Analyst (Canadian Large Cap)

Employer
British Columbia Investment Management Corporation
Location
Victoria, BC
Salary
BCI provides employees with a productive and fast-paced work environment, competitive compensation..
Posted
Oct 28, 2019
Closes
Nov 27, 2019
Certifications
CFA Charterholder
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Career Opportunity

ANALYST (CANADIAN LARGE CAP)

BCI offers an exceptional opportunity to work at a world-class organization while living in a west coast setting. We are a significant institutional investor whose investments span the world. Our major clients are pension plans, and the work we do helps to secure the retirements of hundreds of thousands of people. Our success depends on our employees. BCI empowers high-performing people in the continuous pursuit of excellence and sustainable success for our clients. The people who work here live our values – clients and BCI first, performance focused, world class, accountability, transparency, and integrity – each and every day.

We are expanding our team and our skill base to equip BCI for the future.

OVERVIEW

The Public Markets Group manages a portfolio of fixed income, equity and absolute return investments representing approximately $105 billion utilizing both index and active management strategies. The Group invests in Canada, the U.S. and Internationally in both the developed and emerging markets. Assets are managed using both internal management and external managers. The Group uses a diverse mix of financial instruments including bonds, equities and derivatives. In addition, the Group is a leader in Responsible Investing actively integrating environmental, social and governance factors into our investment analysis and decision-making.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Based in our offices in Victoria, British Columbia, the Analyst, Canadian Large Cap Equities assists the Portfolio Management team in executing the Department Investment Program goals and analyzing investment strategies to maximize the risk adjusted returns of our internally-managed Canadian large cap equities portfolio. This consists of rigorous screening and bottom-up analysis of companies to identify high quality candidates for portfolio inclusion. BCI’s investment analysis involves financial and qualitative analysis, meeting with management teams, research analysts, and industry experts with the goal of producing detailed research reports and financial models to support each investment thesis. Experience with Canadian equities is considered an asset.

QUALIFICATIONS

Must Have:

  • ​Minimum of 3 years experience in the investment industry coupled with a BComm, BA (Econ) or equivalent as well as progress or desire towards completion of the CFA designation
  • Keen attention to detail and timeliness in completing process driven tasks
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Excel (VBA skills considered a plus)
  • Experience with Bloomberg
  • Effective presentation and writing skills
  • Diplomatic, tactful and strong interpersonal skills
  • Eager, strong work ethic a desire to learn
  • Passion for the financial markets

CLOSING DATE: OCTOBER 28, 2019

To learn more about this position and apply, go to https://www.bci.ca/careers/opportunities. BCI provides employees with a productive and fast-paced work environment, competitive compensation, a performance incentive plan, four weeks of vacation, employer-funded health & wellness plans, and a defined benefit pension plan.

Our recruitment process requires that the successful candidate agrees to undergo a criminal record search, education and designation verification; to provide a declaration of no previous or current criminal status; and to comply with our corporate Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct.

Interested in joining our team and want to learn of other career opportunities with BCI? Create a profile and sign up for job alerts at https://careers.bci.ca.

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