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Senior Analyst, Investment Analytics

Sun Life Financial

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted May 17, 2023.

You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you’ll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You'll work with dynamic colleagues – experts in their fields – who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients – who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world.

Job Description:

About the role:

The Senior Analyst will primarily support the Director of Investment Analytics and Solutions Oversight. To succeed the candidate must develop, operationalize, and support a robust data analytics platform for the SLGI (Sun Life Global Investments) mutual fund shelf. This platform will be integral to ensuring both the timely delivery of data across the company and to external prospective clients. 

What will you do?

  • Create and disseminate a single data package for all performance metrics and product attribution as they relate to SLGI’s mutual fund product platform.
    • Own and sign off on all performance metrics used across the organization i.e. Board reporting, POSFFS, MRFP’s, Third Party Reporting Systems (Morningstar, eVestment, Mercer, Cannex, Charles River) etc.
    • Generate analytics on the platform to be utilized by the SLGI Investment Oversight Committees.
    • Work with internal and external system providers to refine requirements for SLGI’s analytics platform.
  • Draft all RFI and RFP responses for both institutional and national accounts prospects.
  • Onboard and manage new / existing index subscriptions.
  • Create an environment in which his/her team pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to performance reporting.
  • Own and sign-off on all performance metrics (for example, attribution on our products)
  • Conduct ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) analysis and integrate it into SLGI reporting processes

What do you need to succeed?

  • 5-7 years’ experience in mutual fund performance measurement / attribution calculations
  • Demonstrable expertise with eVestment and Morningstar Direct
  • Advanced MS-Excel skills
  • Degree in Finance or relevant quantitative subjects
  • CFA designation, or currently enrolled to become one
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to build and maintain strong, trustful relationships with all levels of the organization
  • Proven time management and organization skills
  • Ability to work autonomously with a bias for action and a confident demeanor
  • Strong attention to detail, while maintaining a view of larger business issues
  • Ability to manage multiple internal and external relationships
  • Ability & drive, to pursue results and lead change
  • Team player that is accountable and client focused
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficiency in Tableau, SQL, Seismic, and Loopio are preferred, other programming tools and languages are nice-to-have

What's in it for you?

  • Being a member of the Sun Life family, a group of people united by our Purpose: to help Clients and Employees achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives
  • Flexible Benefits from the day you join to meet the needs of you and your family
  • A friendly, collaborative, and inclusive culture
  • The opportunity to move along a variety of career paths with amazing networking potential
  • An environment of continuous learning and improvement
  • Access to our Global Learning Centre, available 24/7 for your learning needs
  • Wellness programs that support the three pillars of your health – mental, physical and financial
  • Work-life balance by scheduling your day around your priorities and having more time to spend on the important things
  • We are honoured to be recognized as a 2022 Best Workplaces in Canada by Great Place to Work® Canada

The Base Pay range is for the primary location for which the job is posted.  It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors.  In addition to Base Pay, eligible Sun Life employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance.  Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results. 

Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to

At Sun Life we strive to create a flexible work environment where our employees are empowered to do their best work. Several flexible work options are available and can be discussed throughout the selection process depending on the role requirements and individual needs.

We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Salary Range:

74,100/74 100 – 120,800/120 800

Job Category:

Business Analysis – Process

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