Portfolio Guideline Monitoring Analyst

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 26 Sep 16

Portfolio Guideline Monitoring Analyst

WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

POSITION

The Portfolio Guideline Monitoring Analyst ("The Analyst") is part of the Portfolio Guideline Monitoring and Performance Team within Portfolio Services. Portfolio Services provides each of Wellington's investment teams with the data, controls, and support they need to ensure that their investment intent is accurately reflected in portfolios in accordance with client, regulatory and operational requirements.  Other teams within Portfolio Services include Portfolio Implementation, Portfolio Data, Portfolio Service Management, and Portfolio Accounting.

Specifically, The Analyst will focus on providing support to investment teams to ensure investment transactions and holdings are compliant with client guidelines and regulatory requirements. The Analyst is part of the team that implements coding and maintains the guideline monitoring system, Sentinel, performs real-time, pre-trade support with investors, and resolves post-trade incident exceptions generated from Sentinel.

The Analyst will work collaboratively with other Guideline Monitoring analysts as well as other internal teams, specifically Product Management and Portfolio Management Teams to have a deep understanding of investment strategies to analyze how different underlying transactions and holdings impact complying with our client's guideline and regulatory requirements.

Qualifications for this position include a strong working knowledge of all investment type, including equity, fixed income products and derivative securities. Prior experience monitoring investment guidelines, working in an investment compliance role, understanding regulatory requirements for 40 Act and UCITs funds, and coding investment restrictions into a vendor or proprietary compliance monitoring system, specifically Sentinel is a plus. The candidate should be self-confident, a self-starter, results driven, energetic, have an inquisitive mind, and be controls conscious.  Strong organisational skills, an ability to manage assignments with competing priorities, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team are critical.  Attention to detail and computer literacy (knowledge of Word, Excel, and similar tools) are important, as is the desire to learn our guideline compliance monitoring systems, Sentinel.

In addition to a University undergraduate degree, a minimum of 2-3 years of work experience in the financial services industry are required.  Advanced degree work, including CFA designation or other professional certification would be a plus.

JOB TITLE
Portfolio Guideline Monitoring Analyst

JOB FAMILY
Portfolio Services

LOCATION
London

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at  Wellington@icareerhelp.com .