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The following are employment listings received by the Women Investment Professionals for posting on this website. These jobs are posted for 30 days, and can be resubmitted for an additional 30 day posting, if desired. Currently, there is no charge for posting a job. You can submit a job to be posted by email to: info@wipchicago.org

Company Overview:

Aegon Asset Management is a global investment firm with employees located in North America, Europe and Asia. Investment offerings for Aegon Asset Management US and Aegon Real Assets US include credit strategies, global equity, multi-asset and real asset strategies, and customized investment solutions. The firm serves a diverse global client base that includes corporate, union and public pensions, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, subadvisory, family offices and wealth managers. We are committed to excellence, trust and building long-term partnerships with clients.

Position Overview: Responsible for analyzing and actively monitoring the credit quality of corporate fixed-income issuers for an assigned coverage universe across the credit spectrum.  In addition, the analyst will be expected to be able to effectively communicate fundamental views and trade recommendations to various portfolio managers.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide value added fundamental analysis of the public securities of 50-60 companies within the consumer sector
  • Gather data, assess trends, forecast metrics and provide outlooks on companies within the sector as well as for the sector as a whole using both qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Apply strong knowledge of relative value and market technicals/sentiment to fundamental analysis
  • Communicate original, accurate, defendable and actionable trade recommendations that generate excess returns for clients
  • Maintain and publish information on covered companies
  • Develop understanding of global portfolio mandates for investment grade, high yield, bank loan and various other products
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external industry experts and counterparts

Required Qualifications:

  • 4-6 years of experience within the investment or a closely related industry
  • Experience in a research position
  • BA required

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA preferred
  • Preference to prior coverage in consumer and/or healthcare sector
  • Fluency with Microsoft Excel, Bloomberg, Capital IQ and/or SNL
  • Strong communication skills
  • CFA Charter

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Equal Opportunity Employer: Aegon USA Realty Advisors, LLC., is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services, physical or mental disability or any other status protected by federal state or local equal employment opportunities laws. In addition Transamerica will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Company Overview:  Aegon Asset Management is a global investment firm with employees located in North America, Europe and Asia. Investment offerings for Aegon Asset Management US and Aegon Real Assets US include credit strategies, global equity, multi-asset and real asset strategies, and customized investment solutions. The firm serves a diverse global client base that includes corporate, union and public pensions, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, subadvisory, family offices and wealth managers. We are committed to excellence, trust and building long-term partnerships with clients.

Position Overview: This role will join the Intermediary Distribution team and will concentrate on building and maintaining relationships with our sub advisory partners in the retail space. In addition, this role will focus on sourcing business with registered investment advisors (RIA), family offices (FO), and mutual fund sub advisory (MFSA), to drive product sales.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with sub advisors including wholesalers, sales managers, product, key account managers and financial advisors within the retail sector.
  • Drive sales of AAM products, within a defined geographic territory, through development and expansion of business relationships.
  • Leverage a deep understanding of varying RIA, FO and MFSA business models to design sales strategies around each framework.
  • Produce expected sales results and territory activity levels as defined by senior leadership.
  • Collaborate with sales and client service professionals, portfolio managers, research analysts, product specialists and marketing associates.
  • Position and differentiate AAM products against competitor firms/products.
  • Maintain a log of activities and opportunities in the Salesforce system.
  • Keep abreast of continuous developments in the economy and the financial services industry.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or related business field.
  • Ten years of related sales experience.
  • FINRA Series 3, 7 and 63 (upon hire into this role, employees must obtain required licenses within 120 days; at the company’s discretion, employees will not be allowed to continue in role if required licenses are not obtained within 180 days)
  • In-depth intermediary investment product knowledge.
  • Proven results using a consultative sales process.
  • Broad range of client contacts.
  • Highly developed relationship management skills.
  • Advanced presentation and communication skills.
  • Attention to detail to document activities.
  • Ability to work a high energy, collaborative and competitive environment.
  • Proficiency using MS Office tools.
  • CFA preferred

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Equal Opportunity Employer:

Aegon USA Realty Advisors, LLC., is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services, physical or mental disability or any other status protected by federal state or local equal employment opportunities laws. In addition Transamerica will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Summary:

The successful candidate will join the Currency Team to work as a Currency Analyst with our currency portfolio managers. Main responsibilities will include accurate implementation of strategies, trade generation and trading.  We are seeking a meticulous individual with extremely high attention to details. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate high motivation and a strong desire to grow professionally within the currency and fixed income team.  Prior experience within currency trading / buy side currency management is preferred; we believe this is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to build upon their experience in a demanding but rewarding environment.  Experience required:  0 to 2 years

Responsibilities

  • Portfolio implementation: implementation and monitoring of return seeking and hedging currency strategies across currency overlay, share classes and global fixed income portfolios.
  • Trading: execution of active and hedging currency strategies across portfolios. Efficient and timely execution in the market of currency trades: spot, currency outrights, currency swaps, other.
  • Perform frequent portfolio rebalancing and adjustments. Accurate management of inflows and outflows in portfolios.
  • Co-ordinate with performance and marketing teams in production of materials for client presentations.
  • Liaise with middle office, client service, IT and operations for currency and fixed income related activities
  • Assisting portfolio managers with commentaries when required. Good overview of financial markets and macroeconomic trends is essential
  • Opportunity (at a later stage) to increase responsibility on the portfolio management side and to play a role in the research and trade idea generation processes.
  • Ad-hoc duties as required, including but not limited to presentation preparation, reporting, assisting with team queries and resolution.

Requirements:

  • University Degree in Economics or Finance is essential. 
  • Excellent quantitative skills strongly preferred.
  • Advanced skills within Excel, PowerPoint and VBA essential. 
  • Attention to details and accuracy is critical.
  • A highly motivated team player with strong analytical and problem solving skills, with a proven ability to deliver work product to the highest of standards within a dynamic and deadline-driven environment.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential.
  • A motivated self-starter with demonstrated experience of working independently and as part of a global team.
  • Series 7 and Series 66 (or 63 and 65) licenses, and/or ability to obtain the necessary licenses once in the role is essential within a given timeframe.

  • Knowledge of market dynamics, liquidity and trading practices.
  • Familiar with electronic trading platforms (FX Connect, FXall, other) and prior trading currencies experience (buy side) is desirable.
  • Good understanding of the global fixed income market/ securities.
  • Theoretical knowledge of currency instruments.
  • Working knowledge of Bloomberg.
  • Knowledge of Blackrock Aladdin is desirable.

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Neuberger Berman is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Firm and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment because of race, creed, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship status or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact onlineaccommodations@nb.com.

Responsibilities:

  • Build trade allocations for cash management and portfolio alignment.
  • Evaluate security characteristics to assist in portfolio construction.
  • Serve as point person for production of portfolio monitoring reports.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to manage client guideline process.
  • Manage the lifecycle of corporate actions (liaise with portfolio management, operations, and legal to address each action).
  • Calculate and review security analytics and the impact of changes on the portfolios.
  • Review client presentations, portfolio summary reports, and data requests for accuracy.
  • Work collaboratively with portfolio managers, research analysts, traders, legal, operations, and technology professionals.

Requirements:

  • Superb academic credentials in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field.

  • Knowledge of fixed income analytics (yields, spreads, duration).

  • Experience in the development and construction of formula-driven spreadsheets, pivot tables, and macros.

  • Familiarity with Blackrock Aladdin and Bloomberg is preferred.

  • Strong experience using Excel and database tools.

  • Sound understanding of statistics and regression, including statistical packages and/or programming languages (e.g. – Python, R, MATLAB, VBA).

  • Capability to solve problems while being cognizant of finite deadlines.

  • Ability to work in a team environment while taking individual responsibility for quality and accuracy.

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Excellent communications skills.

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Neuberger Berman is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Firm and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment because of race, creed, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship status or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact onlineaccommodations@nb.com.

 
At Advocate Aurora Health we understand that a healthy environment is vital to human health. Nationally recognized for environmental excellence, we strive to mitigate environmental harm and contribute to the well being and health of our associates, patients, visitors and the communities we are privileged to serve. Be a part of a movement in health care invested in reducing its environmental impact and creating healthier spaces for our patients to heal, physicians to practice and associates to work.

Purpose:
Support all investment analysis activities for public equity, fixed income, and marketable real assets investments within Advocate Aurora Health, Inc. and its subsidiaries. Monitor global economic and market conditions to recognize opportunities for new investments. Perform rigorous qualitative and quantitative due diligence to validate the attractiveness of investment opportunities and recommend actions to the investment team. Monitor and continually evaluate marketable investments after the investment decision is implemented with ongoing due diligence activities to include: preparing and analyzing investment reports, monitoring and evaluating investment manager performance, and utilizing risk management tools. Position is expected to collaborate with other investment team members regarding qualitative and quantitative investment analysis and reporting. Assist with all aspects of the defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans. This position also supports a variety of investment operation functions.

Accountabilities:

  • Investment Analytics: Perform detailed investment analysis (both qualitative and quantitative) of both individual investment managers and the public equity, fixed income, and marketable real asset classes. Continually evaluate investment manager performance and summarize relevant developments to the Portfolio Manager. Develop and maintain reports detailing the exposures and risks of marketable investment managers
  • Investment Manager Due Diligence and Market Research: Monitor global market conditions and the investment activities of public equity, fixed income, and marketable real asset investment managers. Actively participate in meetings with existing and prospective investment managers and summarize information or proposed action items gleaned from those meetings. Maintain and strengthen Advocate Aurora’s relationships with the investment community.
  • Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Plans: Assist in all investment related work across a number of defined benefit and defined contribution plans. Examples include investment due diligence of defined contribution investment options, participate in asset-liability studies for defined benefit plans, research industry best practices across retirement plans and coordinate the implementation of changes within any of the retirement plans.
  • Investment Documentation and Reporting: Ensure decisions are appropriately documented and archived within the relevant investment databases and accurately reported to internal stakeholders.
  • Investment Operations Support: Collaborate and coordinate with members of the investment team across a variety of workflows, specifically investment operations. Investment operations support may include maintenance of internal databases, preparation of direction letters and legal documents, aggregation of portfolio level data, trade planning and cash forecasting.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Finance, Accounting, or Economics
  • 2 years related experience from relevant internship or professional experience in investments, capital markets, or finance.
  • Excellent spreadsheet skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be a team player
  • Ability to handle confidential information with respect for sensitive nature of the data
  • Ability to prioritize independently and respond to multiple simultaneous requests
  • Ability to work in changing environment. Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations.
  • Willingness to pursue the CFA designation

About Advocate Health Care

Advocate Health Care is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest Accountable Care Organizations in the country. A national leader in population health management, Advocate operates nearly 400 sites of care and 12 hospitals, including three of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, five Level I trauma centers (the state’s highest designation in trauma care), three Level II trauma centers, one of the area’s largest home health and hospice companies and one of the region’s largest medical groups. Advocate trains more primary care physicians and residents at its four teaching hospitals than any other health system in the state. As a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ, Advocate contributed $692 million in charitable care and services to communities across Chicagoland and Central Illinois in 2016. Advocate is part of Advocate Aurora Health, the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the United States. We help people live well.

Please send your resume to benjamin.bartelt@advocatehealth.com

Category: Communications

Date Needed by:
11/27/2019

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

Wespath Benefits and Investments, recognized as a 2017, 2018 and 2019 Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® and a 2018 National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®, has an opportunity for a Marketing Manager – Investments that is responsible for supporting the development, coordination and completion of all marketing and communications designed to support the Institutional Investment Services team, which is responsible for servicing institutional investor clients.

More specifically, the Marketing Manager – Investments will have the opportunity to:

  • Closely collaborate with the Institutional Investment Services team to conceptualize, customize, develop and update marketing communications used to promote the Wespath investment value proposition and support current and prospective client relationships.

  • Develop understanding of the various investor audiences serviced by the Institutional Investment Services group; adapt marketing and communication materials across different audiences using appropriate branding and messaging. Collaborate with the Associate Content Manager, Investments and participate as needed in the development of communications plans that consider all audiences.

  • Manage the Request for Proposal (RFP) process for current and prospective institutional investors, leveraging the capabilities of the organization’s RFP automation software. Collaborate with internal subject matter experts on content, create necessary timelines, package and submit final product.

  • Manage the Investments team quarterly webinar. Schedule prep meetings, develop slides and provide onsite support.

  • Develop content for electronic quarterly newsletter sent to 5,000 current and prospective institutional investors. Coordinate and test email release with internal parties.

  • Collaborate with Investments team to plan and host the Investment Forum for current and prospective institutional investors. Conceptualize and manage event preparations, marketing collateral and communications for the event. Partner with other internal departments and external speakers to define timelines, goals, action plans, etc.

  • Work with Institutional Investment Services to develop, format and/or review best-in-class custom slides as required for current and new business presentations as well as special events.

  • Collaborate with Associate Content Manager, Investments to manage the development and ongoing refinement of investment-related website content, including written, visual and video content.  Ensure accuracy of information and appropriateness/timeliness of updates.

  • Act as a partner in growth for Wespath’s institutional clients by creating and updating dual-branded collateral materials prepared on behalf of foundation clients. This includes RFPs, presentations and webinars.

  • Collaborate with the Sustainable Investment Services and Impact Investments teams to raise awareness about the Wespath investment and engagement efforts.

  • Collaborate with the Associate Content Manager, Investments to develop, implement and manage the institutional social media marketing strategy. Execute social media activities, including using targeted ad campaigns to promote certain social media postings and promoting the work of Wespath’s institutional clients. Continuously monitor and ensure accuracy of all social media engagements.

  • Create custom targeted advertisements for investment-related social media, print publications and events.

  • Develop and update marketing strategy (to support business plan) in collaboration with Managing Director, Institutional Investment Services and Manager of Investments Marketing and Communications.

  • Coordinate email distributions with the Institutional Investment Services team for special announcements as needed.

  • Negotiate approvals with internal parties on all investment marketing and communication-related materials.

  • Develop expertise with various computer systems including:

    • SalesForce CRM system; document internal approvals and client/prospect correspondence.

    • Act-On; generate Wespath branded email distributions.

    • HooteSuite; coordinate and monitor social media.

    • RocketDocs; leverage for preapproved RFP responses.

    • Spark; create visuals to accompany social media posts.

    • Trello; facilitates project coordination among Communication team members.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 7 years of experience in the institutional investment management industry with a focus on the preparation of content and materials for institutional investor audiences.

  • Excellent project management skills (ability to draft and maintain ongoing project schedules and deliver to established deadlines)

  • Advanced knowledge of Windows XP, MSOffice and Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the standard content included in pitch books and presentations to institutional investors.

  • Experience producing high-quality, integrated communications from concept through production, including experience writing for print, the web and social media.

  • Understanding of how technical charts and investment performance information can be used for marketing purposes.

Wespath Benefits and Investments is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring.

