Risk Analyst

Fredericton, New Brunswick
Salary commensurate with experience
21 Jun 2022
21 Jul 2022
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Vestcor Inc. has a one-year term position available for a Risk Analyst that may be extended into a full-time role.

Located in Fredericton, Vestcor is the largest investment manager in Atlantic Canada providing global investment management services to nine different client groups representing approximately $19.4 billion in assets under management. We also provide administration services to eleven pension plans and four employee benefit plans.

The Risk Analyst will report to the Risk Manager and provide support to the Risk Management team through risk monitoring and reporting, quantitative investment risk analytics and modeling projects, and evaluating new investments/investment strategies from a risk management perspective.

The responsibilities of the position include gathering and analyzing proprietary data, preparation and distribution of investment portfolio risk reports, and contributing to other projects and initiatives to improve the effectiveness of the corporate risk management systems.

The ideal candidate requires an undergraduate or graduate degree in Finance, or Economics, or in a quantitative discipline such as Data Science, Actuarial Science with a demonstrated interest in capital markets. They should also have a strong analytical and financial skills including experience with quantitative and statistical data. Experience with a programming language such as R and MATLAB is required, knowledge of SQL and Python would be considered and asset. Knowledge of financial market data analytics systems and other systems is also considered an asset (e.g. Bloomberg, MSCI Barra, Pacer, etc.) 

The successful candidate will be a team player with a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills and attention to detail.  Written and spoken competence in English is required.

In the covering letter candidates must demonstrate why they believe they have the required qualifications and skills for this position.  

We offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and a challenging and rewarding team environment. The successful candidate will participate in the New Brunswick Public Service Pension Plan.

Interested applicants must forward their cover letter and resume by July 11, 2022 to:

Manager Human Resources                                   

Vestcor Inc.             

400 – 140 Carleton St.

Fredericton, NB   E3B 3T4

or via e-mail to: careers@vestcor.org


Additional information on Vestcor and a detailed job description may be obtained by visiting our website at  vestcor.org/careers/.

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