Job Summary) :
Under the direct supervision of the Manager, the senioranalyst is responsible for uploading, validating, balancing and analyzingvarious performance, analytics and risk data within the Global PerformanceMeasurement and Risk applications.
The position will also be responsible forproducing and validating various Performance, Risk, and Characteristics reportson a recurring and adhoc basis.
The candidate for this position should be aself-motivated problem solver who demonstrates the ability to create and modifyprocedures to protect and improve the performance reporting process, as well ascomplete projects.
KeyResponsibilities / Duties :
The analyst must train and educate others on performance measurement theory and methodology, as well as the performance measurement process internally.
Prepare analytics, performance reports and risk on a recurring and ad hoc basis.
Reconcile and update portfolio / benchmark performance and validate, identify, investigate and resolve security level discrepancies at the transaction, position, and pricing level in Global Performance Measurement and Risk applications.
Retrieve, validate and upload data from various source / vendor systems and upload to the department’s applications.
Validate completeness and accuracy of data in department’s performance, risk, and analytics tools.
Monitor various performance and control reports, identify potential performance issues, research underlying data that may cause performance discrepancies and resolve by following procedures.
Compile data and supporting documentation for external audits, reviews, and GIPS verification.
Support and provide valuable inputs to our business partners with special projects.
Effectively communicate with Global Performance Measurement and Risk, Operations, and IT staff to resolve data issues and escalate problems to the appropriate groups.
The analyst must have strong communication skills and must be able to answer questions from other performance analysts, operations associates, portfolio managers and other users regarding the details of performance calculation process and auditing procedures.
Analyst must support the manager in allocating, reallocating, assigning tasks, must be willing to monitor and mentor in the absence of the manager and must act as a guiding force.
WorkExperience / Knowledge :
A minimum of 4-5 years experience in Investmentbanking / management industry is preferred. This should include
Mandatory experience in Fund accounting / fund reconciliation (Equity, Fixed Income or Balanced)
Mandatory experience in Equity / Fixed Income Performance measurement and Fixed income attribution analysis
Experience in calculating tracking error (Ex Post), Value-at-Risk and Volatility
Experience in Factset, Bloomberg and any other performance system
Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required :
It is essential that the analyst has a very good understanding of portfolio accounting, and that he / she be able to identify and collaborate with operations to correct any issues in reconciliation of the portfolio transactions and holdings, and ensure the accuracy and timeliness of all information received.
The analyst must possess thorough knowledge of performance measurement methodologies, techniques and concepts and attribution analysis.
Excellent organization skills, the ability to work under pressure and attention to detail and accuracy a necessity.
Skills in Microsoft Office, MS Access, experience and ability to write and create macros and cohesive documentation.
Self-starter, shows strong self-initiative to meet deliverables and overcome issues.
Good people management skills, ability to provide process and development feedback and train team members on process activities
Client management skills are essential
Able to take ownership and follow through with tasks until completion.
Able to operate and effectively communicate in a team environment.
In addition the candidate must possess people management skills and should have mentoring and monitoring skills.
Normal office environment with little exposure to noise, dust and temperatures
The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 30 pounds is also necessary
Normally works a regular schedule of hours, however hours may vary depending upon the project or assignment
Hours include alternate shift work, evenings and / or weekends and may include 24 hour a day on call support by pager and / or cell phone
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversityat our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color,national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age,marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
We will ensure thatindividuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation toparticipate in the job application or interview process, to perform essentialjob functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
Please contact us to request accommodation.