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Overview

We are seeking an experienced sales and relationship management specialist for a B2B Account Executive Sales role at ISS

You will execute a sales strategy for your territory and develop sales relationships with some of the world’s largest banks, hedge funds, pension funds, and asset managers. You will be responsible for growing existing client relationships as well as prospecting for new accounts.

The position can be based in our San Francisco office. 

 Responsibilities

  • Cultivate and nurture existing customer relationships with institutional clients for strong retention and upsell opportunities.
  • Meet revenue goals by retaining a high percentage of clients and prospecting new accounts in a defined territory
  • Manage all aspects of the sales life cycle from prospecting, pitching new business, hosting product demonstrations, negotiating terms, and closing.
  • Partner with the other sales team members to create sales strategies and manage the full life cycle of the sales process.
  • Develop lead generating campaigns and uncover new client relationships
  • Partner with members of the client service teams to deliver excellent service and insights to clients.
  • Assist in product development efforts by delivering feedback on market needs and opportunities
  • Travel to client meetings

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required (MA, CAIA, or CFA designation preferred) or equivalent experience

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Motivated to succeed, hardworking, good work ethic
  • Minimum five years of sales experience in the financial services industry preferred
  • Experience prospecting and selling into the US market
  • Outstanding written, communication and presentation skills
  • Self-starter who can work independently across a team with the ability to multi task at a high level
  • Ability to establish credibility and rapport with senior executives at prospect firms
  • Outstanding soft and interpersonal skills.
  • Absolute personal and business integrity.

Please send an email with resume to madhavi.botla@issggovernance.com

Overview

The mission of the Client Success Consultant is to be a subject matter expert on ISS’ ESG solutions, and to leverage this expertise to maximize the firm’s sales and renewal rates.  The Consultant acts as the main contact person for existing clients, while also providing ESG subject matter expertise to the sales team in order to help advance and close deals. 

Markets covered by this role will be in the eastern region of the US.  The Consultant will be part of local/regional team (including sales colleagues and consultants for other ISS product lines) that together cover one specific territory. Each team convenes on a regular basis to coordinate upcoming client facing activities and track progress toward meeting team sales and renewal rate goals.

Responsibilities

The Client Success Consultant’s main responsibilities are detailed as follows:

Provide subject matter expertise to proactively advise existing clients and ensure a high level of client satisfaction

  • Proactively build/maintain relationships with client end users and decision makers
  • Understand and educate clients on ISS ESG data and solutions, with a strong understanding of the research methodology and technology that underpins these solutions
  • Lead the management of projects relevant to specific clients
  • Perform platform demos and training to new and existing users; monitor platform usage
  • Onboard clients and working with operational teams (deliverables, development, product, etc.) to ensure successful service delivery
  • Help drive client engagement in ISS ESG webinars, conferences, roundtables, etc.
  • Answer client inquiries on a timely basis
  • Ensure high client engagement and monitor product / platform usage
  • Identify accounts at risk and create plans to ensure revenue and client retention
  • Maintain up to date notes on clients
  • Partner with sales team on key account health monitoring and planning 

Sales Collaboration

  • Provide ESG subject matter expertise to the Sales team to help them advance and close deals
  • Contribute to regional team’s New Sales goals by identifying potential leads within the existing client base
  • Participate in ESG related roadshows, meetings, and calls as needed
  • Contribute to meeting follow-ups (in coordination with Sales)
  • Collaborate with Sales and the RFP team in providing ESG subject matter expertise in the completion of RFPs
  • Provide direction to sales team on services that are trending across clients
  • Provide sales with relevant product updates and related commercial opportunities
  • Share updates on product enhancements and new capabilities with clients

Discuss new project ideas and potential upselling opportunities

Qualifications

  • Expertise & market knowledge
    • Excellent knowledge of, or strong interest in, ESG and responsible investment
    • Solid understanding of, and interest in, capital markets
    • Experience in analyzing data and understanding its underlying research methodology
  • Client coverage experience
    • Track record of success in client facing roles such as client service and/or sales
    • Ability to understand key client needs, with a commercial orientation that helps identify sales opportunities
    • Strong project management/organizational/multi-tasking skills required
    • Outstanding writing, communication and presentation skills
    • Experience with Salesforce or other client management systems preferred
    • Experience in working successfully with internal IT, research, product, and operational teams to meet client objectives
  • Training & experience
    • Bachelor’s degree as a minimum, Master’s degree preferred
    • 5+ years’ work experience
  • Team player
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Self-starter who can work independently and across a team
    • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new content, and learn new ESG products
    • Willingness to travel
    • Absolute personal and business integrity
    • Strong motivation to work for ISS

Please send an email with resume to madhavi.botla@issggovernance.com

Overview

We are seeking a Sales and Relationship Representative for a B2B Account Executive Sales role at ISS.  In this role, you will execute a sales strategy for your territory and develop sales relationships with banks, hedge funds, pension funds, and asset managers.  As a Sales Representative you will be responsible for growing existing client relationships in the mid-west territory as well as prospecting for new accounts through in person meetings and providing product demos.

This position will be located in our downtown Chicago office. 

Responsibilities

  • Cultivate and nurture existing customer relationships with institutional clients for strong retention and upsell opportunities.
  • Meet revenue goals by retaining a high percentage of clients and prospecting new accounts in a defined territory
  • Manage all aspects of the sales life cycle from prospecting, pitching new business, hosting product demonstrations, negotiating terms, and closing.
  • Partner with the other sales team members to create sales strategies and manage the full life cycle of the sales process.
  • Develop lead generating campaigns and uncover new client relationships
  • Partner with members of the client service teams to deliver excellent service and insights to clients.
  • Assist in product development efforts by delivering feedback on market needs and opportunities
  • Travel to client meetings in the Mid-west, which will occupy around 50-70% of your time

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required (MA, CAIA, or CFA designation preferred) or equivalent experience 

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Motivated to succeed, hardworking, good work ethic
  • Minimum 2 years of sales experience in the financial services preferred 
  • Experience prospecting and selling into the US market
  • Outstanding written, communication and presentation skills
  • Self-starter who can work independently across a team with the ability to multi task at a high level
  • Ability to establish credibility and rapport with senior executives at prospect firms
  • Outstanding soft and interpersonal skills.
  • Absolute personal and business integrity.

Please send an email with resume to madhavi.botla@issggovernance.com

Analyst, Investment Operations

About the Unit

The Office of Investments manages the endowment and retirement assets of the University of Chicago. The Office invests these assets in a diversified portfolio that includes global stocks and bonds, real estate, natural resources, private equity, and absolute return strategies. Six functional teams oversee the management of the portfolio—public equities and absolute return, private equity, real assets, risk, strategy, and investment operations.

Job Family

Financial Management

Responsible for accounting, budgets and financial controls, payroll, purchasing, risk management, and treasury for the University. Sets financial strategy that impacts University functions such as grant awards, clinical research, and investments of capital.

Career Track and Job Level

Investment Operations

Oversees the operational requirements of the Investment Office (IO), operational requirements of investments and assists the COO as necessary. The operational requirements of the IO encompass facilities, human resources administration, budgeting/expenses, and service provider contract negotiation and management.

P1: Performs routine assignments in the entry level to a professional job progression. Typically requires a college or university degree or the equivalent work experience that provides knowledge and exposure to fundamental theories, principles and concepts. Develops competence by performing structured work assignments. Uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems. Receives instruction, guidance and direction from others.

Role Impact

Individual Contributor

Responsibilities:

The job performs a broad range of operational business activities based on the operational needs of the Investment Office (IO), using on-the-job knowledge while acquiring higher-level skills.

  • Focuses on a primary asset class, gaining exposure to various asset classes through a scheduled analyst rotation.
  • Supports some facets of the investment process, including the selection and monitoring of external investment specialists across asset classes.
  • Assists with sourcing and due diligence of potential new investments and performs industry analysis to determine investment attractiveness of various investment strategies
  • While the focus will be a on primary asset class, the job may also process information on CRSP indexes, alternative investments, long-term equity, joint venture investments, or administer loans and tracking the performance of them.
  • Performs other related work as needed.

Unit Specific Responsibilities

  • The role has a broad set of responsibilities that combine operational data management, investment performance analysis and systems development tasks that formalize and automate investment operations.
  • Above all, the analyst will provide essential operational risk management and internal controls to preserve the University’s investment assets under the direction of the senior manager, using on-the-job knowledge while acquiring higher-level skills. Including:
  • Under direct supervision, follows established internal controls to collect, reconcile, report, and make accessible the cash flow, valuation, and performance data that support the Investment Office’s sophisticated models and reporting. Provides investment support functions.
  • Builds investment analytic capacity by centralizing key data collection of new and on-going investments, such as liquidity terms, holdings and performance details, and communications from fund managers.
  • Aides in designing, building and testing systems to automate investment data collection, analysis and reporting.
  • Interacts with multiple constituencies across the University as well as with external partners and audiences to complete collaborative tasks and resolve issues.
  • Prepares exhibits for use in presentations to the management team and Investment Committee.
  • Performs other related work as needed.

Unit-Specific Responsibilities

  • Executes investment transactions for assigned portfolios. Duties include processing all related wires through the custodian’s electronic systems, or via hard copy; daily entry of transactions into the Office’s database including accounting for capital calls, fees, stock and cash distributions, redemptions and purchases; and remedy discrepancies discovered through the reconciliation process.
  • Prepares valuation and activity reports. Duties include recording the receipt of audited financial statements; performing data entry on holdings, leverage, and other fund activity into database; prepares reports to submit to custodian and management; and support the University in the annual audit.
  • On-boards new investments by tracking compliance with the due diligence process; directs background checks, if applicable; secures original executed documentation; works with investment manager, comptroller’s office, and custodian to establish new accounts and securities.
  • Other administrative tasks including contributing to the production of the quarterly report to the CIO and Investment Committee communications; post venture and life income trust administration; and, miscellaneous projects assigned by the MIO.  

Unit-Required Competencies

  • Ability to work within a rigorous control environment required.
  • Ability to understand accounting standards and their application to an institutional multi-asset class portfolio required.
  • Ability to understand performance calculations and apply this understanding to new investment instruments and strategies required.
  • Proactive problem-solving orientation required.
  • Ability to collaborate across functional teams required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and understand the organization’s goals and the impact of their function required.
  • Keen interest in portfolio management and institutional investment issues required.
  • Willingness and interest in expanding their knowledge of the investment process and capital markets required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, specifically advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills required.
  • Ability to quickly master Bloomberg, Backstop, and Northern Trust Passport systems required.
  • Technological savvy required.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Issue resolution skills required.  

Education, Experience and Certifications:

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Mathematics, Accounting or Finance degree preferred.

Licenses and Certifications

None

Experience

  • A minimum of two years of experience in middle office financial or treasury operations, or audit firm, or bank preferred.  

Required Documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Reference list

All required documents must be submitted to be considered for this position

When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

All interested applicants must apply via our online application by clicking the following link:
https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/401-N-Michigan-Avenue/Analyst–Investment-Operations_JR06432

The Opportunity

About Mesirow Financial

Mesirow Financial is an independent, employee-owned firm founded in 1937. As specialists in investment, risk management and advisory services, we are committed to helping our institutional, corporate and individual clients achieve their objectives. Our professionals are inspired by an entrepreneurial desire to develop tailored solutions designed to deliver measurable results. Our culture fosters engagement, entrepreneurship and empowerment. Founded on a commitment to serve clients well, employ smart and passionate professionals and give back to the community, Mesirow is one of the few employers to be included in both Chicago Tribune’s Top Places to Work and Crain’s Best Places to Work in Chicago.

Our Rotational Analyst Program: The Experience

The Investment Management Analyst Rotational Program is designed for financial-focused undergraduate students who are eager to develop their careers in the industry. This program enables you to apply what you have learned in the classroom as you contribute to the success of our firm. Throughout the duration of this program, you will gain an understanding of Mesirow’ s Investment Management businesses, make firm-wide connections, develop critical leadership skills and receive customized training to help you accelerate and advance in your career and broaden your understanding of Mesirow Financial’s products and objectives.

The two-year rotational program will consist of four six-month rotations across our alternative direct, multi-manager and traditional investment management businesses. Upon completion of the two-year rotational program, you will have an opportunity to be placed directly into one of our business units to continue your career growth and progress.

Requirements

  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Math, Computer Science or related discipline
  • Graduating between December 2019 and Summer 2020
  • Minimum GPA: 3.4
  • Strong extracurricular activities/campus involvement
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office products (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with high attention to detail
  • Superior communications skills, both oral and written; effective interpersonal skills
  • Positive attitude, intellectually curious and willingness to learn
  • Ability to work well independently and also within a team
  • A background in computer science is beneficial, but not required

Send resumes to: rotationalprogram@mesirowfinancial.com

50 South Capital Advisors (www.50southcapital.com) is the alternative investment platform for Northern Trust. 50 South Capital’s private equity group makes primary, secondary, and direct co-investments in buyout and venture capital funds and companies in the U.S., Europe and Asia. The team has extensive experience investing in the industry and has been led by its founding partners since 2000. It oversees over $5.0 billion in assets and is experiencing rapid growth.

The individual in the two year Analyst position will participate in all of the group’s activities, including investments, fundraising and portfolio management. This will include screening investment opportunities; meeting fund management teams; completing due diligence, including valuations and modeling; participating in various portfolio monitoring tasks and data analysis projects; creating and updating marketing materials; and participating in fundraising related initiatives.

 The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Preparing financial analysis in support of the firm’s due diligence on private equity fund/secondary/direct investment opportunities.
  • Evaluating a firm’s strategy and historical track record versus industry benchmarks; tracking industry wide and fund specific investment and liquidity data; modeling fund cash flows and transaction structures; working with valuation models and projection models; reference calls; and compiling information for investment committee presentations.
  • Supporting general duties within the primary, secondary, and direct investment functions, including monitoring the universe of buyout and venture capital fund managers, and meeting with these managers as part of the diligence process.
  • Assisting with business development and investor relations projects, such as maintaining marketing and quarterly performance presentations, creating industry white papers, and working with the back office team.
  • Position may require some travel.

The successful candidate will benefit from having:

  • High attention to detail.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work within a collegial, team environment.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and orally.
  • Highly-developed analytical ability, curiosity.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and to work on a number of projects concurrently.
  • Strong business and interpersonal judgment skills with ability to assess both the qualitative and quantitative aspects of an investment.
  • Understanding of how financial markets work, particularly private equity.
  • Knowledge of basic financial analysis and the valuation of private companies.
  • Highly proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be comfortable representing the firm to outside constituencies in a professional way.
  • Bachelor’s degree, with a major in business, finance, accounting, or economics preferred; also engineering.
  • 0-1 years of experience with leveraged finance, consulting, public accounting, corporate finance or private equity.

Please apply via the Northern Trust career website: https://careers.northerntrust.com/jobs/analyst-private-equity-14487

The Company

Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the world’s largest independent investment management firms. With US$1 trillion in assets under management as of September 1, 2019, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 60 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise.

