Performance & Attribution Specialist

Acadian Asset
Boston, USA
Aug 01, 2019
Aug 31, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Performance & Attribution Specialist

Acadian Asset Management LLC is a Boston-headquartered investment management firm with wholly owned affiliates located in London, Singapore, Sydney, and Tokyo. As of March 31, 2019, the firm managed approximately US $96 billion on behalf of major pension funds, endowments, foundations, governments and other investors around the world.

Position Overview:
The Performance and Attribution Group is charged with ensuring prompt, accurate calculation and reporting for all composites, as well as other performance-related analytics for a variety of purposes. The ideal candidate will have investment knowledge, experience with hedge funds, technical skills, great attention to detail, analytical skills, and communication skills. Excel, and a solid mathematics background are required.

  • Partner with Global Client Group and RFP teams to ensure prompt, accurate performance information for client requests , questionnaires and consultant databases .
  • Maintain monthly and ad hoc report production schedule and support timely reporting and deadline-oriented projects and objectives.
  • Run and analyze attributions; provide qualitative and quantitative attribution analysis internally/externally as requested.
  • Provide quality assurance of output from performance and attribution systems and resolution of issues.
  • Identify improvements to existing processes to further gain operational efficiency and productivity and assist or lead special projects as needed.

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, math or other analytical discipline required. Progress towards a graduate degree or CIPM/CFA certification will be viewed favorably
  • Minimum two years prior experience working in portfolio accounting or investment management required
  • SQL and VBA programming a strong plus
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills , both written and verbal
  • Strong attention to detail and demonstrated commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid analytical and troubleshooting skills in the performance c alculation or reporting process
  • F lexible, able to work independently and with in a team-oriented environment

To apply for this position or view Acadian's open roles, please visit the Careers section of our website at: . We will contact only selected candidates.

It is the policy of Acadian Asset Management LLC to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, disability, or sexual orientation.

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