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Title:  Accounting Officer




Requisition ID: 126505

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Job Title: Accounting Officer
Department: Corporate Services, Operations & Corporate Services – Shared Services Group
Business Line: Global Operations


Purpose of Job: As a member of the Operations and Corporate Services team supporting Reconciliation, and working in close partnership with the Domestic Branches, internal partners and various external vendors, the Accounting Officer (AO) provides specialized reconciliation services in a customer focused centralized Centre of Expertise environment.  The AO is responsible reconciling, balancing, investigating exceptions and processing adjustments to customer accounts and the Bank’s GL asset and liability accounts in accordance with approves procedures.  The AO also provides day to day operational assistance and guidance to team members as it relates to reconciliation activities. 

Major Accountabilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of Branch processing is considered an asset (FFT, ABM balancing, Investment Platform, Investigations, IRIS, corrections, Support package)
  • Thorough knowledge of all reconciliation activities that are supported within the department.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn multiple complex applications or good knowledge of RPM, FundServ, CGI, is considered an asset.
  • Thorough knowledge of operating procedures as it relates to returns and reporting
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office including spreadsheet management.
  • Ability to deal effectively with Branch/customer complaints, referring to a Manager/Supervisor where necessary, to ensure resolution is obtained to the complete satisfaction of all parties involved, the Customer, the Bank, and Reconciliation department
  • Demonstrated flexibility in a constantly changing environment (procedural and automated), being versatile and able to provide cover on several posts at different times and at different levels on any given day concurrently, as determined by planned and unplanned absences.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) to communicate during the investigation and reconciliation processed with multiple partners across the Bank and with OFI and external partners and to provide on the spot coaching to team members.
  • Good time management skills to effectively manage workload which is subject to unplanned spikes in volumes.

Dimensions: This job is accountable for the following:
Reconciliation Support service to all (1000+) Canadian Domestic Branches and select non branch transits.
-    This may also include
o    ABM services where these exist (branch or 3rd party serviced)
o    Digital transits and fulfillment services (e.g RDC)

Working Conditions:
Standard office environment.  While work type is predictable, often an unpredictable fluctuation in transaction volumes, exception items and financial reporting activity (month, quarter and year end activities) can cause considerable disruption with respect to timing as well as accuracy/reliability.  System changes and implementation of new products create by nature, increased attention to new procedures and lower productivity that must be accounted for an resolved.

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Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Mississauga 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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