Analyst, Data Specialist, Cash and Liquidity Group
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
Toronto, Canada
4 months ago
  • Position Type : Contract
  • Education Required : Bachelors Degree
  • Department : Public Market Investments Dept
  • Experience Required : 2+ Years
  • Company Description :

    Make an impact at a global and dynamic investment organization

    When you invest your career in CPP Investment Board (CPPIB), you join one of the most respected and fastest growing institutional investors in the world.

    With current assets under management valued in excess of $300 billion, CPPIB is a professional investment management organization that globally invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) to help ensure long-

    term sustainability. The CPP Fund is projected to exceed half a trillion dollars by 2025. CPPIB invests in all major asset classes, including public equity, private equity, real estate, infrastructure and fixed-

    income instruments, and is headquartered in Toronto with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, New York City, São Paulo and Sydney.

    CPPIB attracts and selects high-calibre individuals from top-tier institutions around the globe. Join our team and look forward to :

  • Diverse and inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  • Stimulating work in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment
  • Accelerated exposure and responsibility
  • Global career development opportunities
  • Being motivated every day by CPPIB’s important social purpose and unshakable principles
  • A deeply rooted culture of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance
  • If you share a passion for performance, value a collegial and collaborative culture, and approach everything with the highest integrity, here’s an opportunity for you to invest your career at CPPIB.

    Position Description :

    We are recruiting for an Analyst - Data Specialist (Contract) in the Cash and Liquidity Group ( CLG ). The Cash and Liquidity Group is a team within CPPIB’s Public Market Investment department.

    Working in partnership with Total Portfolio Management, Core Services and Investment Departments, the group coordinates and optimizes funding and liquidity to prudently manage CPPIB’s overall balance sheet.

    Sources of funding such as the issuance of commercial paper and medium term notes provide flexibility in meeting cash requirements that may not match cyclical flows from the CPP.

    We manage a pool of liquid securities to ensure coverage of all expected cash outflows under stressed market conditions, and to provide capital for future investments.

    The successful candidate will leverage knowledge of investment products, capital markets and technology to assist in the implementation of new models and tools within CLG. The candidate will :

  • Assist in designing and implementing a consolidation plan for front office data infrastructure in CLG, ensuring seamless business operation and integrity of data during the consolidation process
  • Develop, document and maintain new additions to the CLG data infrastructure, working in both SQL and Python
  • Perform ad-hoc data inquiries and analysis to support various CLG portfolio management activities such as back-testing and scenario analysis
  • Support data related initiatives to ensure quality, sensibility and availability of data
  • Position Requirements :

    If you possess the following, we’d like to hear from you :

  • Bachelor / Master Degree in Computer Science, Quantitative Finance, Mathematics, Statistics or related discipline
  • 2-4 years of experience working with and interpreting financial data
  • A minimum intermediate level knowledge in Microsoft SQL database with demonstrable examples of firsthand experience in both database design (tables, views, stored procedures, etc.) and query data
  • Solid understanding in relational database design principles, experience in dealing with large amount of data (parsing and cleaning), and dealing with potential performance consideration / optimization with large datasets
  • Excellent knowledge in Excel and VBA code development
  • Experience in development with an object-oriented program language, particularly in Python (Pandas / Numpy); experience with Jenkins would also be an asset
  • Quick learner with strong problem-solving skills, ability to think out of the box and exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a culture of high performance, under pressure with time-sensitive deadlines
  • Self-motivated and able to work effectively in a dynamic team environment - actively participates in team meetings, cooperates and shares information to contribute to the effectiveness of the team
  • Conduct in line with CPPIB’s Guiding Principles of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance
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