Fixed Income Portfolio Analyst

Employer
Wellington Management Company, LLP
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 11, 2017
Closes
Aug 16, 2017
Job Function
Operations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

POSITION

As part of continued growth, we are currently seeking to hire a Fixed Income Portfolio Analyst. This position will be based in London, and will work with the Global Bond Team in providing support for their portfolio management activities.

Responsibilities will include:

* Interacting closely with Portfolio Managers and Traders to ensure the timely and accurate execution of investment strategies across client portfolios;
* Rebalancing portfolios in response to events such as cash flows, benchmark changes, market price movements and changes in client guidelines;
* Monitoring portfolio positions, and verifying that transactions are consistent with client guidelines;
* Interacting with many areas of the firm to improve processes and minimize operational risks;
* Monitoring performance, risk exposures and key market sensitivities of positions in portfolios.

The successful candidate is likely to:

* Have a strong academic background. An undergraduate degree is required. A post-graduate degree or relevant professional qualification (e.g. CFA), or progress towards one, would be viewed favourably;
* Have 3-5 years of relevant professional experience, gained in a similar Portfolio Analyst, Assistant Portfolio Manager or Trader Support role. Previous asset management industry experience is preferred, although candidates from other backgrounds will also be considered;
* Demonstrate a strong understanding of, and interest in, fixed income capital markets and investing;
* Have advanced analytical skills, a quantitative orientation, and be detail oriented;
* Be able to work well under pressure and prioritize tasks;
* Have strong interpersonal skills, in order to interact effectively with investment and other business professionals around the firm;
* Be able to think creatively and initiate projects that lead to improved implementation of strategies and trades.

Please note that we are only able to respond to successful applicants.

JOB TITLE
Fixed Income Portfolio Analyst

JOB FAMILY
Investment Management (IM)

LOCATION
London

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at Wellington@icareerhelp.com .