- Relevant university degree (such as Business or Economics) or three year post-secondary program combined with several years of related experience.
- Knowledge of the fixed income, equity, derivative, foreign exchange, and money markets would be an asset.
- An understanding of portfolio management concepts and strategies as well as performance measurement concepts and calculations.
- Experience with alternative investments such as private equity, hedge funds, commodities and real estate would be an asset.
- Completion of the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) or enrolment in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program would be an asset.
- Strong analytical skills (qualitative and quantitative), including the ability to think through problems, assess a variety of factors and recommend a solution.
- Excellent interpersonal skills to deal with investment managers, investment consultants, custodian bank and senior university officials.
- Strong communication skills (written and oral)
- Must be extremely detail oriented, organized and thorough.
- Self-starter, confident, innovative, team player.
- Ability to work with minimal supervision.
- Must be able to work to deadlines, and adapt to a rapidly changing environment while maintaining high productivity levels.
- Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
- Portfolio management – Assess liquidity needs within each fund and recommend amounts needed to be transacted between accounts.
- Portfolio analysis and reporting – When discrepancies arise in asset values or performance returns, decide which are acceptable based on tolerance levels and which require further investigation.
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