THE POSITION

Relationship Analysts (RAs) within the Global Consultant Relations team, based in Wellington’s Chicago office, will partner with multiple Consultant Relations Managers (CRMs) across the team and have the skills necessary to assist with all aspects of a consultant relationship.  Importantly, RAs serve as thought partners to managers and proxy for the CRM. A successful RA will work closely with managers to drive the agenda with each consulting firm and bring the resources of the organization to bear on behalf of the consultant with the goal of delivering a high level of service that will exceed the consultant’s expectations and position Wellington Management as the partner of choice.

This is a dynamic team. The Global Consultant Relations team is charged with managing consultant relationships with a focus on cultivating new business and expanding existing relationships.  Consultant relationships are critical to our firm as a significant share of our clients rely on the advice of these consultants for investment decisions.  As such, the consultants represent a significant source of leverage for business growth, client service, and retention.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Conduct analysis and respond to inquiries on a variety of topics, including market and investment focused inquiries. 
  • Develop a strong understanding of the depth and breadth of Wellington Management’s product offerings
  • Support CRM efforts in maintaining/new consultant ratings, updates on common strategies, and new business opportunities
  • Prepare briefing materials, coordinate and lead prep meetings, submit and coordinate requests for materials, and review presentation materials for consultant meetings
  • Prepare for and participate in consultant conference calls and meetings, focusing on content, key takeaways, and outcomes; handle meeting follow up
  • Maintain internal systems with up-to-date information on consultant contacts, areas of priority, activities and opportunities
  • With the CRMs, set strategy for retaining and growing our business with consultants
  • Collaborate with Investment Product & Strategies and the Client Service Group to ensure consultants are provided with accurate and timely data for new and existing products. This includes responding promptly to all consultant inquiries for information, coordinating with other functional areas as needed
  • Work with Relationship Managers, Business Development Managers, and Investment Product & Strategies teams, to ensure the effective coordination and communication of ongoing consultant relations initiatives
  • As needed, coordinate product review conference calls with the research staff at consulting firms to ensure our product capabilities are positioned for inclusion in investment manager searches
  • Coordinate webinars and special events for consultants; attend industry conferences (as agreed with CRM)
Qualifications
  • Understanding of asset management and the consultant relations function
  • Demonstrated passion for and understanding of global capital markets, investment styles and instruments
  • Ability to think strategically and collaborate with CRMs to define a plan for retaining and growing consultant relationships
  • Strong problem solving ability including creative thinking combined with a collaborative approach in seeking the broader audience
  • Analytical capabilities to both retrieve data and understand the implications of that data
  • Ability to work independently and proactively;  to multi-task in a fast paced and team oriented environment under tight deadlines with high volume of competing demands; demonstrate grace under pressure
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and a willingness to “pitch in” when necessary
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail to manage a high volume of activity under tight deadlines
  • Sound business judgement coupled with strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and relationship skills
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong academic credentials and progress towards (or willingness to pursue) a relevant professional qualification, e.g., CFA or MBA
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience within the Financial Services industry preferred

If interested, please apply at:

https://wellington.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/Chicago/Relationship-Analyst_R80572-1

Maranon Capital, L.P. (“Maranon”) is an alternative investment management firm focused on private credit and equity co-investment strategies for middle market companies (target companies typically have $3 million to $50 million of EBITDA). Maranon’s products include senior debt as well as mezzanine debt and equity co-investment. Maranon’s ability to invest across the entire balance sheet drives a distinct competitive advantage.
Maranon Highlights
• Since 2008, Maranon has reviewed more than 9,600 investment opportunities from over 1,600 different sources across more than 30 industry groups
• Invested $5.5 billion in over 200 transactions since 2008
• The Maranon team has grown to 38 employees including 25 investment professionals
MARANON’S DIFFERENTIATED CAREER OPPORTUNITY
Maranon Capital offers a unique career opportunity
• Unique perspective of investing senior, unitranche and mezzanine debt and equity across the capital structure
• Disciplined investment strategy and intensive underwriting philosophy
• Vast learning opportunities from a seasoned investment team
• Entrepreneurial and growth-oriented culture supported by robust institutional processes
POSITION
Title: Marketing Associate
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Reports to: Partners and Principals
QUALIFICATIONS AND KEY SKILL TRAITS
The ideal candidate possesses:
• Minimum two-four years related experience working in investor relations, consultant relations or sales
• Ability to prioritize work, multi-task responsibilities and work independently
• Strong ability to meet deadlines
• Interest in financial/stock markets
• High level of initiative
• Strong verbal and excellent written communication skills
• Ability to create PowerPoint presentations and Excel graphs
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, the Internet and RFP writing
• Exceptional organizational skills with keen attention to detail
• Client-focused individual accountable for own projects
• Must be effective working in a team setting
• High proficiency in database and primary research
• Bachelors degree
RESPONSIBILITIES
The Main Responsibilities will include:
•Coordinate the gathering, analysis and writing of all marketing information required to complete the RFP in a timely manner
•Interact with marketing, operations and investment team
•Update proprietary databases with product and project information
•Adhere to strict deadlines in a high-energy environment
A successful candidate will have an innate curiosity and desire to learn, a facility for reading information and good statistical analysis skills, an understanding of financial terms and a keen interest in finance. Additionally excellent computer skills, the ability to grasp new software quickly, a facility with numbers and spreadsheets, initiative, resourcefulness and tact are required.
Duties:
• Handle all qualitative rfps
• Support sales & marketing efforts
• Support in seeking out, identifying, accumulating important information on prospects, clients and peers
• Special projects arising from new business development
• Co-ordinate marketing materials, research and competitive analysis for meetings and final presentations
• Perform competitive analysis (profiles on peers: capabilities, people, clients, etc.) and implement a system to track the progress of marketing initiatives.
• Support Marketing team on all marketing related projects
• Support iLevel development with regards to limited partners
• Work closely with investor relations on all new business development marketing needs
• Maintain integrity of mail lists and contact information in salesforce
TIMING
• Maranon is seeking to hire this position immediately
COMPENSATION
• Attractive compensation package consistent with prevailing market terms for similar positions and experience levels

Please apply to Theresa Mozzocci, CFA,  TDM@MaranonCapital.com

ASSET MANAGEMENT – INVESTMENT ADVISORY PRACTICE

DESCRIPTION:

The investment advisory practice is a team of subject matter experts focusing on our private wealth business serving high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients.  This team represents expertise across all major asset classes, provides proactive best in class service, education, thought leadership, timely ideas and positioning with respect to Northern Trust Asset Management views and capabilities. This team plays a key role in supporting Northern Trust Asset Management’s overall strategy, executing on priorities, solution based initiatives, and streamlining communication between both entities. 

The ETF Specialist is a seasoned investment professional who will serve as the primary liaison for our ETF investment capabilities engaging with wealth management investment professionals throughout the United States.  This individual will provide proactive and continuous engagement regarding ETF research, philosophy, process, performance as well as driving analytical insights related to trends in the marketplace and competitive outlooks. This position will report to the Investment Advisory Practice Lead.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as a primary liaison between asset management areas and wealth management investment professionals as expert in ETF capabilities
  • Work with strategy, portfolio management, research and product areas to facilitate reviews and stay abreast of economic and market updates
  • Manage incoming requests from Wealth Management teams in a consultative capacity
  • Provide timely delivery of high quality communications, both written and oral, which cover market trends, timely ideas, new product introductions, competitive market developments, performance and market outlooks.
  • Communicate information to WM clients related to available timely solutions by proactive outreach, coordination of education, and respond to inquiries from field and provide ongoing support
  • Lead best practice and implementation of ETF related strategic initiatives, implementation and fulfillment
  • Engage with leaders across wealth management and asset management, solicit feedback, and provide guidance on ETF marketplace and solutions
  • Travel to Wealth Management offices domestically to discuss all above (50% travel)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Subject matter expert with investment acumen and analytical skills applicable to ETF marketplace and investments,
  • Deep knowledge of multiple traditional and non-traditional asset classes, global financial markets
  • Extensive experience servicing private wealth, investment advisors and/or institutional investors.
  • 8+ years investment related experience with relevant subject matter expertise with equity and various registered and/or unregistered investment vehicles.
  • Quantitative educational background with academic success (e.g., Bachelor’s in Finance, Investments, Economics) and/or relevant certifications highly desired (e.g., MBA, CFA, CIMA)
  • Deep knowledge of multiple traditional and non-traditional asset classes, global financial markets and product operations;
  • Strong analytical skills, experience in strategic problem solving, Self-directed with ability to escalate as needed
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills
  • Well organized, detail oriented, can management time effectively and efficiently in a disciplined approach
  • High degree of integrity and strives to share with the team in success
  • Passion for asset management, capital markets and portfolio management
  • Proficient in Bloomberg and/or Morningstar Direct

FOUNDED in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust is one of the largest financial institutions in the world. We specialize in providing asset servicing solutions and asset management to institutional, high net worth and personal clients with approximately             $1 trillion in assets under management. The delivery of thought leadership, research, solutions and services to this client base is supported through a network of offices around the globe. The asset management division of Northern Trust is world’s 14th largest global leader in multi-asset class solutions including exchange traded funds, managed accounts, mutual funds across factor-based investing, sustainable investing (ESG), active fixed income and liquidity solutions.

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Company Profile:

Capital Strategies Investment Group LLC (CSIG) is a boutique investment advisory firm. We provide fiduciary investment advisory, private wealth, and asset management services to institutional and individual investors. We are 100% employee-owned and are a Registered Investment Advisor with the SEC. CSIG has over $14 billion in assets under advisement.
Position Description: The Client Service Associate will report to the Director of Data Operations and primarily provide administrative support to CSIG’s Institutional and Private Wealth Teams. Any experience with the Schwab or Fidelity custodian platforms or financial services experience is a plus.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Assist in the onboarding process,
• Assist in account maintenance for both private wealth and institutional clients,
• Perform necessary service requests:
o Account opening, account transfers/journals, wire transfers, check distributions, required minimum distribution processing,
• Act as the primary point of contact for custodian relationships,
• Assist with the client trading process,
• Act as a secondary point of contact for private client relationships.
Requirements/Qualifications:
• BS or BA,
• Demonstrated interest in client services,
• Proven ability to make positive contributions to a team or workplace culture,
• Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills,
• Strong analytical thinking skills, both quantitative and qualitative,
• Excellent attention to detail,
• Ability to work independently and in a team setting,
• Strong time management and organizational skills to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced work environment, and
• Significant experience in using MS Office, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Next Steps
• To be considered for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter to Christi Bonaccorsi (cbonaccorsi@capstratig.com). Please directly address the following question in your cover letter: What aspects of the Client Service Associate position are most appealing to you?

Job Summary:

The investment advisory practice is a team of subject matter experts focusing on our private wealth business serving high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients.  This team represents expertise across all major asset classes, provides proactive best in class service, education, thought leadership, timely ideas and positioning with respect to Northern Trust Asset Management views and capabilities. This team plays a key role in supporting Northern Trust Asset Management’s overall strategy, executing on priorities, solution based initiatives, and streamlining communication between both entities.  

The ETF Specialist is a seasoned investment professional who will serve as the primary liaison for our ETF investment capabilities engaging with wealth management investment professionals throughout the United States. This individual will provide proactive and continuous engagement regarding ETF research, philosophy, process, performance as well as driving analytical insights related to trends in the marketplace and competitive outlooks. This position will report to the Investment Advisory Practice Lead. 

Major Duties:

Serve as a primary liaison between asset management areas and wealth management investment professionals as expert in ETF capabilities 

 Work with strategy, portfolio management, research and product areas to facilitate reviews and stay abreast of economic and market updates. Manage incoming requests from Wealth Management teams

Provide timely delivery of high quality communications, both written and oral, which cover market trends, timely ideas, new product introductions, competitive market developments, performance and market outlooks. 

Communicate information to WM clients related to available timely solutions by proactive outreach, coordination of education, and respond to inquiries from field and provide ongoing support.

Lead best practice and implementation of ETF related strategic initiatives, implementation and fulfillment 

Engage with leaders across wealth management and asset management, solicit feedback, and provide guidance on ETF marketplace and solutions

Travel to Wealth Management offices domestically to discuss all above (50% travel)

Qualifications:

  • Subject matter expert with investment acumen and analytical skills applicable to ETF marketplace and investments,
  • Deep knowledge of multiple traditional and non-traditional asset classes, global financial markets 
  • Extensive experience servicing private wealth, investment advisors and/or institutional investors. 
  • Candidates should have 8+ years investment related experience with relevant subject matter expertise with equity and various registered and/or unregistered investment vehicles. 
  • Quantitative educational background with academic success (e.g., Bachelor’s in Finance, Investments, Economics) and/or relevant certifications highly desired (e.g., MBA, CFA, CIMA,).
  • Deep knowledge of multiple traditional and non-traditional asset classes, global financial markets and product operations.
  • Strong analytical skills, experience in strategic problem solving, Self-directed with ability to escalate as needed.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills.
  • Well organized, detail oriented, can management time effectively and efficiently in a disciplined approach.
  • High degree of integrity and strives to share with the team in success.
  • Passion for asset management, capital markets and portfolio management.
  • Proficient in Bloomberg and/or Morningstar Direct

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 18,500 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 March 31,2019, Northern Trust Corporation had:

  • $10.9 trillion in assets under custody/administration
  • $8.2 trillion in assets under custody
  • $1.2 trillion in assets under management
  • $122 billion in banking assets 

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Description

BMO Global Asset Management (GAM) is a global investment manager with 20+ offices in 14 countries and $260B in assets under management.  BMO GAM offers complete investment advisory solutions and multidisciplinary asset management strategies to institutional investors, consultants, wealth advisors and their clients.  The Senior Client Service Associate will partner with the relationship manager to provide support for our institutional client relationships.  They will be responsible for owning and demonstrating BMO GAM’s culture and vision, investment philosophy, capabilities and operational offerings as they cultivate a service environment targeted towards enhancing the client experience.

