Analyst, Compliance and Ethics

Employer
PSP Investments
Location
Montréal, Quebec (CA)
Salary
N/A
Closing date
Dec 22, 2022

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Role
Analyst
Industry
Accounting / Finance
Hours
Full-time
Contract Type
Permanent

ABOUT US 

 

We’re one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers, with CAD$230.5 billion of net assets as at March 31, 2022.  

        
We invest funds for the pension plans of the federal public service, the Canadian Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Reserve Force. Headquartered in Ottawa, PSP Investments has its principal business office in Montréal and offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. 
  

Capturing and leading complex global investments requires us to work as one to seize valuable opportunities, in close collaboration with some of the world’s top companies. At PSP, you’ll join a team of motivated and engaged professionals, dedicated to propelling our organization further than ever before. 

 

 

EXPERIENCE THE EDGE  

 

At PSP, we encourage our employees to grow, forge powerful relationships, contribute and fuel inspired investment launchpads. We are committed to a culture that fosters collaboration and allows us to think beyond, in an interconnected way. We advocate for our employees to speak-up, learn, experiment, share, and be part of an inclusive work environment where diversity is embraced.  

  

 

YOUR ROLE

 

As an Analyst, Compliance & Ethics you’ll:

 

  • Reconcile the preclearance requests with the employee and consultant’s account statements

  • Analyse and document discrepancies relating to the personal trading rules

  • Perform daily and periodic monitoring activities to ensure compliance with respect to the personal trading rules

  • Respond efficiently to internal requests relating to the personal trading rules

  • Prepare various reports for the Chief Compliance Officer and heads of business units

  • Document adequately compliance checks and ensure traceability

  • Escalate compliance issues or discrepancies on a timely basis

  • Maintain procedures describing the controls under the analyst’s responsibility

  • Ensure efficiency of monitoring activities and optimize processes on an on-going basis.

  • Participate in compliance initiatives and projects

 

 

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

 

  • Good understanding of financial instruments

  • Proficiency with technology tools: strong ability to use new software

  • Strong skills to ensure quality controls (detail-oriented, rigorous person, etc.)

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while managing deadlines and prioritizing responsibilities efficiently

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills both in French and English

  • Sense of responsibility and accountability

  • Demonstrates work ethic, professional integrity and discretion when dealing with confidential information

 

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

 

  • University degree in accounting or finance (or equivalent)

  • Canadian Securities Course obtained (or in the process of) and/or other related industry courses or designations, an asset

  • A minimum of three years of experience in the financial services sector

  • Experience in auditing and/or compliance, an asset

  • Experience with a broker- dealer, an asset

 

 

We offer a tailored employee experience and competitive total rewards and benefits package* designed to attract and retain global diverse talent, reward performance, and reinforce business strategies and priorities. Beyond salary and incentive pay eligibility, you have access to: 

  • A flexible hybrid work model with a mix of in-office and remote days based on business groups, teams, and roles 

  • A hybrid allowance to support any hybrid related needs 

  • Competitive pension plans 

  • Comprehensive group insurance plans  

  • Unlimited access to virtual healthcare services and wellness programs 

  • Generous and inclusive paid family leave  

  • Vacation days available on day one with additional days on milestone service anniversaries, and summer Friday afternoons off  

  • Investment in career development 

 

*Benefits package may vary based on your employee type. 

 

At PSP, we aim to provide an inclusive workplace where we leverage diversity and where everyone feels valued, safe, respected and empowered to grow. As part of this leadership commitment, we strongly encourage applications from all qualified applicants and strive to offer an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. If you require any accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, please let us know.  

 

Vaccination: We are committed to a healthy and safe work environment. As a Canadian Crown Corporation with offices around the world, we adhere to Canadian and local government guidelines regarding COVID-19. Vaccination is not currently a mandatory employment criteria. However, this is subject to change, depending on Canadian and local government guidelines.  

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