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We believe that one of the key strengths of Canaccord Genuity is our culture of partnership, collaboration and excellence. We are driven by our clients’ success and we are relentlessly committed to helping them achieve their financial goals. When our clients succeed, we succeed.

Working at Canaccord Genuity offers performance-driven individuals an opportunity to do the most rewarding work of their careers. Our employees experience the best of both worlds: access to global resources and capabilities, and the responsiveness and agility of an independently owned firm. 

In the US, we offer employment opportunities in our Capital Markets business, which has operations in New York, Boston and several key financial centres across the country.

We invite you to learn more by discovering our opportunities below or by or by making a submission using the General Application link at the bottom of this page.

IT Infrastructure Intern

Canaccord Genuity LLC IT is offering an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on IT operational experience in a fast-paced financial services environment. IT operations is at the intersection of all IT disciplines, whether you’re interested in development, cybersecurity, networking, or project management, this is an opportunity to see how these areas of study translate to the actual work of a financial services firm.     

This internship will provide hands-on experience in the following IT disciplines:

  1. Helpdesk
  2. Desktop Support
  3. Cybersecurity
  4. Agile project concepts
  5. Inventory Management
To gain this experience, the Intern will handle a full range of support and projects, which may include the following (as circumstances permit):

JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Provide in office support for all IT equipment (includes computers, peripheral devices, and software)
  • Support all employees and respond to all incidents in a timely, courteous, and efficient manner
  • Provide training on an as-needed basis to employees
  • Setup and Configure video conferencing and client presentations
  • Cybersecurity Remediation (patch management, virus\malware remediation, Incident Escalation,  Network and System Testing)
  • Assist in deployment of new technologies and other related tasks
  • Manage IT inventory including all equipment, licenses, service agreements, and support contracts
  • Setup and troubleshoot mobile devices
  • Responsible for the installation of Operating System and Antivirus updates as necessary
  • Move, Add, and Change all technology associated with the computing environment
  • Attend/Participate in IT Department meetings
  • Monitoring IT support line and email documenting and assigning issues
  • Create and update documentation including incidents, requests, and knowledge base articles
  • Performs all functions as assigned by management
Projects and Special Assignments
  • Inventory project: e-waste and data loss prevention preparation
  • Third-party Risk Management Project: Security questionnaire database
  • Cybersecurity Training Follow-ups
Traits for the successful Intern:
  • Insatiable curiosity
  • Strong organizational skills, able to handle and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

Driven by your success
A career at Canaccord Genuity means working for a client-centric organization with a global reach across 10 countries.  We are driven to achieve for our clients, our shareholders and each other – our people and culture are at the heart of our success. No matter what your role, you have the opportunity to make a positive difference through your ideas and hard-work and be rewarded for your performance.  

Driven by diversity and inclusivity
Canaccord Genuity is committed to encouraging a diverse workforce and to promoting a respectful and inclusive culture in which everyone has the opportunity to thrive and realize their potential. We recognize that diversity across our business strengthens relationships, enables more innovative solutions for our clients, as well as creating a more stimulating place to work.

Building and developing a truly varied team of talented people from all walks of life is essential for tackling new global challenges, adapting to changing markets and appealing to an increasingly diverse client base.

Location: Boston & NYC

Department: Corporate

Company: Canaccord Genuity LLC

Reference: 16007972

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Regulatory Affairs Junior Analyst

Canaccord Genuity is a fast-growing, independent, global, institutional brokerage and investment-banking firm. The candidate for this position will join the Regulatory Affairs Compliance group offering support in responding to regulatory inquiries from the SEC, FINRA, and other securities regulators, as well as routine regulatory exams. 

This position has a hybrid schedule, based in New York City, and will report to the Regulatory Affairs Specialist.

Essential Job Functions

  • Collect documents and information for purposes of responding to requests.
  • Analysis of requests, responses, and related documents for potential regulatory issues.
  • Interface with business units, legal department, operations, and other internal groups in connection with preparation of responses and gathering documents.
  • Assist with preparation of written responses.
  • Assist with review and preparation of documents for production to regulators.
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum 1 year experience in securities compliance.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Must have strong attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

Driven by your success
A career at Canaccord Genuity means working for a client-centric organization with a global reach across 10 countries.  We are driven to achieve for our clients, our shareholders and each other – our people and culture are at the heart of our success. No matter what your role, you have the opportunity to make a positive difference through your ideas and hard-work and be rewarded for your performance.  