Client Support

  • Have an in-depth understanding of the client relationship to provide proactive support to clients
  • In partnership with the relationship manager, develop strategic plans to deliver premium service across the client base
  • Develop strong relationships with our client contacts
  • Deliver a superior experience via front-line client service to clients and related third parties, including fielding and responding to client queries and the creation of accurate and meaningful ad hoc reports
  • Oversee and ensure timely and accurate distribution of all deliverables
  • In coordination with other team members, provide coverage and support for new account opening process, account adjustments, and closings coordinate with compliance, legal, accounting and operations to fund new accounts and set up guidelines and IMAs.
  • Client Change Management : Manage client events such as client restructures, custody changes, billing changes, contact changes
  • Assist in the management of client meetings, taking an active role where appropriate

Client Reporting 

  • Proactively implement reporting standards for our clients
  • Understand unique requirements of each client ensuring the accurate execution of client reporting
  • Create, update, and maintain templates for client reporting
  • Take responsibility for quality control for all client communications ensuring timely responses to client queries

Processes and Procedures

  • Understand flow of client, market and fund information across BMO GAM and with our back and middle office providers
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders to identify opportunities for process improvements and automation
  • Oversight for cash flow management for clients, ensuring timely execution of all instructions
  • Manage accuracy of client information on Salesforce
  • Maintain and improve processes related to governance and risk oversight

 Team Projects

  • Lead and partake in global and regional projects relating to institutional client service
  • Support execution of business initiatives as it relates to BMOs clients projects
  • Assist in business reporting on all aspects of the client relationship

Qualifications

Knowledge and Skills:

  • 7+ years of experience in the investment management industry working in a client service function
  • Working knowledge of equity, fixed income, and alternative products as well as various investment vehicles
  • Experience working with institutional clients such as foundations, endowments, pension plans, and corporate clients
  • Client oriented
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong experience in project management, strategic thinking and problem solving
  • Well organized; able to prioritize and to reassess workload in order to meet changing demands
  • Team player and self-starter
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills required
  • Familiarity with Factset, Salesforce, Seismic, and Vermilion preferred
  • MBA or CFA designation a plus
  • FINRA 7 and 66 licenses

 We’re here to help

At BMO Harris Bank we have a shared purpose; we put the customer at the center of everything we do – helping people is in our DNA. For 200 years we have thought about the future—the future of our customers, our communities and our people. We help our customers and our communities by working together, innovating and pushing boundaries to bring them our very best every day. Together we’re changing the way people think about a bank.

As a member of the BMO Harris Bank team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

To find out more visit us at https://bmoharriscareers.com.

BMO Harris Bank is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other’s differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. BMO Harris Bank N.A. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter

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Responsibilities:

  • Build trade allocations for cash management and portfolio alignment.
  • Evaluate security characteristics to assist in portfolio construction.
  • Serve as point person for production of portfolio monitoring reports.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to manage client guideline process.
  • Manage the lifecycle of corporate actions (liaise with portfolio management, operations, and legal to address each action).
  • Calculate and review security analytics and the impact of changes on the portfolios.
  • Review client presentations, portfolio summary reports, and data requests for accuracy.
  • Work collaboratively with portfolio managers, research analysts, traders, legal, operations, and technology professionals.

Requirements:

  • Superb academic credentials in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field.

  • Knowledge of fixed income analytics (yields, spreads, duration).

  • Experience in the development and construction of formula-driven spreadsheets, pivot tables, and macros.

  • Familiarity with Blackrock Aladdin and Bloomberg is preferred.

  • Strong experience using Excel and database tools.

  • Sound understanding of statistics and regression, including statistical packages and/or programming languages (e.g. – Python, R, MATLAB, VBA).

  • Capability to solve problems while being cognizant of finite deadlines.

  • Ability to work in a team environment while taking individual responsibility for quality and accuracy.

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Excellent communications skills.

Neuberger Berman is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Firm and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment because of race, creed, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship status or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact onlineaccommodations@nb.com.

Founded in 1982, Driehaus Capital Management is an independent boutique investment adviser managing growth equity, credit and multi-asset alternative strategies on behalf of institutional and wealth management clients. Our firm has approximately $7 billion in assets under management and 100 employees located in downtown Chicago.

We are currently seeking an experienced Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) who will be responsible for managing the compliance department and completing individual duties to ensure the business and the Firm’s activities comply with relevant legal and regulatory requirements. This position develops and implements firm-wide compliance policies and programs under the general direction of the General Counsel and President & CEO.  Additional responsibilities include:

  • Develops, implements and monitors compliance policies and programs designed to meet the regulatory requirements for the investment adviser, broker-dealer and registered investment company.
  • Supervises the compliance department in conducting daily, periodic and special compliance reviews involving the analysis of relevant documents, information and records and inquiries of knowledgeable personnel.
  • Reviews, documents, organizes and maintains accurate and complete records substantiating compliance reviews.
  • Interacts proactively with senior management and other departments in designing effective systems, processes and practical business solutions to trading and investing issues.
  • Presents timely reports orally and/or in writing of compliance review findings and conclusions and makes appropriate recommendations for further action.
  • Participates in several inter-departmental committees that address business and risk management responsibilities.
  • Provides practical guidance and advice on regulatory requirements and concerns.
  • Participates in current or prospective client due diligence meetings and prepares responses to compliance-related questions in client requests for information.
  • Serves as the Firm’s liaison with regulators, including the SEC, FINRA, and the NFA, and leads the effort to prepare responses to routine and special requests for information, and manages all regulatory examinations conducted by the Firm’s regulators.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree and 10+ years of securities-related experience; legal, accounting and compliance background is preferred. Advanced degree and experience in an asset management firm preferred.
  • Required Licensing: Series # 7 General Securities Representative, Series # 24 General Securities Principal Examination, Series # 63 Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination (or equivalent).
  • In-depth knowledge of securities law, with emphasis on regulatory compliance for investment advisors, broker-dealers and investment companies.
  • Strong detail orientation and excellent listening skills.
  • Articulate and persuasive communicator, both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be detail oriented and willing to roll-up-your-sleeves to get the job done.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter/email and resume to HR@Driehaus.com.  Reference job code [CCO] when applying. 

Chief Technology Officer (Senior Managing Director) #CHIEF01758

Chicago, IL

 The Company

Mesirow Financial is an independent, employee-owned firm founded in 1937. As specialists in investment, risk management and advisory services, we are committed to helping our institutional, corporate and individual clients achieve their objectives. Our professionals are inspired by an entrepreneurial desire to develop tailored solutions designed to deliver measurable results.

The Position

The Chief Technology Officer (CTO) will provide the vision and strategic leadership to develop and implement information technology initiatives and innovation that is aligned with the company’s business objectives. Reporting directly to the President & Chief Executive Officer, the CTO will lead all ongoing technology initiatives and create a leading-edge technology culture. The CTO will proactively build relationships across the firm, collaborate effectively and develop a strong team to anticipate and meet the technology needs of the firm.

Primary responsibilities include developing and implementing a firm wide technology strategy and roadmap that aligns Company’s systems, projects and business needs. The CTO will evolve the Technology organization to one that is recognized as a value-added business partner critical to the company’s success. In addition, they will ensure the technology ‘brand’ of the firm is elevated; this will improve talent attraction and ensure retention of top technologists.

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of success as a CTO or equivalent level (10 years plus) combined with an in depth understanding of the financial services/middle market sector (highly preferred). This individual will manage all of Technology including infrastructure, development, desktop support, help desk etc…This individual will be recognized as a leader and technology subject matter expert, adept at developing strategies and plans, leading positive change, developing talent, creating high performing technology teams and fostering effective business partner relationships within and beyond the firm. Must be comfortable operating in a highly collaborative, dynamic environment with the ability to drive and achieve results in a cost-effective and efficient manner. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development and implementation of a firm wide technology strategy and roadmap that aligns Company’s systems, projects and business needs.
  • Leadership of a multi-divisional technology department and the management of all IT related operational and capital budgets. Determine IT priorities and perform a detailed analysis and forecasting of return on investment on all proposed major IT initiatives to key stakeholders. 
  • Effectively align resources to achieve key priorities and provide high-level leadership to development projects that improve the functionality, reliability, scalability, and security of the company’s applications and systems.
  • Foster a software development lifecycle process and culture that ensures the appropriate balance in which quality products are produced in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ensure sound enterprise architecture is employed and drive a culture of best practices and processes. Ensure all technology and regulatory standards and best practices are achieved.
  • Establish key performance metrics and reporting for critical ongoing IT operations. Identify and leverage efficiencies in processes and operations across technology.
  • Work in partnership with internal functional teams as a technology partner in forwarding business capabilities.
  • Keep abreast of technological advancements and innovative solutions applicable to the business model.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 10 years plus experience as a CTO or equivalent C- level technology leadership position combined with an in – depth understanding of the financial services industry/middle market sector (highly preferred).
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or related field; MBA or other relevant graduate degree is a plus.
  • Demonstrated track record of success in developing and implementing a comprehensive technology strategy that is both aligned with and supports the current and future business goals of the company.
  • Ability to skillfully manage, develop, motivate and direct others within a fast – paced, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Extensive experience managing a large multi divisional technology department and accompanying operational and capital budgets.
  • Strong business acumen and executive presence. Proven ability to interact, communicate effectively and obtain creditability with senior level executives.
  • Demonstrated process analysis and improvement expertise.
  • Must be results and goal orientated with ability to demonstrate excellent judgment, solution orientation and appropriate level of risk taking.
  • Outstanding written and oral communications as well as the ability to deliver presentations to a wide spectrum of audiences, both internally and externally.

How to Apply: Careers at Mesirow Financial

About the Unit

The Office of Investments manages the endowment and retirement assets of the University of Chicago. The Office invests these assets in a diversified portfolio that includes global stocks and bonds, real estate, natural resources, private equity, and absolute return strategies. Six functional teams oversee the management of the portfolio—public equities and absolute return, private equity, real assets, risk, strategy, and investment operations.

Responsibilities:

  • The role has a broad set of responsibilities that combine operational data management, investment performance analysis and systems development tasks that formalize and automate investment operations.
  • Above all, the analyst will provide essential operational risk management and internal controls to preserve the University’s investment assets under the direction of the senior manager, using on-the-job knowledge while acquiring higher-level skills.
  • Under direct supervision, follows established internal controls to collect, reconcile, report, and make accessible the cash flow, valuation, and performance data that support the Investment Office’s sophisticated models and reporting; provides investment support functions.
  • Builds investment analytic capacity by centralizing key data collection of new and on-going investments, such as liquidity terms, holdings and performance details, and communications from fund managers.
  • Aides in designing, building and testing systems to automate investment data collection, analysis and reporting.
  • Interacts with multiple constituencies across the University as well as with external partners and audiences to complete collaborative tasks and resolve issues.
  • Prepares exhibits for use in presentations to the management team and Investment Committee.
  • Executes investment transactions for assigned portfolios such as processing all related wires through the custodian’s electronic systems, or via hard copy; daily entry of transactions into the Office’s database including accounting for capital calls, fees, stock and cash distributions, redemptions and purchases; and remedy discrepancies discovered through the reconciliation process.
  • Prepares valuation and activity reports which includes recording the receipt of audited financial statements; performing data entry on holdings, leverage, and other fund activity into database; prepares reports to submit to custodian and management; and support the University in the annual audit.
  • On-boards new investments by tracking compliance with the due diligence process; directs background checks, if applicable; secures original executed documentation; works with investment manager, comptroller’s office, and custodian to establish new accounts and securities.

Competencies:

  • Work within a rigorous control environment.
  • Understand accounting standards and their application to an institutional multi-asset class portfolio.
  • Understand performance calculations and apply this understanding to new investment instruments and strategies.
  • Proactive problem-solving orientation.
  • Collaborate across functional teams.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Work independently, prioritize tasks, and understand the organization’s goals and the impact of their function.
  • Keen interest in portfolio management and institutional investment issues.
  • Willingness and interest in expanding their knowledge of the investment process and capital markets.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, specifically advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Ability to quickly master Bloomberg, Backstop, and Northern Trust Passport systems.
  • Technological savvy.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Issue resolution skills.  

Preferred Qualifications:

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Accounting or Finance

Experience

  • A minimum of two years of experience in middle office financial or treasury operations in an audit firm or bank.

Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Reference Contact Information

At Parametric, we offer competitive salaries, generous benefits and opportunities for growth and development. We invite you to explore our available job opportunities listed below and look forward to having you become a part of our continued success!

General Description

The Compliance Officer provides guidance and oversight of SEC-registered investment adviser and its personnel to ensure compliance with the Investment Advisors Act and other rules and regulations. Position maybe situated in Seattle or Minneapolis.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serve as Parametric’s Compliance Officer supporting the Director of Compliance.
  • Primarily responsible for the review and pre-approval of sales/marketing materials, including fact sheets, presentations, promotional output, and social media content.
  • Collaborate with the CCO and 12 member Compliance team (including three members in Minneapolis) in the oversight of global investment advisor with multiple offices.
  • Consult with internal clients to resolve potential compliance issues and execute business initiatives in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.
  • Ensure that white papers, website content, and other advertising or marketing publications are adequately sourced and include appropriate disclosures.
  • Conduct tests and forensic reviews to verify performance and data in advertising and marketing materials are accurate and supported.
  • Review and test compliance policies and procedures per the annual 206(4)-7 review; research regulatory requirements, and prepare related reports.
  • Monitor employee electronic communications to identify policy violations, client complaints, trade errors and other potential issues.
  • Support Director in the preparation and submission of Form ADV
  • Identify enhancements to policies and procedures and work with the applicable departments to revise, document and implement revisions.
  • Maintain a thorough and up-to-date understanding of regulations (e.g. SEC, CFTC, NFA, ERISA, state, foreign) governing Parametric’s business.
  • Research issues and questions as necessary to provide compliant and reliable advice and direction to senior management and staff on issues concerning compliance policies, rules, regulations and procedures affecting the firm.
  • Check compliance forms, spreadsheets, performance data and financial illustrations for accuracy and detail.
  • Assist Compliance team members on major initiatives such as regulatory examinations, internal audit inquiries, and client requests.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 – 10 years of Compliance experience required (will consider audit or similar operational experience in financial services)
  • Experience reviewing marketing, advertising, and sales materials in financial services industry strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of the SEC disclosures and securities law, especially the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 preferred; however strong candidates with applicable experience in other areas of financial services will be considered.
  • Ability to utilize existing knowledge or quickly acquire knowledge of Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)  and National Futures Association (NFA) regulations effecting Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs) or Commodity Pool Operators (CPOs).
  • Interest  in and/or understanding of quantitative, rules-based investment strategies
  • Working knowledge of on-site compliance testing program
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Ability to identify and analyze the complex regulatory issues and their effect on the firm’s business.
  • Previous experience with compliance surveillance applications and tools such as Charles River and Global Relay is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals throughout organization, including senior management and investment professionals.
  • Intuitive, energetic, and self-motivated with a high bias for action.
  • Occasional business travel to may be required
  • Excellent writing and research skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Computer skills including MS Office, Outlook, Excel, and SharePoint

* Please apply on the Parametric Careers Page
https://eatonvance.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Parametric/job/Seattle-WA-Office/Compliance-Officer_JR003547

Parametric is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.  It does not discriminate against applicants or employees with respect to any terms or conditions of employment on account of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, parenthood, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition including genetic characteristics, marital status, citizenship status, military service, gender, gender identity or express, registered domestic partner status, domestic violence victim status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.  Parametric also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that a person has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.  This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of Parametric, and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of Parametric, including supervisors and co-workers.  All employment decisions shall be consistent with the principles of equal employment opportunity.

