation of financial information for various tax mandates performed by external advisors relating to private equity funds and portfolio companies.
  • Prepare compliance documents to satisfy Canadian, US and other tax authorities as applicable.

Other :

  • Assist in the preparation of investment disbursements and review of legal documentation to ensure proper accounting for private placements.
  • Implementation of accounting systems.
  • Providing administrative and accounting support for the creation of new investment funds.
  • Other adhoc requests


  • 3+ Experience in accounting and performance analysis of investment funds
  • 3+ Experience in internal and external reporting
  • Experience in taxation related to investment funds may be considered an asset.
  • Bilingual, excellent written and spoken French and English
  • Active CPA license required

Personal qualities 

  • Excellent analytical skills and advanced knowledge of financial instruments.
  • Leadership, adaptability, proactivity and motivation to learn and take on new challenges.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Professionalism and customer service skills required
  • Organizational skills and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Advanced Excel and Power Point skills

If your profile matches, please send your CV to: [email protected]