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Senior Investment Analyst

Halifax, NS
Permanent
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On behalf of WCB Nova Scotia, Venor is recruiting for a Senior Investment Analyst (SIA).

WCB Nova Scotia is the province’s provider of workplace injury insurance.  

Every day, our employees work to reduce the human and financial impact of workplace injury. We work to prevent workplace injuries, but when it occurs, we are there to provide security from its impact to workers and their families. 

Our first priority is always injury prevention. But when injury occurs, we support workers to recover safely while working, or to return to work in a safe and timely manner, providing income replacement and health care benefits. We also provide extended benefits in cases where someone who has been injured at work is no longer able to work due to their workplace injury, and we support families in the wake of workplace tragedy. 

We are a leader in Nova Scotia’s growing workplace safety culture. We work with our partners to reduce the human impact of workplace injury, through the promotion of workplace safety and return to work.  Guided by our Strategic Plan and our recent business transformation, we have created the potential for service improvement, innovation, and opportunity.

Reporting to the Manager, Investments, Budgeting and Risk, the Senior Investment Analyst (SIA) is an active member of WCB’s Financial Services Team, assisting with all aspects of the investing monitoring and reporting processes. The SIA completes quarterly accounting of investments in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards “IFRS” and other applicable standards.  This role is also responsible for the compilation of the annual Management Discussion and Analysis Report; coordinating the interim and annual external audit work related to all aspects of investments, the portfolio and the financial reporting; and at times providing back-up assistance to the finance staff and more specifically the Senior Financial Reporting Accountant position.

The SIA coordinates and prepares financial information related to investment records and reporting to the Finance Audit and Risk Committee and the Investment Committee, including an annual review and co-ordination of the Statement of Investment Policy and Objectives; a coordination of an annual evaluation of activities for the  fund of fund managers’ in partnership with WCB’s external Investment Consultant; managing all WCB’s investment functions and custodial arrangements, as well as conducting custodian performance reviews.

 Key responsibilities will include: fund management and various analysis, transactions and legal due diligence, preparing financial records, models and reviewing investment recommendations, post investment monitoring initiatives, as well as general investment research. Investments are successfully managed in accordance with defined policies and objectives.

About you

The successful candidate will have a professional designation (CPA or CFA) along with a minimum of three years’ of experience working with investments with a dedicated focus on portfolio performance, monitoring financial and operational results and interacting with investment partners. 

Venor and WCB embrace a culture of belonging in the workplace. No matter who you are, where you’re from, how you think, what you believe in, or who you love, we welcome your application. We all come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, bringing in unique perspectives and experiences. We encourage applications from 2SLGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC), women, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities. WCB Nova Scotia is an equal opportunity employer committed to supporting and developing our employees.

We offer a competitive compensation package including a salary range of $72,078 – $90,041. 

Any offer of employment will be conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the WCB.

Interested candidates can send their resume to Jenna Levangie via jenna@venor.ca

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