The information on this website is for U.S. residents only and does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to purchase, securities in any jurisdiction to any person to whom it is not lawful to make such an offer. Investing entails risks and there can be no assurance that Parametric (and its affiliates) will achieve profits or avoid incurring losses. All investments are subject to potential loss of principal. Parametric does not provide tax or legal advice. Prospective investors should consult with a tax or legal advisor before making any investment decision. Please refer to the disclosure page for important information about investments and risks.

At Parametric, we offer competitive salaries, generous benefits and opportunities for growth and development. We invite you to explore our available job opportunities listed below and look forward to having you become a part of our continued success!

General Description

Growing SEC registered Investment Adviser and NFA member firm seeks Senior Compliance Analyst with strong desire to learn and grow with the firm.  Position involves both regular (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly) compliance tasks and day-to-day support to Parametric’s Compliance team. 

 Primary Responsibilities

  • Serve as Parametric’s Senior Compliance Analyst and liaison reporting to Parametric’s Deputy Chief Compliance Officer (Minneapolis/Westport)
  • Assist with portfolio compliance and surveillance of Parametric Minneapolis and Westport office’s futures and options portfolios
  • Ensure that client guidelines are programed in and complied with by the portfolio management and trading teams 
  • Test compliance rules contained within the firm’s proprietary investment management system
  • Test the administrative set-up of clients in IMS to ensure that IMS is enforcing the compliance related business rules as designed into the system
  • Perform compliance testing, record results and prepare reports
  • Test policies and procedures and work with the applicable departments to revise, document and implement revisions 
  • Manage the completion of numerous regular (monthly, quarterly and annual) client certifications, questionnaires and information requests
  • Assist in drafting a variety of certificates, documents, questionnaires, procedures and letters relating to firm and client compliance
  • Assist in the preparation of various state and federal agency regulatory filings, reports and registrations
  • Participate in compliance testing of firm policies and procedures in accordance with SEC Rule 206(4)-7
  • Research and interpret industry rules and regulations and SEC/CFTC no-action letters
  • Obtain understanding of regulations (e.g. SEC, CFTC, NFA, ERISA, state, foreign) governing Parametric Minneapolis’ business through ongoing education and involvement with industry groups
  • Serve as Compliance team’s Business Continuity Team Lead and ensure team Business Continuity/DR plan is up-to-date
  • Assist with quarterly updates and reviews of sales/marketing materials, including fact sheets, presentations, sales kits, and questionnaires using a variety of data sources and software
  • Ensure that white papers, website and other advertising/marketing/publications are adequately sourced and include the appropriate disclosures
  • Check compliance forms, spreadsheets, performance data and financial illustrations for accuracy and detail
  • Perform various administrative tasks for the Deputy CCO, including putting together PowerPoint presentations, drafting memos, tracking employee attendance for periodic trainings, etc
  • Assist with the compliance training program
  • Assist Compliance Group on major projects and schedules
  • Perform occasional administrative duties as necessary

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of experience and education required
  • 3-6 years of investment or securities industry-related experience, preferably in compliance, operations, trading, or audit
  • Strong technical skills: knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Previous knowledge of financial instruments (including options, futures, and equities) a plus but is not required
  • Good customer service skills; involves interaction with internal and external customers
  • Strong desire to learn and take on new assignments that will progress a career in Compliance
  • Excellent communication skills—written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must be able to work well independently and be a team player
  • Ability to adapt to change in a dynamic and often fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive info
  • Ability to utilize existing knowledge or quickly acquire knowledge of Commodity Trading Futures Commission (CFTC) and/or National Futures Association (NFA) regulations effecting Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs) or Commodity Pool Operators (CPOs)
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals throughout organization, including senior management and investment professionals

* Please apply on the Parametric Careers Page
https://eatonvance.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Parametric/job/Minneapolis-MN-Office/Senior-Compliance-Analyst_JR003583

Parametric is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.  It does not discriminate against applicants or employees with respect to any terms or conditions of employment on account of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, parenthood, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition including genetic characteristics, marital status, citizenship status, military service, gender, gender identity or express, registered domestic partner status, domestic violence victim status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.  Parametric also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that a person has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.  This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of Parametric, and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of Parametric, including supervisors and co-workers.  All employment decisions shall be consistent with the principles of equal employment opportunity.

The information on this website is for U.S. residents only and does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to purchase, securities in any jurisdiction to any person to whom it is not lawful to make such an offer. Investing entails risks and there can be no assurance that Parametric (and its affiliates) will achieve profits or avoid incurring losses. All investments are subject to potential loss of principal. Parametric does not provide tax or legal advice. Prospective investors should consult with a tax or legal advisor before making any investment decision. Please refer to the disclosure page for important information about investments and risks.

Summary:

The successful candidate will join the Currency Team to work as a Currency Analyst with our currency portfolio managers. Main responsibilities will include accurate implementation of strategies, trade generation and trading.  We are seeking a meticulous individual with extremely high attention to details. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate high motivation and a strong desire to grow professionally within the currency and fixed income team.  Prior experience within currency trading / buy side currency management is preferred; we believe this is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to build upon their experience in a demanding but rewarding environment.  Experience required:  0 to 2 years

Responsibilities

  • Portfolio implementation: implementation and monitoring of return seeking and hedging currency strategies across currency overlay, share classes and global fixed income portfolios.
  • Trading: execution of active and hedging currency strategies across portfolios. Efficient and timely execution in the market of currency trades: spot, currency outrights, currency swaps, other.
  • Perform frequent portfolio rebalancing and adjustments. Accurate management of inflows and outflows in portfolios.
  • Co-ordinate with performance and marketing teams in production of materials for client presentations.
  • Liaise with middle office, client service, IT and operations for currency and fixed income related activities
  • Assisting portfolio managers with commentaries when required. Good overview of financial markets and macroeconomic trends is essential
  • Opportunity (at a later stage) to increase responsibility on the portfolio management side and to play a role in the research and trade idea generation processes.
  • Ad-hoc duties as required, including but not limited to presentation preparation, reporting, assisting with team queries and resolution.

Requirements:

  • University Degree in Economics or Finance is essential. 
  • Excellent quantitative skills strongly preferred.
  • Advanced skills within Excel, PowerPoint and VBA essential. 
  • Attention to details and accuracy is critical.
  • A highly motivated team player with strong analytical and problem solving skills, with a proven ability to deliver work product to the highest of standards within a dynamic and deadline-driven environment.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential.
  • A motivated self-starter with demonstrated experience of working independently and as part of a global team.
  • Series 7 and Series 66 (or 63 and 65) licenses, and/or ability to obtain the necessary licenses once in the role is essential within a given timeframe.

  • Knowledge of market dynamics, liquidity and trading practices.
  • Familiar with electronic trading platforms (FX Connect, FXall, other) and prior trading currencies experience (buy side) is desirable.
  • Good understanding of the global fixed income market/ securities.
  • Theoretical knowledge of currency instruments.
  • Working knowledge of Bloomberg.
  • Knowledge of Blackrock Aladdin is desirable.

Apply

Neuberger Berman is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Firm and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment because of race, creed, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship status or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact onlineaccommodations@nb.com.

Reports to:                                       Internal Regional Manager

Location of Position:                 Positions available in both Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA

Department/Division:              US Wealth Advisory Group

About the Firm

Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA.  It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, equities and alternatives. Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with the financial advisors and their clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future. For more information about the firm please visit our website at www.nuveen.com.

Position Summary

The Internal Advisor Consultant (IAC) proactively builds business partnerships with advisors in a defined geographic territory.  The IAC will partner closely with the Advisor Consultant (AC), together they’re responsible for maintaining current client assets, driving sales, cross selling advisors and converting prospects to clients.  The Internal Advisor Consultant is responsible for meeting daily outbound call goals, email correspondences, and advisor follow ups.  In this role, the IAC stays current with portfolio & industry developments and masters all Nuveen Investments’ product and service solutions.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Partner with Advisor Consultant to develop consultative relationships with Financial Advisors, branch office managers and sales managers; and grow market share of Nuveen’s products with the assigned territory.
  • Partner and coordinate with Advisor Consultant on business and territory management plans.
  • Proactively make outbound calls, email and engage in web conferences with top clients and prospects to market, educate and promote the Nuveen suite of products.
  • Effectively profile advisors and have a good understanding of the sales process.
  • Work closely with AC’s and their respective Regional Managers (RM’s).
  • Maintain knowledge level of focus firm platforms and product approvals.
  • Collaborate and share best practices across the internal team.
  • Document all Advisor activity in Customer Management System [SalesPage], update SalesPage/ Outlook calendar.
  • Support US Wealth Advisory Group broader campaigns, initiatives and blitzes as needed on the entire product suite including Managed Accounts, Mutual Funds, Closed End Funds, Exchange Traded Funds, Alternatives, DCIO, etc.
  • Some travel in the territory for consistent top performers or as deemed necessary for development by the Internal Sales and Service management team. 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s
  • At least 1 year of relevant sales experience. Financial Services industry experience is a plus.

Interpersonal/Communication/Language Skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Creates and maintains long-term indispensable partnerships with clients.
  • Ability to profile clients.
  • Adapts to change.
  • Excellent planning, organization and time management skills; ability to analyze and prioritize large amounts of information.
  • Maintains integrity in all transactions; maintains ethical standards of Nuveen.

Mathematical/Analytical/Reasoning Skills

  • A strong combination of sales and analytical skills coupled with an energetic and engaging style.
  • Significant knowledge of the financial markets, both equity and fixed income, and the ability to articulate investment discipline with a deep understanding of the process and specific portfolios.
  • Must be proactive and take prompt action to accomplish objectives.
  • Continuously learns and stays current in areas of expertise.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Series licenses 7 and 66 or 7, 63 and 65

Apply

 

Reports to Executive Director/Chief Investment Officer (“ED/CIO”)

Salary Range: Minimum $60,000

The Illinois State Board of Investment (ISBI) manages approximately $19.5 billion for Illinois state employee defined benefit plans as well as a $4.6 billion state employee deferred compensation Plan.  ISBI is conducting a search to fill its Assistant Investment Officer position. This position will provide investment & operational support to the Executive Director/CIO and other investment staff and play an integral role to ensure efficient investment operations.

Responsibilities

The Assistant Investment Officer will serve as operational support to the ED/CIO and other investment staff to ensure efficient investment operations. The Assistant Investment Officer will also have the following specific responsibilities, which shall include, but not be limited to:

1. Work with the Senior Investment Staff and continuously review and monitor ISBI’s investment portfolio, including producing written summaries for any manager meetings and calls.

2. Assist Senior Investment Staff to measure, monitor and manage investment risks across the entire investment program.

3. Assist in assembling Board and Committee meeting agendas and materials as well as items for the ED/CIO and other government entities.

4. Stay abreast of current economic and investment related events and identify possible implications. Present research and findings to ED/CIO and Investment Staff.

5. Assist Senior Investment Staff in monitoring and performing operationally focused tasks including any investment related reporting requirements. Identify and improve any investment-related operational inefficiencies.

6. Responsible for compiling data for various investment-related reporting requirements including requests under the Freedom of Information Act.

7. Assist in the preparation of certain investment staff documents and presentations including request for proposals.

8. Review the Board’s Investment Policy quarterly (at a minimum) and report any pertinent information to the ED/CIO.

9. Participate in searches and vetting process for prospective investments.

10. Assist Portfolio Operations Analyst in the organization and maintenance of the Board’s online investment management storage system and other investment related databases.

11. Assist investment staff with generating reports related to ISBI’s Diversity Policy. Responsible for generating new ideas and initiatives as they relate to diversity, consistent with the Board’s Policies.

12. Assist the ED/CIO, Senior Investment Officer and the Investment Officer with monitoring of transition management and the securities lending program.

13. Obtain knowledge about the role and functions of more senior investment staff for purposes of planned and unplanned succession.

14. Perform other duties as required or assigned.

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with courses in finance or business administration.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Interest in the financial industry.
  • Interest in or progress towards a CFA.
  • Good written and oral communications skills.

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The Opportunity

Mesirow Financial is an independent, employee-owned firm founded in 1937. As specialists in investment, risk management and advisory services, we are committed to helping our institutional, corporate, and individual clients achieve their objectives. We are proud of Mesirow’s culture of fostering team member engagement, entrepreneurship, and empowerment. Our positive culture, volunteerism, and opportunity for advancement makes Mesirow one of the few employers to be included in both Chicago Tribune’s Top Places to Work and Crain’s Best Places to Work in Chicago.

The Fixed Income Portfolio Manager (Managing Director) is a key senior level hire into the group. As part of the Senior Leadership Investment team this individual will play a strategic role in the continued success of the business and deployment of new strategies to augment our existing capabilities. We have a highly seasoned and experienced investment team, along with a talented group of analysts, portfolio administrators and client services specialists.

This individual will also lead our team’s trading duties.  This person will take on multiple responsibilities, including trading, trading strategy implementation, cost-analysis and execution optimization. The successful candidate is ambitious and enthusiastic about implementing new ideas and possesses the ability to work both individually and in a team setting. The Trader will also work with credit analysts and portfolio management teams to help with market analysis and work to build and enhance pricing and analytic tools.  To learn more about the Fixed Income team, please click here.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to manage total return fixed income portfolios across several mandates and strategies including oversight of portfolio construction and trade implementation
  • Serve as sector specialist within the fixed income team on assigned sectors and lead in establishing investment opinions and sector recommendations
  • Collaborate with analysts and other portfolio managers on positioning, sector allocations, and performance reviews
  • Meet with clients to review investment strategy, objectives and performance
  • Manage portfolio characteristics including risk, performance and attribution, to ensure adherence to strategy and client guidelines and achievement of desired results
  • Successfully negotiate over-the-counter transactions on behalf of Mesirow’s fixed income clients with an emphasis on best execution
  • Consistently strive to maintain good relations with the broker dealer community in order to maximize best execution
  • Formulate trade/investment ideas and communicate those to the group
  • Consider new technologies to further best execution

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, MBA/CFA preferred
  • Minimum of 7-10 years fixed income portfolio management experience, preferably with a broad range of clientele.
  • Broad understanding of fixed income asset classes and instruments
  • External client facing experience including board reporting and new business presentations
  • Familiarization with fixed income systems such as Bloomberg and BondEdge (a plus)
  • Knowledge of investment needs of insurance companies or credit skills preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work effectively within small company environment and in cross-functional collaborations
  • Keen attention to detail and maintains a high level of accuracy
  • Team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently; manage multiple project-oriented tasks in an effective and timely manner
 

PPM America is a Chicago-based asset management firm with approximately 270 employees and over $125B in AUM (assets under management) from institutional customers in the US, Europe, and Asia. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Prudential plc (UK), PPM America enjoys the benefits of being part of a large organization while retaining the feel of a small to mid-size company. Our strong focus on company culture has resulted in consistently high rankings in the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces survey.

As a Systems Analyst on the Corporate Data, Research & Reporting team, you will act as an internal consultant to the business with regards to technology based solutions.  The position is responsible for full life cycle development of internally developed solutions (including requirements gathering and analysis), implementation and maintenance of vendor packages (including their integration into the overall Data/Application architecture of the firm), integration and maintenance of internal and external data sources that populate the firm’s data warehouse and its various interfaces.

