Analyst, Institutional Markets

May 12 2021
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Bank, Insurance, Financial Services, Bank, Insurance, Financial services, Trading, Asset management
Toronto, ON

With over 172,9 billion in assets under management as of March 31 2021, Fiera Capital, an independent firm, is one of Canada’s leading investment managers. We deliver customized multi-asset solutions across public and private market asset classes to institutional, financial intermediary and private wealth clients across North America, Europe and key markets in Asia. We strive to be at the forefront of investment-management science, and we are passionate about creating sustainable wealth for clients. Fiera Capital is recognized for our talented people. Our teams collaborate and seek to draw on the global industry’s most innovative and diverse offerings to craft strategies that meet the needs of any client, anywhere they are located.

Why join Fiera Capital:

• Inclusive workplace and diverse background of employees
• Growth and development opportunities
• Entrepreneurial industry-leading company with a purposeful mission
• Flexible work arrangements, competitive compensation and benefits
• Collaborative approach, innovative and culture of integrity
• Ambitious organization who strives for excellence

What we are looking for:

The incumbent contributes to representation efforts aimed at partner institutions (clients) and will be called upon to perform macroeconomic analyses, write commentaries on the economy and the portfolios managed for clients, and prepare sales presentations to support partners. In addition, the incumbent will meet daily client information needs and perform investment portfolio management follow-ups with clients. The Analyst will also contribute to the investment market watch and will eventually be called upon to make live and video presentations. The position’s level of responsibility will evolve as the incumbent gains expertise.

Your responsibilities:

Within the framework of his or her duties, the incumbent will perform the following tasks:

  • Promptly meet client information needs regarding management of their portfolios. To accomplish this, the Analyst will become highly knowledgeable about portfolios under management, and maintain strong relationships with other portfolio management teams, the Office of the Chief Investment Officer, and all other in-house teams;
  • Perform macroeconomic analyses, write economic commentaries and prepare economic presentations;
  • Track portfolio performance, prepare summaries and submit recommendations to management as required;
  • Propose improvements to investment policies and perform analyses supporting the recommendations;
  • Perform market watch and track the competition’s product offerings;
  • Develop tools (dashboards);
  • Represent Fiera Capital during various events attended by the Firm’s clients;
  • Perform all other tasks given by management.

Must have requirements to be successful in this role:

  • University diploma in business administration or a related field (finance, accounting, economics, etc.);
  • Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) designation or currently in the process of qualifying, an asset;
  • Master’s degree in finance or a related field, an asset.
  • 0-5 years of experience on a team of portfolio managers, financial advisors or investment consultants;
  • Ability to easily explain information in layman’s terms and speak and write effectively;
  • Strong interest for financial markets and portfolio management;
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially with Excel (knowledge of VBA programming an asset);
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg;
  • Skilled in networking and development of business relationships;
  • Resourceful, self-sufficient, precise, detail-oriented and a team player;
  • Proficiency in French and English (spoken and written).

The use of masculine is for the sole purpose of lightening the text and refers to both women and men.

Fiera Capital subscribes to the principle of employment equity. Our staff is our most valuable asset and our goal is to create an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone can reach their true potential.

Fiera Capital will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment. All staffing decisions, including hiring and promotion decisions, will be based on merit, skills, performance and business needs. We are pleased to receive nominations from qualified individuals from a variety of backgrounds.

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Fiera Capital. We will only communicate with those selected for an interview.

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