First Year – Junior Student Analyst ($20/hr)
Commitment of 7-10 hours per week, 1-2 positions available ideally for those entering their 3rd-year of Finance with a specialization in basic equity valuation.
After several training workshops, students will assist in evaluating and rating equity investments currently held in Qube portfolios. Our Portfolio Managers use these ratings as part of sell decisions within our portfolio. Equity valuations include basic quantitative and qualitative reviews (Phase 1 Assignments) that determine and define both intrinsic share values, trends in key valuation factors, as well as other quantitative perspectives. Our equity valuation process follows prescribed and classic methodology as taught in the CFA curriculum.
Second Year – Senior Student Analysts ($22/hr)
Commitment of 7-10 hours per week, 1-2 positions available ideally for those entering their 4th-year of Finance with a specialization in basic equity valuation.
Second-year students will complete equity valuations on prospective investments for the portfolio with recommendations for trade consideration. Fixed income valuation and portfolio construction, as well as other special assignments, will be offered to supplement second-year student experience opportunities. Assistance with mentoring, peer-reviewing, and training of first-year students’ analysts will be done by second-year analysts.
Team Lead ($23/hr)
Commitment of 7-10 hours per week, 1 position ideally for those entering their 4th-year of Finance with a specialization in basic equity valuation and have gained a year’s work experience at QIM.
The Team Lead will complete additional responsibilities among those of the Senior Student Analyst including, but not limited to;
On-campus assistance for student analyst recruitment
Engaging in mentorship and development of first-year students
Planning and promoting monthly social events within the research team and QIM staffers
Coordination of attending CFA Edmonton Society events
Partnering student analysts with QIM staffers
Tracking and monitoring of analyst’s performance utilizing the analyst scoreboard
BENEFITS OF QAP
Assets Under Management (AUM)
Successful Analyst trade recommendations are $5 - 10,000,000
All Analyst recommendations are tracked for ongoing feedback and competitive positioning
Analysts are given the opportunity to research all 11 market sectors across global equity markets
Analysts are provided the opportunity to attend CFA Edmonton Society Events with a Senior Qube Staff Member
Alumni mentoring opportunities from prior Qube Analysts
Regular team social events (Analyst vs. Manager competitions)
Analysts complete projects supporting the Associate Portfolio Managers. Past projects include; fixed income analysis, Phase I research templates, and development of analyst scoring system
Investment Counselling training opportunities. Which includes Group Savings 1on1 client sessions
All of the QAP students receive not only valuable work experience, but are paid competitive compensation for their work and the value they bring to Qube
Analysts are mentored by one of Albertas few independent Portfolio Managers. Additionally, analysts have the opportunity to work with; CFAs, Economists, and MBAs on a daily basis
Opportunities to meet and engage with QAP Alumni
Full use of Bloomberg terminals
Access to over a decade’s worth of investment research, financial models, and analyst expertise