Trade Operations Specialist | Contract Position (1 year)

Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. is an employee-owned firm headquartered in Vancouver, with offices in Calgary and Toronto. We manage nearly $20 billion of assets on behalf of pensions, foundations, corporations, universities, Indigenous communities, and families across Canada.

Leith Wheeler is seeking someone with experience in securities settlements and investment manager back office administration. 

Job Description:

  • Posting and settlement of all trades (Equities, Fixed Income and Derivatives) in an accurate and efficient manner
  • Communicating trade details with Brokers and Trust companies
  • Ensuring security information and rates (equity pricing, dividends, interest accruals/payments, MBS payments, futures contracts, exchange rates, etc.) are accurately downloaded/recorded
  • Assisting in the implementation of various projects
  • Maintaining organized records and filing

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of industry or related experience
  • Computer skills: proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook), and Bloomberg
  • Good communication skills (i.e., able to liaise with Trust company personnel, brokers, internal trader/administrators)
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task
  • Detail-oriented & task driven
  • Ability to problem solve quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment and work closely with other departments
  • Completion of the Canadian Securities Course is an asset

Thank you in advance for your interest. We regret that we can only respond to candidates chosen for an interview. 

To apply, please send your resume to