Investment Portfolio Analyst

Central Bank, Central Trust Bank
Jefferson City, Missouri
Salary Commensurate with Experience
03 Jan 2022
31 Jan 2022
Requisition Number 13665
Employment Type
Full Time

Investment Portfolio Analyst


Advanced degree in a field such as Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Engineering or Mathematics/Statistics OR 2-3 years of related work experience

Excellent quantitative and analytical skills

Advanced knowledge of financial theory (NPV, IRR, etc.) and its application through development of financial models

Working knowledge of macroeconomics and fixed income market dynamics

Experience with financial modeling and advanced Microsoft Excel functions

Excellent interpersonal skills including proficiency in both oral and written communication, the ability to speak comfortably in front of others, and the ability to explain complicated concepts to non-practitioners

Familiarity with portfolio analytical tools such as BondEdge or YieldBook

Familiarity with any or all of the following: Visual Basic, SQL, and reporting and business intelligence tools such as Tableau and R

CFA designation

Prior experience in bank Treasury

Job Description:

The Investment Portfolio Analyst role conducts quantitative analysis of individual securities, industry segments, or other potential investment opportunities; monitors market conditions, external fixed-income research, and trading volume/activity; assists in the development of an investment strategy meant to enhance liquidity, profitability, and support the Company’s asset/liability management objectives; identifies relative value opportunities that support portfolio strategies; executes purchases and sales of fixed-income securities under the direction of a portfolio manager; and prepares reports detailing current and projected portfolio composition and performance.

Stays abreast of macroeconomic and financial market conditions.  Produce actionable market and economic research to support investment decisions.  Collects and interprets price, yield, cash flow data, or other financial metrics on current and potential investment holdings.  Tracks and reports on current or expected financial performance to support the bank’s asset/liability objectives.  Integrates data from accounting and analytic databases into portfolio level reports on a periodic and ad-hoc basis.

Identify macro trends and perform relative value analysis across a wide range of security types.  Collect and analyze financial information for assigned securities or sectors to assist in the development of investment strategies for one or more portfolios.  Executes purchases and sales of fixed-income investments at the direction of the Portfolio Manager when necessary.  Interacts directly with approved broker/dealers for trade execution and/or fixed-income market strategy discussion.

Interacts with internal departments on subjects such as cash management, security settlement, investment accounting, and interest rate risk management to support the bank’s asset/liability objectives.  Manages the loan collateral process for the Company’s FHLB and FRB relationships.  Keeps abreast of changes in the regulatory environment that could affect portfolio management strategy.

Develop and enhance management reporting, including using data visualization tools such as Tableau.  Assist with the preparation and assembly of report packages, including the monthly ALCO packet, for consumption by Senior and Executive Management and the Board of Directors.

To submit an application for consideration please visit: and reference requisition #13665.

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