Intern - Investments, Equities, Portfolio Management (Winter 2024- 4 Month Contract)

Posted 17 August 2023

Intern - Investments, Equities, Portfolio Management (Winter 2024- 4 Month Contract) at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Administration Internships Toronto

Experience: Not specified
Education Required: Currently studying in a relevant undergraduate program, such as business, accounting, finance or related fields
Must be enrolled in 2nd through 4th year of a relevant undergraduate degree program
Salary Range: Not Specified

Close date: 29 September 2023

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Position Description

The deadline to apply for this role is: September 29, 2023

The opportunity

January 2024 - April 2024 (4 months)

Are you looking for an opportunity to learn and grow within a portfolio construction and analytics role inside the private equity arm of one of Canada’s most preeminent pension plans?

As an Intern on the Equities’ Portfolio Management & Equities Transformation Team, you will have the unique opportunity to acquire a bird’s eye view of the private equity portfolio within Equities at OTPP by supporting portfolio construction-focused analytics. This will include delivering and managing the analysis and reporting at the portfolio level and providing the Equities team with enhanced decision-making tools and capabilities. You will work closely with a small group of talented professionals who are supportive of your development.

This is a great opportunity for students looking to gain experience in investment analysis, reporting, and valuation under the umbrella of a high-performing private and public equity investment division.

Who you'll work with

Every day, across a range of business sectors and in locations around the world, Ontario Teachers', home to one of the world's largest, most sophisticated pools of private capital, actively seeks opportunities for partnership and to invest in companies that are looking to grow. You will be joining our Toronto office where you will work directly supporting the Portfolio Management & Equities Transformation Team to develop portfolio construction-focused analytics.

The Equities department is comprised of: Private Capital Industry Groups, the Global Funds Team, the High Conviction Equities Team and the Portfolio Management & Equities Transformation Team. The department's mission is to deliver growth through investments in both private and publicly traded entities.

What you'll do

  • Assist in the creation of content for Quarterly Business Reviews, providing insights for Equities’ senior leadership team on various aspects of the business, portfolio performance, and strategy
  • Create portfolio construction-focused analytics, including liaising with the deal teams to gather and understand data
  • Support the development of long-term financial forecasts for Equities, as well as the annual operating budget
  • Contribute to the preparation of reports to Equities Senior Team, Investments Executive Team, OTPP C-suite, and the Board
  • Play a key role in the work for Portfolio Monitoring Committee meetings, including compilation of company monitoring memos and coordination
  • Collaborate with functional partners within Teachers’ on Equities and Fund-wide initiatives

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

  • Currently studying in a relevant undergraduate program, such as business, accounting, finance or related fields
  • Strong academic track record
  • Excellent quantitative, analytical and data management skills with a knack for performing complex, in-depth analysis and strong attention to detail
  • A working knowledge of fundamental investment and valuation analysis
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications and collaboration skills
  • Self-motivated individual with the dedication to perform in a fast-paced environment
  • A high degree of professionalism and integrity
  • Highly proficient in Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of productivity tools (e.g. PowerBI) is an asset
  • Must be enrolled in 2nd through 4th year of a relevant undergraduate degree 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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