Portfolio Manager Portfolio Manager …

BMO Financial Group
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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BMO Financial Group
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Portfolio Manager
Portfolio Manager Chicago, IL, USA/en-US/External/job/Chicago-IL-USA/Portfolio-Manager_R200007433-1/apply

Address:

111 W Monroe - 115 S LaSalle

Job Family Group:

Wealth Sales & Service

Preferably seeking an individual with a background in fixed income portfolio management and trading as well as a desire to assist in the management of total return and laddered fixed income portfolios, creation of deliverables & other fixed income strategy communications, and support of daily administrative functions. Proficiency in Bloomberg and other technology tools, or high aptitude to learn.

Provides high quality sales and service to investment clients to deliver an exceptional client experience. Provides technical expertise for all aspects of investment management and administration to ensure compliance. Works collaboratively within the branch and the regional team as part of the client/relationship management solution. Identifies and makes referrals to other business groups as appropriate.

  • Develops investment proposals and participates in meetings with prospects/clients.
  • Develops investment plan for clients and/or prospects using trading, liquidity, hedging and/or tax strategies.
  • Produces client reports based on analysis of client-specific investment data.
  • Provides guidance to the relationship manager on portfolio management issues.
  • Evaluates investment markets, portfolio characteristics and investment manager performance.
  • Reviews and reports on the economy, stock/bond market performances, economic trends and changes in regulations affecting investments.
  • Consults portfolio managers and relationship managers in the development of optimal portfolios for prospective and existing clients.
  • Performs asset allocation studies and recommends changes allocation strategies.
  • Assists in the development of strategic plans.
  • Identifies emerging issues and trends to inform decision-making.
  • Helps determine business priorities and best sequence for execution of business/group strategy.
  • Conducts independent analysis and assessment to resolve strategic issues.
  • Supports the execution of strategic initiatives in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Acts as liaison between trading desks to assist clients with specialized equity needs including management of concentrated positions and hedging strategies.
  • Collects data needed for quarterly performance reporting and analyzes the performance of each mandate on the platform.
  • Develops and recommends model portfolios based on the statistical evaluation of risk, return, and correlations.
  • Monitors and tracks performance, and addresses any issues.
  • Designs and produces regular and ad-hoc reports, and dashboards.
  • Uses models to structure a portfolio based on specific criteria.
  • Prepares spreadsheets and reports with information about performance information, portfolio summaries, asset allocation targets, etc.
  • Builds change management plans of varying scope and type; leads or participates in a variety of change management activities including readiness assessments, planning, stakeholder management, execution, evaluation and sustainment of initiatives.
  • Leads or participates in defining the communication plan designed to positively influence or change behaviour; develops tailored messaging; and identifies appropriate distribution channels.
  • Oversees assigned accounts in accordance with internal procedures and policies.
  • Makes recommendations regarding the maintenance and implementation of the supervisory system for managed accounts.
  • Provides input into the planning and implementation of operational programs.
  • Leads/participates in the design, implementation and management of core business/group processes.
  • Develops and manages a business/group program.
  • Reviews the program for effectiveness, considers industry trends and recommends enhancements; makes changes as required.
  • Identifies business needs, designs/develops tools and training programs; may include delivery of training to audiences.
  • Performs sales & service support activities as required to meet client needs and maintain overall service levels.
  • Provides administrative support to team members and relationship managers that includes regular communication with clients, investigating and responding to customer inquiries, preparing customized client reports, implementing portfolio re-optimizations, and verifying performance measurement reports.
  • Meets high-quality service standards to maximize relationship retention and growth.
  • Develops rapport and instills confidence with the client to develop credibility and earn their trust.
  • Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders.
  • Ensures alignment between stakeholders.
  • Follows through on the risk and compliance processes and policies to ensure we safeguard our customers assets, maintain their privacy, act in their best interests, and ensures an effectively run function.
  • Protects the Bank's assets and complies with all regulatory, legal and ethical requirements.
  • Focus is primarily on business/group within BMO; may have broader, enterprise-wide focus.
  • Provides specialized consulting, analytical and technical support.
  • Exercises judgment to identify, diagnose, and solve problems within given rules.
  • Works independently and regularly handles non-routine situations.
  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.

    Qualifications:

  • Typically between 5 - 7 years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • MBA or Finance certification preferred.
  • In-depth understanding of portfolio management principles and asset mix determination.
  • In-depth knowledge of equity and fixed income markets.
  • In-depth understanding of tax-related issues affecting investments
  • In-depth knowledge of the regulatory environment.
  • Proficiency with investment management software.
  • Deep knowledge and technical proficiency gained through extensive education and business experience.
  • Verbal & written communication skills - In-depth.
  • Collaboration & team skills - In-depth.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills - In-depth.
  • Influence skills - In-depth.
  • Data driven decision making - In-depth.

Preferably seeking an individual with a background in fixed income portfolio management and trading as well as a desire to assist in the management of total return and laddered fixed income portfolios, creation of deliverables & other fixed income strategy communications, and support of daily administrative functions. Proficiency in Bloomberg and other technology tools, or high aptitude to learn.

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Serving customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $728 billion as of October 31, 2018, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.

We serve Canadian clients through BMO Bank of Montreal®, our personal and commercial banking business, BMO Nesbitt Burns®*, one of Canada's leading wealth management firms, and BMO Capital Markets, our North American investment and corporate banking division.

In the United States, clients are served through BMO Harris Bank, a major U.S. Midwest personal and commercial bank, and BMO Private Bank, with wealth management offices across the United States, as well as BMO Capital Markets, our North American investment and corporate banking division.

We help our customers make money make sense by delivering the broadest range of financial services through a single point of contact. Our financial service professionals provide access to any services our customers require across the entire enterprise.
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