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Economist (Financial Services)


Join our highly ranked Macro Strategy team as an Economist and develop your career in this exciting role. You will join our Commodities and Global Markets Group and will have the opportunity to work alongside, and be mentored by, highly experienced Economists. 

At Macquarie, we are working to create lasting value for our communities, our clients and our people. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 54 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a supportive team where everyone – no matter what role – contributes ideas and drives outcomes.

What role will you play?

Your role will be based in Toronto where your team will support the North American and global businesses, consisting of both local and offshore clients. You will work closely with other members of the macro team to provide insights on global macroeconomic and financial market developments to our Institutional clients and internal stakeholders. Your strong interest in building a career as a leading Economist, coupled with the self-motivation and dedication to achieve this, will be paramount to your success in the position.

What you offer

  • Two years of related work experience is required, while experience working as an Economist is preferred; this may have been gained from within the public sector (e.g. Bank of Canada or Ministry of Finance) or a private-sector role (e.g. at a financial institution)
  • Proficiency in Excel is required, with advanced proficiency preferred
  • A high level of academic achievement in an Economics or Finance discipline
  • A passion for working with data and using it to help the team communicate its views on the macroeconomy and financial markets
  • Experience with Macrobond and/or Python is considered an asset

We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us. If you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

About Commodities and Global Markets

In Commodities and Global Markets you will be part of a global business offering capital and financing, risk management, market access, physical execution and logistics solutions to a diverse client base.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

Accommodation is available to all applicants to Macquarie, including during recruitment, selection and assessment processes. Please notify the recruiter listed on this posting if you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process or require any forms/information in accessible formats. Access to Macquarie’s Accessibility policies are available at www.macquarie.ca and can be made available in accessible formats upon request.

For us, inclusion means creating a workplace environment where people feel they can be themselves, regardless of their colour, race, sex, gender identity or expression age, ethnicity or cultural affiliation, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, family status or any other protected ground under applicable human rights legislation.


About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at www.macquarie.com/careers

Job no: CGM-976164
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Toronto
Category: Mid-level, Junior, Accounting & Finance
Group: Commodities and Global Markets
Division: Central
Recruiter: Ellen Fahey
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