Senior Investment Analyst

Job Order ID:6819
Employment Type:Yearly Salary
Web Publication Date:4/18/2022
Number of Positions:1
Job Location:Toronto
Job Function:

Our employer is looking to hire a Senior Investment Analyst.

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Source, screen and lead the due diligence on a wide spectrum of investment opportunities across asset classes including Public Equity, Private Equity, Private Credit, Real Assets, Hedge Funds and Fixed Income
  • Prepare detailed investment research reports for presentation to the firm's Investment Committee
  • Participate in and lead discussions in the firm's Investment Committee meetings
  • Support the ongoing due diligence and monitoring of existing investments
  • Lead meetings with third party managers and write meeting notes
  • Contribute to the research and formulation of views on various investment strategies under differing macroeconomic environments
  • Provide input to the asset allocation and portfolio construction process
  • Assist in the management of the firm's investment vehicles with the objective of becoming a Portfolio Manager
  • Contribute to the enhancement of the firm's sourcing, due diligence and monitoring processes
  • Assist in the analysis of ad hoc investment opportunities on behalf of our clients
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly and quarterly performance reports
  • Contribute to the writing of investment primers and white papers on topical subjects
  • Continually look for ways to automate processes and help make the firm more efficient
  • Any other tasks and responsibilities assigned to you by the firm

Job Requirement:

Key Attributes:

  • Impeccable degree of honesty and integrity
  • Strong work ethic and tireless dedication to achieving excellence.

  • Undergraduate or advanced business degree (e.g. B.Comm, BBA, MBA etc.)
  • CFA, CAIA, Master of Finance or other relevant investment-related designations would be considered an asset
  • 5-10 years experience doing due diligence with a focus on alternative investments, both liquid (Hedge Funds) and illiquid (Private Equity, Private Credit, Real Estate). Extensive experience in Private Equity and/or Real Estate would be considered a strong positive. You have significant experience leading the entire due diligence process from start to finish and be able to work without support
  • Excellent understanding of a wide range of financial instruments as well as a solid understanding of common hedge fund and private market strategies
  • Experience doing due diligence on direct deals and co-investments, particularly in Private Equity and/or Real Estate would be considered an asset
  • Experience managing a team of investment analysts would be viewed favorably
  • Experience working as part of a portfolio manager or as part of a portfolio management team will be a positive
  • Experience working with Salesforce Financial Cloud would be considered an asset
  • Qualification to be registered with the Ontario Securities Commission (or similar provincial regulator) as an Assistant Advising Representative (``AAR'') or an Advising Representative (``AR'') would be considered favorably
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills