Analyst, Capital Solutions

Caisse de Dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)
Montreal, Canada
Jan 19, 2022
Feb 01, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
CDPQ is you!

/ Carry out projects with potential returns and economic benefits for Quebecers

/ Collaborate on dynamic teams with high-level professionals committed to shared objectives

/ Take on stimulating challenges that reflect your abilities and talent

/ Pursue your professional development in an inspiring workplace, with state-of-the-art technology and bet environmental practices

Job Description
Reporting to the Vice-President, Strategy and Investment, the incumbent supports the team in achieving their business objectives by carrying out the various steps involved in the financial analysis process. The incumbent is also called to playing an active role in the careful monitoring of projects, contributing to the underwriting of investment opportunities, helping to improve portfolio performance and promoting collaboration and teamwork.

The incumbent contributes to investments in specialty finance, opportunistic credit and subordinated equity, among others. Transactional expertise in private equity, corporate credit, infrastructure or investment banking is a priority for this position.

The incumbent will be responsible for thorough fundamental analyses of the various projects and modelling financial results.

Main responsibilities
  • Participate in the selection of specialty finance, subordinated equity and opportunistic credit files on the primary and secondary markets and help prepare, within established timetables, preliminary analyses and documents for investment recommendations (investment memos).
  • Review the available financial information and analyze existing credit documents (legal documents, commitment letters and credit agreements), as needed.
  • Carry out project research and fundamental analysis; examine leadership and business model quality, capacity ability to create value, growth potential and project risks.
  • Play an active role in the investment due diligence process.
  • Prepare investment recommendations and present to decision-making bodies.
  • Review and analyze legal documentation related to investments (letters of offer, credit agreements, prospectuses and other credit documents).
  • Produce the required documentation regarding companies and the portfolio (portfolio company overviews, financial and valuation models, internal risk ratings, sectoral reports).
  • Monitor changes in the quarterly and annual financial results of portfolio projects.
  • Help identify potential challenges for portfolio investments sufficiently in advance
  • Develop effective analysis, search and monitoring systems.
  • Offer assistance to other team members to achieve expected results.
  • Carry out all other related tasks as requested by the team leader.

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in business administration, finance, accounting or a related discipline; An equivalent combination of education and experience may be taken into consideration
  • At least one (1) to three (3) years of experience in fundamental investment analysis
  • Studies related to the CFA program and/or FRM, an asset
  • Proficiency in software programs and databases used in the financial market (Office suite, Bloomberg, Capital IQ)
  • Proficiency in English and French, both spoken and written

  • Independence and initiative
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Ability to think critically, analyze and summarize
  • Rigorous and quality-oriented
  • Team player
  • Communication skills

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CDPQ wants to offer equal employment opportunities to everyone . It encourages women, visible and ethnic minorities, aboriginal people and people with disabilities to apply. CDPQ is also committed to further incorporating diversity into the organization and making it a source of enrichment and pride for all its employees. Please inform us if your current condition requires an accommodation during therecruiting process.

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