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AIMCo is one of Canada’s largest and most diversified investment managers, with approximately $100 billion of assets under management for 32 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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Business Systems Analyst Training Program (Junior/Intermediate/Senior) (009882)
Job Number: 009882
Job Title: Business Systems Analyst Training Program (Junior/Intermediate/Senior)
Number of Openings: 2
Job Type (Employment Type): Regular
Country: Canada
State/Province: Alberta
City: Edmonton
Job Schedule: Full Time
Job Category: Investment Operations
Minimum Level of Education: Diploma
Years of Relatable Experience: 1
Application Deadline: 2019/09/22
Position Summary

Please watch Nina Benvenuto, Business Systems Analyst as she describes her role and the SimCorp Dimensions team.

Are you a business, finance or IT professional eager to refine your experience with a best in class IT system? Do you want to contribute to the financial security of hundreds of thousands of Albertans by ensuring the foundational IT systems are working at peak efficiency? If this sounds like you, the Business Systems Analyst Training program might be for you!

Highly successful Business System Analysts share many of the same characteristics. They are self-starting, intellectually curious, results focused with exceptional data, programming, finance and communications skills. They are relationship builders and able to interact with diverse groups of internal and external stakeholders. They support one another through challenges and enthusiastically celebrate team accomplishments. Business System Analysts often are champions of continuous improvement and believe the best course of action is identified through rigorous debate and discussion. They also tend to see a problem as a challenge and look forward to being the one to solve it. Motivated self-starters can easily succeed as a Business System Analyst.

Applicants to the program are being sought at all experience levels including junior, intermediate and senior. The program will include a mix of both external vendor training, enhancement initiatives and on the job training. You will receive support and coaching from team members who joined AIMCo through this training program.

The Business Systems Analyst Training Program - Operations Team is ideal for candidates with software development, programming, finance or accounting experience. In this full-time position, participants will gain exposure to the trade lifecycle, best-of-breed investment systems, process workflow and business analysis processes. Scheduled over 24 months, the successful candidates will receive mentorship and onsite support and job shadowing opportunities. Combined with in-depth classroom training and access to eLearning modules created by internal and external experts, the Business Systems Analyst will be provided the tools they need to be successful.


The Operations team finds innovative ways to optimize and improve operational processes surrounding the applications, interfaces, workflows and business and system processes. You could be asked to support timing optimizations and improve upon year end procedures and processes.

• Providing comprehensive analytic and application support to the organization
• Monitoring and maintaining data feeds and integrations between systems
• Designing, configuring, integrating and maintaining applications and interfaces using various programming languages and tools
• Identifying and communicating potential risks and possible solutions to ad hoc problems and ongoing projects
• Providing first-line support, root-cause analysis, stakeholder training, consultation and business recovery services

Six Months Success will be achieved by demonstrating a basic understanding of SimCorp and your ability to assist in providing application/operational support surrounding AIMCo’s investment products, settlement and Swift payment processes.

24 Months Success will be achieved by establishing a deep knowledge of SimCorp and your ability to collaborate with our operations teams, business teams and the overnight team in operating the application.

Our Ideal Candidate
• Possesses a diploma or degree in computer science, finance, accounting or a related field
• Demonstrates strong knowledge of Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, Mircrosoft.Net) and Database programs ( SQL)
• Brings a working knowledge of PowerShell, Python, JavaScript, Perl or Ruby
• Has familiarity with Power BI or would be excited to learn this application
• Possesses an understanding of, or a willingness to learn investment accounting rules and guidelines such as Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants handbook (GAAP), Public Sector Accounting Board (PASB), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the Financial Administration Act
• Enrollment in the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program would be helpful
• Embraces a variety of opinions, comfortable with professional debate and dialogue to generate best solutions
• Exhibits a positive attitude, especially when solving complex problems
• Adept at managing multiple, concurrent deadlines and shifting priorities
• Demonstrates a high degree of accountability and encourage others to do the same
• Thrives under pressure and takes a proactive approach to problem solving
• Maintains flexibility in providing on-call, after hours and overnight escalation calls. In this role you will be on call approximately two weeks per month.

Please include a cover letter outlining your interest in this training program and how it aligns with your long-term career objectives.
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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For more information and to apply, visit the careers section of AIMCo's website at: http://www.aimco.alberta.ca