Rotational Analyst, Finance, Reporting Analytics & Data

  • 5-10 Year
  • Toronto
  •   Posted On: August 9, 2018
  •   Skills:  Communication, Financial Analysis, Interpersonal
  • Industry: Other
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Overview

Roles & Responsibilities

Company Description

Make an impact at a global and dynamic investment organization

When you invest your career in CPP Investment Board (CPPIB), you join one of the most respected and fastest growing institutional investors in the world. With current assets under management valued in excess of $350 billion, and projected to exceed half a trillion by 2030, CPPIB is a professional investment management organization that globally invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan to ensure long-term sustainability. CPPIB invests in all major asset classes, including public equity, private equity, real estate, infrastructure and fixed-income instruments, and is headquartered in Toronto with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, New York City, São Paulo and Sydney.

CPPIB attracts and selects high-calibre individuals from top-tier institutions around the globe.

Join our team and look forward to:

  • Diverse and inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  • Stimulating work in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment
  • Accelerated exposure and responsibility
  • Global career development opportunities
  • Being motivated every day by CPPIB’s important social purpose and unshakable principles
  • A deeply rooted culture of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance


If you share a passion for performance, value a collegial and collaborative culture, and approach everything with the highest integrity, here’s an opportunity for you to invest your career at CPPIB.

Job Description

Rotational Analyst Program

We are hiring full-time analysts who will participate in a two-year rotational program across Finance, Analytics, Reporting and Data. This rotational program will provide broad exposure to multiple areas of CPPIB’s business and operations, and a network of colleagues across the organization. This diverse experience will be a key element to building a successful career in this industry. Upon successful completion of the rotational program, analysts may be placed in a full-time opportunity within one of the three groups.

The 2019 program consists of three placements in the following departments:

Risk is accountable for providing strategic influence and governance to the Board and Senior Management Team through risk monitoring and oversight functions such as selecting and monitoring key governance limits across total portfolio and program level; providing independent ex-ante risk assessment for new strategies, programs and large strategic investments. 

What you’ll do

  • Provide support to risk analytics projects, investigate and recommend risk analytical solutions. Responsible for the timely and accurate delivery and analysis of assigned daily risk production, measurement and reporting processes
  • Support risk oversight functions and activities such as selecting and monitoring key governance limits, identifying and quantifying the impact of crises through scenario analysis and providing risk analysis for coverage on both existing and new strategies/transactions
  • Other Risk projects and responsibilities as required


Enterprise Data Services is accountable for all security setups for all public and alternative assets used across the fund in multiple systems. The group supports many different teams across the Enterprise as data is required for investments, research and reporting purposes. 

What you’ll do

  • Provide daily security setup for public and private securities that supports research, trading and core services needs. Understand how market events changes data and the impact it has across the Enterprise
  • Support ad hoc data requests or inquiries from data consumers across the Enterprise


Performance, Reporting and Analytics is accountable for providing comprehensive information and integrated reporting on total Fund investment results to Senior Management Team and the Board. The group contributes to the investment process by providing independent portfolio feedback and actionable insights to the Investment Planning Committee and the Investment Departments to support decision making processes. The group also manages the firm-wide financial planning and expense allocation process to ensure accurate measurement of net of cost performance results for all investment programs.

What you’ll do

  • Provide support to total fund and departmental performance reporting processes. Responsible for the timely and accurate delivery and analysis of assigned production, measurement and reporting processes.
  • Support projects and on-going initiatives to evolve reporting processes or analytical capabilities, such as improving financial forecasting and external benchmarking capabilities, enhancing access and availability on key reporting metrics, as well as improving visualization of reporting to Management and the Board.
  • Other reporting and analytics projects and responsibilities as required


Who we’re looking for

You are completing an undergraduate or advanced degree program focusing on Commerce, Economics, Engineering, Finance, or Science with an expected graduation date in 2019 are eligible to apply. You have a strong track record of success in academics with a balance of extra-curricular activities. We want team players who are looking to develop a breadth of experience and have the desire to continue to learn, grow, and excel in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. We look for future colleagues who are driven to take on responsibility at an early stage in their careers and who are able to meet deadlines and work under pressure. You have a genuine interest in investment and finance coupled with strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Additional Information

If you have an interest in working with talented professionals in the financial industry in an environment of integrity, partnership and high performance, then you should consider a career in at CPP Investment Board.

To apply, please include a cover letter, resume, and transcripts (full unofficial version) including any rotational preferences via our careers site  by September 28, 2018 at 9:00am EST.

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At CPP Investment Board, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process.


CPP Investment Board does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a formal contractual arrangement with us. Our recruitment supplier arrangements are restricted to specific hiring needs and do not include this or other web-site job postings. Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by CPP Investment Board to provide resumes to this posting or web-site will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered. CPP Investment Board will not pay any referral, placement or other fee for the supply of such unsolicited resumes or information

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