Global Markets, Alternate Solutions Group Fall 2023 Co-op

  • CIBC
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • May 17, 2023
Intern / Student Banking

Job Description

We’re building a relationship-oriented bank for the modern world. We need talented, passionate professionals who are dedicated to doing what’s right for our clients.

At CIBC, we embrace your strengths and your ambitions, so you are empowered at work. Our team members have what they need to make a meaningful impact and are truly valued for who they are and what they contribute.

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Job Description

What you’ll be doing

Join the Alternate Solutions Group (ASG) as an Analyst and make a real difference for our clients.  You’ll be part of the team that focuses on understanding the FinTech industry & disruptive technologies that are revolutionizing traditional banking products and services with a particular focus on FX & payments. You’ll have an opportunity to support the ASG team with product development along with sales and marketing of International Remittances, Global Mass Payouts and FX Prepaid Card products in CIBC’s Retail Channels and global white-label clients.

You will also work with ASG leadership to increase PnL and productivity and be measured on your ability to both expand product capability, distribution and grow PnL. You’ll have the chance to work closely with product heads to develop appropriate solutions and timely execution and monitor and analyze market activities & economic factors, on an ongoing basis throughout the day to be in a position to respond to client requests.

At CIBC we enable the work environment most optimal for you to thrive in your role. To successfully perform the work, you’ll be on-site full-time. 

Important information

  • You are currently pursuing a undergraduate degree in Business, Commerce, Finance, Computer Science, Engineering, Math or a related field.

  • Please include your resume (no more than 2 pages), a cover letter (no more than 1 page), and your most recent unofficial transcript with your application.  These should all be uploaded into the Resume section of your application.

  • Work Location: Toronto.

  • Duration of Work Term: 4 months (September 2023 – December 2023).

  • Please note, applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis.

How you’ll succeed

  • Passion for Financial Markets – You have strong technical, quantitative, and analytical skills, with a keen interest in the financial markets and proven record of academic success, teamwork and extracurricular involvement

  • Development – You'll help with developing, deploying and supporting business applications and utilities

  • Business Analysis - You will formulate solution scope and objectives to meet the business need and validate requirements, testing, training and implementation of applications

  • Test Analysis - You’ll develop and execute test plans for functional system integration and acceptance testing

  • Project Management – You will ensure project control procedures and policies within a number of unrelated large projects are executed

  • Continuous Improvement – You will design and implement improvements to internal processes making it easier for teams to do their work

  • Reporting, Analytics and Research - You will analyze business opportunities and present recommendations to address through analysis, reporting and research

Who you are

  • You have demonstrated interest in Capital Markets. You’ve built a strong knowledge of Capital Markets, FinTech and the financial services industries which allows you to analyze complex issues and identify & develop innovative opportunities, with a focus on FX & payments.

  • You give meaning to data. You enjoy investigating complex problems, and making sense of information. You're confident in your ability to communicate detailed information in an impactful way.

  • You’re digitally savvy. You are proficient in MS-office suite of tools (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) and are able to use them for financial modeling, presentations and technical project documentation.

  • You're passionate about people. You find meaning in relationships, and surround yourself with a diverse network of partners. You build trust through respect and authenticity.

  • You understand that success is in the details. You notice things that others don't. Your critical thinking skills help to inform your decision making.

  • Values matter to you. You bring your real self to work and you live our values – trust, teamwork and accountability.

What CIBC offers

At CIBC, your goals are a priority. We start with your strengths and ambitions as an employee and strive to create opportunities to tap into your potential. We aspire to give you a career, rather than just a paycheck. 

  • Our spaces and technological toolkit will make it simple to bring together great minds to create innovative solutions that make a difference for our clients. 

  • We cultivate a culture where you can express your ambition through initiatives like Purpose Day; a paid day off dedicated for you to use to invest in your growth and development. 

What you need to know

  • CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation, please contact

  • You need to be legally eligible to work at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit.

Job Location

Toronto-161 Bay St., 4th

Employment Type

Temporary (Fixed Term)

Weekly Hours



Communication, Data Analysis, Data Entry, Detail-Oriented, Financial Analysis, Financial Modeling, Microsoft Office, Problem Solving, Process Improvements, Project Management, Relationship Management, Report Analysis, Strategy Plan, Teamwork, Time Management, Valuation Analysis

Career Level

Student / Internship