Specialist, Fund Initiatives Job in Montreal for Fiera Capital | Jobs.ca

Specialist, Fund Initiatives

April 16 2021
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Accounting, Finance, Accounting, Finance, Banking, Economics, Bank, Insurance, Financial Services, Project Management, Business Analysis
Montreal, QC

With over 180 billion in assets under management, Fiera Capital, an independent firm, is one of Canada’s leading investment managers. We deliver customized multi-asset solutions across public and private market asset classes to institutional, financial intermediary and private wealth clients across North America, Europe and key markets in Asia. We strive to be at the forefront of investment-management science, and we are passionate about creating sustainable wealth for clients. Fiera Capital is recognized for our talented people. Our teams collaborate and seek to draw on the global industry’s most innovative and diverse offerings to craft strategies that meet the needs of any client, anywhere they are located.

Why join Fiera Capital:

• Inclusive workplace and diverse background of employees
• Growth and development opportunities
• Entrepreneurial industry-leading company with a purposeful mission
• Flexible work arrangements, competitive compensation and benefits
• Collaborative approach, innovative and culture of integrity
• Ambitious organization who strives for excellence

What we are looking for:

Under the supervision of the Operations Director, the Specialist is responsible for planning, coordinating, and overseeing the execution of operational activities of the various Fiera Fund initiatives. In addition, the analyst designs and implements continuous improvement initiatives for the department's processes, systems, and business procedures.

As part of your duties, you will be assigned the following responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the operational activities (planning, organization, coordination, and execution) of various Fiera Fund initiatives; including fund launches, fund closures, new series, name changes, etc;
  • Collaborate and maintain business relationships with the internal and external teams and individuals involved; including fund custodians, trustees, recordkeepers, etc;
  • Determine, validate and prioritize business issues following the launch of new funds and products (procedures, controls, systems, tools, etc.);
  • Maintain the Fund list up to date and ensure the accuracy and quality of the information;
  • Analyze business processes in order to identify opportunities for improvement and for cost and risk reduction;
  • Play a key role in various integration mandates or projects in support of his/her immediate superior.

Must have requirements to be successful in this role:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, commerce, or other related fields;
  • PMP certification is an asset;
  • IFIC or CSC course completed or in progress is an asset.
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of fund operational experience; including fund administration, custodial services, recordkeeping, etc. Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to multitask and to establish priorities with minimum supervision;
  • Excellent ability to manage business partner expectations, including senior management roles;
  • Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word;
  • Superior French and English communication skills (spoken and written).

The use of masculine is for the sole purpose of lightening the text and refers to both women and men.

Fiera Capital subscribes to the principle of employment equity. Our staff is our most valuable asset and our goal is to create an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone can reach their true potential.

Fiera Capital will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment. All staffing decisions, including hiring and promotion decisions, will be based on merit, skills, performance, and business needs. We are pleased to receive nominations from qualified individuals from a variety of backgrounds.

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Fiera Capital. We will only communicate with those selected for an interview.

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