Senior Associate, Macro Economist

Company: Deloitte
City: Toronto
Province: Ontario
Country: Canada
Posted Date: 2018-10-31
Closing Date: 2019-01-31

 

Deloitte Economic Advisory has an immediate opening for an experienced macro economist.  The position is focused on creating and maintaining models to produce forecasts for the Canadian national economy and all of the provinces and territories.  Industry modeling and analysis will also be a focus over time.  The position will be working in conjunction with the Chief Economist. An understanding of model forecasting and econometrics is required. Strong communication skills are necessary to produce forecast publications and conduct internal and client presentations.  This position will support all of the practices at Deloitte and will be involved in consulting projects.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Understand the structure of the Canadian economy and have an appreciation of how economic trends and developments impact businesses and governments.
  • Create and maintain macro models to generate national, provincial, industry base case and scenario forecasts.
  • Communicate complex ideas in a straight forward, understandable manner.
  • Write reports and commentary on macroeconomic trends and risks.
  • Present forecasts and analysis to members of the firm and to external clients, with an ability to relate the findings in a meaningful way.
  • Participate in teams doing consulting research and provide economic thought leadership on challenging topics.

 

Qualifications

  • A PhD or MA in Economics.
  • At least two years of work experience and a demonstrated understanding of Canadian and U.S. macroeconomic developments.
  • Experience in modeling and econometrics, including the use of current software applications to do the work.
  • Some working experience doing macroeconomic analysis and forecasting.
  • Professional written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or with a team to deliver results under tight deadlines.
  • French language skills are an asset

 

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