The British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) is currently seeking a Compliance co-op student/intern for the Winter 2022 work term (January to April) to provide support across a range of tasks and projects in our Compliance department.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
BCI manages a globally diversified portfolio of assets valued at $199.6 billion and is one of Canada’s largest institutional investors. We invest globally to support pension and other funds for more than 30 clients based in British Columbia. We are proud to have been chosen as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and BC’s Top Employers. These national and provincial competitions recognize employers who offer exceptional workplaces for their employees.
Our Compliance department is part of the Legal & General Counsel group and, in various ways, collaborates with many other departments within BCI. The Compliance department’s main objective is to foster a culture of prudent risk management and ethical behaviour to support and advance BCI’s asset management goals with trust and integrity that aligns with the Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct. We provide objective and independent risk management and compliance services that protect and enhance our client’s assets, safeguard BCI’s reputation, and facilitate the achievement of BCI’s strategic objectives.
WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
The Compliance team consists of a Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer, a Senior Manager, a Manager, and 4 Analysts. Together they support and manage the Compliance program at BCI. You will also get the opportunity to work with other groups, as required, within the organization such as the Public Market, Private Market, Technology, and Legal.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING
Work under the supervision of different Compliance personnel to assist with various projects
Conduct regular pooled fund monitoring tasks
Conduct personal trading reconciliations and conflict of interest screening
Assist with documenting current and new compliance monitoring procedures
Ad-hoc projects and tasks as assigned by the team
Assist in the continuous improvement of the Compliance program using existing technology solutions and provide further enhancements as appropriate
A fundamental knowledge of basic business and investment-related disciplines is essential
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining accuracy, excellent product quality, and attention to detail
Has an interest in investment management, a dedication to hard work, commitment to the highest ethical standards, and an eagerness to learn
Strong research skills combined with analytical and problem-solving abilities
Ability to use Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook
Familiarity with Bloomberg would be an asset
WHAT WE OFFER
Excellent career development and training in the field of Compliance and Investment
Work with a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment
The development of real-world skills at one of the largest institutional investors in Canada
Exposure to some of the most talented, approachable, and inspiring people in the industry
Time to connect with co-op students & interns at BCI – build your network and shared learning
Work term: Winter 2022 (January to April)
Office Location: 750 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, BC
Spend your off hours exploring beautiful Victoria and Vancouver Island
Travel: if coming to Victoria for this work term, BCI will provide a fixed-rate travel allowance based on your location
We look forward to welcoming our co-ops & interns to our office location(s) for the January work term. In the event our offices remain partially closed due to COVID-19, co-op/internship work terms may be completed remotely (within Canada).
HOW TO APPLY
Apply directly to the Compliance Co-op/Internship posting on our careers page https://careers.bci.ca/res_joblist.html
Application deadline: October 7, 2021 at 9:00 pm PT
Please include a cover letter, resume, and transcripts (unofficial transcript will suffice)
Note: The ability to legally work full-time in Canada for the duration of your work term is a condition of employment at BCI