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Title:  Intermediate Accounting Analyst, Accounting and Operations, Commercial Banking (12 month contract)




Requisition ID: 167610

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.


Intermediate Accounting Analyst, Accounting and Operations, Commercial Banking - Toronto



The Intermediate Accounting Analyst is responsible for providing administrative and accounting support activities pertaining to the client portfolios of District Offices and providing assistance to the Manager Field Operations.


The Accounting Analyst requires a solid knowledge of guidelines for Term Financing, Leasing and other non-term account administration matters. In this role you will maintain current and complete database records for client/account arrangements and authorization, control all changes and set-up of client information, complete a variety of input transactions, checks and balances, and maintain specific accounting systems in conformity to Roynat standards and procedures.


The Intermediate Accounting Analyst is expected to provide guidance to Field Accounting Officers and other Roynat Field offices who rely on the Field Accounting department for administrative support.


This position reports to the Manager, Field Operations.


• Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems, and knowledge.

• Provide accurate and timely administrative support to District Offices for accounting responsibilities by:

o verifying the accuracy, completeness and authorization of transactions as recorded by others;
o performing billing, month-end and late payment processes while observing deadlines and timelines;
o maintaining a high level of processing accuracy in the inputting of all loan conditions and instructions as per Input Sheet provided by the District Offices completing the necessary financial information to all sections and screens of the Portfolio Accounting System for Term, Equity and Leasing Products (performing or non-performing as the case maybe).
o processing basic to more complex administrative type amendments, balloon renewals, etc., as instructed by District Offices and maintaining all systems accurately for the client database files;
o processing Disbursements and Payables on instruction of District Directors and Field Office’s staff with required approvals by wire transfer using Scotiabank online system less any adjustments, (deduction of standby fees, accrued interest, fees, etc.)
o processing deposit blotters and correctly allocating payments received and updating client’s accounts;
o providing and verifying loan payout and default figures to District Offices with principal, interest, fees, charges and daily accrual using client database files;
o processing and verifying Account Payable and Receivables pertaining to client’s accounts;
o accurately preparing and verifying Audit Confirmations and distributing as required in a timely manner

• Assist in the regular and periodic administration services provided by the Field Accounting Department by:

o assisting with the implementation of changes to procedures and accounting systems through testing;
o maintaining a thorough knowledge of all approved operating procedures in relation to the processing of accounting transactions, Term, Leasing, Non-term, and Non-Performing loans and investments;
o accurately processing and administering special loans as scheduled and documented. Posting and maintaining Sub Ledger and General Ledger transactions, rate conversion, Non-Performing loans/investments, reversal of G/L, posting Write-off reserves, PAPs, etc;
o preparing/checking/coordinating accounting reports and reconciliation as assigned by the Field Accounting Manager: collect data, prepare reports manually and/or by PC generated information within the guidelines established and verifying accuracy of information prior to distribution;
o demonstrating a high proficiency in using Windows application, Word, Excel or other software applications as established for Roynat offices, recommending specification design changes to improve the accounting systems;
o preparing writings, drafting replies and covering memos to routine correspondence for a wide range of general credit administration matters including preparation and completion of attachments, forms, reports and spreadsheets, etc;
o from time to time will be asked to approve and send outgoing wires for both Field Accounting and ABL Teams using Scotiabank system.

• Provide excellent customer service meeting Scotiabank standards by:

o Maintaining the confidentiality of client information;
o Answering incoming calls in a prompt and professional manner, responding to general inquiries based on the incumbents’ knowledge of Roynat’s accounting requirements;
o Ensuring compliance with Scotiabank security of data and applications on the office network in accordance with Policy Statement Document on the use of computer Technology;
o training new staff and assisting with the training of existing Accounting staff in new procedures and all aspects of work as required;
o Being courteous and responsive in all interactions with clients, contacts and Roynat staff.

• Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.

• Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas in accordance with Scotiabank’s Values, its Code of Conduct and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational, compliance, AML/ATF/sanctions and conduct risk.

• Champions a high-performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.


Education / Experience / Other Information 



• Ideally you have previous work-related experience of 2 - 3 years and has completed or is enrolled in accredited Accounting courses, although this is not considered an essential requirement
• This incumbent is expected to have a fundamental knowledge of financial accounting and financial analysis experience acquired through training or regular exposure.

Skills/Work Experience:


• Strong organization skills to complete the varied tasks/assignments in an efficient and timely manner. The ability to prioritize work is essential. You are expected to utilize judgment in the interpretation of data and instructions which are often varied, or contain new details not seen before.
• Good communication and interpersonal skills are very important as well as demonstrating an ability and ease to effectively coach staff. Bilingualism is an asset, in offices where deemed to be a job requirement it is essential.
• Work tends to be cyclical. The majority of deadlines and time constraints are predictable, however from time to time the individual will be expected to increase her/his responsibilities in cases where deadline pressures associated with credit (for instance) occur or during Vacation periods for other Accounting department staff.
• Ability to accurately input numbers and text accurately and with ease having attained a thorough knowledge of PC applications used by the office. Familiarization of routine office equipment operations - PC’s, Printers, Fax, Photocopier, is standard and training of co-workers in operational aspects may be required. Ability to work non-standard hours as required.




Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

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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