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Analyst - Senior Analyst, Asset Allocation - Trans-Canada Capital - 35432

Location: MONTREAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Apr 12, 2024
Posting End Date: Apr 26, 2024

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Job Description

Description

Trans-Canada Capital (TCC) is an asset management firm specializing in innovative 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 strategies focusing on alpha generation in a rigorous risk-controlled framework. With C$27 billion in assets under management (inclusive of leverage), more than 100 investment professionals based in Montreal and Toronto, and a complete range of alternative solutions, TCC is well positioned to meet the needs of institutional investors seeking steady returns.

Reporting to the Director, Asset Allocation, the incumbent will assist in the oversight of TCC’s investment strategies for the different TCC Funds and investment mandates.  

The candidate will choose TCC because of its collaborative work environment, its innovative approach to asset management, the sophistication and diversification of its investment strategies, its growth potential, the tight-knit relationship amongst the investment teams and the competitiveness of its total compensation package. 

This is a hybrid position requiring at least 4 days per week at our office downtown Montreal. 

Role and responsibilities:

  • Assist in the modeling of the mid-term and long-term economic projections used to establish the mid-term and long-term investment strategy. 
  • Assist in the asset/liability management of the Air Canada Pension Plans 
  • Participate in the revision of investment policies and other investment governance documents. 
  • Contribute to the monthly rebalancing of funds  
  • Participate in the preparation of presentations to various committees, clients and prospects. 
  • Assist in the modeling and monitoring of the active risk budget of the Pension Fund and the TCC Specialized Funds 
  • Contribute to the production of reports and the elaboration of tools and processes facilitating portfolio monitoring 
  • Analyze portfolio positioning and recommend, if needed, transactions to rebalance or optimize portfolios or strategies 
  • Participate in the research of various investment strategies (pre-trade and post-trade analysis) 
  • Develop and expand research on risk budgeting and portfolio construction 
  • Maintain close ties with various stakeholders, including traders, portfolio managers, risk team and the investment operations teams 
  • May be asked from time to time to present results to various internal and external committees  
  • All other tasks required by the position

Qualifications

  • University graduate degree in actuarial science, finance, economics or other related field  
  • Actuarial professional designation, CFA and/or FRM, an asset  
  • 3-8 years of relevant experience 

Knowledge and skills  

  • Excellent presentation skills and superior ability to prepare concise reports and presentations 
  • Good understanding of pension asset and liability modeling  
  • Good knowledge of the investment strategies in all asset classes 
  • Ability to synthesize broad sets of information 
  • Ability to model various investment and economic scenarios  
  • At ease at manipulating and understanding a broad range of investment and risk models  
  • Strong skills in MS Office applications and Bloomberg  
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as Python and SQL , an asset 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, both French and English  

Competencies  

  • Rigorous, disciplined and well organized (efficient, high quality, well structured work)  
  • Strong analytical skills, capacity to learn and intellectual curiosity  
  • Team player  
  • Autonomous and dynamic

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

Bilingualism (English and French) This position requires proficiency in a language other than French to provide support to clients and employees located outside Quebec or who require services in a language other than French. 

Diversity and Inclusion

Trans Canada Capital Inc. 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.

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

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