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The Global Financial Institutions Team is comprised of seven investment professionals whose work is focused on investments in Financial Institutions, Real Estate backed and Securitization transactions in the US, Canada, Europe and Australia. The team has credit coverage for approximately C$20 billion in public and private bonds across the Manulife complex. As part of the Global Financial Institutions Team, the Investment Analyst will be based in Toronto, and will assist two Managing Directors.

Responsibilities include:

  • Management of the credit quality of existing portfolio by monitoring assigned credits on a regular basis, providing updates of any major credit events and completing annual credit reviews.
  • Assist on evaluating new investment proposals, through preparing investment proposals for transaction approval.
  • Manage a small portfolio of pension, bank and ABS credits. 
  • Follow legislation changes, both nationally and globally to determine impact on the portfolio.
  • Work with peers in Boston to ensure consistency of rating rationales, financial data and spreadsheets.
  • Development and maintain complex financial models for securitization investments.
  • Develop, cultivate and maintain relationships with issuers, rating agencies and research analysts to broaden knowledge of designated companies and industries.


  • An MBA, B. Comm or BA Economics. CFA candidate and/or an accounting designation is desirable.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills along with an ability to think strategically.
  • A solid understanding of financial and accounting principles.
  • Attention to detail is a critical success factor in this position.
  • Solid knowledge of PC applications (e.g. Word and Excel) and ability to retrieve credit information from online sources.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential.
  • Ability to process large amounts of information simultaneously and respond to enquiries and opportunities in a timely manner.
  • Comfortable in a dynamic environment that requires multi-tasking.
  • A self-starter that enjoys working collaboratively in a cross-border team environment.
  • An interest in the banking/real estate industry.
  • Knowledge of capital market desirable.
  • 2-5 Years of experience.


If you are ready to unleash your potential, it’s time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.

About Manulife

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers. As of December 31, 2018, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$794 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.0 billion in payments to our customers.

Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization. It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

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