Are you looking for a stimulating and dynamic job in the surrounding area of Toronto? Would you like to be apart of a team that believes in your potential and apart of a great company that will help you advance in your career? This is the job for you! We are currently looking for an Accounting Analyst for one of our clients in the insurance industry. What is in it for you: Our client is in the TOP 100 Employers in Canada Salary of $33 / h 12 months contract Day time hours Dynamic and professional environment What you will need to succeed: Bachelors degree required in business, accounting or finance. Attained or actively pursuing a professional accounting designation (CPA/CA/CMA/CGA) 3-5 years of experience in the investment/insurance industry preferably within a securities accounting area. Solid understanding of financial accounting standards, insurance and investment management industry. Strong knowledge of IFRS/USGAAP/NAIC in relation to investment accounting and reporting would be ideal. Attention to detail. Excellent analytical and problem-solving capabilities. Expert user of Microsoft Access and Excel. Experience with VBA Macros will be an asset. Solid organizational skills, including the ability to effectively plan, prioritize multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines. Ability to build and maintain strong relationships and excellent communication skills. Comfortable with challenging the status quo. Flexible and change-oriented attitude that embraces new ideas and ways of working. A day in the life of an Accounting Analyst: Ensure accounting treatment for securities are in line with regulatory requirements across multiple accounting bases (e.g. IFRS, USGAAP, Statutory, and Tax). Responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of accounting results for the month end, quarter end, and year end close processes. Assist with day-to-day operational type functions related to cash/suspense, securities transfers, corporate actions and other general inquiries. Collaborate with various business partners such as Trade Operations, Cash Management and Custody Services, Investment Accounting and Reporting, Asset Liability Management, Investment Systems and Corporate Controllers for day-to-day activities as well as on special transactions / projects. Work with Controls Center of Excellence (COE) and Internal and External Auditors for SOX walkthroughs, detailed testing, and annual audits. Ensure requests are addressed in a timely manner. Perform detail user acceptance testing for system enhancements and ensure any exceptions are properly reported and resolved within a timely manner. Demonstrate controls and maintain properly documented policies and procedures.