Associate, Portfolio Job Description

Associate, Portfolio Job Description

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Associate, portfolio provides credit risk & portfolio management support in the analysis and development of new products, business strategies and individual transactions.

Associate, Portfolio Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Regulatory Thresholds disclosure monitoring and reporting
Pre and post trade monitoring and approval of new issues
Responsible for managing relationships with average asset size of $500,000
Monitor investments/redemptions in and out of portfolios
Work with portfolio managers as portfolios are approaching stated guideline limitations
Monitor current holdings
Communicate with borrowers to determine hardships, resources, and intentions for properties
Identify solutions to mitigate losses based on borrower eligibility, property value, regulatory requirements, and investor guidelines within appropriate time frames
Create asset allocation studies utilizing data collected in the client profiling process
Monitor/facilitate account set up resulting in error free account set up process

Associate, Portfolio Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Associate, Portfolio

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CFA, ACFE, PMP, FRM, PMI, CAIA, MBA, CV, CIPM, CSM

Education for Associate, Portfolio

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the associate, portfolio job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business, MBA, Engineering, Mathematics, Education, Graduate, Computer Science

Skills for Associate, Portfolio

Desired skills for associate, portfolio include:

Microsoft Office
Excel
PowerPoint
Identification
Resolution and implementation
Risk management best practices and how to implement them
Risk management practices
Credit assessment
Financial markets and portfolio management theory
HSBC’s Business Banking products and services

Desired experience for associate, portfolio includes:

Reg
The individual will also have strong written communications skills
Successful candidates will be self–starters able to effectively operate in a highly team-oriented and collaborative environment and efficiently manage their time
The CFA designation is highly preferred
Bachelor's degree, Finance, Economics, Math or Accounting preferred, with an exceptional
Bachelor’s degree and completed CFA Level II