In addition to the processing of data, the group is also responsible for much of the reporting that is utilized within PPM.  Examples include Portfolio Management Reporting, Performance Attribution, and a variety of customized quantitative and front/back/middle office reporting tools. In addition to these efforts, this candidate will work closely with PPMA’s database administrator to enhance PPMA’s new Data Management and Business Intelligence (BI) platform using leading Microsoft technologies including, but not limited to, Power BI.  As a junior BI data modeler and developer, the selected candidate will be supporting BI development efforts and will help establish standards, automation, and repeatability to stabilize PPM’s new BI environment and reduce risk.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (Computer Science or another technical field preferred)
  • 3-5 years’ relevant data analyst experience:
    • Familiarity with data warehousing and business intelligence concepts
    • Familiarity with data modeling and data mart techniques to enable efficiencies in downstream reporting tools
    • Solid data extract, transform, and load (ETL) development experience
    • Experience delivering BI initiatives using the SQL Server 2014+ BI stack, including SQL Server Analysis Services and SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Microsoft SQL Server (2014+)
  • PowerPivot/Power BI experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Azure cloud services is preferred
  • Highly motivated self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision in leading complex assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, including with non-technical users
  • Curious about new ideas and new technologies
  • Comfortable working through all stages of the development life-cycle, including requirements gathering, development, testing, deployment, and support
  • Financial industry experience preferred

Send applications to ppmahr@ppmamerica.com

Company Overview:

Aegon Asset Management is a global investment firm with employees located in North America, Europe and Asia. Investment offerings for Aegon Asset Management US and Aegon Real Assets US include credit strategies, global equity, multi-asset and real asset strategies, and customized investment solutions. The firm serves a diverse global client base that includes corporate, union and public pensions, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, subadvisory, family offices and wealth managers. We are committed to excellence, trust and building long-term partnerships with clients.

 Position Overview:

This role will join the Intermediary Distribution team and will concentrate on building and maintaining relationships with our sub advisory partners in the retail space. In addition, this role will focus on sourcing business with registered investment advisors (RIA), family offices (FO), and mutual fund sub advisory (MFSA), to drive product sales.

**Position is Work from Home covering East Coast territory

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with sub advisors including wholesalers, sales managers, product, key account managers and financial advisors within the retail sector.
  • Drive sales of AAM products, within a defined geographic territory, through development and expansion of business relationships.
  • Leverage a deep understanding of varying RIA, FO and MFSA business models to design sales strategies around each framework.
  • Produce expected sales results and territory activity levels as defined by senior leadership.
  • Collaborate with sales and client service professionals, portfolio managers, research analysts, product specialists and marketing associates.
  • Position and differentiate AAM products against competitor firms/products.
  • Maintain a log of activities and opportunities in the Salesforce system.
  • Keep abreast of continuous developments in the economy and the financial services industry.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or related business field.
  • Ten years of related sales experience.
  • FINRA Series 3, 7 and 63 (upon hire into this role, employees must obtain required licenses within 120 days; at the company’s discretion, employees will not be allowed to continue in role if required licenses are not obtained within 180 days)
  • In-depth intermediary investment product knowledge.
  • Proven results using a consultative sales process.
  • Broad range of client contacts.
  • Highly developed relationship management skills.
  • Advanced presentation and communication skills.
  • Attention to detail to document activities.
  • Ability to work a high energy, collaborative and competitive environment.
  • Proficiency using MS Office tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CFA Certification strongly preferred
  • Must have experience building and maintaining relationships with Wholesalers

Apply to hstrohman@aegonusa.com

Company Overview:

Aegon Asset Management is a global investment firm with employees located in North America, Europe and Asia. Investment offerings for Aegon Asset Management US and Aegon Real Assets US include credit strategies, global equity, multi-asset and real asset strategies, and customized investment solutions. The firm serves a diverse global client base that includes corporate, union and public pensions, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, subadvisory, family offices and wealth managers. We are committed to excellence, trust and building long-term partnerships with clients.

 Position Overview:

This role will join the Intermediary Distribution team and will concentrate on building and maintaining relationships with our sub advisory partners in the retail space. In addition, this role will focus on sourcing business with registered investment advisors (RIA), family offices (FO), and mutual fund sub advisory (MFSA), to drive product sales.

**Position is Work from Home covering East Coast territory

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with sub advisors including wholesalers, sales managers, product, key account managers and financial advisors within the retail sector.
  • Drive sales of AAM products, within a defined geographic territory, through development and expansion of business relationships.
  • Leverage a deep understanding of varying RIA, FO and MFSA business models to design sales strategies around each framework.
  • Produce expected sales results and territory activity levels as defined by senior leadership.
  • Collaborate with sales and client service professionals, portfolio managers, research analysts, product specialists and marketing associates.
  • Position and differentiate AAM products against competitor firms/products.
  • Maintain a log of activities and opportunities in the Salesforce system.
  • Keep abreast of continuous developments in the economy and the financial services industry.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or related business field.
  • Ten years of related sales experience.
  • FINRA Series 3, 7 and 63 (upon hire into this role, employees must obtain required licenses within 120 days; at the company’s discretion, employees will not be allowed to continue in role if required licenses are not obtained within 180 days)
  • In-depth intermediary investment product knowledge.
  • Proven results using a consultative sales process.
  • Broad range of client contacts.
  • Highly developed relationship management skills.
  • Advanced presentation and communication skills.
  • Attention to detail to document activities.
  • Ability to work a high energy, collaborative and competitive environment.
  • Proficiency using MS Office tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CFA Certification strongly preferred
  • Must have experience building and maintaining relationships with Wholesalers

Apply to hstrohman@aegonusa.com

Job Purpose

The Sr. Business Process Analyst supports JNAM Operations by analyzing business processes, developing workflow models and making recommendations for automaton and optimization.  The Sr. Business Process Analyst serves as the main interface between technology and business on implementation of emerging technologies, such as robotics process automation, across JNAM Operations.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develops and collaborates to maintain proper documentation of business use cases, processes and rules for standard operating procedures and related documentation.
  • Builds and maintains inventory of business process models and any associated changes, updates, or additions of skills along with the associated impact in business process model repository platform.
  • Works with business stakeholders to understand the productivity impact of automation and calculate impact and return on investment, and assesses the risks of various solutions and prioritizes competing business demands.
  • Develops automated business processes through robotic process automation (RPA) technology platforms.
  • Works with operations and technology regarding process design, business rules and automation to maximize process efficiency.
  • Collaborates and contributes toward Jackson’s emerging technology centers of excellence, Jackson Operations and other areas developing RPA solutions.  This group develops and shares best practices around governance, process design, business rules and automation ides to maximize process efficiency.
  • Maintains several bots daily and ensures quality and high performance to internal and vendor applications in the organization.
  • Conducts research on emerging RPA approaches and technologies.
  • Conducts workshops with key stakeholders on automation technology, in addition to understanding how automation can be applied to the business.
  • Develops bots in adherence to the governance standards developed by Jackson.

Other duties

  • Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Excellent quantitative and reasoning skills, with the ability to think creatively and offer analytical solutions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks and projects to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to learn and become proficient in all job-related software applications (Automation Anywhere, Signavio Process Manager, Visio, Microsoft Excel, Tableau).
  • Solid written, verbal and presentation skills with the ability to summarize data into reports and summaries.
  • Ability to communicate complex and technical concepts to audiences of varying levels of technical knowledge.
  • Ability to understand and collaborate on complex business processes and rules across the organization.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Management Information Systems or equivalent.
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience required, preferably as analyst in a complex business environment.
  • Financial services experience preferred.
  • Experience with RPA tools such as Automation Anywhere, UIPath, Blue Prism preferred.

Job Level that this position reports to (i.e., Manager, Director, etc.):

Manager or above

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 The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

The Company:

Mesirow Financial is an independent, employee-owned firm founded in 1937. As specialists in investment, risk management and advisory services, we are committed to helping our institutional, corporate, and individual clients achieve their objectives. We are proud of Mesirow’s culture of fostering team member engagement, entrepreneurship, and empowerment. Our positive culture, volunteerism, and opportunity for advancement makes Mesirow one of the few employers to be included in both Chicago Tribune’s Top Places to Work and Crain’s Best Places to Work in Chicago.

The Opportunity:

Our Institutional Sales and Trading group is comprised of over 150 dedicated traders, salespeople and analysts highly specialized in a variety of sectors of the fixed income market. We provide institutional investors with enhanced market coverage through national sales and trading locations in Chicago, New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Miami, Boca Raton and Charlotte. Recognized nationally as one of the nations’ most established and experienced participants in the fixed income markets with annual secondary trading volume of more than $35 billion and average daily trading positions of approximately $600 million.

Due to business expansion, we are looking for ambitious and entrepreneurial individuals to join our growing corporate bonds sales team in our New York and Boston offices.  The ideal candidates will possess established relationships with qualified institutional investment grade bond buyers coupled with a demonstrated success in revenue generation. This is a unique opportunity to grow and accelerate your career in a highly collaborative team environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrated history of successfully cultivating new institutional client relationship and growing existing relationships.
  • Excellent understanding of Corporate Bonds and Fixed Income products.
  • Assist clients by generating investment and trade ideas, providing expertise and opinions regarding the market and  investment strategies
  • Effectively represent the firm’s inventory items and market new issues (specific to Mesirow) to clients.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant institutional sales experience with a primary focus on corporate bonds.
  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with high attention to detail.
  • Superior communications skills, both oral and written; effective interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well independently and within a team environment.
  • Ability to sell, analyze, use market data and investor feedback to formulate trading ideas.
  • Series 7 & 63 licenses required (within 90 days of hire).

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REPORTING TO

US Operations and Client Service

ROLE OVERVIEW

Perform various support functions focused on optimizing our growing and dynamic team.

The Administrative Assistant is an integral part of a market-facing team within Eastspring.

Our team is focused on developing new business and maintaining relationships with consultants.

The role of the Administrative Assistant is to provide dedicated support to CEO, Head of Distribution and CCO, in coordination with the Manager of US Operations and Client Service.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Provide direct administrative coordination and support to the Eastspring Americas team.
  • Duties and administrative functions will require initiative, sound decision-making, independent judgment and the ability to escalate unique problems promptly.
  • Actively manage the calendars of multiple team members and work effectively to coordinate/plan meetings and conference calls, which often involve numerous time zones
  • Process travel expense reports in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assist in editing spreadsheets and presentations including printing and binding for client meetings – skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required
  • Circulate industry trend analysis on a timely basis.
  • Assist in coordinating marketing, sales research and market intelligence for roadshows.
  • Knowledge of Salesforce and industry databases a plus.

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Self-starter, ability to work in dynamic environment and think ahead.
  • One plus year working in a financial services firm, preferably asset management.
  • Expertise with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Professional services industry background preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary
  • Willingness to adapt to change
  • Willingness and desire to learn about the asset management business
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize

Referrals Requested:  Personal Assistant, Glenview

A woman and former financial services executive is seeking a new personal assistant.  If you know of someone, (a friend, a friend of a friend), please let them know.  Job description follows below. 

Please send resumes to:  GlenviewAssist@gmail.com 

Thank you.

  • Location: Glenview, IL
  • 10-15+ hours per week
  • $25 / hour
  • Must have: a car, good computer skills and a professional demeanor
  • Immediate need

Segall Bryant & Hamill is an independent investment firm based in Chicago, Illinois with offices in Denver, CO; St. Louis, MO; Philadelphia, PA; and Naples, FL. Since our founding in 1994, we have grown to approximately $20.0 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2019. We provide fee-based investment management of equity, fixed income, alternative and asset allocation portfolios. Our growing client list includes high net worth individuals and families, endowments, foundations, corporations, hospitals, public funds and multi-employer plans across the country.
Segall Bryant and Hamill is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job Title: Senior RFP and Database Associate, Team Lead
Category: Marketing
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Chicago
Compensation: commensurate with experience
Segall Bryant & Hamill (SBH) seeks a Senior RFP and Database Associate to join our team. The qualified candidate will be responsible for developing, coordinating and completing written proposals (such as responses to request for proposals (RFPs), request for information (RFIs) and consultant and due diligence questionnaires) primarily for the firm’s institutional and advisor solutions channels. This position ensures that top-quality proposals are prepared accurately, positioned effectively and delivered on time; he/she serves as the writer/editor responsible for developing proposal content and/or maintaining the quality of existing content. This position will also be responsible for running and analyzing competitive information using various tools and software systems.
This person also functions as the team lead, responsible for allocating work across the team and overseeing all proposals and requests, to ensure timely delivery of high quality, accurate submissions. He/she also works closely with the current RFP and Database associate, located in Chicago. This position reports to SBH’s Director of Marketing, located in Denver.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
• Ensure timely and accurate delivery of professional, competitive, sales-oriented proposals according to stringent deadlines; successfully manage multiple deadline-driven projects concurrently.
o Analyze RFP, RFI and RFQ requirements.
o Research and write concise, compliant, persuasive responses to RFP requirements.
o Apply formal editing skills to RFP responses to ensure answers are complete and grammatically correct.
o Interpret, analyze and break down firm AUM and strategy level data for RFPs and other marketing collateral.
• In team lead role, be responsible for allocating work within team (which consists of this position and another associate); oversee all requests and project schedules to ensure they are met on timely and accurate basis.
o Look for opportunities to improve processes, leverage technology and put in place best practices to deliver accurate, high impact RFPs in a timely fashion.
• Responsible for running, analyzing and interpreting competitive information using various tools and software systems, including eVestment and Morningstar Direct, among others.
• Manage and continually update RFP content database (RocketDocs), working with other associate on team.
• Mange third-party vendor, which is responsible for populating content and data in consultant databases.
• Manage and monitor new business pipeline of sales team using Salesforce.
• Assist the marketing and sales teams with special projects as time permits.
QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Communications, Marketing, or related field preferred.
• Minimum of four years of experience writing proposals or other types of formal documents within asset management industry. o Experience as Proposal Manager or Proposal Writer a plus.
• Experience with database fulfillment.
• Highly detail-oriented with exceptional organizational and time management skills.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with quickly changing priorities and tight deadlines, while maintaining a high degree of professionalism and focus.
• Strong understanding of investment data; comfortable working with large amounts of data.
• Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills; strong oral communication skills.
• Technologically savvy; ability to quickly learn various types of software systems.
• Strong proficiency in MS Office specifically Word and Excel, experience with eVestment, Morningstar Direct and RFP content database (such as RocketDocs) strongly preferred.
• Ability to work independently and within a collaborative team environment
• The successful candidate will be proactive, a self-starter with a strong work ethic; must possess the ability to prioritize workflow and to communicate effectively and constructively within a team, the department and the firm.
Apply via the SBH Career Center
All submissions must include a resume, cover letter and salary expectation
Company website: www.sbhic.com

