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Trust Accounting Clerk (Closed)

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Reporting to the Acting Director, Investment Operations and following generally accepted accounting principles and Company policies and procedures, the Trust Accounting Clerk is responsible for completing trust and insurance reconciliations and worksheets and providing other administrative support to the department

About the Opportunity

  • Contribute to the Investment Operations Department’s ability to meet its strategic, financial and business objectives by providing timely, accurate, efficient and complete administrative support
  • Provide outstanding internal service to branch and Head Office staff and exemplify the Company’s values of Integrity, Trust, Teamwork and Excellence

Trust and Annuity Funds Administration :

  • Maintains and updates the Ontario excess interest database and prepares cheque requisitions for refunds.
  • Maintains and updates the T5 database
  • Prepares monthly trust, annuity, bank and general ledger reconciliations and worksheets. Posts and verifies entries in the system and investigates discrepancies
  • Requests from trustees, withdrawal of trusted funds based on provincial guidelines, sends and reviews required documents, receives funds and applies credits to customer accounts
  • Maintains and updates a GST database for refunds on cemetery pre-need contracts
  • Receives and responds to inquiries from cemetery and funeral branch personnel regarding cancellations and repurchases and calculates interest to be refunded, following provincial legislation and Company policies
  • Consolidates monthly collections, removals and new sales reports for all provinces
  • Maintains and updates trial balances for all perpetual care and pre-need trust funds
  • Other duties as required

About You

  • Completion of a college diploma or equivalent in accounting
  • 1+ years related accounting/bookkeeping experience
  • Good oral and written communication skills with exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Intermediate computer skills including experience with Excel and an accounting software package
  • Demonstrated analytical, mathematical, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail and consistently high level of accuracy
  • Demonstrated strong customer service skills with the ability to partner with all levels of the organization
  • Exemplifies Arbor’s values of compassion, integrity, trust, teamwork and excellence


$46,000 - $46,000/year

How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #284109

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role