CPP Investment Board

Toronto, Ontario

Administrator, Investment Finance Private Investments

Toronto, Ontario
Entry Level, Early Career

Make an impact at a global and dynamic investment organization

When you invest your career in CPP Investment Board (CPPIB), you join one of the most respected and fastest growing institutional investors in the world. With current assets under management valued in excess of $200 billion, and projected to reach $300 billion by 2020, CPPIB is a professional investment management organization that globally invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan to ensure long-term sustainability. CPPIB invests in all major asset classes, including public equity, private equity, real estate, infrastructure and fixed-income instruments, and currently has offices in Toronto, Hong Kong, London, New York and São Paulo.

CPPIB attracts and selects high-calibre individuals from top-tier institutions around the globe. Join our team and look forward to:

  • Being motivated every day by CPPIB's important social purpose and unshakable principles
  • Diverse and inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  • Stimulating work in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment
  • Accelerated exposure and responsibility
  • Global career development opportunities
  • A deeply rooted culture of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance

If you share a passion for performance, value a collegial and collaborative culture, and approach everything with the highest integrity, here's an opportunity for you to invest your career at CPPIB.

Position Description

The Administrator reports to the Manager - Investment Finance, Private Investments and is responsible for the ongoing day-to-day transactions and monitoring of the Principal Credit Investments portfolio. Specific responsibilities include, but are not restricted to, transaction management, processing capital calls and distributions, settlements, reconciling and resolving accounting entries, valuations and regular interactions with investment partners and external advisors.

This position will work closely with the Private Investments department to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of investment data management and information flows within the organization, while being mindful of the appropriate segregation of duties between the two departments.

Role-Specific Accountabilities

  • Conduct transaction management, trade administration, review and analysis of financial reports, inputting capital calls and distributions and regular interaction with investment partners and external advisors
  • Trade settlements
  • Review and input all trades into trade ticket system and create accurate accounting journal entries
  • Assist with bank account openings and the set up of new securities
  • Maintain fixed income accrual schedules and reconciliations
  • Process expense payments, tax entries and assist with quarterly expense reconciliations and reporting
  • Identify issues and assist in determining corrective action
  • Reconcile private investment market values and P&L items between the sub-ledger and other data repositories
  • Ensure all agreements and documentation are complete, up to date and information is reflected in the investment database
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with reporting requirements; resolve discrepancies
  • Assist with quarterly and annual audits
  • Assist in the quarterly/ annual valuation process for principal credit and intellectual property investments
  • Maintain an effective ongoing working relationship with internal investment staff and external investment partners to ensure issues are discussed and resolved and that financial controls and reporting requirements are met
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements


  • Undergraduate degree in business or finance is preferred
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a related role within the financial services or investment industry is preferred
  • Strong quantitative skills and accounting background
  • Interest in working towards a professional designation (CPA, CFA)
  • Basic understanding of capital markets, fixed income investments and the banking settlement systems
  • Excellent research skills and demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong technical (i.e. Excel modeling) and analytical skills with high accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications and an aptitude and interest in  learning new software applications
  • Demonstrated strong time management and prioritization skills; extremely well organized
  • Ability to readily adapt to a rapidly changing investment strategies, investment business and technology environment
  • Demonstrated ability to succeed in a high performing culture; open to and comfortable with constantly evolving and changing priorities and new challenges
  • Exemplifies our Guiding Principles of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance

At CPP Investment Board, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process

How to Apply