Research Associate (Real Estate)


Location: Montreal, QC, H3B 4G7
Employee Type: full time
Experience: 2 - 5 years
Education: Bachelor degree
Travel Required: none


Research Associate (Real Estate)
Dundee Capital Markets, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dundee Corporation (TSX: DC.A), is a full-service Canadian investment dealer with offices in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary and London UK whose principal businesses include investment banking, institutional sales and trading, research, private client financial advisory and management of investment products. Dundee Capital Markets also has business in fixed income, foreign exchange, principal and other trading activities.
Dundee Capital Markets focuses on specific sectors, namely Resources, comprising Mining, Energy, Fertilizers and Agriculture, as well as Real Estate and Infrastructure, Diversified Industries and Special Situations. The capital markets group focuses on new ideas and the analysis of companies within these sectors to provide innovative research, trading strategies and opportunities for its institutional and retail clients.
You will have the opportunity to…
  • Contribute to the Real Estate Research team’s efforts by supporting the Analyst in providing comprehensive, timely, in depth research reports and investment recommendations focused largely on the real estate Sector, services and companies using reasonable care to maintain independence and objectivity
Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist the Analyst in performing extensive analysis of the real estate sector and of companies covered;
  • Examine the prospects, operations and management of these companies leading to investment recommendations for Dundee’s institutional and retail clients;
  • Aid in developing and updating detailed financial models;
  • Maintain and develop industry databases;
  • Assist in the generation of research publications, morning comments and presentations;
  • Answer client inquiries;
  • Assist in planning of conferences being hosted by the analyst;
  • Participate in marketing efforts with the Sales & Trading desk;
  • Attend morning meetings and contribute trading ideas;
  • Provide information on companies covered to Investment Banking in a manner that is fully compliant with securities regulation and Company compliance policy;
  • Comply with guidelines with respect to professional conduct (e.g. AIMR standards of practice); and
  • Perform other duties as required.
Skills and Experience:
  • University degree in a financial or business-oriented discipline (i.e.: BComm or MBA). Candidates having university degree in a technical discipline (ie: civil engineering) are also encouraged to apply;
  •  A CFA/CA designation or working toward the CFA/CA designation is highly desired;
  • 2-5 years experience in the real estate industry , a real estate services company or investment dealer or knowledge preferred;
  • Capital markets knowledge is advantageous
  • Strong computer and accounting skills i.e. building financial models with Microsoft Excel;
  • Superior analytical writing and communication skills;
  • Superior quantitative skills (financial and data analysis); Ability to analyze companies for investment opportunities;
  • Strong finance or accounting background; Ability to model companies under coverage is required;
  • Must be able to work independently and sometimes under strict time constraints while being part of a demanding and dynamic team;
  • A self starter, highly motivated;
  • Understands and is interested in the research of the Real Estate companies/industry;
  • Flexibility with respect to hours and tasks;
  • Direct knowledge of the real estate business as a result of technical expertise or direct experience as real estate research associate;
  • Ability to work closely with Analysts – understanding real estate companies, communicating with institutional clients, learning about investment opportunities;
  • A disciplined approach to research with expertise and market experience;
  • Experienced with valuation work through comparable company analysis. Must be comfortable with both quantitative and qualitative data analysis and industry research particularly as it relates to the real estate sector; and
  • Flexibility with respect to hours and tasks
As the successful candidate you will have the opportunity to
Be rewarded with our competitive compensation package which includes, but is not limited to, a competitive base salary, discretionary bonus, 100% employer paid benefits coverage, and a generous employer-matched RSP.

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Dundee Capital Markets Inc.
1200 Mcgill College Avenue

Montreal, QC H3G 4G7