Export Development Canada

Ottawa, Ontario

Analyst, Investments (24 months)

Sep 20, 2019
$62,000 - $92,000
Ottawa, Ontario
Entry Level, Early Career

Description

EDC is Canada's export credit agency, offering information, knowledge and innovative commercial solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business. We take on risk so Canadian businesses can take on the world.

When you join our team, you'll be helping Canadian companies bring their vision, passion and innovation to the global marketplace. Your knowledge and expertise will support more than 10,000 Canadian companies and their customers in as many as 200 markets worldwide. You'll work shoulder-to-shoulder with the best and brightest in an inclusive, collaborative environment that fosters professional development and success. And you'll know that you're making a difference every day—for companies, for Canada and for the people you work with.

Year after year, EDC has been recognized as a Top 100 and Top Family-Friendly Employer.

Team and Job Overview

EDC Investments is an evergreen investment group with approximately $2 billion in committed and invested capital in private equity, venture capital and fund of funds investments.

EDC Investments is seeking a financial professional to be an important contributor for a two-year contract assignment. The candidate will be a recent graduate of an undergraduate program. They will be a key contributor in developing investment proposals and evaluating the progress of and outlook for existing portfolio companies, be able to develop mastery of a variety of technology and software platforms used to manage our business, provide support to deal teams and Investment Managers predominantly in an analytical and research capacity, and be responsible for following industry trends.

The position is located in Ottawa, and the individual will report to the Manager – Investments.

Discipline Summary

  • Identifies and monitors opportunities for private equity investments through direct investing, co-investing or investing across a combination of investment/asset class specializations
  • Assesses the needs of clients to determine value-added means of financing, directing and supporting their business plans
  • Works with business development and underwriting teams to cross-sell and deliver financial solutions to clients
  • Develops and maintains detailed financial models for direct investments
  • Ensures discipline around data integrity

Key Responsibilities

  • With oversight, works as part of a team on financing transactions and contributes to the management of a proportionate share of transactions/customer portfolios
  • Supports account management function in managing customer expectations at various stages of the process
  • Ensures discipline around data integrity
  • Contributes, as part of the deal teams, to the evaluation of complex, highly structured or high risk financial transactions
  • Audits, develops and utilizes customized Excel financial models for valuation, risk assessment and cash flow profiling purposes
  • Contributes to various reporting requirements for the Investments Program
  • Researches and develops views on industry (including financial markets) and technology trends
  • Develops familiarity with term sheet provisions and exposed to the negotiation of term sheets and legal documentation

Qualifications

Screening Criteria:

  • Recently completed or will be completing within the next ten months an Undergraduate Degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance or Accounting
  • Experience in financial services
  • Demonstrated outstanding financial modeling skills
  • Bilingualism in both official languages (English and French)

Assets

Work experience in a private equity, investment banking, corporate development, consulting or transaction services setting

Salary Range: $62,000 - $92,000

Location: Ottawa

How to apply

  • Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Application deadline: September 20, 2019, 11:59 p.m. EST on www.edc.ca/careers

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript.

EDC is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from women, Aboriginal

people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require special accommodation.

Candidates must meet the requisite government security screening requirements.

How to Apply