Associate, Portfolio Examples

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Associate, Portfolio Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an associate, portfolio. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for associate, portfolio
  • Support the management of all aspects of client relationships, including, but not limited to communication, trading, and coordination with Portfolio Managers, Portfolio Analysts, Compliance, Sales/Marketing and Trading Desk
  • Lead and conduct operational due diligence as it relates to both risk management and efficiency analysis on the institutional trading desk
  • Manage the process in relation to the accurate transmission, trade exception monitoring, and troubleshooting for Mutual Fund trades with internal clients and external partners
  • Manage the entry of trades into trading platforms and oversee the completion of the trades by monitoring and communicating with Traders to ensure that orders are executed as specified
  • Proactively identify and participate in the evaluation of new accounts with Compliance Team to determine and evaluate restrictions and guidelines
  • Ongoing regulatory support of mailing for new accounts (ADV, welcome letter )
  • Responsible for complex research, analysis and processing of accurate market values and performance information for client and internal reporting
  • Assess income recognition on complex fixed income instruments and identify/resolve issues with system generated accruals
  • Analyze fund/account data to identify potential problems and develop appropriate solutions and recommendations
  • Prepare reports for internal and external customers including the maintenance of supporting documentation
Qualifications for associate, portfolio
  • Adhere to the company’s culture of thoughtful analysis and bias for action
  • Exercise exemplary corporate citizenship including strict adherence to compliance requirements
  • At least two years financial industry experience
  • Advent APX or Moxy experience (advanced use/proficiency) is beneficial
  • Charles River experience is beneficial
  • Experience in using FactSet, Bloomberg, and Lipper LANA
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Associate, Portfolio Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an associate, portfolio. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for associate, portfolio
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Bloomberg, Reuters, and Factset
  • Updates relevant information in portfolio management accounting systems
  • Monitor corporate debt and equity investments
  • Provide assistance to deal teams with assigned investments
  • Perform general portfolio management
  • Communicate with portfolio company management
  • Utilize firm’s proprietary software tools for company tracking
  • Perform mark-to-market quarter end valuations
  • Analyze portfolio trends
  • Responsible voucher clearing for multiple portfolios
Qualifications for associate, portfolio
  • A minimum of 3 - 5 years’ experience within the finance industry
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent interpersonal and communication services
  • Ability to cooperate and build positive, productive relationships with internal and external customers and team members Attention to detail
  • Undergraduate degree (BA / BS) with preferred concentration in business, finance, accounting, economics, math, or statistics
  • Broad knowledge of financial markets and investment industry
  • Solid understanding of key investment products and concepts including portfolio management, investment strategy (asset allocation), separately managed accounts, mutual funds, exchange traded products, and alternative investments
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Associate, Portfolio Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of associate, portfolio. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for associate, portfolio
  • Report performance attribution results, portfolio and benchmark characteristics (including top holdings, sector/country breakdowns, ) on a recurring and ad hoc basis
  • Research, gather and analyze economic and market data
  • Identify and communicate issues/potential problems that may require escalation
  • Develop understanding of clients’ needs and preferences
  • Manage and anticipate issues that occur due to data inaccuracies, advisor expectations and market fluctuations
  • Coordinate and assume day-to-day responsibilities to maintain a dedicated level of trust between the advisor and the firm
  • Find ways to improve both internal processes and the processes of the firms you manage
  • Demonstrate energy, empathy, and problem solving skills while delivering unparalleled value and outstanding service to our advisors
  • Collaborate with other Schwab professionals to resolve complex advisor inquiries, and develop knowledge of SPT products and services
  • Partner with other internal departments to resolve advisor questions and follow up accordingly until issues are resolved
Qualifications for associate, portfolio
  • Provide support for CVA/FVA related activities on a daily basis
  • Provide oversight to offshore teams for trade validation, DTCC affirmation
  • Develop an in depth understanding of the front to back life-cycle of products and opportunities to reduce risk and increase performance across the business
  • Good understanding of financial services and specifically global markets business
  • Good analytical skills with some understanding of p/l and risk
  • Strong attention to detail, and able to multitask as necessary
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Associate, Portfolio Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an associate, portfolio. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for associate, portfolio
  • Organize queries and analysis to create a library of refreshable and reusable analysis
  • Performance of model and portfolios market related analysis
  • Collaborate closely with senior researchers to carry out the team’s research program
  • Model asset distributions, design and run simulation-based research, including the combination of non-normal distributions, and build optimization methodologies
  • Model traditional, alternative and private assets, including their linkages to each other, and with macro and market factors
  • Assist in scenario development
  • Contribute to the development of risk framework
  • Partner with the affiliate quant / research resources to share best practices and to capture their best asset class thinking as an input into developing the Portfolio Research & Modeling function
  • Assist with operational items (wires, journals, opening new accounts)
  • Oversight and coordination of daily processes within the Multi Sector and Global teams identifying areas to enhance and optimize existing processes to support the investment team
Qualifications for associate, portfolio
  • Candidate must demonstrate a strong knowledge of and interest in global financial markets
  • On a yearly basis update the BCP for PAT and coordinate testing as required
  • Ensure all PART employee contact numbers are current and make sure the BCP can be implemented should it be invoked
  • Interact with external counterparties so as to further the firm’s goals
  • Write, deliver and maintain enforcement documents relative to legal agreements with different counterparties
  • Adhere to the company’s culture of thoughtful analysis , bias for action, and dissemination of information
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Associate, Portfolio Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an associate, portfolio. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for associate, portfolio
  • Bachelors' degree related to finance/business
  • CFA Candidate Level 2
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Effective time-management and ability learn, prioritize, and execute quickly
  • 12 hour work day typical
  • Conduct detailed Fund level financial analysis, forward performance projections at the Fund and asset level
  • Conduct ongoing competitive analysis of peer funds in the core/core-plus space
  • Support of the PMs in their daily work
  • Building detailed and in depth knowledge of investment process and theory and portfolios
  • Secondary contact for marketing, sales and relationship managers and clients in product related matters
Qualifications for associate, portfolio
  • Experience of working in the investment management industry and/or investment products perferred
  • 3+ years relevant work experience in consulting or financial markets
  • Prepare appropriate reporting for existing clients (investment, performance and tax information) Asset Allocation Analysis presentations for both new and existing clients
  • Knowledge of asset and liability tools, techniques and business practices
  • Knowledge of the structure, attributes, uses, terminology and processing of basic derivatives, and ability to use them appropriately
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize a variety of methods to measure the investment performance on a particular portfolio against industry benchmarks and related parameters

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