Portfolio Management Analytics Analyst

Manila, Philippines
Sep 21, 2021
Oct 07, 2021
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Your team responsibilities
The MSCI Global Client Service team is composed of experienced financial professionals that provide first tier support for our institutional clients around the world. Team members are responsible for responding to a wide variety of methodology, usage, interpretational, and technical questions on our line of products and services. Client contact is primarily via telephone and email, but occasional travel may be required for on-site presentations or trainings. The team members work closely with account managers and consultants to develop and maintain client relationships.

Currently, Client Service teams are present in the following locations: San Francisco, New York, Monterrey, Toronto, London, Budapest, Mumbai, Shanghai, Beijing, Tokyo and Manila.

What we will offer you: Depending on your location of your role, you can expect ...
  • Competitive fixed and variable compensation, holiday/vacation allowance and retirement savings plans/pensions
  • A wide range of benefits including - healthcare, dental plans, risk insurances and (location dependent) - cycle-to-work schemes, gym benefits, retail discounts
  • A hybrid work environment, for the vast majority of employees, offering a more progressive way of working to give you the flexibility, accountability, and responsibility to empower you to perform at your very best. At the center of this way of working is a culture which is built on a strong foundation of trust. We trust our people and they trust our organization's leaders to support them.
  • An inclusive and performance driven culture where you are empowered to maximize your potential in an environment where all individuals are respected and encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work
  • A purposeful approach to Wellbeing to provide you with all the resources you need to be your best at work and in your personal life. Our Here For You Employee Assistance Program provides confidential emotional support with local experts, financial and legal advice in a wide range of issues as well as access to online information, resources and tools. All the services are available for our employees free of charge.
Your key responsibilities

The successful candidate will be part of the APAC Client Service team based in Manila catering to the inquiries raised by MSCI global clients in the field of finance and investment during APAC hours. Said candidate will provide support to clients in their use of MSCI's portfolio and risk management analytics application tools, BarraOne, BPM or RiskManager. His/Her responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Learn and understand our application tool's user account maintenance and functionalities
  • Learn and understand the various market and financial portfolio and risk management concepts used in our application tools
  • Assist the team with day-to-day query allocation and satisfactory resolution of operational, data and intermediate analytics client queries using combined knowledge of BarraOne/BPM/Risk Manager, financial quantitative tools, market and financial risk methodologies and other risk management concepts
  • Participate in developing client relationships through proactive follow up on issues raised by clients
  • Maintain relationships by ensuring relevant product information is shared with clients
  • Provide client feedback to the Coverage, Product Management, Research, and Production groups
  • Keep up with current events and trends in the market place
Your skills and experience that will help you excel

  • Strong analytic, quantitative, and problem-solving skills and has interest in the financial investment process and familiar with international financial institutions and global financial markets
  • A self-starter who is highly motivated, has the ability to work individually and within a team, and has strong organizational skills having the ability to handle multiple projects under tight and short-term deadline
  • Ability to comprehend, simplify and communicate complex concepts or methodologies verbally and in writing via the English language to clients and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to work efficiently with diverse cultures on a global team, and knowing when to involve appropriate colleagues in projects regardless of function, geography, and business line
  • Undergraduate Degrees in math, statistics or mathematical finance is a must; Undergraduate Degrees in engineering, computer science and IT-related courses with a sound understanding of finance will be considered. Master's Degree in Financial Mathematics, Financial Engineering, Computational Finance, Business Administration or equivalent is highly desired. Either completed or studying a Finance related professional qualification e.g. CFA, FRM is highly desired.
  • 1-3 years relevant experience in a global environment with an undergraduate degree or no working experience but with masters degree in the courses mentioned above is a plus
  • Experience in client facing servicing capacity (via email and phone) is a plus.
  • Past experience in serving external financial institutional clients is a plus.
How we'll support you
  • Coaching, support and encouragement from experts in your team
  • Access to a wide range of learning opportunities to support your growth and development
  • Customizable learning journeys to help you navigate your professional development
  • Transparent performance-based compensation schemes
  • Employee Resource Groups such as MSCI Pride, Black Leadership Network, Women's Leadership Forum, Women in Tech, Asian Support Network, All Abilities and Climate Action Groups.
About MSCI and our teams

MSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community. With over 50 years of expertise in research, data and technology, we power better investment decisions by enabling clients to understand and analyze key drivers of risk and return and confidently build more effective portfolios. We create industry-leading research-enhanced solutions that clients use to gain insight into and improve transparency across the investment process.

Our values define the working environment we strive to create. We are inclusive, we champion bold ideas, we always pursue excellence, and always act with integrity. Personal accountability and responsibility are key to success, and we always work as a team to remain client centric.

At MSCI diversity is at our core and inclusion defines our culture. Our people are empowered to maximize their potential in an environment where all individuals are respected and encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work. We work, learn and grow together and we are committed to hiring and promoting qualified women, ethnic minorities and members of the LGBT+ community candidates, who have historically been underrepresented in financial services.

To learn more about life at MSCI please visit https://careers.msci.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Glassdoor.

To all recruitment agencies : MSCI does not accept unsolicited CVs/Resumes. Please do not forward CVs/Resumes to any MSCI employee, location or website. MSCI is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs/Resumes.

MSCI Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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