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AIMCo is one of Canada’s largest and most diversified investment managers, with approximately $90 billion of assets under management for 31 clients, a diverse group of Alberta public sector pension plans, endowment funds, and government accounts representing all Albertans. Our culture is defined by our core values: Excellence, Transparency, Humility, Integrity, and Collaboration.

Our success as an organization is as dependent on the growth of our people as it is our investments. We provide opportunity to our employees, embrace talent with new ideas and are committed to a culture of continuous learning.


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Economist, Financial Markets (005584)
Job Number: 005584
Job Title: Economist, Financial Markets
Number of Openings: 1
Job Type (Employment Type): Regular
Job Schedule: Full Time
Job Category: Investment Management
Minimum Level of Education: Degree
Years of Relatable Experience: 3
Application Deadline: 2017/07/05
Position Summary

The Economist, Financial Markets would work closely with financial market-oriented AIMCo team members and has primary responsibility for economic research and commentary. The economist would develop presentations to stakeholders, coordinate external economic research provided to AIMCo, maintain a research agenda and coordinate research topics within AIMCo.

Our Ideal Candidate

•A Masters in Economics or closely related field is required
•A Phd in Economics or related field is preferred
•Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience is required with a preference for experience within the financial / investment industry
•Knowledge of econometric modeling
•Experience or knowledge of an economic forecasting tool is preferred such as IHS Global Insight or Oxford Economics is preferred
•Knowledge of accessing market data such as use of Bloomberg, DataStream, or central bank data
•Knowledge and interest in financial markets including investment vehicles such as derivatives instruments, fixed income securities, equities and private investments
•Some computing skills such as with MS Excel, VBA for Excel, R, or Matlab
•CFA designation is preferred
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, commitment to deliverables and process and the ability to work cooperatively

Application Instructions
Note: Final candidates will be asked to undergo a security screening, which includes a credit bureau and a criminal record investigation, the results of which must be acceptable to AIMCo.

We thank all applicants in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

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