Portfolio Analyst (High Yield Credit)


Location: Montreal, QC, H3B 4G7
Employee Type: full time
Experience: 2 - 5 years
Education: Bachelor degree
Travel Required: 10%


Dynamic Funds is a fully integrated wealth management firm. It offers a comprehensive range of products and services, spanning every major sector, geographic region and investment discipline. Dynamic's products include open and closed-end investment funds, fee-based, tax-advantaged and customized high-net-worth programs. As one of Canada's leading, integrated wealth management companies, our commitment to fostering partnerships between investors and financial advisors has been unwavering
A Wealth of Opportunity awaits you at Dynamic Funds
As the successful candidate you will have the opportunity to…
  • Become a key member of the GCIC High Yield Credit Fixed Income team based in Montreal.
  • Be part of an industry recognized leader in the wealth management business.
  • Develop trading and portfolio management skills in the preferred share market.
  • Develop general knowledge of economic conditions and financial markets.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Trade preferred shares in Canada and the United States;
  • Perform credit analysis on North American companies (Analyze financial statements, meet company management and speak to research analysts to ultimately evaluate the credit risk/return of current/potential investment opportunities and formulate investment recommendations);
  • Develop analysis tools for, and analyze the North American credit markets in general and the preferred share markets in particular;
  • Document and report on relevant news to the Portfolio Managers;
  • Support the Portfolio Manager with Back-up Administration duties as needed; and
  • Support marketing efforts.


Skills and Experience:


  • University degree in accounting ,finance or other relevant field of study;
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience (financial markets, investment analysis, financial research, etc.);
  • Excellent analytical skills, proficiency in modeling financial statements;
  • High level of proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite (particularly Excel) as well as in Bloomberg;
  • Eager to learn, curious and result oriented;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, ideally in both English and French;
  • Pursuit or completion of the CFA program;
  • Ability to make decisions quickly and accurately;
  • High level of integrity;
  • Responsible and accountable; and
  • Experience working in a team environment;



Dynamic Funds is managed by GCIC Ltd., an affiliate of Scotiabank.

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