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UTSC Library Finance & Trading Lab

Learn the fundamentals of financial research & analysis.

We're Hiring!

Title: Student Finance Lab Assistant
# of Vacancies: 2
Start Date: Jan 5, 2018
End Date: Apr 26, 2018
Hours Per Week: 8
Minimum Degree: Bachelor in progress

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED:

  • Must be enrolled at the University of Toronto Scarborough

  • Completion of the following UTSC course: MGFB10

  • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills; must take initiative; must demonstrate superior commitment to service excellence and ability to problem solve; must demonstrate reliability. 

  • Must demonstrate an interest in financial markets.

  • Must demonstrate high proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

RECOMMENDED:

  • Completion of or enrollment in the following UTSC courses: MGFC10, MGFC30

  • Proficiency in financial applications, such as Bloomberg, Capital IQ, FactSet, including certificates of completion of the Bloomberg Essentials Online Training/Bloomberg Market Concepts and FactSet Knowledge Base.

  • Experience using VBA.

  • Experience working in the field of finance and customer service.


DUTIES

  • Student lab assistants will work to achieve the mandate of the UTSC Library Finance & Trading Lab by participating in the following duties:

  • Assisting with the day-to-day operations of the lab

  • Developing expertise in and assisting students with the use of financial programs and software such as, Bloomberg, Capital IQ, FactSet, Rotman Interactive Trader, Rotman Portfolio Manager, ThomsonOne (equity research) and research databases.

  • Enforcing the rules and policies of the lab.

  • Assisting with the planning, organizing and execution of special events, including workshops and speaker series.

  • Maintaining and updating accurate statistics.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The UTSC Library Finance & Trading Lab is a state of the art experiential learning centre for financial education and research at the University of Toronto Scarborough. The Lab provides a hands-on learning experience for students interested in finance and its real-world applications, while supporting the research needs of the UTSC faculty.

HOW TO APPLY

You must submit your application following these instructions:

Please send letters of application, resume and the name & contact information of three references in a single electronic file (pdf or MS Word) with the filename convention:  LASTNAME, FIRSTNAME – FINANCELAB to financelab@utsc.utoronto.ca. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Dec 15, 2017 23:59 PM