Mackenzie Investments

  • Manager, Investment Management

    Job Location CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 4 days ago(6/20/2018 8:30 AM)
    Reference Number
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Financial Services and Banking
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    Mackenzie Investments was founded in 1967 and is a leading investment management firm providing investment advisory and related services to retail and institutional clients. The company has $65.16 billion in assets under management, and as part of IGM (a subsidiary of the Power Financial Group of Companies), is the largest independent asset manager in Canada, with $155.76 billion.

    Our Vision

    Everything we do starts with the needs of investors, whether they are saving for a child’s postsecondary education, setting money aside for the future needs of a family member with a disability, or funding their own retirement. In fact, our focus is summed up in our Vision statement: We are committed to the financial success of investors, through their eyes.

    Our Values

    Our growth and success are the direct result of our employees, and we strive to create a workplace supported by the
    following core values: Creativity and Innovation, Strong Decision Making, Collaboration, Courage, Honesty and Integrity, Confidence and Pride.

    At Mackenzie Investments you can Build Your Career with Confidence by:

    Changing the Game:  We have a vision and a strategy that will challenge the way business in this industry is done and help Canadians be successful in the ways that mean the most to them.

    Making a Smarter World: We believe in continuous learning, understanding what is most important and sharing the benefits of that knowledge.

    Being Proud: As a part of our team you will do some of your best work, develop some of your most valuable skills and give back in ways that make a difference in the lives of Canadians.

    Joining an Unstoppable Team: We build teams that look out for each other, ask the best of each other and deliver the finest work.

    Learning and Growing: We offer an environment where you can indulge your curiosity to learn; getting the challenges and feedback you need to refine your skills and abilities.

    Thriving in a Supportive Environment:  We have created a workplace where your efforts and career are supported by your team and your leader.



    This position is within a business unit that has multiple and varied responsibilities, including investment performance reporting, analysis & oversight, governance, investment risk management and investment product management.  The incumbent will have significant responsibilities in several key areas, including Database Administration, Performance Measurement and Investment Risk Management.  In addition, the incumbent may also provide key inputs into the Governance and Investment Product Management functions. 

    • Provide key inputs into overall performance oversight and investment risk management functions, including identifying and evaluating mandate and IGIM-wide investment risks and opportunities.
    • Responsible for the maintenance and development of the current database of performance and fund characteristic information to facilitate reporting and analysis of investment mandate performance and risks.
    • Conduct industry and competitive analysis related to investment management mandate offerings, fund performance and other operational matters.
    • Provide input to internal product development/management functions, including in-depth analysis with recommendations.



    • A minimum of 4 years relevant experience in an analyst role.
    • Post-secondary degree in a related discipline (finance, economics, computer science).
    • Enrolled within CFA program or other related programs would be an asset.
    • Understanding of investment concepts, performance & risk measurement techniques, the Capital Markets, the Canadian Mutual Fund industry and Investors Group/Mackenzie funds.
    • Understanding of relational database applications (Oracle & MS Access) including use of SQL. Proficient with MS Excel (including VBA), Bloomberg and FactSet would be an asset.
    • Aptitude for seeking out software features and using programming skills (in SQL, VBA and other languages) to efficiently solve business problems.
    • High level of initiative with strong communication and analytical skills.
    • Ability to work both independently and within a team-based environment.


    External Applicants:


    We thank all applicants for their interest in Mackenzie Investments; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Mackenzie Investments offers an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive base salary, performance-based bonuses, excellent benefits, recognition for your accomplishments, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.


    Mackenzie Investments is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodations in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.



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