Portfolio Analyst - Vice President

Deutsche Bank
New York, USA
Nov 20, 2020
Dec 02, 2020
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Overview

Job Title: Portfolio Analyst

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: New York, NY

Business Description
DWS Group (DWS) is one of the world's leading asset managers with EUR 745bn of assets under management (as of June 2019). Building on more than 60 years of experience and a reputation for excellence in Germany and across Europe, DWS has come to be recognized by clients globally as a trusted source for integrated investment solutions, stability and innovation across a full spectrum of investment disciplines.

We offer individuals and institutions access to our strong investment capabilities across all major asset classes and solutions aligned to growth trends. Our diverse expertise in Active, Passive and Alternatives asset management - as well as our deep environmental, social and governance focus - complement each other when creating targeted solutions for our clients. Our expertise and on-the-ground-knowledge of our economists, research analysts and investment professionals are brought together in one consistent global CIO View, which guides our strategic investment approach.

DWS wants to innovate and shape the future of investing: with staff from 35 nationalities, speaking more than 75 languages rooted in 22 countries, we are local while being one global team.

The DWS Large Cap Growth team consists of five full-time investment professionals that manage US, international and thematic sector mutual funds, and institutional mandates for a total of about USD 5 bn in AuM. We are seeking a Portfolio Analyst (generalist or sector expert) to serve on our investment team and perform deep fundamental research on large cap growth stocks in the US equities universe. You will have prior experience in this field paired with relentless inner drive, logical curiosity, and discipline in helping us find businesses with superior long-term growth potential that will help our portfolios outperform the market.

What We Offer You:
  • We offer competitive health and wellness benefits, empowering you to value life in and out of the office
  • Retirement Savings Plans, Parental Leave, and other family-friendly programs
  • An environment that encourages networking and collaboration across functions and businesses
  • Active engagement with the local community through DWS's specialized employee groups

Your Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct in-depth fundamental research and analysis of growth stocks to provide insight on business strategy, innovation, competitive landscape, and secular trends that leads to identification of investment ideas and recommendations
  • Monitor portfolio holdings, exposures, and ESG quality; initiate trade orders and document investment decisions; manage cash in and outflows
  • Support preparation of fund reporting, marketing, and presentation material
  • Contribute to continuous refinement of investment process (analytical and psychological frameworks, screening, decision-making, and risk control) along with team head
  • Interact with colleagues across our global investment platform, portfolio companies' senior management teams, and select clients while conducting responsibilities

Your Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree is required; MBA and/or CFA is preferred
  • Ability to think across sectors/regions/trends and understand the implications of change and innovation that enables a differentiated perspective to identify attractive investment opportunities
  • High level of self-drive and ability to work independently with minimal supervision within a small dynamic team setting that entails a high level of responsibility
  • High capacity of intellectual curiosity, self-reflection, and eagerness for continuous learning and self-development while sharing knowledge and skills with others
  • Strong understanding of business, financial, and valuation analysis augmented by critical thinking skills through academic training or work experience is required

Our values define the working environment we strive to create - diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.
We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Click here to find out more about diversity and inclusion.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Click these links to view the following notices: \"EEO is the Law poster\" and supplement ; Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act; Employee Polygraph Protection Act and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

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