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Corporate Accountant

 

Brookfield is a global alternative asset manager with over $250 billion in assets under management. We have over a 100-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable energy, infrastructure and private equity. Our assets are held through a growing portfolio of private funds and public, listed entities. We are proud of our track record for achieving strong risk-adjusted returns for our clients, partners and shareholders across all market conditions. Brookfield is publicly listed on the NYSE, TSX and Euronext Amsterdam. For more information, please visit our website at www.brookfield.com. 

Brookfield conducts its private equity operations through Brookfield Capital Partners (“BCP”).  Brookfield’s private equity investment experience spans numerous decades and business cycles. BCP pursues proprietary transactions on a value basis, deploying capital through opportunistic buyouts, corporate carve outs and distressed investments (debt, equity or hybrid) in industries where it has expertise.  Core industries include industrial, manufacturing, energy, metals, mining, and business and financial services. BCP employs a contrarian investment approach that emphasizes downside protection and operational improvements to generate high-quality investments irrespective of the economic cycle.

 

Responsibilities:

We are seeking a Corporate Accountant to take responsibility of various finance and operations functions within our Private Equity platform. The ideal candidate is motivated, analytical, detail orientated and has relevant accounting/finance experience and understanding. This role, reporting to the Director, Finance, presents an opportunity to assist the PE finance team, and gain exposure to fund related activities.  The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating, preparing and reviewing all working paper files for responsible funds, from both internal and external preparers
  • Compiling and reviewing performance return calculations for all funds and co-invest vehicles
  • Maintaining track record and cash flow files for all fund investments and developing a solid understanding of fund and investment performance
  • Assisting with transaction execution when new investments are made by the funds
  • Responding and providing accurate information for any investor related requests
  • Special ad-hoc projects as required

 

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of experience in finance and/or accounting functions
  • Financial systems experience, including advanced Excel skills
  • Previous roles in a Private Equity capacity, or exposure to fund related activities
  • Prior work experience in an environment and corporate culture that is dynamic, complex, fast-paced
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Communication skills (oral and written) and interpersonal abilities when dealing with investors, vendors, co-workers etc.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated and pro-active, with respect to both managing workload and professional development
  • Minimum post-graduate degree (university of college) required, recognized professional accounting designation, or intent to pursue would be an asset (CPA/CMA/CGA/CA)
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