Analyst, Valuation - Trans-Canada Capital

Location
Montréal, Quebec (CA)
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
17 Aug 2022
Closes
16 Sep 2022
Ref
30580
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Accounting/Audit Firm
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

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 more than $28 billion 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 as an analyst in the TCC valuation team. Reporting to the Manager, Valuation, the analyst will mainly be responsible for contributing to the transformation, creation and automation of valuation processes in the systems. The analyst will also support departmental changes in keeping with industry best practices and will become a reference within the team for all matters related to the valuation process in the systems.  

The successful candidate will choose TCC for its collaborative work environment, sophisticated and diversified range of traded products, the opportunity to work closely with management teams, and the competitive compensation and range of benefits offered. They will also be involved in the evolution of a critical organizational function. 

Role and responsibilities 

  • Carry out market value and price validations on a daily basis and ensure that production runs smoothly.

  • Ensure that asset values are entered into the accounting system in a timely manner and validate consistency with the corporate valuation policy. 

  • Serve as a reference for questions from stakeholders (Front Office, Middle Office) regarding the integrity of the market values of TCC assets (listed, OTC).

  • Help implement industry best practices for processes for validating the market value of TCC assets (listed, OTC). 

  • In collaboration with the Information Technology group and team members, participate in the redesign of tools and processes for validating the market value of TCC assets (listed, OTC). 

  • Monitor market events affecting the instruments held by TCC.

  • Take part in system implementations and process redesigns. 

  • Monitor changes in the sensitivities of derivatives (listed, OTC) to explain variations in market values.

  • Monitor the quality of the market data and market values obtained from our providers.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in finance, math, accounting or a related discipline

  • Professional CFA, CQF, PRM, FRM designation, an asset

  • A minimum of three years of relevant experience

  • Knowledge of bond products

  • Knowledge of derivatives (listed, OTC)

  • Solid grasp of the transaction lifecycle, an asset

  • Experience in programming (Python, R, Matlab, SQL, DAX)

  • In-depth understanding of Bloomberg software, an asset

  • Knowledge of EAGLE, an asset

  • Bilingual (English and French)

Skills 

  • Team spirit and excellent communication skills

  • Autonomy, diligence and sense of initiative

  • Accountability and sense of responsibility

  • Good capacity to manage deadlines

  • Marked ability to learn, versatility, and adaptability

  • Organizational skills

This position will be based in downtown Montreal.

**Please note that TCC offers a hybrid work environment**
 

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

Bilingual (English and French)
 

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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