Intern- Investment Analyst, Risk (Fall 2023- 4 Month Contract)

Posted 09 May 2023

Intern- Investment Analyst, Risk (Fall 2023- 4 Month Contract) at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Risk Internships Toronto

Experience: Not specified
Salary Range: Not Specified

Close date: 08 June 2023

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Position Description

The deadline to apply for this role is:

May 26, 2023

The opportunity

September 2023- December 2023

Do you want to get exposure to asset/liability management and portfolio construction while working with data modelling and visualization?

  • You will work with asset models and help develop analytic tools used by researchers to understand the impact of asset mix decisions
  • You will learn about asset classes and their risk and return characteristics
  • You will work with modern web-based technologies and architectures

Who you'll work with

  • Working in a team with quants and/or data scientists
  • The work is project based, with projects ranging from half a day to the full term
  • Immediate clients are the researchers using the tools and data you develop
  • Work location is Toronto head office in our hoteling work space
  • Hours are reasonably flexible with no additional travelling involved

What you'll do

  • Work with asset/liability model to determine the impact of changes in asset mix or economic assumptions
  • Extract data from Oracle database using SQL
  • Present data for audience consumption in Power BI
  • Review financial statements and compare reported data from different asset managers

What we’re offering

  • Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development, including lunch and learns
  • Student led team building events on a monthly basis
  • 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'.

Required Skill / Experience

  • Must have good understanding of a programming language
  • Must have familiarity with asset classes and their distinct characteristics
  • Must have proven mathematical background, particularly in statistics
  • Concentration in Mathematics, Statistics, Finance or related field
  • Previous experience working with data visualization is helpful
  • Knowledge of object-oriented programming is an asset
  • Knowledge of Python/SQL/C# are a plus
  • Understanding of financial statements is an asset
  • Previous work term experience preferred
  • Machine learning, AI projects and interests are a plus
  • Must be enrolled in 3rd / 4th year or related Master’s program
  • You must be enrolled in a co-op program or returning back to your studies after the work term is completed

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