Director, Investor Relations and Stakeholder Communications

Posted 11 October 2023

Director, Investor Relations and Stakeholder Communications at Fiera Capital

Finance Full-time Montreal

Experience: Senior-Level
Education Required: Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics, communications, or other related disciplines.
Salary Range: Not Specified

Close date: 09 December 2023

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At Fiera Capital

We invest in creating a culture of purpose that makes our people feel valued, cared for, seen, and heard.

Our approach to employee experience is tailored to your needs and ambitions:

  • Your Inclusive Experience: We are committed to cultivating an inclusive, safe, and trusting work environment.
  • Your Growth & Empowerment: We have ambitious growth goals for our firm, which makes us a great place to advance your career.
  • Your Rewards & Recognition: We deeply value our people and their contributions and that’s reflected in our competitive compensation and benefits packages and our collaborative culture.
  • Your Wellness Your Way: We strive to create a healthy work environment and we offer programs designed to support our employees’ wellbeing.

Position Description

What we are looking for:

Reporting to the Senior Vice-President, Treasury and Investor Relations, the incumbent will be taking on a key role within the organization in helping to develop and implement the investor narrative and support on capital markets and broader stakeholder communication.

Your responsibilities:

  • Work closely with senior management to develop and implement the firm's external communication plan with a view to maintaining and enhancing its reputation and standing;
  • Understand and communicate the firm's strategy, business model, financial performance and value creation process for shareholders and external stakeholders;
  • Assist and lead the development and execution of strategic developments relating to external stakeholders including relationship with rating agencies;
  • Liaise and cooperate with treasury team on all aspects relating to external stakeholder communication;
  • Lead the tracking, collecting, and analyzing of analyst estimates and advise senior management on the perceptions and expectations of various stakeholders, including shareholders and participants in stock markets;
  • Manage production of the annual report, annual shareholders meeting and other events;
  • Draft, distribute and follow up on all statutory documents and press releases;
  • Develop and implement the investor relations communication plan with a view to optimize the firm's enterprise value and investor engagement;
  • Establish and maintain links with financial analysts to improve the quantity and quality of research coverage, respond to questions, requests and information gathering;
  • Develop presentations to investors, annual/quarterly reports, management reports and other financial communication tools, and oversee the publication process;
  • Write investor-focused news releases, executive scripts and messaging documents;
  • Plan and organize events (quarterly conference calls, webcasts and other events for shareholders and investors), plan and prepare briefing documents for bank, industry or investor conferences, roadshows, and other investor-focused events; attend and participate in these events;
  • Prepare quarterly information reports for internal partners (competitive intelligence, assessments of investor relations activities, industry issues, documentation for the Board of Directors, etc.);
  • Monitor and distribute research on peer groups, focusing on changes involving the industry/competitors, news flows, quarterly conference calls on business results and analyst days, and communicate salient points to management;
  • Oversee the Finance graduate rotational program;
  • Support in execution of special projects calling on candidate’s financial skills.

Required Skill / Experience

Must have requirements to be successful in this role:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics, communications, or other related disciplines. MBA and/or CFA an asset;
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in one or more of following areas: investor relations, finance, asset management, accounting, equity research;
  • Proven analytical skills and experience of valuation, financial modelling techniques used by investors and analysts;
  • Public company experience is required.
  • Experience and comfort interacting with external audiences including investment bankers, investors and analysts;
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and group presentations) in English. French is a strong asset;
  • Proactive self-starter with the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle pressure effectively and manage multiple high-priority initiatives simultaneously while maintaining the highest standards of work product and adhering to deadlines;
  • Creative team player with a marked ability to adapt to change;
  • Intellectual curiosity and excellent political skills;
  • Ability to think strategically, to see the big picture and a good business acumen.

Additional Information:

  • Fiera Capital adheres to a hybrid working environment with 3 days in-office per week
  • If you are interested in a career at Fiera Capital and you meet 70% or more of the requirements, do not hesitate to submit your application!

For positions available in Quebec that require fluency in French and English, please note that bilingualism is required due to our global offices and clients.

For positions available in Quebec that require fluency in French and English, please note that bilingualism is required due to our global offices and clients.

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.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability, genetic information, or any other federal, state, or local protected class. 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 applications from qualified individuals from a variety of backgrounds. Job applicants who are individually selected for an interview will be notified that accommodations are available upon request. If a selected participant requests accommodation, Fiera Capital shall consult with the applicant and provide, or arrange for the provision of, a suitable accommodation in a manner that considers the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability.

Please stay vigilant and never share personal or confidential information during this hiring process unless it is through Mintz Global Screening, the secured platform we use to exchange such information. If in doubt, or if you think you have been a victim of fraudulent manoeuvres during your hiring process, please contact us.

Please note that job title indicated in job postings may differ from internal job titles. Accordingly, offers of employment may not reflect job titles indicated in job postings.

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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