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Equity Research Associate

  • Employer: iA Private Wealth Inc.
  • Office: 900-26 Wellington Street East
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Job category: Capital Market
  • Job ID: JR10013507
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2022-05-30


Position overview:

The Equity Research Associate will assist two experienced and well-established Real Estate/REIT Analysts, based in Toronto, in conducting fundamental research on public and private companies, and the overall industry and broader economy, in order to produce investment reports, recommendations and earnings forecasts.

The candidate will collect financial, economic and other statistical data from various sources including Bloomberg, Refinitiv, government agencies, issuer filings, trade journals, and industry databases. Data collected will be used to build financial models, charts, tables, and other outputs necessary for research reports. The Equity Research Associate is also expected to carry out qualitative research, including competitive forces analysis. The position requires an in-depth knowledge of financial and accounting concepts.

Summary of key responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the analysts on the production of research publications

  • Conduct primary research from industry and financial sources

  • Create and maintain financial models and industry databases

  • Assist in the writing of research reports

  • Generate tables and graphs

  • Compile and evaluate company and industry data

  • Meet with company management teams and interview company customers, and competitors

Qualifications (must have):

  • Completion of a Bachelor or Master’s degree in a financial/accounting/business discipline

  • High attention to detail

  • In-depth understanding of accounting concepts, financial modeling, and financial statement analysis

  • Strong work ethic as the associate is entrusted to publish timely and accurate research to clients

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, and PowerPoint

  • Advanced skills in Excel

  • Strong English writing and communication skills

Qualifications (preferred):

  • Strong French writing and communication skills

  • Completion of Level I of the CFA Program

  • Experience in investment analysis with an institutional investment firm

  • Familiarity using Bloomberg and/or Refinitiv

  • Work experience in Real Estate analysis/management

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iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 25,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

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