Competitive Intelligence Analyst

Toronto, ON +6

Questrade Financial Group (QFG) of Companies is committed to helping Canadians become much more financially successful and secure. We are everything a traditional financial institution is not. Our vision is to revolutionize financial services for the benefit of Canadians by providing the most innovative and cost efficient financial services online. 


That’s why we empower our employees to continuously grow their professional careers with QFG. We believe in having a diverse, inclusive place to work and our flexible working arrangements brings that to life so you can unleash your creativity. Our values are a part of our DNA, and we care deeply about our people helping us fulfill our mission and become an important part of our community. We are always looking for like-minded professionals to join our team. Come grow with us.


We’re looking for an Analyst, Competitive Intelligence. Could It Be You?

The purpose of the Analyst, Competitive Intelligence is to contributes to the overall success of the Strategy & Capital Markets team in executing one of the team’s mandates to identify, develop and implement a variety of core corporate strategy and growth initiatives across the Questrade group of companies, involving its existing businesses and its expansion into adjacent financial services.

 

What’s it like working as an Analyst, Competitive Intelligence at Questrade?

Analyst will work directly with the Senior Managers and Directors in Questrade’s Strategy & Capital Markets team and Questrade’s Chief Strategy Officer, a member of our executive management team. The Analyst will primarily be responsible for gathering and analyzing key competitive and market insights that will contribute to the decisions of corporate strategy, branding, positioning, customer engagement and growth plans. Good knowledge of the financial services and fintech industries is critical for this role. Superior analytical, communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

 

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In this position, you will gather market and competitive data on key competitors, including news release, social media, news aggregators, quarterly/annual earnings, management calls, IPOs, M&A activities, new partnerships, and new recruitment trends on a daily basis. You will assist in designing and implementing trackers to capture critical developments that are relevant to the business needs. You will analyze market, competitive and customer data to identify key macro and micro trends for the industries QFG’s existing business lines currently operate in and help articulate the implications to QFG and inform business and product strategy. You will assist in predictive analysis on key competitors' next potential critical movements and recommend pre-emptive measures. You will analyze competitive landscape to support corporate strategy for expansion into other financial services. You will create and distribute intelligence and news alerts in a timely manner to internal stakeholders on products, market conditions, competitors and customers to support business decision-making. You will work with cross-functional teams to proactively maintain a centralized source for competitive intelligence materials that will be used across the organization. You will prepare all presentation material and reports as needed.

 

So are YOU our next Analyst, Competitive Intelligence? You are if…

✔ You have 2+ years of experience in competitive intelligence and analytics role

✔ You have a finance related university degree

✔ You have strong industry knowledge of financial products and services

✔ You have knowledge of full suite of investment products and trends in the Fintech space strongly   preferred

✔ You have knowledge of insurance or mortgage products is preferred

✔ You are a high-impact communicator

✔ You have strong presentation skills and business acumen

✔ You have the ability to operate in a constantly changing and complex business environment

 

Brownie points if…

✔ You have good financial modeling skills

✔ You have experience with G-suite products an asset, particularly with Google Slides

 

Sounds like you? Click below to apply! #LI-TM1

At Questrade Financial Group of Companies, with multiple office locations around the world, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and accessible work environment. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings, and believe that when our teams feel supported and motivated, their creativity becomes a source of innovation. We are also committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and also one which reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and operate in to help us revolutionize financial services for the benefit of all of our customers.  Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly. If you require accommodation during the recruitment/selection process, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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