Posting Closing Date

December 31, 2022

Employment Type

Full-time

Contract Type

Permanent

Job Description

Due to our rapid growth in the Canadian ETF Market we are looking for an Investment Operations Analyst, to join our team. This position is one that is subject to numerous tight deadlines throughout the day and is responsible for a wide array of duties. As an investment operations analyst you will provide operational & administrative support to investment management staff and portfolio managers. This position requires exceptional organizational and time-management skills in order to meet the demands of a large work volume and numerous deadlines. Strong communication and Microsoft Office skills and financial literacy are also vital to this role. Accounting/operations skills are preferred.

Timelines regularly fall outside of the standard office hours so candidates will need to have the ability to access systems from home and ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner as required.

The position may be modified depending on the qualifications and experience of the applicant.

Job Responsibilities

  • Solid understanding of Capital Markets products and processes including equity and fixed income
  • Ensure that daily trading activities have been executed successfully (i.e. validate block orders)
  • Assist with the input of trade information and the reconciliation of previous day trading activities
  • Generate numerous reports for various groups, including performance, sales, outstanding share and fee data
  • Monitoring for accuracy the data reflected on product websites, and amending as needed
  • Interaction with accounting, marketing, sales, and outside vendors
  • Fee/expense/collateral interest reconciliation and reporting
  • Coordinating securities custody settlements on a timely and accurate basis
  • Identify trade settlement issues while offering solutions to minimize risks and cost
  • Monitoring cash balances and preventing overdraft situations
  • Setting up wires and stock transfers
  • Assists in account opening with trading counterparties
  • Cash projections
  • Collateral interest reconciliation
  • Derivative transaction monitoring
  • Approve end of day Mark to Market (MTM) files

Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently in a time sensitive environment and deal with fluctuating work volumes is required
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to investigate intricate trade discrepancies and recommend a course of action
  • Familiar with Bloomberg or other trading platforms
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent follow-up required
  • Proficiency in MS Office and very strong Microsoft Excel skills are required (ability to use/maintain macros)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong technical, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or a related discipline is preferred
  • Financial industry experience and/or Canadian Securities Course (CSC)
  • Programming/development and data management skills an asset
  • 2-3 years experience within the investment fund industry, with familiarity with trading terminology and strong knowledge of back office processes for security settlements
  • Team player with a positive attitude

How To Apply

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic we are currently working under a hybrid model.

*A successful candidate would be required to comply with Horizons ETFs vaccination policy prior to their start date.

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@horizonsetfs.com

Additional Information

Horizons ETFs is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to providing a respectful, welcoming and accessible environment for all people. All employment decisions at Horizons ETFs are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion, colour, age, marital status or disabilities.

We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. During the hiring process, for those job applicants selected for interviews, any required accommodation will be provided. If the successful candidate requires accommodations, an individual accommodation plan will be established and the proper adjustments will be made to support them.