Mackenzie Investments

  • Senior Legal Counsel, Derivatives, IGM Financial Inc

    Job Location CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Reference Number
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Financial Services and Banking
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    IGM Financial Inc. is one of Canada's premier personal financial services companies, and one of the country's largest managers and distributors of investment funds and other managed asset products, with over $156 billion in total assets under management as of March 31, 2018. Its activities are carried out principally through Investors Group Inc., Mackenzie Investments and Investment Planning Counsel Inc.


    As part of Power Financial Corporation, we are focused on the long-term strength and stability of our companies. We recognize these as core responsibilities to our clients and shareholders as we adapt and lead in an ever-changing world.


    The Role


    Mackenzie Investments is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Legal Counsel, Derivatives, IGM Financial Inc.  As a valued member of the IGM Financial team, the successful candidate will lead the negotiation of derivatives agreements and other trading documentation, and will monitor and advise on related regulatory developments in Canada and abroad.  


    Related responsibilities will include:

    • Collaboration with internal stakeholders to draft and amend internal policies and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance.
    • Monitoring responsibilities under existing and future trading agreements
    • Liaise with Mackenzie portfolio managers and traders to prioritize onboardings/negotiations
    • Working with external sub-advisors and other strategic partners on derivatives documentation and related issues

    The individual will also work closely with a group of legal professionals and business leaders on a range of securities and general corporate/commercial matters, including the preparation of prospectuses and other continuous disclosure filings, as well as advising on policy and regulatory matters, product development, and other areas relevant to the businesses of the IGM companies

    Candidate Profile

    • 5-8 years of experience as a lawyer at a major law firm, bank or asset manager, including experience with derivatives
    • Solid academic track record
    • Demonstrated superior skill in drafting agreements or public disclosure documents
    • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
    • Ability to work independently to proactively bring projects to completion 
    • Superior time management skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Mutual fund, institutional investing, securities experience, and/or a strong interest in the investment management industry will be considered assets

    Internal Applicants:

    If you are interested in applying for this position please direct applications on-line using the “apply for this job” icon located at the bottom or to the left of the posting. If you would like to refer someone for the position please email the posting using the “email this job” option and have your referral indicate that they were referred by you when completing the application. All resumes should be received by September 18, 2018. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Human Resources. Please record your extension number on your resume and cover letter. 


    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.


    File #18-199


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed