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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: Toronto, Canada

Salary: $75K - $95K

With $250bn AUM and ss one of the largest pension plans in the world, we invest strategically across key markets and sectors to deliver steady returns. We all remember that teacher who guided us. The one who took an interest in our interests. The one who believed in us more than we believed in ourselves. They did more than teach us. They paved the path for our future and we’re doing our part to protect theirs.

The opportunity

We are hiring an Analyst within our Risk Division! As an Analyst, you will be responsible for performing ad hoc research projects to support risk assessment on new investments, monitor and collect data for new and existing assets to provide analytics when required, as well as support new and existing Investment Committee and Board deliverables. You will work towards developing relationships across all private portfolios within the fund.  You will also be collaborating with peers across Risk and private investment groups. The role requires a combination of technical, analytical and organizational skills. The Analyst must also have very strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills to articulate ideas, discuss issues and recommendations internally. A drive to improve existing processes and great attention to detail are desired.

Who you’ll work with

This role report to the Managing Director, Private Assets Advisory, Risk. You will be working directly with other groups in Risk such as Risk Modelling and Policy, as well as other functional groups outside of Risk such as Finance, Valuations, Tax, and Legal. You may also be required to work directly with deal teams in Equities, Infrastructure & Natural Resources, and Teachers’ Venture Growth., across all global offices in Toronto, London, San Francisco, Mumbai, Hong Kong and Singapore.

What you’ll do

  • Provide daily news updates related to the private portfolios
  • Maintain databases with information from weekly underwriting and portfolio monitoring committee meetings across Equities,  Infrastructure & Natural Resources and Teachers’ Venture Growth
  • Maintain internal database for team to track conferences and workshops and share learnings
  • Coordinate team communication and updates to ensure alignment
  • Support senior members of the team in conducting risk assessment of individual investments ahead of Investment Committee meetings.
  • Perform ad hoc research projects
  • Work with teams both internal and external to Risk to support organizational strategy and enterprise and liquidity planning.
  • Assist in reporting to the Investment Committee and Board of Directors.
  • Work cross-functionally with other teams to ensure continued alignment with OTPP’s mission, vision and values. This includes supporting and sharing knowledge with other areas of Risk

What you’ll need

  • 1+ year of research, valuation, or support experience in private investments and familiarity with private asset financial and LBO models
  • A degree in Business, Economics, Mathematics, or Engineering
  • A professional designation, such as CFA, CBV, CA, or CAIA, would be considered an asset.
  • Advance knowledge of excel and macros would be considered an asset.
  • Basic understanding of the financial markets, valuation and capital structuring
  • Excellent communication and writing skills, strong interpersonal and presentation skills.

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What we’re offering

  • Pay-for-performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentive
  • Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Comprehensive employer paid benefits coverage
  • Retirement income through a defined benefit pension plan
  • The opportunity to invest back into the fund through our Deferred Incentive Program
  • A flexible/hybrid work environment combining in office collaboration and remote working
  • Competitive time off
  • Our Flexible Travel Program gives you the option to work abroad in another region/country for up to a month each year
  • Employee discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis
  • Degreed: a digital platform that helps you quickly and easily discover, share, and track various learning resources — from courses to videos to articles and more

At Ontario Teachers’, diversity is one of our core strengths. We take pride in ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create, reflect and embrace diversity of thought, background and experience. Through our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), we celebrate diversity and foster inclusion through events for colleagues to connect for professional development, networking & mentoring.  We are building an inclusive and equitable workplace where our talent is respected, accepted and empowered to be themselves.  To learn more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, check out Life at Teachers’.

How to apply

Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Apply today! You may be invited to complete a pre-recorded digital interview as part of your application.

Accommodations are available upon request (peopleandculture@otpp.com) for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.

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Functional Areas:

Risk