Senior Portfolio Analyst

Franklin Templeton Investments
Apr 19, 2018
Apr 22, 2018
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At Franklin Templeton Investments, we are dedicated to delivering strong results and exceptional service to clients, team members and business partners. Over 9,000 employees working in 60 offices around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 150 countries. For over 65 years, our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people.

We are looking for a Senior Portfolio Analyst to join the Emerging Markets team based in Singapore. This role will support portfolio managers, including monitoring portfolio performance, conducting statistical analysis, assembling and reviewing data, completing performance attribution analysis, monitoring cash flows, maintaining target allocations and completing ad-hoc and recurring analysis. The candidate will be required to assess and reconcile results that are inconsistent with fund and/or strategy objectives. The role serves as a PM's primary point of contact with investment operations, compliance, client service and business analysts.

What are the ongoing responsibilities of this position?
  • Portfolio Management Support
    • Ensure investment management and trading decisions are implemented properly at the individual portfolio level for applicable strategies within EMG.
    • Conduct portfolio analysis and prepare status reports on accounts
    • Act as portfolio management contact
  • Research/Analytics
    • Perform fundamental research on assigned sectors/companies
    • Prepare of initiating reports on prospective investments
    • Prepare of quarterly updates and ongoing analysis of investments
  • Marketing and Business Support
    • Write responses for RFPs and other questionnaires
    • Participate in due diligence, financial advisor and sponsor updates and new business development when needed


What qualifications, skills and experience would help someone to be successful?
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Minimally Level 2 CFA
  • 2 to 4 years of experience in research across different sectors
  • Strong communication in English, both verbally and written
  • Proficient in Bloomberg and Microsoft Office tools, especially Excel and Powerpoint
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities
  • Self-starter who is able to work independently
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to multitask
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented
What makes Franklin Templeton Investments unique?
In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Franklin Templeton, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Rewards -the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results.

We believe that being a good corporate citizen is good business. To us, corporate citizenship means being accountable, serving our clients, being an employer of choice, managing our environmental impact, and supporting our communities . An emphasis on corporate citizenship is embedded in our culture and values , and is an important element of how we achieve success.

We are also committed to your learning and development with resources focused around Experience, Exposure, and Education, to help you achieve your professional development goals. Take some time to, meet some of our people , and see what it means to say, " I AM Franklin Templeton ."

Franklin Templeton Investments values diversity in its workforce and welcomes employees from different backgrounds, generations, capabilities, cultural identification, sexual orientations, and gender expression, in addition to other attributes that contribute to a truly diverse and inclusive community.

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified.


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