Regional Municipality of Peel

  • Treasury Portfolio Manager

    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/7/2019 12:23 PM)
    System ID
    # Positions
    Position Type and Status
    Regular Full-time
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services, Financial Services, Government and Public Sector
    Career Level
    Post End Date
    1/21/2019 11:59 PM
    CAD $122,894.00/Yr.
    CAD $153,617.00/Yr.
  • Job Description

    Treasury Portfolio Manager

    Regular Full Time

    Finance & CFO- Treasury Services


    Do you have a passion for capital markets?


    Do you have strong demonstrated experience in debt and investment management?

    Are you a motivational leader who can inspire and align others to accomplish a shared vision in a continuously changing environment?

    Do you pride yourself on your ability to challenge the status quo and deliver innovative, client-centered solutions that meet the needs of the Region of Peel?

    This may be the opportunity for you...


    The Role…

    Our Treasury Services Division is looking for a Treasury Portfolio Manager that will be responsible for implementing and monitoring the investment and debt strategies that align to the Region’s goals and objectives. 

    You will collaborate with the team on policy development, compliance, securities settlement and safekeeping, and cash flow/liquidity analysis.  The position will also support all debt issuances for the Region and the local municipalities as required.


    What you will do… 

    • Responsible for all daily portfolio management activities including portfolio construction, performance attribution, trading, rebalancing and reporting.
    • Provide expert advice on fixed income capital markets and general macroeconomic conditions
    • Interpret complex financial and economic data and statistics to assist in formulating investment and trading strategies
    • Manage investment portfolios to balance maximizing return with preservation of capital
    • Advise and recommend appropriate liquidity levels to be held in the portfolio in order to meet the Region’s needs while optimizing longer-term investment returns
    • Develop financial models/scenario analysis with respect to potential portfolio strategies
    • Responsible for credit risk and quality of the portfolio
    • Provide expert advice on selecting and updating comparative benchmarks for annual reporting on the Region’s investment strategies
    • Provide recommendations on short-term borrowing strategies and implementation of the borrowing program
    • Lead the implementation of the borrowing program for the Region and area municipalities
    • Provide recommendations on the timing and use of forward rate agreements, interest rate swaps and other fixed income hedging strategies; implement as required
    • Prepare recommendations for improvements to policy and investment program/processes
    • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to support the Region’s long term capital program needs 

    What we require…

    • A Chartered Financial Analyst with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Mathematics or Economics
    • Minimum 5 – 10 years of investment management experience at a financial institution or a large multi-divisional organization
    • Experience in financial/economic analysis and forecasting
    • Demonstrated experience in writing analytical reports/studies; identify problems, analyze and interpret data, and validate recommendations
    • Demonstrated experience in the analysis, design and creation of financial models
    • Thorough understanding of accounting principles as they apply to debt and investment management
    • Knowledge of provincial and municipal statutes and regulations pertaining to debt and investments issues including the ability to interpret and explain complex legislation
    • Sound knowledge of capital markets, financial and economic principles and practices, both domestically and internationally
    • Demonstrated leadership, negotiation and project management skills
    • Strong communication and facilitation experience to various audiences of all levels
    • Ability to attend at off site locations as required
    • Experience using Bloomberg and Reuters 

    Location: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton

    Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm; * ability to work outside normal business hours as required


    If this opportunity matches your skills and qualifications, please apply online.

    About Us

    The Region of Peel serves more than 1.4 million residents and approximately 163,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. We deliver a wide range of resident focused services across the Region.

    Our 20-year vision for Peel is “Community for Life.” Our goal is to create a place where everyone enjoys a sense of belonging and has access to the services and opportunities needed to thrive in each stage of their lives. Our 2015-2035 Strategic Plan outlines the work we're focused on to bring this vision to life.

    To learn more about the Region of Peel, explore 

    Additional Information

    At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


    Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.


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