SSGA Senior Active Quant Equity Portfolio Management Support Analyst

State Street Global Advisors.
Kraków, Poland
May 11, 2019
Jun 08, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Purpose of Role: You will be part of the Active Quantitative Equity Investment team, with a role in the analysis and implementation of equity strategies based on quantitative model inputs and investment guidelines. Supporting London and Boston based AQE teams, on a day-to-day basis, you will help to improve efficiencies in managing portfolios including the monitoring of corporate actions, FX, futures and cash exposures. AQE operates as one global team and you will receive extraordinary training as over time you develop to help innovate our process, stock research and model diagnostic tools. The role is dynamic, often working to tight deadlines and also intellectually stimulating and creative.
Specific Duties:
  • You will provide back-up PM duties to lead portfolio managers, including supporting execution of flows and corporate actions.
  • Monitor FX, futures and cash exposures.
  • Help code client specific guidelines into our portfolio management software.
  • You will assist in understanding portfolio attribution, the return drivers of portfolios and individual stock movements.
  • Design and improve portfolio diagnostics tools.
  • Assist on data integrity of the portfolio management software.
  • Participate, and provide input to the AQE team through forums such as summits and weekly meetings.
  • Ensure close collaboration with support and oversight functions such as Trading, IT, Risk, Model Risk Management, Operations and Compliance.
  • Operate in compliance with internal and external regulations and partner concern procedures.
Technical and Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, quantitative or a scientific discipline
  • Experience requirement: minimum of 5+ years working in a financial institution or a finance-specific industry
  • Experience managing people is a plus
  • Experience of quantitative portfolio management (preferred)
  • Knowledge of the capital markets including developed and emerging equities and equity instruments
  • Understanding of advanced financial theories, with knowledge of quantitative and statistical tools
  • Proficiency in R, Tableau, Bloomberg/Reuters (preferred)
  • CFA designation (or working towards)
  • Creative and independent thinker with solid quantitative skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • You are a hardworking teammate, high energy, positive personality, curiosity, willingness to challenge and attention to details are critical to succeed
Personal Profile: Your care and an attention to detail, with a confirmed ability to work together in a team in order to deliver to deadlines is important.
Across the world, institutional investors rely on us to help them handle risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. We keep our clients at the heart of everything we do, and engaged employees are essential to our continued success. Our promise to maintain an environment where every employee feels valued and able to meet their full potential infuses our values. It's also part of our dedication to inclusion, development and engagement, and corporate social responsibility. You'll have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. Join us. State Street is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability.