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Portfolio Analyst – Fixed income – Level 5/Officer 12 views

Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. You’ll have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

Job Purpose:

Fixed Income Portfolio Administration provides operational investment support to the Portfolio Managers within SSGA. The team support both active and passive strategies for both segregated and pooled mandates, including Exchange Traded Funds.As the key contact point for the Portfolio Management team you will have oversight of a number of Portfolios from an operational point of view and you will be expected to work with a high level of accuracy to deliver high quality support to the business each and every single day.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Reconciliations
  • Cash Forecasting
  • Verification of Fund Valuations
  • Performance calculation, preliminary review and query resolution
  • Investigating and resolving queries from Clients and Portfolio Managers
  • Key internal interactions would be with the portfolio managers, traders, compliance, risk, trade support, reconciliation, legal and client administration.
  • Key external interactions will be with custodians, administrators and other third party providers.Portfolio Analysts are expected to have a dynamic can-do attitude and look to improve the current processes and procedures within SSGA London.
  • We give specific vision to strengthening SSGA’s controls and minimizing risk. The team is one of a number of Portfolio Administration teams, grouped by asset class; we work closely with each other so you may also be involved in some tasks and projects to assist other areas.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Operations experience gained from an investment manager, investment bank, hedge fund, prime broker or fund administrator.
  • Degree qualified with a financial or analytical discipline preferred.
  • Professional industry qualifications an advantage.
  • Product Experience Desirable: Developed and Emerging Market Government Bonds, Convertibles and Corporates, FX spot and forwards, Exchange Traded Futures and Options, Repurchase Agreement. ETFs.
  • Experience of Performance Measurement and Attribution an advantage
  • You will have strong analytical skills and a positive organised approach to investigating queries and exceptions.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and willingness to communicate with colleagues at all levels of the organisation.
  • You have the ability to plan and run multiple priorities and tasks with the skills to adapt and be flexible to change in a delivery focused, deadline driven environment.
  • You will be able to work confidently both independently and as part of a team.
  • You understand investment markets and the settlement of securities. Understanding of product and fund valuation useful.
  • Strong MS Windows applications, specifically Excel. Exposure to Barclays POINT and Bloomberg is an advantage.
  • Ability to build strong positive relationships with both internal and external clients.
  • Willing to assume responsibility and take ownership of tasks assigned.

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At State Street, we partner with institutional investors all over the world to provide comprehensive financial services, including investment management, investment research and trading, and investment servicing.Whether you are an asset manager, asset owner, alternative asset manager, insurance company, pension fund or official institution, you can rely on us to be focused on your challenges. We are committed to doing what it takes to help you perform better — now and in the future.

Careers at State Street

Our people are our most valuable and valued resource. That’s why we focus on Employee Engagement, Development, and Global Inclusion. We’re a company that insists on and recognizes exceptional performance.

We know our success hinges on the critical task of attracting the best people to join us. People like you.

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  • Specialism ETF Issuer, Custodians
  • Location Boston
  • Address Boston, US
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State Street partners with institutional investors all over the world to provide comprehensive financial services, including investment management, investment research and trading, and investment servicing.

Job Purpose:

  • Fixed Income Portfolio Administration provides operational investment support to the Portfolio Managers within SSGA. The team support both active and passive strategies for both segregated and pooled mandates, including Exchange Traded Funds
  • As the key contact point for the Portfolio Management team you will have oversight of a number of Portfolios from an operational point of view and you will be expected to work with a high level of accuracy to deliver high quality support to the business each and every single day.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Reconciliations
  • Cash Forecasting
  • Verification of Fund Valuations
  • Performance calculation, preliminary review and query resolution
  • Investigating and resolving queries from Clients and Portfolio Managers
  • Key internal interactions would be with the portfolio managers, traders, compliance, risk, trade support, reconciliation, legal and client administration
  • Key external interactions will be with custodians, administrators and other third party providers.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Operations experience gained from an investment manager, investment bank, hedge fund, prime broker or fund administrator
  • Degree qualified with a financial or analytical discipline preferred
  • Professional industry qualifications an advantage
  • Product Experience Desirable: Developed and Emerging Market Government Bonds, Convertibles and Corporates, FX spot and forwards, Exchange Traded Futures and Options, Repurchase Agreement. ETFs
  • Experience of Performance Measurement and Attribution an advantage
  • You will have strong analytical skills and a positive organised approach to investigating queries and exceptions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and willingness to communicate with colleagues at all levels of the organisation
  • You have the ability to plan and run multiple priorities and tasks with the skills to adapt and be flexible to change in a delivery focused, deadline driven environment
  • You will be able to work confidently both independently and as part of a team
  • You understand investment markets and the settlement of securities. Understanding of product and fund valuation usefu
  • Strong MS Windows applications, specifically Excel. Exposure to Barclays POINT and Bloomberg is an advantage
  • Ability to build strong positive relationships with both internal and external clients
  • Willing to assume responsibility and take ownership of tasks assigned.

Source: for more information click here.

Apply for this job Apply via LinkedIn
Share this job

At State Street, we partner with institutional investors all over the world to provide comprehensive financial services, including investment management, investment research and trading, and investment servicing.Whether you are an asset manager, asset owner, alternative asset manager, insurance company, pension fund or official institution, you can rely on us to be focused on your challenges. We are committed to doing what it takes to help you perform better — now and in the future.

Careers at State Street

Our people are our most valuable and valued resource. That’s why we focus on Employee Engagement, Development, and Global Inclusion. We’re a company that insists on and recognizes exceptional performance.

We know our success hinges on the critical task of attracting the best people to join us. People like you.

Information
  • Specialism ETF Issuer, Custodians
  • Location Boston
  • Address Boston, US
Connect with us

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