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Analyst, Sustainable Investing, Public Markets

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Asset Manager

At Fiera Capital

We invest in creating a culture of purpose that makes our people feel valued, cared for, seen, and heard. Our approach to employee experience is tailored to your needs and ambitions:

  • Your Inclusive Experience: We are committed to cultivating an inclusive, safe, and trusting work environment.
  • Your Growth & Empowerment: We have ambitious growth goals for our firm, which makes us a great place to advance your career.
  • Your Rewards & Recognition: We deeply value our people and their contributions and that’s reflected in our competitive compensation and benefits packages and our collaborative culture.
  • Your Wellness Your Way: We strive to create a healthy work environment and we offer programs designed to support our employees’ wellbeing.

What we are looking for:

As an Analyst within the Public Markets Sustainable Investing team, you will work in close collaboration with the investment teams and distribution channel and focus on the betterment of Fiera’s sustainable investing practices. You will need to understand how capital markets work, have a good understanding of different financial products such as bonds and equities. You will also need a strong understanding of portfolio construction practices and fundamental analysis processes usually employed by investment management teams. If you are passionate about contributing to the advancement and promotion of responsible and sustainable Investing, the Sustainable Investing team represents the right opportunity for you.

Your responsibilities:

Within Fiera Capital, the Public Markets Sustainable Investing team is responsible for implementing a consistent, purpose-led and proactive approach to sustainability in our investing activities. Its focus is on improving support to investment teams, providing transparency to our clients, and ensuring that Fiera Capital complies with applicable regulations. The Sustainable Investing team collaborates with the investment teams and the Chief Investment Officers of Fiera Public Markets division to improve and support our ESG capabilities while also working closely with distribution channels to help create new ESG-focused solutions. The Public Markets Sustainable Investing team also collaborates with the Risk Management team on various ESG projects, such as ESG data and reporting projects.

  • Governance & Oversight:
    • Participate and contribute to Fiera’s Global Sustainability Committee;
    • Participate in sub-committee related to Sustainable Investing;
    • Participate ESG due diligence reviews with investment teams;
  • ESG Integration:
    • Further promote and enhance ESG integration capabilities throughout the organization by collaborating and supporting investment teams
    • Oversee the access to ESG research and Data and develop ESG reporting;
  • Active Ownership:
    • Review proxy voting activities to assess alignment with sustainable investment ideals;
    • Support investment teams in the analysis of shareholder proposals;
  • Climate Change:
    • Support the implementation of TCFD’s recommendations and other climate-related commitments;
    • Develop reports to enhance climate-change risk monitoring;
  • Distribution:
    • Provide technical assistance in ESG product development;
    • Assist RFP teams in response to ESG questions received from external sources;
  • Industry Collaboration:
    • Participate in industry practitioner groups and associations

Must have requirements to be successful in this role:

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience;
  • Bachelor or master’s degree in finance, or a related field;
  • Certifications or degree in sustainable development, or a related field, an advantage;
  • Professional designation in finance (PRM, FRM, CFA or CAIA) obtained or in progress, an advantage;
  • Professional designation in Sustainable Investing (SCR, FSA/SASB, CFA ESG Investing, etc.) obtained or in progress, an advantage;
  • Demonstrated and proven passion for financial market, and for the promotion of Responsible or Sustainable Investing and its principles;
  • Resourceful and Autonomous;
  • Team player;
  • Critical and structured thinking.

Additional Information:

  • Fiera Capital adheres to a hybrid working environment with 3 days in-office per week
  • If you are interested in a career at Fiera Capital and you meet 70% or more of the requirements, do not hesitate to submit your application!

For all positions in Quebec (Montreal and Laval), proficiency in French, both spoken and written, is mandatory. Working English proficiency is also required in order to serve our offices and clients around the world.

Fiera Capital subscribes to the principle of employment equity. Our staff is our most valuable asset, and our goal is to create an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone can achieve their true potential.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, colour, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, or on the basis of disability, genetic information or any other federal, state, or local protected class. Fiera Capital will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

All staffing decisions, including hiring and promotion decisions, will be based on merit, skills, performance, and business needs. We are pleased to receive applications from qualified individuals from a variety of backgrounds. Job applicants who are individually selected for an interview will be notified that accommodations are available upon request. If a selected participant requests accommodation, Fiera Capital shall consult with the applicant and provide, or arrange for the provision of, suitable accommodation in a manner that considers the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability.

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Please note that job titles indicated in job postings may differ from internal job titles. Accordingly, offers of employment may not reflect job titles indicated in job postings.

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Fiera Capital. We will only contact those selected for an interview.