Senior Specialist, Public Market Investments (Toronto, Montreal or Ottawa)
Job Requisition ID: 8981
Language Designation: English Essential
Language Skill Levels (Read/Write/Speak): ZZZ
Position Status: Permanent Full Time
Travel Requirement: Limited
Office Location: Montreal (QC); Ottawa (ON); Toronto (ON)
Salary: Our salaries generally range from $ 97,692.52 to $ 122,115.65 and are based on qualifications and experience.
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Enjoy 5 weeks of vacation;
An annual individual performance bonus;
Defined benefit pension plan;
Comprehensive group insurance to support your well-being from day one;
Access to a catalogue of courses for individual learning;
An inclusive workplace culture and environment with multiple Employee Resource Groups and much more!
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Join the Investment and Pension Fund Team where we work to support CMHC’s goals for financial stability and housing affordability. We are looking for a Senior Specialist with experience in equity research. As an integral part of the public market investment team, you will provide substantive analytical expertise in the management of a wide range of investments. More specifically, you will support the management and administration of the internally managed Canadian equity portfolio of CMHC Pension Fund by recommending and executing investments that are expected to consistently outperform market benchmarks and indices. You will be accountable for providing support and assistance critical to achieving maximum returns in accordance with established policies and objectives. The role will also involve executing transactions for CMHC’s portfolios. This permanent position is an exceptional opportunity within a dynamic and collaborative environment for an investment professional with excellent communication skills.
Participate in the overall management of the portfolios.
Conduct equity research to maximize returns within the constraints established by investment objectives, investment strategies and policies.
Coordinate, review and report on the asset management activities.
Execute investment transactions ensuring best execution and resolve settlement issues that may occur.
Participate in the development and implementation of the tactical asset allocation decisions through the application of research and analysis.
Liaise with company management, and the broader investment community to stay informed on developing trends, new strategies and products.
Undergraduate degree in business administration, economics, commerce or a related field.
Minimum of seven years of relevant experience.
An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.
Strong knowledge in equity research and financial analysis.
Understanding of capital markets and macroeconomics in an investment context.
Experience with Bloomberg or other similar platforms.
Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship.
Strong project management and organization skills to oversee and carry out a wide variety of complex investment-related projects.
Experience in trading.
General knowledge of other asset classes including fixed income and money markets.
Relevant designation such as Chartered Financial Analyst and/or CPA.
Posting closing date: Note, the competition will remain active until filled.
IMPORTANT NOTICE – COVID-19 MEASURES
On June 14, 2022, the Government of Canada announced that as of June 20, 2022, it will suspend vaccination requirements for federal government employees. This decision followed a review of the current public health situation, including the evolution of the virus and vaccination rates in Canada. As a result, and consistent with the Government of Canada decision, CMHC has suspended its Vaccination Policy, effective June 20, 2022.
As a result, at this time, CMHC does not require employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. CMHC will continue to monitor the public health situation and may at any time make adjustments and adopt or reintroduce measures, including mandatory vaccination, attestation and verification requirements. Any such vaccination measures, as updated from time to time, shall form a term and condition of your employment at CMHC.
CMHC is an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought – and of people – are recognized, valued, and considered essential to achieving our aspiration.
We are committed to employment equity and actively encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, veterans and persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. We also welcome applications from non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada.
We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.