Driven by diversity and inclusivity
Canaccord Genuity is committed to encouraging a diverse workforce and to promoting a respectful and inclusive culture in which everyone has the opportunity to thrive and realize their potential. We recognize that diversity across our business strengthens relationships, enables more innovative solutions for our clients, as well as creating a more stimulating place to work.

Building and developing a truly varied team of talented people from all walks of life is essential for tackling new global challenges, adapting to changing markets and appealing to an increasingly diverse client base.
 

Location: New York

Salary: $70 - 80,000

Department: Corporate

Company: Canaccord Genuity LLC

Reference: 15970157

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Enterprise Risk Manager

Manager, US Risk Manager, Enterprise Risk Management 

Canaccord Financial is looking for a Risk Manager to be a standalone in Enterprise Risk Management in New York City.  The incumbent will report to the VP, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) of Canaccord Financial Inc. in Toronto, and will be responsible for performing the daily risk reporting of various US trading desks’ activity, increasing the efficiency of the ERM function via automated solutions, supporting ERM in the engagement of new risk initiatives, as well as working on ad hoc projects as required.  The ideal candidate must be a motivated self-starter with excellent analytical & technical skills with the ability to prioritize and manage a complex workload.  As the role requires constant interaction with the firm’s various business units, trading desks, and geographies, it is critical that the candidate is able to clearly & concisely communicate complex issues.

Responsibilities
  • Develop, promote, and enforce risk policies and processes to govern the firm’s US sales and trading businesses, which include Latin American fixed income, US High Yield fixed income, international equities, US equities, and options trading desks
  • Collaborate closely with senior leadership to devise risk management guidelines and controls for new business lines and potential new products to ensure alignment with the firm’s risk management framework and risk appetite
  • Produce daily market risk reports for various trading desks using Excel based on database output files
  • Review current and potential new trading counterparties weekly to determine appropriate market access trading limits by engaging with internal sales team and external end clients, and accessing regulatory websites (FINRA, SEC, etc.) and other publicly available sources to gather all required information necessary.
  • Analyze equity and fixed income portfolios in terms of market, credit, interest rate, concentration, and liquidity risks and identify areas of risk mitigation using daily Excel reports  
  • Develop and implement quality control and efficiency measures in reporting and various processes using Excel VBA Macros, database data, and by working closely with IT for more systemic solutions (we aim to automate as much of our recurring processes as possible)
  • On a daily basis, ensure the trading desks’ risk-taking is within the established risk limits by monitoring trading activity in real time on trading platforms; swiftly mitigate any breaches with heads of desks and traders
  • Present risk mitigation recommendations and potential risk blind spots to the Enterprise Risk Management Committee via quarterly board meetings
  • Perform an independent price valuation of the trading desks’ inventory on a monthly basis for the international equities, US High yield fixed income, Latin American fixed income, and US cash equities desks
  • Perform weekly liquidity stress testing on the firm’s capital by analyzing reports prepared by the finance team
  • Conduct an annual operational risks and controls self-assessment with the head of each business unit by leveraging Compliance team’s Annual Supervisory GAP Analysis examinations
  • Liaise with internal and external audit teams to complete semi-annual reviews of the firm’s risk management policies and controls, including independent price valuation processes to ensure accuracy of firm’s financial statements

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Economics, Math or Engineering;
  • 3 - 5 years of related experience, preferably in a medium or large financial services firm, in a quantitative (market and credit) Risk Management function, preferably with a focus on Fixed Income (45%); experience with Equities (45%) and Options (10%) is a plus
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills is required;
  • Experience with Visual Basic (VBA) is required; knowledge of SQL or other database language is a plus;
  • Experience with a trading systems and risk management system, such as Fidessa;
  • Experience with advanced financial modelling and statistical modeling concepts; experience with VaR is a plus;
  • Experience with counterparty risk measurement and management is a plus;
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills, complemented by superb oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated capacity to manage multiple projects independently and meet strict deadlines;
  • CFA and/or FRM designation (or in process) is a plus;
  • Excellent analytical and strategic thinking skills;
  • Ability to function in a fast paced, dynamic work environment, professional team player and independent worker.

Location: New York City

Salary: $100 - 120,000

Department: Corporate

Company: Canaccord Genuity LLC

Reference: 15661592

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General Inquiries USA

Please submit your resume for review.
 
 

Location: New york

Department: Capital Markets

Company: Canaccord Genuity LLC

Reference: 14273072

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