Intern, Risk and Responsible Investments Team (Summer 2021)

April 20 2021
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Accounting, Finance, Accounting, Finance, Accounting, Finance, Credit, Risk, Financing, Investment, Merger & Acquisition
Montreal, QC

With over 180 billion in assets under management, Fiera Capital, an independent firm, is one of Canada’s leading investment managers. We deliver customized multi-asset solutions across public and private market asset classes to institutional, financial intermediary and private wealth clients across North America, Europe and key markets in Asia. We strive to be at the forefront of investment-management science, and we are passionate about creating sustainable wealth for clients. Fiera Capital is recognized for our talented people. Our teams collaborate and seek to draw on the global industry’s most innovative and diverse offerings to craft strategies that meet the needs of any client, anywhere they are located.

Why join Fiera Capital:

• Inclusive workplace and diverse background of employees
• Growth and development opportunities
• Entrepreneurial industry-leading company with a purposeful mission
• Flexible work arrangements, competitive compensation and benefits
• Collaborative approach, innovative and culture of integrity
• Ambitious organization who strives for excellence

What we are looking for:

As an intern within the Risk and Responsible Investments team, you will work in close collaboration with and learn from a highly qualified, multi-disciplinary team of markets and investment systems specialists.

Your responsibilities:

Within Fiera Capital, the Risk and Responsible Investment team is responsible for:

  • Investment risks management;
  • ESG Risks management and ESG related data projects;
  • Providing quantitative and modelling expertise to investment teams and/or CIO Office.

This is a fantastic opportunity to:

  • Learn about quantitative finance and investment risk in a leading financial institution;
  • Get an in-depth exposure into how finance and technology interact together in the asset management field;
  • Get valuable experience in understanding how large financial systems work;
  • Play a key role in operating the day-to-day operations and assist in risk & RI analysis for investment teams and implementing new risk analytics to support investment strategies and trading activities.

You will need to understand how capital markets work, have a good understanding of different financial products such as bonds and equities, and have a basic understanding of derivative instruments. If you are passionate about investment and technology, Risk and Responsible Investments team represents the right opportunity for you.

Must have requirements to be successful in this role:

  • A master’s degree, or equivalent, in progress (finance, financial engineering, economics or applied financial economics);
  • Demonstrated and proven passion for financial markets;
  • Bilingual in English and French;
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel;
  • Fair knowledge of at least one programming language is an asset (e.g., C#, SQL, R, VBA, etc.);
  • Autonomous, resourceful and team player;
  • Critical and structured thinking.

The use of masculine is for the sole purpose of lightening the text and refers to both women and men.

Fiera Capital subscribes to the principle of employment equity. Our staff is our most valuable asset and our goal is to create an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone can reach their true potential.

Fiera Capital will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment. All staffing decisions, including hiring and promotion decisions, will be based on merit, skills, performance and business needs. We are pleased to receive nominations from qualified individuals from a variety of backgrounds.

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Fiera Capital. We will only communicate with those selected for an interview.

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