Federated Investors, Inc., one of the largest investment managers in the world with $460 billion in assets under management, has a unique opportunity for an associate performance & risk analyst to join our team in Pittsburgh. We’re looking for a collaborative team player who possess intellectual curiosity and strong analysis skills. In this role, you’ll help manage our portfolio and attribution system, generate a variety of performance attribution and risk management reports, and partner with individuals throughout the organization. This position is a great opportunity to launch your career in and/or enrich your knowledge of the asset management business.
Accurately produce and review performance attribution and risk management reports for use by Investment Management, Product Development and Sales/Marketing personnel.
Timely generation, review and analysis of accurate attribution and risk management reports for assigned products.
Reconcile output from the attribution and risk management systems to reports generated by existing Federated system applications and databases and research/resolve variances on individual securities utilizing research databases and industry sources including Bloomberg, Reuters, etc.
Identify and evaluate factors impacting performance and risk and create reports that explain and/or resolve such factors.
Communicate results to Investment Management professionals.
Research and respond to questions on attribution report statistics as required.
Assist in the creation of customized reports and/or models for use by Investment Management as well as other internal Federated clients.
Contribute to the risk-efficient implementation of investment ideas in fixed income portfolios.
Calculate risk-based statistics for mutual funds and separate accounts and interpret results.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Strong analytical abilities, attention to detail, organizational and time management skills
Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to liaise with senior investment professionals
Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
1 – 2 years’ experience in financial services, preferably asset management, investment banking or mutual fund services
Bachelor degree in Business or related field required; course work in investments, particularly fixed income securities, preferred
Solid Excel and Word skills required; ability to code using VBA helpful
Experience in Investment Research, Trading, Performance Attribution or Fund Accounting functions preferred
Familiarity with Modern Portfolio Theory and its application to performance attribution and/or risk management concepts
Familiarity with performance attribution and risk management software such as Bloomberg and FactSet preferred
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: 7626
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 $460 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.