Segall Bryant & Hamill is an independent investment firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with offices in St. Louis, MO; Philadelphia, PA; Denver, CO; and Naples, FL. Since our founding in 1994, we have grown to approximately $20 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2019. We provide fee-based investment management of equity, fixed income and balanced investment portfolios. Our growing client list includes high net worth individuals and families, endowments, foundations, corporations, hospitals, public funds and multi-employer plans across the country.
Segall Bryant and Hamill is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job Title: Equity Settlement Analyst
Category: Investment Operations
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Chicago, IL
Compensation: commensurate with experience
SBH seeks an Equity Settlement Specialist to join our Operations team. The qualified candidate will work with the Operations team and will support the activities of our trading group, portfolio managers and client service administrators. The primary focus of this position is equity settlement, distribution of allocations, affirmation of trades and exception mitigation. Additional responsibilities will be to develop operational skills such as reconciliation, that will assist other co-workers with volume overflow and coverage during absences. This position reports to the Director of Operations and has no direct reports.
General Responsibilities
• Responsible for all domestic equity trade settlement
• Allocate trades via OMGEO Oasys & CTM
• Process manual allocations for certain block orders and custodians
• Post all domestic equity transactions to APX after execution
• Affirm trades via Electra Settlements
• Research and correct any mis-matched trades between SBH, the Broker and the Custodian
• Run ad-hoc trade reports for internal allocation research
• Assist with processing daily requests received from the front office
• Perform some daily account reconciliation activities as needed
• Create and maintain up to date procedures for all responsibilities
Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree, preferably Accounting or Finance
• 2-5 years of back-office operations experience or equivalent strongly preferred
• Ability to communicate clearly, both written & orally
• Strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
• Strong organizational and time-management skills
• Ability to operate independently and under pressure
• Ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks
• Strong aptitude for numbers and problem-solving skills
• Ability to deal discreetly with confidential information
• Team player
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel preferred
• Experience with Advent Portfolio Management software (AXYS/APX, MOXY, Revenue Center)
Apply via the SBH Career Center All submissions must include a resume, cover letter and salary expectation Company website: www.sbhic.com

Segall Bryant & Hamill is an independent investment firm based in Chicago, Illinois with offices in Denver, CO; St. Louis, MO; Philadelphia, PA; and Naples, FL. Since our founding in 1994, we have grown to approximately $20.0 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2019. We provide fee-based investment management of equity, fixed income, alternative and asset allocation portfolios. Our growing client list includes high net worth individuals and families, endowments, foundations, corporations, hospitals, public funds and multi-employer plans across the country.
Segall Bryant and Hamill is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job Title: Hybrid Advisor Consultant
Category: Advisor Solutions
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Chicago, IL
Compensation: commensurate with experience
Segall Bryant & Hamill (SBH) seeks a Hybrid Advisor Consultant to join our team. The Hybrid Advisor Consultant, in partnership with a Director of Sales, will be responsible for building long-term partnerships with intermediary clients (Financial Advisors, RIAs, banks and home offices) that maximize long-term holdings of Segall Bryant & Hamill investment solutions including mutual funds and separately managed accounts.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop client relationships, including expanding existing client relationships and developing new profitable relationships
  • Conduct consultative, relationship-building sales calls with financial consultant
  • Partner with a Director of Sales to develop and implement a territory sales plan
  • Approach interactions with a consultative mindset, starting with client needs and effectively leveraging internal resources needed to meet those needs, including delivering insight-based education, coaching and portfolio construction consultations
  • Develop and execute on a data driven client segmentation, including the consistent profiling of clients, timely and accurate recording of all client/prospect interactions into the firm’s CRM system and prospecting for new potential relationships
  • Handle daily territory management tasks to ensure maximum business efficiency and effective resource allocation across service offerings and firms
  • Travel as needed within territory to conduct meetings with clients, assist with client events, and attend industry conferences

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related major is preferred
  • 2-5 years of sales experience in financial services preferred
  • A current understanding of capital markets, mutual funds and separately managed accounts
  • FINRA Series 7 and 63 required
  • Consultative, client first approach, delivering solutions, not products, to meet client needs and drive results
  • Ability to develop client relationships and strategic partnerships
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, CRM workflow ie. Salesforce is a plus

Apply via the SBH Career Center All submissions must include a resume, cover letter and salary expectation Company website: www.sbhic.com

Segall Bryant & Hamill is an independent investment firm based in Chicago, Illinois with offices in Denver, CO; St. Louis, MO; Philadelphia, PA; and Naples, FL. Since our founding in 1994, we have grown to approximately $20.0 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2019. We provide fee-based investment management of equity, fixed income, alternative and asset allocation portfolios. Our growing client list includes high net worth individuals and families, endowments, foundations, corporations, hospitals, public funds and multi-employer plans across the country.
Segall Bryant and Hamill is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job Title: Billing Analyst
Category: Investment Operations
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Chicago, IL
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
SBH seeks a Billing Specialist to join our Operations team. The qualified candidate will work with the Operations team and will support the activities of our finance group, portfolio managers and client service administrators.
The primary focus of this position is client billing and fee calculation, maintenance of data in the billing system and receipt of cash payments. Additional responsibilities will be to develop operational skills that will assist other co-workers with volume overflow and coverage during absences. This position reports to the Director of Operations and has no direct reports.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
• Setup and maintain client fee schedules in Revenue Center (billing system) for new and existing accounts/relationships.
• Generate and review all quarterly client fees for accuracy
• Create and distribute preliminary client fee reports for quarter over quarter analysis by portfolio managers and the finance team
• Monitor and process all special billing requests for pro-rated time periods, fee adjustments, new and terminated portfolios in addition to any approved one-off requests
• Research and resolve any billing exceptions or questions
• Assist with internal and external audit requests as needed
• Monitor and process daily requests received from the front office
• Responsible for processing daily deposits to bank and posting within Revenue Center
• Interacts with Client Service teams to follow-up on past due client invoices
• Assist in trade settlement operations
• Assist with processing daily requests received from the front office
• Assist with the processing of voluntary corporate actions.
• Perform some daily account reconciliation activities as needed
• Create and maintain up to date procedures for all responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s degree, preferably Accounting or Finance
• 1-3 years of back-office operations experience or equivalent
• Ability to communicate clearly, both written & orally
• Strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
• Strong organizational and time-management skills
• Ability to operate independently and under pressure
• Ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks
• Strong aptitude for numbers and problem-solving skills
• Ability to deal discreetly with confidential information
• Team player
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel preferred- intermediate level
• Experience with Advent Portfolio Management software (AXYS/APX, MOXY, Revenue Center), preferred.
• Apply via the SBH Career Center to Billing Analyst
All submissions must include a resume, cover letter and salary expectation
Company website: www.sbhic.com

Segall Bryant & Hamill is an independent investment firm based in Chicago, Illinois with offices in Denver, CO; St. Louis, MO; Philadelphia, PA; and Naples, FL. Since our founding in 1994, we have grown to approximately $20.0 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2019. We provide fee-based investment management of equity, fixed income, alternative and asset allocation portfolios. Our growing client list includes high net worth individuals and families, endowments, foundations, corporations, hospitals, public funds and multi-employer plans across the country.
Segall Bryant and Hamill is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job Title: Senior Marketing Associate, Team Lead
Category: Marketing
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Chicago, IL
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Segall Bryant & Hamill (SBH) seeks a Senior Marketing Associate to join our Marketing team. The qualified candidate will help the business development, marketing and investment teams with new business opportunities and ongoing client service. The senior marketing associate will manage the production and customization of marketing materials, ensuring the highest standards in accuracy, quality and timely delivery. The position will also assist with various marketing initiatives including marketing campaigns, conferences, email distribution and contact list management.
He/she will support the firm’s three distribution channels — institutional, advisor solutions and wealth management — and work with departments across the firm including sales, client service, compliance, information technology, operations, and the investment teams.
This person also functions as the team lead, responsible for allocating work across the team, ensuring that processes (including quality control) are consistently followed, and deadlines and accuracy standards are being met. He/she also works closely with the senior marketing associate, located in Denver. This position reports to SBH’s Director of Marketing, located in Denver.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
• Develop, update, customize and maintain electronic and printed marketing materials (e.g., presentations and fact sheets for firm’s investment strategies).
o Manage process with sales team for the updating of materials.
o Manage requests from sales team through marketing services “inbox”; work with senior marketing associate in Denver to allocate and complete requests.
o Assist with collateral automation project.
• In team lead role, be responsible for allocating work and overseeing processes and requests to ensure timely and accurate delivery of materials.
o Look for opportunities to improve processes, leverage technology and put in place best practices to deliver accurate, high quality materials in a timely fashion.
• Distribute marketing materials, primarily via email using Salesforce’s Pardot.
o Work with business channels to maintain accurate contact lists for email and hard copy distribution.
• Handle execution and tracking of marketing campaigns including use of Pardot for email distribution and Google Analytics for web analysis.
o Gather and analyze metrics, offering suggestions for campaign improvements.
• Plan and manage events, conferences and sponsorships; assist with ad development as needed.
• Maintain inventory of marketing materials and “give aways”; manage vendors for purpose of ordering marketing supplies, etc.
• Assist client service teams with the updating of client materials.
• Assist with the updating of firm’s CRM (Salesforce); serve as backup for RFP team.
• Assist with updating of firm’s web site using WordPress.
• Conduct industry research and competitive analytics as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS
• Advanced level with Microsoft PowerPoint; advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Must be proficient with Salesforce and Pardot.
• Must be proficient with InDesign and familiar with other programs in Adobe Suite including Photoshop and Acrobat Pro.
• Experience working with eVestment and other industry databases strongly preferred.
• Experience with WordPress preferred. • Bachelor’s degree in finance/accounting/economics, marketing, data analysis, business intelligence, or related field.
• 3-5 years of experience in similar role at an asset management firm; must have experience updating marketing materials and working with large amounts of financial/investment-related data.
• Solid understanding of investments and ability to apply concepts to marketing materials.
• Keen attention to detail and excellent proofreading skills.
• Superior skills in organization and time management.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with quickly changing priorities and tight deadlines, while maintaining a high degree of professionalism and focus.
• Ability to quickly learn various types of software systems.
• Experience putting in place well defined and effective processes to streamline material production while ensuring accuracy.
• Strong problem-solving skills.
• Self-starter with a strong work ethic.
• Team player with strong interpersonal skills; experience collaborating effectively across multiple stakeholders at all levels within the organization
• Knowledge of graphic design, print production and project management affecting printing, quality and on-time delivery.
• Occasional travel to Chicago or Denver will be required.
• Apply via the SBH Career Center to Senior Marketing Associate All submissions must include a resume, cover letter and salary expectation Company website: www.sbhic.com

At Parametric, we offer competitive salaries, generous benefits and opportunities for growth and development. We invite you to explore our available job opportunities listed below and look forward to having you become a part of our continued success!

General Description

The Corporate Communications Strategist will be responsible for building and implementing plans and processes that improve internal and executive-level communications. This person will also manage the development of compelling content (written, video, etc) for Parametric’s Intranet. This role will provide unified vision and messaging across Parametric’s locations, ensuring all elements of internal and executive communications align with the firm’s highest-level goals. They should be comfortable using multiple communication channels and platforms to deliver messages and be agile enough to pivot between multiple projects that are at different levels of complexity. The individual in this role will be a self-starter with exceptional communications and relationship management skills, who has demonstrated the ability to prioritize, work quickly, and manage ambiguity.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and execution of a corporate communications strategy encompassing both internal and executive communications.
  • Write, adapt and share multiple, firm-wide communications, utilizing multiple outlets, in alignment with strategy.
  • Manage the Parametric’s Intranet (Pi) including:
    • Create and maintain content calendar
    • Provide decisions on all creative content, channel & prioritization
    • Identify and track communications metrics, adjusting activities to ensure strong ROI
  • Drive the development and promotion of a consistent, employee-centric tone throughout all forms and levels of corporate communications by working closely with HR Leadership and Business Partners and utilizing results of employee engagement surveys.
  • Partner with senior leadership to create and deliver on an executive communication strategy including all company meetings.
  • Leverage communications industry best practices into corporate communications plan.
  • Proactively sources news, case studies and training opportunities.
  • Participate in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 7+ years of communications experience
  • Hands on experience using and managing Intranet tools;  SaaS/cloud-based intranet solutions experience preferred
  • Demonstrated success in creating and disseminating employee-centric communications across varied media
  • Experience working with emerging technologies and collaborative business tools, including Project Management software
  • Experience as a Web Administrator or direct knowledge of Web Administration a plus
  • Exceptional level of detail orientation and organization
  • Strong project management skills, particularly with timely execution, influence and leadership
  • Self-starter with an excellent work ethic, drive and strong sense of urgency when appropriate
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain priorities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally 

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Parametric is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.  It does not discriminate against applicants or employees with respect to any terms or conditions of employment on account of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, parenthood, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition including genetic characteristics, marital status, citizenship status, military service, gender, gender identity or express, registered domestic partner status, domestic violence victim status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.  Parametric also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that a person has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.  This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of Parametric, and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of Parametric, including supervisors and co-workers.  All employment decisions shall be consistent with the principles of equal employment opportunity.

The information on this website is for U.S. residents only and does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to purchase, securities in any jurisdiction to any person to whom it is not lawful to make such an offer. Investing entails risks and there can be no assurance that Parametric (and its affiliates) will achieve profits or avoid incurring losses. All investments are subject to potential loss of principal. Parametric does not provide tax or legal advice. Prospective investors should consult with a tax or legal advisor before making any investment decision. Please refer to the disclosure page for important information about investments and risks.

At Parametric, we offer competitive salaries, generous benefits and opportunities for growth and development. We invite you to explore our available job opportunities listed below and look forward to having you become a part of our continued success!

General Description

Manages structured equity portfolios maximizing tax efficiency while tracking an index.  Portfolio managers act as investment “engineers” — creating portfolios using optimization software to implement firm’s quantitative-based strategy.  The Associate Portfolio Manager must continually measure performance, manage risk and control costs.  

Primary Responsibilities

  • Construct optimized equity index portfolios for separate accounts
  • Rebalance and transition portfolios to maximize tax-efficiency
  • Construct custom benchmark data
  • Monitor index changes and corporate actions
  • Generate after-tax return data for both portfolios and benchmarks
  • Performance attribution
  • Respond to client requests for analysis
  • Interact across teams including Technology, Research, Marketing, Client Service, Operations
  • Participate in process improvement and technology development efforts

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s (4yr) degree w/ concentration in finance, accounting, engineering or related quantitative focus
  • Preferred 4+ years professional experience in investment management or similar
  • Significant progress towards a CFA, MBA and/or another credential relevant to investment management or finance strongly preferred
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Programming skills a plus, including R, Python, etc.
  • Familiarity with academic financial theory and applications
  • Working knowledge of equity risk models and portfolio optimizer
  • Analytical writing ability

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Parametric is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.  It does not discriminate against applicants or employees with respect to any terms or conditions of employment on account of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, parenthood, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition including genetic characteristics, marital status, citizenship status, military service, gender, gender identity or express, registered domestic partner status, domestic violence victim status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.  Parametric also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that a person has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.  This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of Parametric, and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of Parametric, including supervisors and co-workers.  All employment decisions shall be consistent with the principles of equal employment opportunity.

