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Research Associate – Mining

Job Details

Job ID#: 102163
Location: Ontario, Canada

Closing Date: December 31, 2016



LOCATION:        Toronto, ON



  • Support the senior base metals Mining research analyst
  • Develop an expertise in the mining sector
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of company-specific financial models
  • Assist in base metal, bulk commodity and minor metal commodity price forecasting
  • Coordinate, develop, generate and maintain Mining research reports, presentations and databases with staff in our Toronto, London and Sydney offices
  • Participate in and assist with morning comments for the daily Global Mining morning meeting and the daily Research, Sales and Trading meeting
  • Coordinate and attend conference calls and meetings with corporate management
  • Help coordinate quarterly and year end reporting initiatives
  • Assist with special ad-hoc projects, presentations and initiatives as assigned·
  • Support and answer client queries as they relate to the sector



  • Financial model, industry databse and research product quality control
  • Ability to anticipate and deliver
  • Develop an expertise in the mining sector
  • Regular delivery of macro databases and research on a daily, monthly and quarterly basis.



  • An Engineering, Mining or geology background would be an asset
  • An MBA in finance would be an asset
  • Completion of, or enrolment in, the CFA program and a knowledge of finance/accounting are an advantage
  • Strong PC skills, specifically Excel, with ability to quickly learn new platforms and source data from the internet and various mining publications
  • Detail oriented with solid analytical skills and ability to synthesize data points into trends beyond the mainstream
  • Energetic & self-motivated – Ability to perform under pressure and meet time sensitive deadlines, sometimes for extended periods of time
  • Superior customer service focus and attitude for internal and external clients
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work and coordinate effectively within a team environment

Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment:
RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally-protected factors.


City:  Toronto
Address:  200 Bay Street
Work Hours/Week:  37.5
Work Environment:  Office
Employment Type:  Permanent
Career Level:  Experienced Hire/Professional
Pay Type:  Salaried
Required Travel:  0-25
Exempt/Non-Exempt:  N/A
People Manager:  No
Job Posting End Date:  12/31/2015
Req ID:  102163



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