Fixed Income Portfolio Analyst

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 15 Dec 17 2017-12-15

Fixed Income Portfolio 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 Company

Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management Company, LLP is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With US$1,021 billion in assets under management as of 30 June 2017, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 50 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise.

Overview

As part of continued growth, we are currently seeking to hire a Fixed Income Portfolio Analyst. This position will be based in London, and will work with the Global Credit in providing support for their portfolio management activities.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:  

* Interacting closely with Portfolio Managers and Traders to ensure the timely and accurate execution of investment strategies across client portfolios;

* Rebalancing portfolios in response to events such as cash flows, benchmark changes, market price movements and changes in client guidelines;

* Monitoring portfolio positions, and verifying that transactions are consistent with client guidelines;

* Interacting with many areas of the firm to improve processes and minimize operational risks;

* Monitoring performance, risk exposures and key market sensitivities of positions in portfolios.

Qualifications

The successful candidate is likely to:

* Have a strong academic background. An undergraduate degree is required. A post-graduate degree or relevant professional qualification (e.g. CFA), or progress towards one, would be viewed favorably;

* Have relevant professional experience, gained in a similar Portfolio Analyst, Assistant Portfolio Manager or Trader Support role. Previous asset management industry experience is preferred, although candidates from other backgrounds will also be considered;

* Demonstrate a strong understanding of, and interest in, fixed income capital markets and investing;

* Have advanced analytical skills, a quantitative orientation, and be detail oriented;

* Be able to work well under pressure and prioritize tasks;

* Have strong interpersonal skills, in order to interact effectively with investment and other business professionals around the firm;

* Be able to think creatively and initiate projects that lead to improved implementation of strategies and trades.

JOB TITLE
Fixed Income Portfolio Analyst

JOB FAMILY

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, 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 .