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Associate, Portfolio Analytics, GIPS

Legal & General Investment Management America
Chicago, Illinois - hybrid schedule, 3 days per week in office
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Oct 27, 2023

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax, Compliance/Regulatory, Operations
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details


The LGIMA Investment Analytics team is responsible for providing market-leading analytics for the firm’s suite of investment solutions.  This mandate encompasses areas such as performance attribution, risk, and portfolio/benchmark construction analysis for the benefit of our clients and internal investment management teams, in addition to building tools to support analysis.  The team partners with Client Solutions, Portfolio Management, Marketing, Operations, and IT to deliver on our goals.  Our focus on scalability, quality and sophistication of analytics is essential to supporting LGIMA’s objective of providing a superior client experience.

The Associate position will be responsible for the integrity and delivery of GIPS composite returns, GIPS verification, and overseeing policies and procedures.


  • Own all related GIPS calculations and composite maintenance
  • Partner with RFP, investments, marketing, operations, and compliance teams to develop appropriate policies and procedures for GIPS
  • Partner with teams above and manage the GIPS verification process
  • Liaise with London performance team for keeping consistency and best practices
  • Contribute to local and global strategic analytics, performance and reporting systems projects
  • Maintain and improve information and documentation sourcing and storage processes to ensure comprehensive audit trail


  • Undergraduate degree
  • Strong interest in performance, GIPS standards, and verification process
  • Desire to improve efficiency in existing processes and create new processes with mind-set towards automation
  • Strong problem-solving skills along with a high attention to detail and accuracy
  • 1+ year of professional work experience for an investment manager
  • Demonstrated interest in capital markets and the investment management business
  • Intuitive and intellectually curious; ability to identify themes within data sets
  • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills; ability to multi-task and to manage complex assignments
  • Self-confidence: ability to function as both a self-starter and a team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, with the ability to interact with all levels of LGIMA management as well as colleagues in global offices
  • Highly proactive and energetic focus toward internal and external client service; ability to consistently meet all internal/external deadlines
  • Strong individual initiative with the ability to take a proactive approach to assigned projects and new team initiatives
  • Flexibility: ability to adapt to growth and change
  • Experience with excel, powerpoint, and access


As an EOE employer, Legal & General Investment Management America will extend equal opportunity to all employees
and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry,
national origin, age, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, military status, and/or any
other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. (2020)


Legal & General Investment Management America, Inc. (LGIMA) was founded in 2006 and specializes in fixed income, liability driven investment (LDI) solutions and index capabilities for the US institutional market.* We offer a range of strategies to help our clients manage their investment objectives including investment grade fixed income, which can range from market-based alpha-oriented strategies to those that are designed to be more liability-centric, derivative overlays, and indexed solutions.

Our solutions-focused culture is geared toward customization for our clients. As a firm, LGIMA has professional resources dedicated to insuring that our credit portfolios are structured in a risk-conscious manner, but can still have the ability to produce excess returns over an appropriate, sometimes custom, benchmark. Our index fund management offering extends well beyond the standard market cap weighted indices. We have the capability to manage index funds against various equity indices. 

As of December 31, 2019, LGIMA managed over $219 billion in assets. Our clients include pension plans, foundations & endowments, unions, and public funds.

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71 S. Wacker Drive
Suite 800

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