Job Requisition Id: 106982 Business Function: Pension Primary City: Toronto Other Location(s): Province: Ontario Employment Type: Full-Time Employment Status: Permanent Language Requirement: English Essential Employee Class and Level: CPPIA01 Number of Vacancies 1 Job Closing Date (15/04/2021):
The Associate, Real Estate Investments, actively supports the Pension Investment, Real Estate portfolio team in completing new investments, managing existing investments and in providing associated reporting and analytics. The Associate is familiar with the investment industry including portfolio management, investment dealers and brokers, public pension plans and is knowledgeable about capital markets..
Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Associate, Real Estate Investments.
Assists Portfolio Managers with the financial modelling and analysis of funds, companies and transactions. Reviews and analyzes fund and direct investment opportunities. Prepares the initial screening reports and works alongside the investment team, conducting detailed due diligence on new investment opportunities. Helps prepare investment recommendation reports.
Reviews external manager quarterly reports and tracks key performance and operational metrics. Performs comprehensive Excel analyses and highlights important insights.
Assists Portfolio Managers in the preparation of the Investment Advisory Committee / Pension Committee report which summarizes the expected return, risk and opportunities, team history, strategy and terms.
Builds and maintains internal databases, financial systems and models while streamlining operational processes.
Assists Portfolio Managers in the preparation of Quarterly Investment Reports for each investment in the portfolio (either funds or direct investments). Ensures the data accuracy and timeliness of reporting.
Supports ad-hoc analyses for portfolio management as needed. This includes analyses on tenant credit, industry exposure and loan covenant.
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Completion of a university degree in Business, Finance or Mathematics.
1 to 3 years of relevant work experience (i.e. commercial real estate investment analysis, corporate or investment banking, equity research, consulting, accounting or transaction services) is an asset.
Experience or knowledge of commercial real estate is an asset.
Other Candidate Requirements
Strong ability to create reports, spreadsheets and financial models using Excel.
Ability to prepare compelling PowerPoint presentations.
Strong organizational, prioritization and time-management skills.
Good interpersonal skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to think critically and to communicate complex ideas or concepts.
A high-level of motivation, energy and excitement concerning investments.
Internal Number: 106982
About Canada Post Pension Plan
Canada Post is a federal Crown corporation and designated as the Canadian post operator under the Canada Post Corporation Act. Canada Post’s mandate is to provide a postal service to Canadians on a financially self-sustaining basis. Canada Post is the 41st largest Canadian business in terms of revenue; and it is the sixth largest employer in Canada. Refer to the Canada Post web site at www.canadapost.ca for additional information.
Canada Post provides pension benefits to its employees through the Canada Post Corporation Registered Pension Plan (the “Plan”). The assets as at December 31, 2020 of the Plan were approximately $CAD 29.7 billion. The Plan has invested approximately $CAD 3.1 billion in real estate equity in fund and direct investments across Canada, U.S. and Europe.