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Analyst, Investment Operations, Private Investments

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted March 30, 2021.

Company Description

Make an impact at a global and dynamic investment organization

When you invest your career in CPP Investments, you join one of the most respected and fastest growing institutional investors in the world. With current assets under management valued in excess of $450 billion, CPP Investments is a professional investment management organization that globally invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) to help ensure long-term sustainability. The CPP Fund is projected to exceed $1.5 trillion in the next two decades. CPP Investments invests in all major asset classes, including public equity, private equity, real estate, infrastructure and fixed-income instruments, and is headquartered in Toronto with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, New York City, San Francisco, São Paulo and Sydney.

CPP Investments attracts and selects high-calibre individuals from top-tier institutions around the globe.  Join our team and look forward to:

  • Diverse and inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  • Stimulating work in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment
  • Accelerated exposure and responsibility
  • Global career development opportunities
  • Being motivated every day by CPP Investments’ important social purpose and unshakable principles
  • A deeply rooted culture of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance

If you share a passion for performance, value a collegial and collaborative culture, and approach everything with the highest integrity, here’s an opportunity for you to invest your career at CPP Investments.

Job Description

The Investment Operations department works closely with the Investment team and other business partners to deliver transactional, operational and accounting support, as well deliver assistance with financial reporting, analytics and valuations.

This role is primarily accountable for the ongoing day to day evaluation, accounting and monitoring of the Credit Investments portfolio. 

Role-Specific Accountabilities

  • Partner with colleagues from the Investment Departments, Structuring, Tax and Treasury to assist in investment closings through documentation review, system setups, transaction entries and settlements. 
  • Manage investment maintenance and servicing; ensure investments are accurately represented at all times, track upcoming activity, reconcile records and process activities. 
  • Assist in processing complex investments with the ability to understand impact on accounting, reporting and performance.
  • Assist in the quarterly/ monthly valuation review; ensure valuation adjustments are accurately recorded and bring any errors/ inconsistencies to Associate/ Manager’s attention. Provide insightful valuation analysis.
  • Identify and promptly escalate irregular activities or issues and assist the Manager in determining corrective action.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining policies and procedures.
  • Continually strive for operational excellence; seek ways to streamline processes and create operational efficiencies. Maintain an ongoing effective working relationship with internal investment staff and external asset managers to ensure issues are discussed and resolved, financial controls and reporting requirements are met.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree in Finance, Commerce, Economics or other related discipline.
  • Professional designations such as a CBV, CFA, CPA are considered an asset.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience.
  • Strong analytical, financial and management accounting skills will be necessary to perform this role
  • Advanced Excel skills and comfortable learning new systems.
  • Team player who enjoys working in a high performing culture and is open to evolving and changing priorities.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement; specifically, ability to identify gaps across current processes and systems and how these can be standardized and scaled.
  • Exceptional time management and project prioritization skills. Ability to work under time sensitive deadlines and adjust to urgent situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to succeed in a high performing culture, self-motivated, open to and comfortable with evolving changes and new challenges.
  • Exemplifies our Guiding Principles of integrity, partnership & high performance.

Additional Information

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At CPP Investments, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process.

Our Commitment to Inclusion and Diversity:

In addition to being dedicated to building a workforce that reflects diverse talent, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible experience. If you require an accommodation for any part of the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms, etc.), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Disclaimer:

CPP Investments does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a formal contractual arrangement with us. Our recruitment supplier arrangements are restricted to specific hiring needs and do not include this or other web-site job postings. Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by CPP Investments to provide resumes to this posting or web-site will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered.  CPP Investments will not pay any referral, placement or other fee for the supply of such unsolicited resumes or information.