Quant Portfolio Analyst

Posted: Tuesday, May 04, 2021
Location: New York

Department: Risk & Quant Strategy Team
Reports to: Chief Risk Officer
Direct report(s): No

General purpose of position

The Quant Portfolio Analyst will join the broader Risk & Quant Strategy team and report into the Chief Risk Officer. 

Primary duties/responsibilities

  • The primary responsibilities include developing the analytics and tools that enable AssuredIM’s investment and risk management processes. The most important stakeholders are the CIO, CRO, PMs, Operations, and other Quant Strats.
  • You will work with the CRO on portfolio management and risk analytics that will feed into CIO recommendations, develop portfolio analytics for the PMs, and work closely with the Operations team on developing trade capture processes, and other tools to measure risk and performance.
  • In addition, the Risk team is responsible for independent risk oversight and measurement. The team will rely heavily on the Quant Portfolio Analyst to develop and maintain the appropriate risk oversight infrastructure and reporting.

Specific skills, competencies, resources and/or software/technology used on the job

  • Strong investigative and problem-solving skills and ability to identify root causes.
  • Crafting creative and practical solutions to problems and expressing those solutions in code.
  • The ability to collaborate across the entire firm utilizing strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Pro-active and flexible approach to managing both tactical and strategic needs of the business.

Education, certifications and/or experience requirements

  • 2 to 5 years of relevant experience
  • BS or MS in a technical discipline with strong academic credentials
  • Experience with C#
  • Market finance and risk knowledge
  • Ability to absorb and master new information quickly and spot issues and pose the correct questions.
  • Maintain highest professional and ethical standards:  AssuredIM has earned a reputation for honesty, professionalism, fair dealing and transparency in a highly competitive industry. We believe that this is a key element of our pursuit of investment performance and our commitment to deliver on our promise and responsibility to our clients. Must commit to these values and uphold them at all times.

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