Senior Associate, Private Investment Research - Associé principal, recherche en investissement privé

Posted 05 May 2023

Senior Associate, Private Investment Research - Associé principal, recherche en investissement privé at Rally Assets

Research Full-time Toronto

Experience: Mid-Level
Salary Range: Not Specified

Close date: 01 June 2023

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Rally Assets is an impact investment management and advisory firm. We help investors generate positive social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. We create specialized solutions for corporate and institutional investors, foundations, family offices and individual accredited investors. We are a Portfolio Manager and Exempt Market Dealer registered in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec with the respective provincial securities commissions. Rally is a certified B Corporation. Certified B Corporations meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose.

Position Description

[Full job description, in English and French | Description complète du poste, en anglais et en français:

Making an impact. It’s what you’re passionate about when it comes to the investing sector. You know that impact investing is a way to address social and environmental justice. With a solid foundation of investment analysis, you are ready to dive deep into impact investing. You want to grow your expertise in both impact and financial due diligence of private investment assets, as part of a dynamic and growing team.

Rally Assets’ Senior Associate, Private Investment Research will provide essential decision-making investment research to Rally’s portfolio managers, working across the investment and client teams. Getting to know fund managers across Canada and globally, the Senior Associate, Private Investment Research will connect the supply of impact capital to demand, in order to move more capital to impact.


  • Work closely with private impact investment research team to source new opportunities, maintain a database of products, and conduct due diligence
  • Support client engagements including mandates for investment search and due diligence, impact reporting and portfolio management. Such engagements will require accountability for client deliverables, processes, and budget management
  • Manage relationships with various Fund Managers and product issuers
  • Find ways to improve the rigor of our due diligence process
  • Manage relationships with internal stakeholders such as client services, compliance and impact reporting
  • Support new initiatives such as market research reports
  • Continuing to refine and improve our service offering and processes through the ongoing capturing and retention of developed IP and best practices
  • Communicating the firm’s service offerings and market leadership to new networks and partners
  • Developing and implementing strategic priorities and collaborative projects with the firm’s leadership

Required Skill / Experience

On your resume, we ask that you demonstrate the following:

  • 3 – 5 years of relevant work experience in social impact, impact investing, investment banking, or private equity, with interdisciplinary experience across both social impact issues and financial analysis preferred
  • Detailed understanding of the investment and fund management process, private markets experience is a must
  • Experience providing financial, modelling and business analysis to assess viability of the Fund, business model, stress testing, return profile and market trend analysis
  • Strong commitment to and/or experience embedding social equity into investment practices
  • Experience working with a range of investors such as foundations, families, high net worth individuals, corporates and financial institutions
  • Demonstrable strong project management and organizational skills
  • Relevant degree or equivalent work experience. Relevant professional credentials (CFA etc.) or a Master level education is an asset
  • You are English-French bilingual (essential)
  • You are legally able to work in Canada

During the interviews we will be reviewing, assessing, and covering the following:

  • Your passion and interest in impact investing
  • Your experience with impact investment process and due diligence in private investments
  • Your ability to think critically
  • Your time and project management skills
  • Your comfort working in a fast-paced, evolving and self-directed work environment
  • Your belief in our company values of honesty, generosity, empathy, curiosity and integrity
  • Your commitment to contributing to a team’s success
  • Your opinion on the Canadian impact investing field and products, particularly private investments
  • Your experience supporting the large environmental and equity challenges impact investing aims to help solve
  • Your ability to translate complex ideas/information and make them accessible to non-specialist audiences
  • Strong interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence, communications skills, including public communication skills

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