Head of Fixed Income
Verus is in search of a Head of Fixed Income to join our Public Markets team. Candidates can be located near one of our offices in Seattle (preferred), Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Pittsburgh, or work remotely in the Chicago area until a Verus office is established there.
The Head of Fixed Income is primarily responsible for asset class leadership, manager search, due diligence, relationship building, and manager selection in several fixed income subasset classes. Essential functions of the position include manager research, manager search reports, manager monitoring, evaluating the capital markets environment and mentoring junior staff.
Candidates should be process-minded, detail oriented, idea-driven, insightful, and able to work in a fast-paced environment. Additionally, they should:
- Be able to provide thought leadership on institutional investment manager research principles, practices, and concepts
- Have a proven track record overseeing a broad range of asset classes
- Closely follow the market environment and developing trends
- Have a mastery of manager search process
- Have in-depth knowledge of managers with an extensive network of contacts within the industry
- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university
- CFA charter holder desirable
- CAIA charter holder desirable
- Ten or more years of research experience in finance or investments, manager research, external portfolio manager programs, and/or institutional consulting
Verus is an independent, institutional investment consulting firm. Since 1986, we have been working closely with our clients and other professionals to add value to their investment portfolios by providing research driven investment solutions that address their specific needs. Through independent, conflict-free advice and investment expertise, our professionals strive to be the driving force that empowers clients to achieve their investment objectives. We are looking for a talented professional who embodies our firm values of diligence, professionalism, expertise, client service, and collaboration.
We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, life, disability, and vision insurance; 401(k) program with a company match; section 125 cafeteria plan; CFA and other professional certifications sponsorship; 11 paid holidays; and 15 days of paid time off the first year of employment.
In addition, our boutique firm allows us to have an exceptionally convivial corporate culture with opportunities for career development and cross-departmental collaboration. On top of strengthening growth and partnerships in the work environment, Verus promotes happy and healthy living with a variety of employee appreciation initiatives, a good sense of humor, and several company events throughout the year.
$135,000 - $210,000 annual
Salary offered to candidates is determined factoring in market pay, internal peer equity, education, credentials, relevant skills and expertise, past employment experience, and geographic pay differentials.
To apply please visit our Verus Career Website here: https://www.verusinvestments.com/careers/
Verus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Verus is dedicated to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. We seek employees from all backgrounds to join our teams, and we encourage our employees to bring their authentic and best selves to work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), disability, age, citizenship status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, medical condition, military or veteran status.