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Title:  Portfolio Analyst/Senior Portfolio Analyst (Buy-Side), Growth Team - 1832 Asset Management, Toronto




Requisition ID: 199254

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.


Portfolio Analyst (Buy-Side), Growth Team


Please make sure to read requirements for applying to this position. Applications without submission/answer to question below the job description will not be considered. 

1832 Asset Management L.P. is one of Canada’s largest asset managers and offers a comprehensive range of solutions through Dynamic Funds and ScotiaFunds, spanning every major sector, geographic region, and investment discipline. The firm and its predecessor companies have been providing asset management services in Canada since 1877, as a manager of mutual funds and providing investment solutions for private clients, institutions, foundations, endowments, and managed asset programs.


Today, the firm has over $150 billion in assets under management, and its experienced investment management team is active across capital markets and asset classes, deploying traditional and innovative strategies driven to deliver investment management excellence for our clients across our domestic and international businesses.


1832 Asset Management L.P. is a limited partnership, the general partner of which is wholly owned by Scotiabank.



Is this role right for you?


As a member of the Growth Team at 1832 Asset Management L.P., you as the Portfolio Analyst will:

  • Partner with the Growth Portfolio Manager for the gathering, consolidating, and interpreting of information and data required for buy, hold, and sell investment decisions
  • Research selected industries, companies, and securities
  • Interview management of companies being analyzed
  • Prepare and make oral presentations
  • Prepare and submit written reports


In this role, you will:


  • Analyze companies’ financial information to determine current and future financial performance
  • Examine company reports (quarterly, semi-annual, annual), event driven situations and other regulatory filings
  • Organize and format information collected
  • Draft reports and make investment recommendations using information from industry, company, and economic data collected from a variety of sources including the Web, corporate reports, general and industry publications as well as management interviews
  • Continually update and improve valuation spreadsheets in a timely manner
  • Monitor key reporting dates including corporate earnings and announcements
  • Document and report on relevant company and market news to the Portfolio Manager in a continuous and timely manner
  • Listen to company and industry conference calls as and when required
  • Generate a clear, compelling, and actionable thesis for each investment idea
  • Write succinct research reports and investment recommendations that can be used by the Growth Team, in carrying out stock selection
  • Make oral presentations on companies and industry trends as required
  • Develop expertise in specific securities
  • Actively participate in analyst focused activities across 1832 Asset Management
  • Support the Portfolio Manager with back-up administration duties, as needed and when requested



Do you have the skills and requirements that will enable you to succeed in this role? – We’d love to work with you if have:


  • Minimum two year’s related analytical investment experience
  • Undergraduate degree or MBA
  • CFA® Charterholder or active enrollment in the CFA® program preferred
  • Knowledge of accounting an asset
  • Experience and working knowledge with investment systems (such as Bloomberg)
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft, specifically Excel and other financial software programmes



  • Strong quantitative-mathematical abilities
  • Excellent research, analytical and interpretive skills, with a proven track record
  • Ability to analyze and understand companies, interpret research, and make investment recommendations
  • First-rate oral and written communication skills
  • Thoughtful and strategic decision-making capabilities
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills and a positive results-oriented approach
  • Ability to speak French or Spanish would be an asset



  • Proven ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Pro-active and creative self-starter, with an ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to collaborate with Growth Team members
  • Capability to cultivate sound relationships with other company stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic, changing environment



Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada


In addition to your resume, please submit your answer to the following question as part of your cover letter:

What is your best investment idea and provide reasons why?


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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