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Sr. Investment Analyst, Index

Northern Trust
Chicago, IL or Tempe, AZ
Salary commensurate with 5-7 years of experience
Closing date
Mar 16, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Role Summary:

Responsible for reviewing and analyzing equity and fixed income investment data to formulate investment recommendations for investment managers and clients. Researches and identifies securities to purchase and evaluates the current portfolio holdings. Interprets investment trends and gathers information for analyses.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administers and analyzes the construction of indices to determine whether the current holdings are meeting stated objectives; makes recommendations, and formally presents their work to amend rules and/or processes to a working group as appropriate.

  • Supports the team by trouble-shooting time-sensitive, complex, client queries.

  • Participates in projects as required.  Projects may include efforts to improve and expand our index offerings by working collaboratively with our quantitative research team, developing & and improving our internal technology and process capabilities, as well as gathering research for ad-hoc reporting (such as attribution analysis).

  • Monitors developments and new industry trends in indexing, as well as factor-based investment research.


The successful candidate will benefit from having:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5-7 years of relevant experience

  • Experience with relational databases, Python, R, SAS, SQL, Tableau, or version control software preferred

  • Prior experience with quantitative research, index/portfolio construction or equivalent preferred


Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, greater achievements await. You will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture in an organization where financial strength and stability is an asset that emboldens us to explore new ideas.


Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company committed to assisting the communities we serve! Join a workplace with a greater purpose.


We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world’s most admired and sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today. #MadeForGreater


For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 16,500 employees globally. We serve the world’s most-sophisticated clients – from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands. We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater. As of December 31, 2015, Northern Trust Corporation had: • $117 billion in banking assets • $6.1 trillion in assets under custody • $875 billion in assets under management
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