Investment Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 14 Dec 18

Investment 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 Investment Products & Strategies - Equity (IPS - Equity) group at Wellington Management works closely with our equity investment teams, relationship teams, and business colleagues across the firm to support our clients' investment needs. Our equity investors span a wide range of disciplines, geographies, industries, market capitalizations, and styles. The product management function has three main objectives:
Product Development and Marketing
IPS - Equity contributes to client growth and retention by assessing business opportunities and leading business planning, developing new products and investment solutions, creating the communication strategy for the book of business, including materials that differentiate the product relative to competitors and acting as a subject matter expert and portfolio representative for colleagues, clients and consultants.
Investment Integrity and Risk Management
IPS - Equity acts as an independent advisor to ensure the integrity of the investment and risk management processes, as well as consistency with client parameters and objectives, conducts regular product risk and performance attributions reviews, and contributes to formal, investment review group processes
Business Management
IPS - Equity contributes to business management, including managing risk, capacity, pricing and guidelines, leads resolution of internal business challenges, and collaborates on product management business to share investment integrity, marketing and product development best practices.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Investment Analyst will work as part of one or more product coverage teams to contribute to the broad efforts of the IPS - Equity group. The primary focus of the role is to provide analytical leverage to the team as well as be a point of contact for a variety of internal constituents regarding inquiries about the investment teams and products under coverage.

Responsibilities include performing analyses related to portfolio positioning, attribution and risk, market trends, competitive positioning, and pricing.  Additional responsibilities may include creation and maintenance of marketing and client materials, review of RFPs, responses to client questions, automation of workflow, and collaboration on the development of client solutions and new investment approaches.

QUALIFICATIONS

Success in the role requires a demonstrated interest in equity investing and passion for learning. A positive, collegial attitude and high level of professionalism are essential, as are creativity, initiative and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with tight deadlines.

We are seeking candidates who display the following characteristics:

  • A Bachelor's degree with very strong academic credentials and a record of achievement
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience and progress towards the CFA are preferred
  • Demonstrated analytical skills including the ability to organize and synthesize data to reach conclusions
  • Solid judgment, intellectual curiosity, and willingness to take a differentiated perspective
  • Attention to detail combined with a solutions-oriented  mindset
  • Ability to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings
  • Articulate with an interest in developing presentation skills
  • Proactive with an ability to work both independently and in collaboration with a global team
  • Strong technical skills; mastery of MS Excel and familiarity with Factset are a plus but not essential
  • Ability to organize, manage, and prioritize time well
  • Grace under pressure with an ability to adapt to get things done


JOB TITLE
Investment Analyst

JOB FAMILY
Product Management

LOCATION
280 Congress

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, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable 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 .