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Stride Capital is a Western Canadian based equipment financing and leasing provider that blends modern finance products with a common sense lending model. As a direct lender, you will be part of a growing team of dedicated professionals working in an entrepreneurial environment.

 

Accountant

Position Description

The Accountant will provide support to the accounting team by assisting in the day to day financial activities of the company including managing a wide range of functions such as accounts payable, accounts receivable and financial reconciliations. This position requires outstanding communication and organizational skills, superior attention to detail, effective time management and a positive attitude. This is a full-time, permanent position based in Calgary, Alberta.

Core Responsibilities

  • Process accounts payable invoices via cheque and EFT

  • Calculate and record monthly distributions to investors and initiate payments

  • Reconcile company credit card and expense reports

  • Prepare weekly bank reconciliations

  • Prepare and record bank deposits

  • Process and record PAP’s (preauthorized payments) and record customer charge backs

  • Prepare intercompany reconciliations

  • Process lease bookings

  • Process early payouts/terminations on leases

  • Process lease amendments

  • Calculate commissions to originators

  • Assist in completing month end procedures and reporting requirements (reconcile accounts/print reports)

  • Assist in lease securitization process with external facilities

  • File GST/PST returns

  • Maintain policies and procedures manual relevant to current duties

  • Maintain filing system for all accounting documents

 

Qualifications

  • Post secondary education in Accounting or equivalent experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, and experience with Microsoft Dynamics Great
    Plains is preferred

  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task with multiple deadlines

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Exposure within a lending environment (banking and/or leasing) is an asset

 

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Credit Analyst – 5+ years experience

Position Description

The Credit Analyst is responsible for the processing and analysis of credit applications for leases to customers for the acquisition of industrial equipment, as submitted by our Stride Account Managers, vendors, FI’s and Brokers. Customer financing requests are reviewed for accurate and complete information and processed to ensure timely and comprehensive credit review and underwriting with the highest level of customer service and professionalism. The Credit Analyst will report to the President and the ideal candidate is in Calgary, AB, although we are open to a remote work environment for the right candidate.

Core Responsibilities

  • Review all credit requests.

  • Work with Brokers and FI’s to process credit applications directly.

  • With assistance of Account Managers gather all required credit information including applications, credit bureaus, corporate name and verification, trade reference and financial statements for the purpose of establishing a credit profile sufficient to make an informed credit decision.

  • Prepare all credit file packages to a level that reflects the sophistication of the credit requested.

  • Develop and utilize financial statement analysis skills to spread financial statements and prepare written comments highlighting important aspects of the financial statements.

  • Approve credit decisions within approved authorities.

  • On credit decisions in excess of approved sign off level seek second sign off signature from appropriate authority.

  • Maintain open communication with Account Managers, Funding Partners, Documentation and Customer Service.

  • Establish and maintain resources and methodology to effectively establish and analyze current equipment values.

  • Assists in the development and implementation of procedures to minimize risk and improve underwriting quality

  • Maintain a constant and proactive vigilance for credit fraud.

  • Responsible for data input and integrity of Aspire and Lease Plus data as it relates to Credit’s role.

 

Education and Experience Required

  • BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Finance preferred;

  • 5+ years’ combined experience in one or more of the following areas: loan or lease underwriting, portfolio asset management or formal credit/risk management coursework /training preferred

  • Familiarity of financial statements and experience preparing written summaries of key information. Financial statement analysis includes: ratio analysis, review of industry norms, trending, and cash flow analysis. Experience interpreting key financial information and assessing the potential impact to the borrower is necessary

  • Heavy equipment, transportation, energy services, agriculture or construction equipment experience is a benefit

  • Proven organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work and effectively work on multiple tasks in a fast paced, demanding environment

  • Demonstrated high level of integrity, energy, and quality focus while providing a positive customer experience with ability to work within a team environment.

  • Understands industrial equipment including truck, trailer, construction, forestry and agricultural equipment collateral. Analyzes collateral position and completes Aspire software to outline collateral exposure on transactions.

  • Understands industrial equipment including truck, trailer, construction, forestry, manufacturing and agricultural equipment collateral. Analyzes collateral position and completes Aspire software to outline collateral exposure on transactions

 

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