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Senior Accountant/Assistant Manager, Fund Services

Requisition ID:  2128

Each one of us brings something different to Vistra, working as one team to deliver the right solution.That’s why our clients choose to work with us – the power of our combined skills makes us unstoppable.Vistra offers a unique platform for our clients and our people to seize the world of opportunities.At the heart of everything we do are our core values:Committing to clients, Working as ONE Vistra, Empowering people and Doing the Right thing.

Senior Accountant / Assistant Manager, Fund Services

1111 – Financial auditors and accountants

77 Bloor Street West, Suite 600

Toronto, ON

M5S 1M2




Permanent, Full-time, 37.5 hours / week


Starts as soon as possible


Benefits: Discretionary Bonus, Medical benefits, Dental benefits


Job requirements


Languages: English


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounts


Experience: At least 3 years of private equity accounting experience and at least 2 years’ experience in the FIS Investran or Allvue Accounting system


Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.): Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) is an advantage


Operating Systems and Software: Microsoft packages including Power point, Excel and Word


Accountant Specific Skills


Planning workflows against timelines and disseminating to other team members


Responsible for accounting and administration of a portfolio of Private Equity and Closed Ended Funds


Review/preparation of all accounting transactions, management accounts and financial statements including Bank account reconciliation for a portfolio of Private Equity and Closed Ended Funds


Ability to draft annual financial statements and related ASPE/IFRS/US GAAP disclosures


Preparing/Reviewing capital call and distribution notices


Preparing/Reviewing waterfall and equalization/subsequent closing workings


Respond to client/investor queries and coordinate client’s annual audits


Assist on client service matters, maintaining and building client relationships


New client onboarding and coordination with KYC/Investor Services team


Undertake general administration and other projects as assigned


Review and provide guidance to junior fund accountants on Accounting and Private Equity matters


Assist staff with administrative or technical problems


Additional Skills


Competent accounting knowledge in IFRS and US GAAP

Strong working knowledge of Investran Private Equity Accounting system


Area of Specialization




Personal Suitability


Detail oriented; Independent; Team player; Organized; Inquisitive; Self-motivated; Meticulous; Prioritization, Time-management


Work Setting


Financial services


Ability to supervise


2-3 staff


Employment groups 


This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Newcomers to Canada, Seniors, Veterans, Youth.


Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We’re passionate about Diversity and Inclusion at Vistra.We believe that everyone is equal and unique, and by embracing diversity it makes us better company.This creates an environment where anyone, from any background, can do their best work; Vistra is for the ambitious, the entrepreneurial, the bold.


Toronto, CA

Department:  Private Equity (B302003)

Job Segment: Assistant Manager, Manager, Management