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Manager, Investments

Date: Jun 30, 2022

Location: Thornhill, ON, CA, L3T 7P9

Company: CAA Club Group

About Us

As Canada's largest automobile association, we are passionate about keeping our Members safe - whether they are on the road, at home, or travelling abroad. Meeting the diverse needs of our 2.4M+ Members requires high performing, forward thinking, and innovative people who work collaboratively to keep propelling our business forward.

Reporting to the Director, the Manager Investments will strategically assist in managing the investments for multiple CCG insurance entities, corporate assets, and pension plans to achieve the desired business objectives.

Who we are

As Canada's largest automobile association, we are passionate about keeping our Members safe-- whether they are on the road, at home, or travelling abroad. Meeting the diverse needs of our two-million Members requires high performing, forward thinking, and innovative people who work collaboratively to keep propelling our business forward. Life at CAA Club Group is fast paced, performance-driven and rewarding. We value our Associates' career growth and ongoing professional development-- and we regularly recognize their achievements and outstanding results. CAA Club Group (CCG) is known for providing stellar emergency roadside assistance to our motoring Members and non-Members. We work hard and play hard. We're about doing what's right and feeling good about it.

Position Details

What You Will Do:
•    Assist in preparing investment monitoring and performance reports for all CCG’s portfolios
•    Assist in the implementation, review and periodic update of CCG’s portfolios strategic asset allocation and rebalancing
•    Assist the Director with portfolio construction and risk analytics, recommending tactical calls on multiple asset classes to enhance portfolios risk adjusted returns
•    Participate in investment research, assisting with third party investment manager searches, ongoing monitoring, documentation, and maintenance of internal databases
•    Monitor the economy and the markets; maintain understanding of economic impact on the CCG portfolios and an understanding of current market environment across asset classes 
•    Maintain and update materials used in ongoing Investment Committee meetings related to economic and market commentary, asset Allocation research, fund manager performance and portfolio positioning
•    Gather qualitative and quantitative data from investment managers, custodians, and other data providers
•    Prepare and submit required trades to investment managers and custodians, verifying trade execution and ensuring settlement
•    Act as a key point of contact in dealing with custodians, consultants, investment managers, record keepers, software providers and other vendors
•    Prepare the Investment budgets file detailing the expected income from the portfolios
•    Monitor compliance with and regularly assist in updating CCG’s Investment Policy and investment guidelines, as well as other relevant policies
•    Monitor daily cash flows and recommend trades for liquidity purposes
•    Provide support to all business areas on investment-related matters
•    Ad-hoc and special projects as needed

Who You Are:

•    CFA designation and a Bachelors Degree in Business, Mathematics, Economics or a related field of study
•    Minimum of 6 years of experience in the investment industry preferably at an insurance firm or a pension plan 
•    Thorough knowledge of Liability Driven Investments
•    Fundamental understanding of investment products across asset classes, including equity, fixed income, preferred shares, alternative, and private assets
•    Passionate about investments across all asset classes 
•    Working knowledge of investment operations and best practices across a wide range of strategies and instruments
•    Knowledge of the P&C insurance industry investments would be ideal 
•    Familiarity with Morningstar Direct is preferred 

Our Commitment

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). CCG will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

As an organization we are focused on Member safety, which includes the safety and well-being of our Associates. Therefore, you must be and remain fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.