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Analyst/Specialist Investment Analysis

  • Req ID: 85444
  • Department: Finance & Accounting
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
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  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 06/18/2021


Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit to see the rail advantages of CP.



The purpose of the analyst/specialist investment analysis is to lead a capital funding portfolio through all stages of the capital budgeting process (initial planning and analysis, business case development, management of the capital governance process, and reporting on the financial performance of completed funded projects). The analyst/specialist will be a results oriented individual who will partner with the business to proactively identify opportunities and lead initiatives to optimize capital effectiveness.



  • Contribute to the development of a quality investment analysis team at CP;
  • Monthly and annual capital forecasting and reporting requirements;
  • Conduct post audits of completed capital investment projects;
  • Proactively progress the development and execution of capital funding business cases;
  • Efficiently progress capital funding requests through the capital governance process.



  • An undergraduate degree in finance;
  • Professional designation or advanced degree preferred (CFA, MBA) (for specialist level);
  • 0-3 years’ work experience (for analyst level), 3-5 years’ work experience (for specialist level);
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Strong stakeholder management skills;
  • Strong Excel financial modelling skills;
  • A commitment to continuous learning;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of corporate finance, valuation, and capital budgeting concepts;
  • Understanding of financial concepts such as IRR, and NPV;
  • Excellent attention to detail, organization and time management skills;
  • Passion for producing high quality work;
  • The ability to be persuasive and to drive results.



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program 
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy



As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:    

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").

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