Analyst
Link Group
,Mumbai, Maharashtra,IN
6d ago

Overview The Investment Performance Analyst (the Analyst) will monitor the calculation of account and composite returns and assist with the reconciliation and resolution of performance discrepancies.

The Analyst’s primary focus will be to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of the performance data. The Analyst will monitor and resolve account-level return issues, including the review of transactions and their impact of performance returns.

The Analyst will serve as contact for performance inquiries from clients, consultants and custodians. The Analyst troubleshoots problems, identifies trends and seeks opportunities for process improvements and enhanced reporting.

Key Accountabilities and Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure accurate reflection of transactions on performance and research and resolve issues on a timely basis
  • Perform ongoing validation checks to ensure quality and accuracy of return calculations
  • Work with other LFS teams to resolve data discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Troubleshoot outliers and correct rate of return discrepancies as needed
  • Create controls around operational policies and procedures for consistency of processing
  • Validate index / asset pricing and the resulting returns
  • Address ad-hoc performance inquiries from internal and external parties
  • Assist on special projects
  • Remain current on performance-related topics and trends
  • Assist on the GIPS verification, as needed
  • Experience & Personal Attributes

  • Prior Factset software experience required : must understand data elements in Geneva that drive investment performance (e.
  • g. transaction, security, performance storage)

  • Experience with performance measurement systems an asset
  • Working knowledge of investment performance concepts required
  • Working knowledge of GIPS concepts strongly preferred
  • Experience working with security data across financial markets, including equities and fixed income
  • Fund accounting background an asset
  • Advanced problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to take initiative and critically analyze processes and procedures to identify areas for improvement, implement best practices and improved efficiency
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills; ability to multi-task; self-motivated and team-oriented professional
  • Must be systems-oriented, enjoy learning new investment strategies and be a self-motivated learner
  • Strong communication skills and proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Four-year Undergraduate Degree from accredited college or university or equivalent experience
  • A Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Business or Finance or Banking related discipline from a reputed College / University.
  • CFA and / or CIPM preferred
  • Minimum three to five years of performance measurement and reporting experience for an investment management firm.
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