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

Posted 09 May 2023

Intern- Investment Risk, Private Markets (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

The successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of research and development activities that support the group in understanding the macro and micro risks involved in private equity investments. The student will gain exposure to a wide range of deals across geographies, sectors, and sizes. This individual will help shape and define a risk agenda that impacts the way investment risk is modeled, monitored, and reported for over $60 billion of investments.

Who you’ll work with

The successful candidate will mainly be interacting within a small team of four – an analyst, an associate, a directo, and a managing director. There will be many opportunities to collaborate with teammates from the Quantitative Risk Modelling team and the Responsible Investing team.

What you’ll do

  • Support ad hoc market and sector research projects, provide company specific deep dives and trending analysis
  • Provide just in time market news update to the broader risk team
  • Assist in selective reporting for portfolio companies from Private Capital, Infrastructure, Natural Resources, and Teachers’ Venture Growth groups
  • Support Power BI reporting tools
  • Provide support for team to brief the Chief Risk Officer on large private deals pending approval
  • Contribute to research initiatives supporting the private asset risk evaluation process

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

  • An understanding of valuation for a broad range of private market instruments
  • An understanding of fundamental investment analysis
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills and in-depth, innovative, critical analysis
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written), strong interpersonal skills
  • Expert proficiency in MS Office applications (with an emphasis on Excel)
  • Ability to work independently as well as to perform effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • 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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