~The role will be part of a team that is responsible for the overall performance and attribution cycle, which includes review and validation of security returns, management of systems to calculate portfolio returns, review of portfolio returns, attribution calculation and analysis, management of month-end pricing, and ad-hoc performance and attribution inquiries. This is a dynamic team that works across the firm and have frequent interactions with Portfolio Management staff, Client Services, and Investment Operations.
Responsibilities Manage the performance validation process in the assigned areas by reviewing and validating monthly security and portfolio performance Conduct thorough investigation of performance outliers, analyze findings, and make recommendations on changes or fixes Interface with investment management, client servicing, and operations staff regularly to address performance inquires and complete related requests Review and scrub periodic attribution data Work closely with the trading desk and IT to support development and implementation of performance attribution model enhancements Complete ad-hoc performance projects as necessary
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or related field 3 – 5 years of experience in portfolio performance validation Proficient in Excel with demonstrated knowledge and experience in formula writing Solid knowledge of fixed income and equity securities Strong analytical skills and rigorous attention to detail Solid written and verbal communication skills A quick learner and a strong team player Demonstrated ability to take initiatives and ownership of responsibilities A self-motivated individual with high professionalism and strong work ethic
Desired Qualifications CFA preferred CIPM preferred Knowledge of SQL or VBA strongly preferred Fixed income attribution related experience