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Junior Research Analyst

Horizons ETFs
Toronto, ON
Posting Closing Date:
December 18, 2021
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Job Description:


We are looking for a Junior Analyst, to join our Product and Marketing teams. This is an opportunity to join Canada's most innovative ETF provider.  The successful candidate will help to grow the Horizons suite of ETFs to meet the changing needs of the markets.

This position is for someone who is passionate about ETF related initiatives.  You must develop and become a subject matter expert in the growing family of Horizons ETF products.

Job Responsibilities:

Essential Job Functions:

  • Extensive use of Bloomberg, Morningstar Direct and Microsoft Excel to provide data support for Product and Marketing Teams
  • Provide quantitative research on index products and investment trends
  • Complete daily performance and analytics reporting for assigned Horizon's ETF products
  • Assist in the development of reports and presentations with the Marketing Team
  • Provide data analytics support for the Horizons ETFs website
  • Assist members of the Sales Team with data requests
  • Assist Management in the evaluation of new product opportunities and existing product offerings
  • Collaborate with global teams in the sharing of pertinent information
  • Assist in the development of financial models for ETF industry analysis
  • Assist in the due diligence processes of Active ETF management, including analysis of sub-advisors

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher preferably in Statistics, Finance, Computer Science or other quantitative field.  Advanced degree or working towards is preferred
  • Completion of or enrolment in a financial services program leading to a designation is an asset. (i.e. CSC or CFA)
  • VBA programming experience is an asset
  • Prior experience in financial services is preferred. Recent graduates will need to have credential and education in finance-related fields
  • Experience as a quantitative analyst in the financial services industry is a plus but not necessary

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong personal skills and the ability to work effectively within a team environment under time constraints
  • Ability to prioritize requests and manage multiple projects under the direction of a supervisor
  • Strong computer literacy with emphasis on Excel, Bloomberg and PowerPoint
  • Highly motivated with a combination of strong financial/analytical skills
  • Strong knowledge of and interest in financial markets
How to Apply:

To Apply:  Please send your resume and cover letter to

Additional Information:

Horizons ETFs welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for any candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

During the hiring process, for those job applicants selected for interviews, any required accommodation will be provided. If the successful candidate requires accommodations, an individual accommodation plan will be established and the proper adjustments will be made to support them.