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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.

Junior System Administrator

SUMMARY
The Junior System Administrator is an operationally focused role where you will work to maintain Canaccord’s server and datacenter environment. You will become familiar with the tools needed in order to support the environment and perform day-to-day administrative tasks, while increasing overall technical knowledge. The role serves as a technical apprentice in the area of system administration for complex operating system repairs and maintenance.

JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the Canaccord technical infrastructure
  • Assists with the day-to-day server/network operations by monitoring performance, tuning configuration, and performing maintenance and repair using the appropriate tools
  • Ensures that records of system downtime and equipment inventory are properly maintained
  • Performs, monitors, and remediates system backups and restores
  • Works with vendors to assist support activities as required
  • Performs troubleshooting as required and leads problem-solving efforts that may involve outside vendors and other support personnel or organizations
  • Work directly with clients as needed
  • Act as primary escalation point to the help desk to support complex desktop issues
  • Helps ensure high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission critical resources where applicable
  • Follows best practices and Canaccord Genuity standards to maintain security and protect systems from unauthorized use, acts of nature, and abuse
  • Assists on larger infrastructure projects as they develop
  • Assists with management of the data center and computer host systems including hardware, software, and other equipment
  • Stays current with technological developments in systems administration technology and recommends ways for Canaccord to take advantage of new technology
  • Provide on-call coverage during non-business hours. This includes maintaining a corporate or personal mobile device with access to company e-mail
  • Performs all functions as assigned by management

REQUIREMENTS

  • Technical, analytical, interpersonal and organization skills required
  • College degree required
  • Technical certifications welcome
  • Office 365 administration including Intune/Endpoint Manager, Teams, and Exchange
  • Intermediate knowledge of Windows Server roles including DNS, DHCP, DFSR, IIS, Print Management
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Azure tenants, subscriptions, resource management
  • Working knowledge of backup and recovery systems and methodology
  • Working knowledge of system virtualization administration (VMWare, Hyper-V)
  • Basic networking ability
  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server
  • Basic understanding of system and task automation
  • Basic scripting skills – Powershell, Python, etc.
  • Strong advanced troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to communicate in an understandable, polite, and friendly manner, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work well with others, as well as independently
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task in an expanding business environment
  • The ability to bend, squat, crawl or climb 75-95% of the time, and lift up to 51 pounds  alone and well over 100 pounds with assistance
  • After-hours and on-call response (rotation – approximately once every 8 weeks)
 
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: $80 - 100,000

Department: Corporate

Company: Canaccord Genuity LLC

Reference: 15786668

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VP, Compliance Officer

Overview
This individual will act as a Vice President, Compliance Officer for a global, independent, institutional brokerage and investment-banking firm. The position is based in Boston.  The successful candidate for this position will play an active role in the surveillance and regulatory compliance efforts for the firm. 

A successful candidate thrives in a collaborative team environment with the ability to simultaneously manage competing deadlines and tasks. Strong communications skills are required as the role will interact with various departments, staff, and management levels.

Essential Job Functions
Responsibilities to commence with prior experience.  General areas of focus will include components of:

  • Anti-Money Laundering (Know Your Customer) - Account opening/screening process
  • Suspicious Activity Review (SAR) filings
  • Participate in Fraud Detection Committee
  • Mentor junior team members
  • Client Due Diligence Questionnaires
  • 15a-6 account opening and monitoring
  • Employee Continuing Education
  • Employee Trade Approval
  • Marketing Review
  • Maintaining internal Watch and Restricted lists
  • Reviewing research publications with respect to the internal Watch list to ensure compliance with regulatory obligations
Required Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of broker/dealer compliance, broker/dealer internal audit, FINRA or SEC experience
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Ability to be highly analytical when collecting, analysing, and synthesizing information across various projects and reviews
  • Anti-Money Laundering/Know Your Customer experience required
  • BA or BS degree required
  • Series 7 required
  • Must have ability to obtain Series 24

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

Salary: $110 - 130,000

Department: Corporate

Company: Canaccord Genuity LLC

Reference: 15661556

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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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