Analyst, Investment Finance-Private Markets

Location
Edmonton (City), Alberta (CA)
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Jan 09, 2019
Closes
Feb 08, 2019
Job Function
Corporate Finance
Industry Sector
Government
Certifications
CFA Charterholder
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

­­­The Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund Board (ATRF) is an organization that takes pride in our outstanding investment management and exceptional plan member services, resulting in more than $16 billion of assets under management on behalf of more than 80,000 plan members.

As a growing and diverse organization, we're building for the future and require the skills and talents of people like you. Join our team in Edmonton, Alberta and be part of a high-performing, collaborative group that shares a purpose and a commitment to excellence.

Opportunity

We are seeking an Analyst, Investment Finance – Private Markets. The position is responsible to the Manager, Investment Finance (Private Markets) within Investment Finance (“Department”). The Private Markets (“Team”) is accountable for the effective provision of investment operations functions to enable the management of ATRF’s pension investment assets, focusing on private market assets.  The position also directly supports the broader responsibilities of the Department as a whole.

The Department is responsible for managing the investment operations of all asset classes including elements of transaction initiation, processing and settlement, asset administration and reporting, and service and relationship management.

Stakeholders

The role will partner with departments throughout the organization that impact or contribute to the various levels of internal and external reporting. The role will collaborate with the Investment team, Investment Accounting, Corporate Finance, Legal and other teams to ensure that private market investments are appropriately accounted for, reported and disclosed in performance and risk reporting and, ultimately, in the financial statements.

Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities of the incumbent include private market administration that includes administration of all investments: coordinate cash and liquidity requirements, transaction processing and settlement, investment onboarding and asset valuation, administration and reporting, elements of risk management and reporting together with service and relationship management.

Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate for this role will need a minimum of:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Finance or Accounting. A post-graduate education or enrollment in an industry-relevant professional designation (CFA, CAIA, CBV and/or CPA) will be an asset.
  • 1 – 3 years of applicable work experience within investment finance operations. 

As one of Alberta's Top 70 Employers (2017, 2018) we offer a competitive compensation package which includes:

  • 100% employer paid benefits, defined benefit pension plan, health & wellness spending accounts, paid volunteer time and much more.
  • Excellent opportunities for professional growth and career development.
  • Learning and development supported through ATRF's education reimbursement program.
  • An engaging, inclusive culture where you can be you!

At ATRF, diversity is one of our core strengths. We are an organization that takes pride in ensuring the people we hire and the culture we create reflects and celebrates diversity of thought, background, and experience.

Complete details are available on our website at www.atrf.com.

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to resumes@atrf.com,

Attention: Carrine Willocks, Recruitment Specialist.