Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group
Asset Mix Associate
Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group provides investment management services to individuals, advisors, pension plans, institutional investors and foundations. As a multi-boutique asset management firm, Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group is uniquely focused on creating the conditions for success for its clients, partners and employees. The firm has offices across Canada, New York, and London, UK and through its affiliated investment managers is responsible for the investment of approximately $90 billion in assets under management.
Connor, Clark & Lunn Private Capital is an affiliate of Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group, providing professional discretionary money management services to high net worth individuals, foundations, endowments and First Nations across Canada. We are currently looking for an Asset Mix Associate for our Vancouver office.
What You'll Be Doing
You will be part of the CC&L Private Capital Asset Allocation Team. Led by the firm’s Managing Director, Investments, the Asset Allocation team is responsible for providing all aspects of the investment process – strategic and tactical asset allocation, product management and development, and investment planning. The Asset Mix Associate will be an integral member of the Portfolio Management & Trading team and will be responsible for reviewing daily pooled fund trading, perform data integrity functions, review Statement of Investment Policies (SIPs), and monitor new and existing investment constraint violations. The Associate will also support the Associate Portfolio Manager in daily responsibilities. This position will report to the firm’s Vice President, Portfolio Manager.
Key responsibilities include:
- Work closely with the Portfolio Management & Trading team to coordinate daily pooled fund trading
- Perform data integrity checks
- Review, document, and implement all Statement of Investment Policy (SIP) received by the firm
- Confirm proper interpretation of investment constraints and monitor new and existing violations
- Complete Asset Forecasting Analysis (AFA) reports
- Support Associate Portfolio Manager during asset mix shifts and Alternatives capital call trading
- Working with the team to provide ideas to improve the pooled fund trading and investment implementation processes
- Ad hoc projects as opportunities arise
What You Bring
Industry Experience: 1 – 3 years of financial services experience. Experience in an institutional investment firm, bank, or trust company is an asset.
Organizational Skills: Demonstrated ability to prioritize, handle multitasking, and work well under time constraints.
Attention to Detail: Exceptional attention to detail and a high level of accuracy are reflected in your work. You have a proven ability to work efficiently under pressure while maintaining deadlines.
Analytical: Strong analytical and problem solving skills; you consider yourself to have exceptional MS Excel skills.
Collaborative Communication: You possess strong interpersonal skills and a proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Education: Undergraduate degree in a related field (Commerce, Economics, Finance). Progress towards completion of the CFA designation is an asset.
Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group manages approximately $90 billion on behalf of institutional and individual clients. We believe that success in asset management is an outcome of attracting, retaining and motivating the most talented individuals in our industry. This is best achieved by the delivery of:
A High-Quality Environment - To work with people who we hold in high regard; to enjoy the time that we spend at work; to focus on productive activities without the distraction of politics and bureaucracy; to treat each other with respect.
An Opportunity to Succeed - To do work that has value and which presents the opportunity for professional growth and development.
Recognition and Reward - To recognize each person’s contribution and to align compensation with contribution.
Our business comprises eleven institutional investment affiliates that are responsible for investment decision making and client service, Connor Clark & Lunn Private Capital which provides multi-asset class investment solutions and Connor, Clark & Lunn Funds which provides single-strategy investments to individual investors. We have grown from $29 billion in assets and 200 people in 2008 to approximately $90 billion and 600+ people today. As we look forward we can see both challenges and opportunities for further growth that only reinforce our commitment to attracting, retaining and motivating the most talented people in our industry.
CC&L is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or expression, disability, or age.
To apply for this position, please submit both your cover letter and resume combined as one PDF document. Please describe in your cover letter what interests you about the role and your relevant experiences and skill set.
We thank all candidates for their interest but only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls or recruitment agencies will be accepted.