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Strategic Asset Allocation Co-op/Internship (Fall 2024)

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BCI

14d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Victoria

6d left

AI generated summary

  • You need fundamental knowledge in business and investments, great communication and professionalism, strong research and analytical skills, deadline-oriented with attention to detail, interest in investment management, and proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook.
  • You will support the team in developing client investment strategies, managing product shelf, analyzing capital market assumptions, and assisting with investment planning. Ad-hoc projects will also be assigned.

Off-cycle Internship

Banking & FinanceVictoria

Description

  • You will work with the Strategic Asset Allocation team within our Investment Strategy & Risk department. The Investment Strategy & Risk department plays a key role in BCI’s long-term investment strategy by influencing investment decisions made by clients, management and the asset classes. They provide economic outlooks, evaluate broad risks to the economy and financial markets, make research recommendations on new asset classes or investment strategies and help to identify and manage investment risk. The primary functions of the department include the following:
  • Investment Research and Governance includes the maintenance of a framework for understanding and estimating variable risk premiums over relevant time periods, research of relevant macro-economic issues including assessment of the current business cycle dynamics and research of emerging economic or financial trends, opportunities and risks, all at an asset class and total fund level.
  • The Strategic Asset Allocation branch assists clients with developing tailored investment policies that achieve their investment objectives consistent with their investment philosophies, funding policies, and risk tolerances, advocates for client driven investment solutions, manages the BCI product shelf and coordinates investment planning.
  • Investment Risk includes the management of processes and systems for monitoring, measuring, and estimating various forms of relevant investment risks across the various asset classes that BCI currently invests or may invest in and aggregating that risk at a total fund level. This team also supports the asset classes in providing independent assessments for deals and strategies.

Requirements

  • A fundamental knowledge of basic business and investment-related disciplines is essential
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Exhibit a high level of professionalism and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining accuracy, excellent product quality, and attention to detail
  • Has an interest in investment management, a dedication to hard work, commitment to the highest ethical standards, and an eagerness to learn
  • Strong research skills combined with analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to use Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Banking & Finance

Responsibilities

  • Support the team in the development of clients’ ALM studies, strategic asset allocation, and investment policy recommendations to ensure that clients’ investment strategies and policies are appropriate and prudent given the nature of the funds, their underlying liabilities, and unique characteristics or circumstances
  • Support the management of BCI’s product shelf to ensure a client-focused rationale for each pooled fund
  • Assist with the development of long-term forward-looking capital market assumptions and simulations
  • Assist with annual investment planning activities
  • Ad-hoc projects and tasks as assigned by the team

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Application deadline

May 30, 2024

Location

Victoria