IGM Financial Inc. is one of Canada’s leading diversified wealth and asset management companies with approximately $271 billion in total assets under managements. The company provides a broad range of financial planning and investment management services to help more than two million Canadians meet their financial goals. Its activities are carried out principally through IG Wealth Management and Mackenzie Investments
Under IGM Financial’s unique business model based on leading brands and multi-channel distribution strategy, we’re IG Wealth Management. For over 90 years of business, we have grown to become one of the largest most respected companies in Canada. We are a leader in providing the best advice, experience and outcomes for our clients, personalized throughout their lifetime.
At IG Wealth Management, our vision is to inspire financial confidence.
This is your opportunity to build a career with a leading organization where you can learn, grow and thrive both professionally and personally. We are proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for empowering our employees with the tools to thrive while working remotely, while also providing resources to ensure physical and mental wellness were put front and center.
You will join a team that believes our success starts with the success of our clients, while working together as a team to realize our greatest potential. You will join a team that strives towards excellence while developing and sharing skills and knowledge. You can make a difference for our clients, the world around us and be part of a team that cares. We are dedicated to offering a hybrid work environment when applicable.
IG Wealth Management is a diverse workplace committed to doing business inclusively – this starts with having a representative workforce! We encourage applications from all qualified candidates that represent the diversity present across Canada – including racialized persons, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ community, gender diverse and neurodiverse individuals, as well as all who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
We are currently hiring an intern looking for a summer term position, May to August 2024, for a remote role (with a possibility of occasional meetings in the office). Candidates in an undergraduate program that will be returning to school after their internship are eligible to apply.
The Portfolio Strategist team at IGM is a highly collaborative that delivers portfolio analysis to our clients, using a mix of external software and in-house applications.
As a Technology Specialist Intern, you will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and work with the members of the team to assess existing business processes, identify areas for improvement, and recommend technology solutions, particularly those based on Microsoft products. The role will provide a perfect situation to improve the skills learned in your formation.
Apply your knowledge to conduct analysis of current business processes to identify inefficiencies and bottlenecks.
Evaluate the suitability of Microsoft products, such as Microsoft 365, SharePoint, Power BI and Teams, for addressing identified business challenges.
Research additional third-party tools or integrations to enhance existing technology infrastructure.
Liaises with colleagues to understand their business objectives and solution requirements.
Collaborates with other technology team members to understand problems and formulate solutions.
Prepare reports outlining proposed technology solutions, including benefits, risks, and implementation plans, including testing.
Document updated processes, systems, and dependencies.
Provide training and support to end-users to ensure successful adoption of new technologies.
Enrolled in a business or technology program.
Excellent knowledge of tools and technologies, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Power BI, Sharepoint, Power apps, Excel and Powerpoint. Refinitiv Eikon is an asset.
Highly proficient in computer coding and query languages (VBA and DAX required, Python an asset).
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to analyze, investigate, solve problems and implement forms of automation.
Ability to analyze and interpret data.
Capability to maintain effective partnerships and relationships.
Knowledge of financial markets is an asset.
French speaking abilities is an asset.
To apply, please include a cover letter, resume and transcripts (full unofficial version) by February 13, 2024, at 11:59 pm CST.
Please visit our career page by clicking on the following link: https://www.ig.ca/en/careers
We thank all applicants for their interest in IG Wealth Management; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
IG Wealth Management is an accessible employer committed to providing a barrier free recruitment experience. If you require an accommodation or this information in an alternate format at any stage of the recruitment process, please reach out to the Talent Acquisition team who will work with you to meet your needs.