The information on this website is for U.S. residents only and does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to purchase, securities in any jurisdiction to any person to whom it is not lawful to make such an offer. Investing entails risks and there can be no assurance that Parametric (and its affiliates) will achieve profits or avoid incurring losses. All investments are subject to potential loss of principal. Parametric does not provide tax or legal advice. Prospective investors should consult with a tax or legal advisor before making any investment decision. Please refer to the disclosure page for important information about investments and risks.

 
 
 

A LITTLE ABOUT US

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 72 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard.  Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce.  For more information, please visit  http://www.nature.org

NatureVest is the impact investment unit of The Nature Conservancy. NatureVest’s mission is to create and transact investable deals that deliver conservation results and financial returns for investors. Our vision is based on the conviction that capital markets, businesses and governments must invest in nature as the long-term capital stock of a sustainable, equitable and more efficient economy.

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The Director Investment Origination will be a member of NatureVest’s Origination Team, working closely with the Deputy Managing Director of Investment Origination to scope, identify, structure and close investment opportunities globally that support The Nature Conservancy’s primary conservation priorities.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Director of Investment Origination will report to the Deputy Managing Director of Investment Origination. The Director’s role will be to source, model and structure potential investment opportunities that generate priority conservation outcomes in a deal structure that is competitive with other market offerings to targeted investors. As part of the origination process, they will explore investment opportunities with regional conservation and finance experts (including Nature Conservancy staff), potential cornerstone investors, and potential operating partners to assess the viability of potential projects.  This process includes investment and business design; financial analysis and modeling; capital structuring; market analysis; solicitation of investor feedback; and risk assessment and mitigation. The Director will also be responsible for transaction structuring and negotiation as well as investor engagement and fundraising.  In this capacity, they will prepare financial models, investor pitch decks, and other materials. They will engage in all aspects of capital-raising including the soliciting of potential investors and the management of investor relationships. Additional responsibilities include project management, representing the NatureVest team at various conferences and investor events and assist in the strategic development of NatureVest’s origination priorities and pipeline.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE

Origination and Pipeline Development:

  • Growing NatureVest’s transaction pipeline by working with the Deputy Managing Director of Investment Origination, regional TNC directors and staff and external partners (including potential investors) to source new investment transactions across multiple conservation priorities.
  • Working closely with Global and Regional TNC colleagues to identify potential pipeline transactions and ensure transactions are aligned with TNC’s conservation priorities and values and the priorities of TNC’s key partners.
  • Conducting financial assessment of new investment opportunities including: detailed business model, financial model and cash flow analysis; regulatory and business risk assessment; and stakeholder engagement and negotiation.
  • Making independent decisions frequently based on analysis, experience, and judgment.
  • Requires willingness and capacity for significant domestic and international travel, and to work occasional weekends and evenings.
  • Representation of the NatureVest team at industry and stakeholder events globally for both thought leadership and investment origination purposes

Transaction Closing and Fundraising:

  • Develop financial and legal structures that satisfy TNC’s conservation and reputational priorities while meeting investor needs
  • Conduct detailed negotiations with potential investors, operating partners and key stakeholders
  • Develop detailed pitch decks, investment memorandums and any other necessary investor materials. Conduct investor roadshows and investor calls as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS degree and 8-10 years experience in a private sector environment, such as management consulting and investment banking, or in business-facing activities at a conservation organization or government entity.
  • B.A. or other degree with significant course work in business, finance or economics.
  • Experience developing and implementing complex projects and strategic initiatives in an unstructured environment.
  • Investment experience including transaction structuring, cash flow modeling and experience in securing capital from investors such as investment banks, private wealth managers, public pension plans, endowment funds, private trusts and high-net worth individuals.

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & EXPERIENCE

  • Commitment to the mission and values of The Nature Conservancy, although no prior experience in environmental conservation is required.
  • Strong team player who can build relationships and work collaboratively across the organization and with Conservancy partners.
  • Ability to successfully develop and implement complex projects in an unstructured environment.
  • Outstanding analytical and project management capabilities.
  • Superior written and oral communications.
  • Private sector fundraising and/or marketing experience, including involvement in investor or thought leadership roadshows and development and delivery of pitch presentations.
  • Experience developing and using complex financial models to assess project potential.
  • Experience applying business strategy considerations in investment design
  • Demonstrated experience using diplomacy and tact to build strong relationships and motivate staff and partners.
  • Willingness to learn and develop expertise in new conservation strategies, economic drivers, management tools, and global affairs.
  • Fluency in a second language (proficiency in Spanish preferred)
  • Ability to formulate, evaluate, and decide broad organizational policies and long-term programs.
  • Anticipates, diagnoses, and resolves complex problems and identifies creative solutions.
  • Assesses decisions’ potential impact on colleagues’ work, public image, scientific credibility, and financial and legal standings.
  • Makes decisions based on incomplete or ambiguous information and accepts associated risks.
  • Makes independent strategic decisions frequently based on analysis, experience, and judgment
  • Requires willingness and ability to travel both domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time, and to work occasional weekends and evenings.
  • The Nature Conservancy is committed to diversity and encourages candidates with diverse and nontraditional backgrounds to apply.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply to position number 48374, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on February 19, 2020.

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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process.

 

The Role

The Delegated Client Service Analyst will be responsible for supporting the management of the client experience and delivery of customized OCIO/Delegated Investment solutions.  You will support the management of your clients including reports and other projects. You also will be accountable for preparation of client communication and documenting client interaction in compliance with current firm standards. You will support the client relationship by coordinating with other internal resources.

Performance Objectives: 
Client Focus: 
  • Work as part of dedicated client team providing high quality delegated services and deliverables to clients
People
  • Build strong relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams
Excellence: 
  • Produce standard reports for delivery to clients by pre-determined deadlines
  • Support team members in the construction and delivery of ad hoc presentations to client
  • Accountable for ongoing project management of broader client team
Requirements
  • Undergraduate degree and a cumulative grade point average of 3.0/4.0 scale are required
  • General interest in financial markets
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Comfortable in a team environment
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel
  • Analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Track record of delivering high quality work while meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and manage time and projects individually

** Please note this is an entry-level role; we will consider candidates with 0-2 years of experience **

EOE, including disability/vets

 

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Bureau/Division: Executive/Bureau of Asset Management

JOB DESCRIPTION

The New York City Comptroller’s Office Bureau of Asset Management is responsible for oversight of the investment portfolios of the New York City Retirement Systems (Systems). This $208 billion portfolio is managed primarily by external investment managers and is largely invested in publicly traded securities with significant allocations to private equity, real estate, infrastructure, hedge funds, and alternative credit.

The Chief Risk Officer will utilize a variety of systems to assess, monitor and report on financial and enterprise risk, and will participate in the oversight of overall asset allocation recommendations. The Chief Risk Officer will enhance and implement the enterprise risk management strategy, assist in the evaluation of external investment managers and consultants, and ensure that the risk management program meets the needs of the Systems and the Comptroller.

Reporting to the Comptroller and working with the Chief Investment Officer, responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Enhance and implement the enterprise risk management strategy;
  • Manage the Risk Management team;
  • Participate in the review and recommendation of asset allocation, portfolio rebalancing and other investment functions;
  • Analyze portfolio risks using complex quantitative models to identify and review implications of investment decisions on total portfolio risk;
  • Review system-generated scenario analyses and stress tests for the portfolio;
  • Prepare reports and make presentations to senior management and the Systems regarding portfolio risks and other issues;
  • Using the Enterprise Risk Register, identify and track risks within BAM that require remediation including operational and reputational risks;
  • Work with Internal Auditor and Chief Compliance Officer on issues requiring shared oversight of pension fund risks and make periodic presentations to the Comptroller; and,
  • Perform related assignments or special projects as may be required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  1. Graduate degree from an accredited university in economics, finance, business, or a closely related field, and seven (7) or more years of progressively responsible full-time professional experience in a financial services organization with over $50 billion in assets with progressively increasing responsibility in a risk management positions, or similar experience at a consulting, strategic advisory or government entity or closely related area, with at least eighteen (18) months or more in a managerial, administrative, or supervisory capacity. Supervision must have included supervising staff performing professional work in the areas described above; or,
  2. BA/BS degree from an accredited college and ten (10) or more years of progressively responsible experience in a financial services organization as described in “1” above, including at least eighteen (18) months of managerial, administrative or supervisory experience as described in “1” above.

 

PREFERRED SKILLS IN ADDITION TO MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with using common industry risk platforms such as MSCI/BarraOne, FactSet or Aladdin;
  • Chartered Financial Analyst Certification (CFA) or equivalent;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, report writing and organizational skills

TO APPLY, GO TO: Employment Opportunities at www.comptroller.nyc.gov

The selected candidate will be subject to the financial disclosure requirements of the office’s Personal Trading Policy.

Certain residency requirements may apply. We appreciate every applicant’s interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Note: Vacancy notices listed as “Until Filled” will be posted for at least five work days.

The NYC Comptroller’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To provide leadership and management of Aegon Asset Management’s Global Product Strategy for all four of our investment platforms.  Specific responsibilities include the strategic management of our global product set both in terms of development of new propositions (including management of seed capital budget) and ongoing management and profitability of the existing product range, including the termination of products.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic management of AAM’s global product offerings to align our investment capabilities with market demand, thus providing the framework for our commercial and financial growth.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of both a global product development function and a product management team. 
  • Successful execution of the product development function will include the use of research into market and client demand trends, will require close cooperation with AAM’s global data analytics team and our external facing distribution and client service teams.  This will include positioning AAM in product categories and asset classes that are less susceptible to intrusion from passive investing and will therefore include extensive work in alternatives, illiquid securities, and other complex asset classes for all four investment platforms.   Product management will encompass the tactical positioning of our products to meet client demand, including responsibility for product vehicles, pricing, share classes, regulatory alignment and all logistics to ensure successful execution and client focus for our product offerings.
  • Transform the current regionally organized Product teams into a globally integrated team that is able to execute AAM’s
  • Chair a newly formed Global Product Approval Committee that includes the senior leaders of all functions across the firm, including the Global CEO. 
  • Establish and execute the approval framework, including the management of a firm-wide product working committee to execute product initiatives and vet new ideas. 
  • Build the position and reputation of the Product team within the global AAM organization to enhance the overall strategic focus of the firm, working closely with all teams across the Global Client Group and the wider business. 

Required Qualifications:

  • CFA designation strongly preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience with a proven track record within asset management across Equities, Fixed Income (incl. Alternatives) and Real Assets
  • Strategic thinker with a pragmatic, commercial approach. An idea generator with the ability to execute in a global organization with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience or strong potential as a global leader overseeing teams across different countries
  • Availability to travel internationally

Email Resumes to: Heidi Strohman hstrohman@aegonusa.com

 

Position Overview:

Build, maintain and expand relationships with investment management consulting firms and their clients. The main focus of the position will be covering US based consulting firms and their clients with a focus on the east region. Aegon has a team based approach to distribution and we look to leverage relationships across the firm to support consultant and client needs. Excellent communication skills and networking are also imperative for this position. Hard work, teamwork and a solutions focused mindset are also important. It is expected that significant travel is required for the role..  

Responsibilities

  • Primary contact with consultants and their clients to foster dialogue around fixed income, real estate, equity and solutions investing for plan sponsors.
  • Handle full coverage of a select group of US consulting firms primarily located on the east coast, including a well-defined strategic plan for each key strategy at each key firm, and measurement of success relative to that plan.
  • Attain research ratings for AAM investment capabilities by working with research and field consultants.
  • Deliver timely and appropriate communications to the consultant community.
  • Deliver timely and relevant feedback/information to peers and colleagues internally.
  • Ensure a “best practices” approach is implemented and executed.
  • Foster positive and productive interaction with investment teams or a mutually beneficial outcome.
  • Work closely with marketing team to help develop ideas for beneficial marketing campaigns.   

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance, Business or related field.
  • Seven years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with a multi-faceted range of asset management products (traditional and alternative), with the ability to speak cogently across different strategies.
  • Proven distribution experience, including a role with significant exposure to the U.S. consultant community.
  • Series 3, 7 and 63 required. Upon hire into this role, employees must obtain required licenses within 120 days

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CFA
  • MBA

Website: https://www.aegonassetmanagement.com/us/about-us/aegon-am-us/#

Send Resumes to Heidi Strohman hstrohman@aegonusa.com

To lead the growth of AAM’s business through institutional consultants and Global Financial Institutions (GFIs). This will entail positioning the firm and our investment products for all four of our investment platforms with the largest consulting firms, achieving research recommendations and field consultant support that drives significant new business.  Additionally this role will coordinate AAM’s business development with major GFIs globally.   We are looking for an experienced consultant relations professional with an extensive list of existing strong relationships and a proven track record of driving AUM growth.  This individual must be able to build, motivate and manage a global team and, importantly, collaborate closely with other areas of the Client Group (Sales, Product, Marketing, Data Analytics) and with our investment teams in all four investment platforms

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the growth and retention of AAM’s business with global institutional consultants and similarly coordinate and expand the firm’s sales through major global financial institutions, including large global banks and wealth management firms. 
  • Lead teams based in the US, Europe and potentially Asia that will be responsible for increasing and maintaining the advocacy for AAM’s products from the largest and most influential global consulting firms, thereby driving increased sales across these firms’ entire client base – including defined benefit and defined contribution plans, sovereign funds and retail platforms. 
  • Oversee the growth in AAM’s business with the OCIO divisions of major consultants.
  • Operate as a “player/coach” with responsibility for team oversight as well as his/her own relationships. 
  • Develop and articulate a clear and actionable plan to grow AUM through the consultant and GFI channels.  Provide transparency into our consultant strategy and frequent updates on progress.  Draw upon all resources at the firm and coordinate an effective firm-wide strategy for growth.
  • Organize active “executives involved” approach, whereby the relationships and commitment of the most senior leadership of Aegon, including CEOs and Aegon Group Financial Institutions Team, are optimally leveraged.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years related experience; generally working with global consultants and a proven track record
  • Strategic thinker with a pragmatic, commercial approach who can operate in a large global organization with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience across global markets
  •  Strong interpersonal skills, able to interact and work collaboratively with all levels of the organization
  • Series 3, 7 and 63 required. Upon hire into this role, employees must obtain required licenses within 120 days
  • Available to travel internationally

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Masters degree in related field, MBA preferred
  • CFA designation preferred but not required

 Send resume to Heidi Strohman hstrohman@aegonusa.com

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