Senior Equity Index Portfolio Manager

  • Market rate
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Northern Trust Company
  • 29 Sep 16

For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 16,500 employees globally. We serve the world’s most-sophisticated clients – from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.

We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.


As of June 30, 2016, Northern Trust Corporation had:

•       $122 billion in banking assets

•       $6.4 trillion in assets under custody

•       $906 billion in assets under management

~~Job Duties:


Use proprietary computer software to rebalance funds as needed, to invest cash and accommodate admissions or withdrawals

2.       Ensures that securities held in portfolios are appropriate for the goals of the account and monitors results for consistency. Ensures that portfolios adhere to mandated guidelines and restrictions


Reports on performance of funds/portfolios under management and investigates tracking differences relative to respective benchmarks

Stays abreast of new developments concerning regulatory issues that may affect the funds/portfolios under management or result in new opportunities

Assist local relationship management and sales teams in maximizing business relationship and stimulating cross selling opportunities throughout the region


Knowledge and Skills:


Knowledge of modern portfolio management theory and applications, statistics, and quantitative methods in finance

Knowledge of securities and derivatives markets acquired through work experience

Experience in trading global equities, derivatives and OTC foreign exchange transactions

Knowledge of fiduciary responsibilities and the legal and regulatory contexts within which investment decisions are made, to ensure that investment activities are in compliance

Client contact and sales skills are required to respond to client inquiries and to actively assist in the marketing of portfolio management capabilities

Excellent English communication with the ability to communicate messages credibly with clarity to a wide variety of audiences.  Proficiency in Cantonese and/or Mandarin preferred. 

A robust self-starter, with the motivation, commitment, enthusiasm and drive to define clear goals and inspire people to achieve them