Master degree in finance, statistics or equivalent experience required; CFA/FRM/PRM preferred
Minimum 3 years of experience with the statistical evaluation of portfolio risks and returns required; demonstrated ability analyzing equity portfolio risks and the statistical properties of the portfolio returns a plus
Must have experience with statistical/programming software packages and databases; demonstrated programming ability with Matlab, SAS and/or R required; Proficiency in FactSet and risk software desired
In-depth knowledge of equity portfolio construction theory and risk and analysis experience preferred
Familiarity with academic financial literature and the practical applications thereof required
Design, build and distribute risk reports used by portfolio managers, senior management and regulators.
Design and build dashboard to proactively identify developing portfolio risks and exposures at the portfolio and aggregate levels.
Analyze and enhance portfolio risk and exposure reporting, versus benchmark and peers.
Work closely with portfolio managers and members of the quantitative team to enhance risk controls and investment processes.
Work closely with performance and quant analysts to improve risk-adjusted returns
Track portfolio risk exposures in order to identify and communicate material portfolio risks; evaluate and diagnose the risk and associated performance issues as needed.
Develop databases and reports to monitor and identify equity portfolio risks and opportunities.
Analyze the risk and performance characteristics of equity portfolios and build out the reporting infrastructure used to proactively identify emergent risks and performance patterns.
Conduct special projects as needed in regard to portfolio processes, risks and performance
Monitor and keep up-to-date on academic and practitioner financial literature
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (overtime as required).
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required
Must be intellectually curious, self-directing, and have a passion for working with numbers
Ability to work as a contributing member of a team and work independently
Strong work ethic and proactive demeanor
Demonstrated ability to multitask
Superior analytical skills
Federated Investors, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with a professional environment.
Only those candidates in whom we have an interest will be contacted.
Internal Number: 7508
About Federated Investors, Inc.
Since 1955, millions of investors in the United States and around the globe have relied on Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII) for world-class investment management. Federated has grown to become one of the nation's largest investment managers with $397.6 billion in assets under management.
Federated has honed its disciplined investment process over a half-century to deliver style-consistent investment products, including 123 domestic and international equity, fixed-income and money market funds, as well as a variety of separately managed accounts. Federated's diversified product line is distributed through more than 8,400 financial intermediaries and institutions who assist investors in meeting their unique objectives. For additional information about Federated Investors visit FederatedInvestors.com.