Senior Analyst, Performance and Reporting

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Fiera Capital

With approximately CAD 174.5 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2022, Fiera Capital, an independent firm, is one of Canada’s leading investment managers. We deliver customized multi-asset solutions across public and private market asset classes to institutional, financial intermediary and private wealth clients across North America, Europe and key markets in Asia. We strive to be at the forefront of investment-management science, and we are passionate about creating sustainable wealth for clients.Fiera Capital is recognized for our talented people. Our teams collaborate and seek to draw on the global industry’s most innovative and diverse offerings to craft strategies that meet the needs of any client, anywhere they are located.Why join Fiera Capital:• Inclusive workplace and diverse background of employees • Growth and development opportunities • Entrepreneurial industry-leading company with a purposeful mission • Flexible work arrangements, competitive compensation and benefits • Collaborative approach, innovative and culture of integrity • Ambitious organization who strives for excellenceWhat we are looking for: Reporting to the Head of Performance & Reporting, the Senior Performance & Reporting Analyst will oversee and produce the timely and accurate delivery of all data & reporting from the Operations team. This position serves as the “gatekeeper” for all data & reporting that supports: Sales & Marketing, Investments, Finance, Client Services and Regulatory Compliance. This includes (but is not limited to) calculating performance (total return and attribution), maintaining performance composites, reporting AUM, as well as supporting various Regulatory and Compliance requests (Form ADV, 13F, NFA filings, etc.). Your responsibilities:Ensure data quality via various controls and data validations, proposing ongoing process improvementsCompile & Analyze performance and attribution reports, and effectively communicate results to senior management, client portfolio managers and portfolio managersCreate and maintain composites in accordance to established procedures and GIPS complianceReviewing and investigating monthly performance outliersPartner with Portfolio administration to remediate security and account level data issuesCompile and distribute Firm AUM, ADV and other regulatory reportingActively participate in the continuously improvement of the Performance & AUM Reporting workflow & processesActively participate in the implementation and maintenance of all performance measurement systemsAbility to provide performance explanations to the investment units in response to ad-hoc requestsSupporting the firm wide verification process through compiling requested supporting documentation Must have requirements to be successful in this role: Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in the financial services industryProven experience implementing efficient workflows, process improvements & controlsPrevious experience implementing data management, performance & attribution systemsAdvanced knowledge of Performance Reporting and industry best practices, including GIPSAdvanced knowledge of the reporting requirements across multiple distribution channels (’40 Act & Private Funds, Institutional SMA, Retail HNW)Solid working knowledge of U.S. and non-U.S. security types including equities, currency forwards, loans, bonds, interest rate swaps, credit default swaps, synthetic notes, OTC securities, futures, etc.Knowledge of data entities such as securities, pricing, position, transaction, indicesHigh attention to detail, and accuracy, within a high-volume work environmentStrong analytical and problem-solving skills in order to identify issues or unusual activitySelf-motivated with continuous process improvement mindsetTeam player, results-oriented and passion for excellenceEffective communication skills at all levels of the organizationFundamental love of performance reporting, investment data, data quality, processes and strategyAdvanced knowledge of external data vendors such as Bloomberg, IDC, Reuters, Rimes, Vestek, etc.Software experience preferred: (FactSet, StatPro, Eagle, Advent APX, Charles River, Markit EDM, Morningstar)Advanced proficiency in MS Excel, Powerpoint and Visio requiredFieraOps #LI-Hybrid For positions available in Quebec that require fluency in French and English, please note thatbilingualism is required due to our global offices and clients. 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 reach their true potential.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and 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, a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Fiera Capital. We will only communicate with those selected for an interview. Please stay vigilant and never share personal or confidential information during this hiring process unless it is through Mintz Global Screening, the secured platform we use to exchange such information. If in doubt, or if you think you have been a victim of fraudulent manoeuvres during your hiring process, please contact us. The well-being and safety of our colleagues, clients and of the larger community are a priority for Fiera Capital and its affiliates. As such, all employees and service providers whose role or services, as applicable, require them to be physically present at the offices of Fiera Capital or its affiliates are required to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of same (where recommended by Public Health Institutions), unless they have been granted reasonable accommodation based on documented medical or religious grounds, or as otherwise required by applicable law. Should an individual demonstrate that the vaccine cannot be administered due to medical or religious grounds or as otherwise required by applicable law, Fiera Capital and its affiliates will assess on a case-by-case basis, whether reasonable accommodation can be provided. Please note that job title indicated in job postings may differ from internal job titles. Accordingly, offers of employment may not reflect job titles indicated in job postings.