Associate Director, Project Finance – SLC Management
City : Toronto
Category : Full-time
Industry : Finance
Employer : Sun Life Financial
SLC Management is a growing global asset management firm providing innovative and diversified investment solutions to institutional investors. We are breaking new ground with a full spectrum of solutions for a growing institutional client base of more than 1300 organizations. Our history of organic and strategic growth reflects this commitment with over CA$335/US$260 billion in assets under management (AUM). As a subsidiary of Sun Life, we are aligned with one of the world’s leading financial services companies, and benefit from the stability and strength of that relationship.
We are a performance-driven organization with a deliberate focus on fostering a development-focused, inclusive culture revolving around our Core Values of being client obsessed, valuing each other, acting with speed and having an owner’s mindset. As part of our team, you play a role in fulfilling our purpose and making a difference. We offer a rewarding work environment that is filled with opportunity for growth where you will be empowered to meet the challenges of a highly competitive landscape.
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Hybrid Work Model
SLC Management operates in a hybrid environment with a mix of in-office and virtual work where our employees are empowered to do their best. Generally, employees are expected to work three days in-office each week with flexibility depending on their business, client and team needs.
The position encompasses all aspects of financial and investment analysis for new global private debt investments and portfolio management of existing private infrastructure debt investments. The Infrastructure debt team oversees a portfolio of CA $8B and finances major infrastructure projects globally.
What will you do?
Contribute to new business volume objectives by assisting with the sourcing, analyzing and structuring of investment opportunities that demonstrate an acceptable risk/return profile;
Evaluate potential investments for portfolio suitability by conducting company and industry research, comparable analysis and due diligence, including integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors
Negotiate terms and structure of investments with borrowers and legal counsel to mitigate risks and enhance returns
Prepare detailed written investment recommendations
Complete assigned portfolio management responsibilities including consents, investment monitoring reports, quarterly investment monitoring requirements and credit ratings
Maintain in-depth understanding of current market trends and activities;
Develop expertise, track, and become the go-to person for identified key growth infrastructure sectors;
Maintain accurate transaction records to track deal flow and progression through the transaction lifecycle;
Work on a cross-functional basis with other teams at SLC Management
What do you need to succeed?
Self-motivated and focused, with precise attention to detail
Up to 5 years of experience in either infrastructure investing, private debt, private equity, public credit investing, private equity, and/or investment banking.
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Engineering, or Mathematics
An understanding of fundamental investment analysis and/or project finance, with solid financial modeling and valuation skills, gained in a transactional, analytical, or credit role
Proficient with Excel – comfortable with financial modelling
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build constructive relationships with internal and external parties
Strong communication and presentation skills, both oral and written
An ability to balance competing priorities, work independently, meet tight timelines, and thrive in a high-performance team environment
Detailed knowledge of fundamental principles of debt and equity markets and instruments
Understanding of legal documentation
Comprehensive skills in interpreting and analyzing financial statements
Collaborative and collegial attitude
MBA and/or CFA considered an asset
Experience with Bloomberg
Why SLC Management?
- Opportunity to work for a growing global institutional asset manager
- Excellent benefits and wellness programs to support the three pillars of your well-being – mental, physical and financial – including generous vacation and sick time, market-leading maternity, parental and adoption leave top up program, a partially-paid sabbatical program and much more
- Pension, stock and savings programs with an employer-paid match to help build and enhance your future financial security
- A flexible hybrid work environment with a friendly, caring, collaborative and inclusive culture focused on career growth development #WeWinAsATeam
- The opportunity to move along a variety of career paths with amazing networking potential
- Award winning workplace culture - Great Place to Work® Certified in Canada and the U.S., 2021 “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor, Award for Excellence for Mental Health at Work - 2021, “Best Places to Work in Money Management” by Pension & Investments
SLC Management is a regulated business, and this means that there are certain financial reporting and trading preclearance requirements for all employees. Successful candidates will be required to declare personal investment accounts and securities investments as well as seek preclearance on future transactions including those of household members.
Salary Range84,000/84 000 - 131,500/131 500
The Base Pay range is for the primary location of the job. It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors. In addition to Base Pay, eligible employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance. Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results.
We are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment, where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a diverse workforce offering wide perspectives and creative ideas that benefit our clients, teams and the communities where we operate. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.
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We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.