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Full-time, Internship

Intern (m/f/d) Equity Index Engineering | Toronto

Company Description

Solactive AG is a FinTech company operating globally and growing at a fast pace, headquartered in Frankfurt. Since 2007, we develop tailor-made and multi-asset class index solutions for ETFs and other index-linked investment products for the leading global investment banks and asset managers as our clients. Flexibility, efficiency and providing the highest quality are at the heart and soul of our business philosophy. We are now hiring!

Job Overview

Are you interested in capital markets? Are you knowledgeable about stocks, futures, options, but also indices, their creation and maintenance and at the same time passionate about passive investment strategies and ETFs? Do you like coding and would you like to apply and develop your skills in a Fintech environment? Are you highly ambitious to push things forward? Then you will very likely fit in our team!

Your Tasks

  • Reviewing free float for various securities which involves:
    • Collecting information on the shareholding structure for the Solactive universe of companies, from the stock exchange, company websites and annual reports.
    • Analyzing the shareholder types and calculating the free float factor based on the Solactive Internal guideline.
    • Review the foreign ownership restrictions applicable to individual companies, sectors, or countries.
    • Review the number of shares outstanding for such Solactive universe of companies.
  • Tracking corporate events and reviewing their impact on the free float of a security.
  • Maintaining existing data feeds and working with internal and external parties to enhance them. 
  • Quality assessment of the data as per product and index review schedules.

Your Profile

  • Enrolled student in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Computer Sciences, Mathematics or similar.
  • A strong interest in capital markets.
  • Competent in handling of MS-Office applications (in particular Word, Power Point, Excel).
  • Attention to detail. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills coupled with good logical aptitude.
  • Ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment. 

Our Offer

  • Benefit from our “Solactive Internship Standards” (e.g. regular feedback sessions, own projects, support of a mentor in your department).
  • Participate in student events to meet fellow interns and working students.
  • Be part of the Solactive family, a motivated team with an international setting.
  • Get to know the dynamics of an established, successful FinTech company.
  • Experience a modern start-up culture with a flat hierarchy.
  • Seize the opportunity to develop personally and take over responsibility.
  • Receive numerous benefits (e.g. modern office space with ergonomic set-up, employee lounge, and free beverages) and a monthly remuneration for your internship.

Your Application

Interested? Don’t miss your chance and directly apply online by clicking the “Apply now” button on our website and filling in the application form. Please make sure to also upload your CV including your earliest possible starting date and desired duration of the internship, a cover letter is not compulsory. Your contact person is Christian Pfeiffer (careers@solactive.com). We are looking forward to hearing from you!

To all recruitment agencies: We do not accept unsolicited CVs/Candidate Profiles. Please do not forward any CVs/Candidate Profiles to any Solactive employee in any location. Any requests for cooperation have to be addressed directly to HR. Any costs associated with unsolicited CVs/Candidate Profiles are not being covered by Solactive

Hello! If you’re reading this then hopefully you’re considering a career with us. We’re constantly looking for talented people to join us, and have opportunities available in a wide variety of roles. We offer jobs where you can make a real difference to how the industry evolves. Come on, what are you waiting for? Apply now!

Christian,
Human Resources

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