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Senior Analyst – Sustainable Investment and ESG - Trans-Canada Capital - 31354

Location: MONTREAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Nov 18, 2022
Posting End Date: Dec 2, 2022

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Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.
 
Trans-Canada Capital (TCC) is an innovative asset management firm specializing in non-traditional investment strategies for institutional investors. Since 2009, the team has successfully managed the pension assets of Air Canada, one of the largest corporate pension plans in the country. Over the years, we have earned an enviable reputation by generating superior returns through sophisticated strategies focusing on alpha generation in a rigorous risk-controlled framework. With around $28 billion (including leverage) in assets under management, over 100 investment professionals based in Montreal, and a complete range of innovative solutions, TCC is well positioned to meet the needs of institutional investors seeking consistent returns.
 
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to fill a new position with Trans-Canada Capital. Reporting to the Chief Compliance and ESG Leader, the Senior Analyst – Sustainable Investment and ESG will have as his main responsibilities to contribute to the development of the ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) practices at TCC and to support the investment teams in integrating ESG factors into their investment processes.
 
The candidate will choose TCC for its collaborative work environment, the sophistication and diversification of the products traded, the chance to work closely with the management teams as well as the competitiveness of its total compensation package.
 
Role and responsibilities:
  • Work with investment teams, train and support them to further integrate ESG factors into investment decision-making and the selection of external managers
  • Research ESG best practices
  • Contribute to direct and collaborative engagements
  • Oversee the proxy voting process according to the sustainable voting policy 
  • Participate in the drafting of reports related to sustainable development, the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and TCFD
  • Calculate ESG metrics (carbon footprint, carbon intensity, etc.)
  • Support TCC and the Sustainable Investment Committee in its ESG practices
  • Participate in a variety of tasks related to sustainable and ESG investing

Qualifications

Formation
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in a relevant discipline (finance, actuarial, mathematics, accounting, etc.) or equivalent
  • Studies in sustainable development or a related field, an asset
  • Experience in finance, actuarial science, sustainable investments
  • A minimum of five years of relevant experience in ESG/responsible investing
Knowledge and skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and mobilizing skills
  • Certificate in ESG investment from CFA Institute or equivalent, an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word)
  • Knowledge of VBA, SQL, Python is an asset
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg, an asset
  • Hold or in the process of obtaining the CFA designation
Skills:
  • Analytical skills, autonomy, and critical thinking skills
  • Rigor, thoroughness, vigilance, and accountability
  • Proactivity and sense of initiative
  • Great ability to learn, versatility and adapt to change
  • Organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
The position will be based in Downtown Montreal with a hybrid working model
 
Conditions of Employment:
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.
Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. 
 
Diversity and Inclusion
 
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
 
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted
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