New Job Band 1 - Portfolio Analyst, Capital Markets In British Columbia

BAND 1 - Portfolio Analyst, Capital Markets
BAND 1 - Portfolio Analyst, Capital Markets

BAND 1 - Portfolio Analyst, Capital Markets

Company : BC Public Service
Salary : $59,400–$84,700 a year
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Posting Title
BAND 1 - Portfolio Analyst, Capital Markets
Position Classification
Band 1
Work Options
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range
$59,400.00 - $84,699.96 annually
Close Date
Job Type
Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
BC Public Service -> Ministry of Finance
Ministry Branch / Division
Debt Management Branch/Provincial Treasury
Job Summary

An excellent opportunity for a dedicated professional

The Debt Management Branch is responsible for managing portfolios on behalf of the government and provides expertise and direction on the management and financing of its client debt portfolios. The Capital Markets group within the Branch functions as the main point of contact in accessing funding and executing financial securities and derivatives transactions in the domestic and international capital markets on behalf of the province. The Branch also functions as the main point of contact with credit rating agencies and international market regulatory bodies ensuring accurate and timely information flows. The Branch has responsibility for the accounting and reporting to the public and the Legislature on debt-related matters. The Branch is also responsible for ensuring the timely settlement and administration of all debt and derivatives transactions, including payment and notification to bondholders.

The Portfolio Analyst, Capital Markets is expected to assist with the daily activities and longer-term projects undertaken by the Capital Markets team, within Provincial Treasury’s Debt Management Branch. The role offers opportunities to work alongside bond market professionals in their critical work addressing the province’s borrowing program in the global capital markets; the hours could be irregular depending on transaction execution and project type. The successful candidate will gain work exposure to domestic and foreign institutional bond and derivative markets, as well face opportunities to utilize and develop skills such as data manipulation and spreadsheets, market research and analysis, presentation preparation and providing client and counterparty contact support as necessary.

Job Requirements:

  • University degree (or ability to complete a university degree within 6 months) in commerce, business administration, economics, or a related curriculum.

  • Preference may be given to applicants with the following:

    • Recent work experience in capital markets

    • Experience or coursework specific to money markets, bond markets and derivatives

    • Experience or coursework specific to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) analysis

    • Related finance and capital markets professional designations

    • Experience working with the Bloomberg system

For questions regarding this position, please contact [email protected].

About this Position:

There is currently one 18-month temporary opportunity available.

This temporary opportunity may be extended and/or result in a permanent appointment.

An eligibility list may be established to fill future permanent and/or temporary vacancies across the Ministry of Finance.

This position is excluded from union membership.

This position is based in our Victoria office.

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work a few days at home per week as per the Telework Agreement.

Working for the BC Public Service:

The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits, including one of the best pension plans available, and a variety of opportunities for career learning and development. To learn more, watch Working For The BC Public Service. In addition, the BC Public Service is an award winning employer in British Columbia, including such accolades as being one of BC's Top Employers for 2022, one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2022 and one of Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers in 2022.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact [email protected] or 778-405-3452.

How to Apply:

Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Resume: Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

Cover Letter: Not required. Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail [email protected], before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Finance, Leadership and Management