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FinDev Canada offers exciting career opportunities. If you’re interested, check this page regularly for available positions.

 

Positions currently available:

Associate, Investments

FinDev Canada is seeking a financial professional to be an important contributor to the Investments Team. The ideal candidate will have up to two years of work experience in private equity, corporate finance and related fields, and accordingly will have knowledge of the asset classes, its participants and practices, as well as direct experience assisting senior team members with originating, executing, managing and exiting investments. The successful candidate will also need to work collaboratively with other business units to help achieve the overall business objectives within the context of the Investment team.

The position is located in Montreal, QC and the individual will report to the Chief Investment Officer.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops and utilizes financial models for valuation, risk assessment and cash flow profiling purposes;
  • Researches and develops views on industry (including financial markets) and technology trends;
  • Learns to evaluate the management of portfolio companies and provides support to Investment Managers in monitoring the performance of portfolio companies, including assessing competitive threats and opportunities;
  • Develops familiarity with term sheet provisions and gains exposure to the negotiation of term sheets and the drafting of investment proposals;
  • Participates in industry events, including venture fairs, association events, etc.

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Student, Legal

Role Summary

FinDev Canada’s legal team is looking for a dynamic, client-oriented student to support legal services in various business areas for both transactional and corporate activities.  The transactional activities serviced by Legal Services include, project and structured finance, private equity, syndicated transactions, guarantees, note and receivable purchases, debt restructuring, recovery matters, political risk insurance, claims and recoveries. The corporate activities include procurement, corporate banking, compliance, policy and partnership development, etc.

The Student will work alongside legal, investments and development impact professionals to ensure that transactions and corporate initiatives achieve FinDev Canada’s mandate and objectives. As part of a new organization, the successful candidate will play a role in the evolution and continuous improvement of FinDev Canada’s practices and processes.

Student Responsibilities

  • Supporting transactional and corporate activities;
  • Researching emerging environmental, social and governance issues in the development finance space;
  • Helping to identify and define new, client-friendly approaches linking development goals and legal instruments; and
  • Preparing policy and issue briefs.

What can you expect from a FinDev Canada work term? Building cross-functional networks of colleagues, identifying and following through on opportunities for improvement and innovation, learning and growing constantly through coaching and mentoring, working in a high-performing, fast-paced and flexible environment facilitated by technologies at our Montreal office.

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Lead Investment Officer

Job Overview

We are looking to identify a candidate with experience in commercial credit analysis, structuring, documentation and transaction management who is committed to the principles of sustainable development.  The candidate will be relied upon to understand the customer’s needs, structure solutions which address those needs, assess the credit risk and recommend risk mitigation strategies as appropriate to achieve the optimal balance between development impact and FinDev Canada’s business requirements.  The role will work closely with Development Impact and Environmental, Social and Governance specialists to ensure that transactions achieve FinDev Canada’s objectives.

As part of a new organization, the successful candidate will play a role in the evolution and continuous improvement of FinDev Canada’s practices and processes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identifies, creates and develops new business opportunities with both current and potential clients and partners;
  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with clients, banking and DFI/multilateral partners to develop high quality, specific business opportunities;
  • Independently leads/or advises on proportionate share of complex transactions / customer portfolios;
  • Assesses / mitigates transaction risks;
  • Determines financial eligibility of customers, borrowers and other counter parties and drafts and/or reviews documents to deliver products;
  • Formulates pricing/term strategy reflective of risk and market conditions and contributes to the negotiation strategy;
  • Recommends and/or approves transactions within specified parameters, policies and guidelines;
  • Guides customer engagement and negotiation strategy;
  • Actively manages a portfolio of customers / transactions; maintains effective relationships with clients and partners; monitors risks; recommends options for the mitigation of risks and for the optimal support to customers.

The position is based in Montreal and will involve travel to Ottawa and internationally. 

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