Intern – Investments, INR (8-Jan-24 to 30-Apr-24)
City : Toronto, Canada
Category : Investments
Industry : Financial Services
Employer : Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan - OTPP
The deadline to apply for this role is:September 30, 2023
January 2024 - April 2024
Are you curious to learn more about becoming an investment professional? Do you thrive in a fast-paced working environment? If so, join Ontario Teachers’ Infrastructure & Natural Resources (INR) group. We are looking for dedicated self-starters who share our passion for investing and want to learn how we execute on investment opportunities and manage our existing investments.
If you are an excellent teammate who can handle multiple projects and is interested in learning about investing in the growing infrastructure and natural resources sectors, then this is the opportunity for you!
Who you’ll work with
The investment intern will work closely with our highly-specialized private equity team that invests in global infrastructure and natural resources companies to deliver growing, inflation-linked cash flows over a long-term investment horizon. Our team consists of over 45 investment professionals with strong academic backgrounds (CA, CFA, MBA, CBV, PEng) and solid practical experience.
We handle a geographically-diverse C$55 billion global investment portfolio and have offices in Toronto, Canada, London, United Kingdom, and Singapore, with additional presences in Santiago, Chile and Melbourne, Australia! Our investments are primarily through direct, privately-held, controlling or co-controlling stakes, rather than through funds or passive holdings.
Successful individuals in the internship program may be extended an offer for our competitive Early Talent Analyst Program.
What you’ll do
The investment intern in this role will be involved in assisting the team in analysing potential new investment opportunities, managing our existing investments and partake in the following initiatives:
Hone your financial modelling abilities by analysing investment opportunities
Learn to identify key value drivers and risks for investments and perform related sensitivity and scenario analyses
Support due diligence exercises
Prepare valuations, presentations, and reports to senior investment professionals
Develop and analyse business cases for portfolio company value creation initiatives (debt refinancings, expansion projects, management compensation, on-going budgeting, etc.);
What you’ll need
Currently pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree with a concentration in investments, finance, or accounting
Previous intern experience in M&A, investment banking, private equity, consulting, or equity research, with specific infrastructure or natural resources experience required
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) required
Excellent analytical and quantitative skills and ability to perform in-depth analysis
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to balance multiple priorities and initiatives while remaining detail-oriented
Must be enrolled in 3rd / 4th year or related Masters’ program
You must be enrolled in a co-op program or returning back to your studies after the work term is completed
Applications must be received by September 29th, 2023
Please note that as part of our eligibility criteria it is required you are available to begin on or before January 8th, 2024 for onboarding and training purposes.
What we’re offering
Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development, including lunch and learns
Student led team building events on a monthly basis
Employee discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis
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How to apply
Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Apply today! The following documents are required to be uploaded with your application:
Copy of your transcripts
You will also be invited to complete a pre-recorded digital interview as part of your application.
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