Portfolio Manager Portfolio Manager …

in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Nov 20
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Nov 20
Portfolio Manager
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The Group: Morningstar Investment Management is a diverse global team with a shared mission to empower investor success by delivering outstanding investment results. By helping investors meet their goals, we believe we can build up individuals, families, and communities.

Our investment approach is guided by timeless investment principles, supported by deep research, and informed by behavioral science. We frequently collaborate on research and projects with our colleagues around the world, both within Investment Management and across the wider Morningstar group. We are committed to continuous learning and high ethical standards, placing needs of our investors first in everything we do.

The Role: The Investment Management group requires an experienced portfolio manager to contribute to our multi-asset portfolios. Reporting to the Americas Chief Investment Officer, this position will lead the groups asset class research on the Americas equity team. The portfolio manager will also be responsible for building baskets of individual stocks targeting specific opportunities for example sectors or countriesidentified as attractive according to the groups capital markets research process. The portfolio manager will join the management teams of Morningstars 40-Act mutual funds and its strategy teams responsible for multi-asset portfolio positioning. Along with other senior leaders, the portfolio manager will be responsible for the mentorship and development of analysts and associate portfolio managers and will work closely with others in the investment management global leadership team to maintain the groups investment philosophy and commitment to analytical excellence. The portfolio manager will collaborate with product, marketing, and sales teams to communicate effectively with financial advisors and clients and drive product adoption. This role will be based in our Chicago office.


  • Lead asset class research for the Americas equity, focused on identifying sector, industry and country-specific opportunities in Americas opportunity set.

  • Lead efforts to construct baskets of individual stocks to target sector, country, or style-based investment opportunities.

  • Contribute to the management of the Morningstar Mutual Funds.

  • Contribute to the management of multi-asset strategies.

  • Aid in the development and refinement of portfolio management processes and analytics.

  • Collaborate with other members of the global leadership team to develop and enhance MIM culture.

  • Advocate for MIM investment principles and approach.

  • Act as subject matter expert to internal and external audiences via quarterly reporting, white papers, webinars, road shows, and conference presentations.

  • Support product, marketing, sales, trading, and operation functions as needed to ensure seamless execution and effective communication.

  • Lead and contribute to the global best practice methodologies investment working groups.

  • Participate in investment team senior leadership meetings, the US Investment Policy Committee, and other recurring meetings.


  • Alignment with MIMs long-term philosophy and valuation-driven process

  • Significant experience in fundamental equity analysis across a wide range of industries and market segments

  • Experience in equity industry and country analysis, including profitability trends, competitive dynamics, and the impact of macroeconomic factors

  • Significant experience with financial statement analysis and corporate valuation

  • Experience in index replication, including familiarity with index construction methodology and optimization

  • Willingness to contribute to multi-asset portfolio construction

  • Demonstrated ability to consider holistic portfolio construction and long-term client outcomes

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team-player

  • Excellent critical thinking skills for investing

  • Familiarity with a range of quantitative tools and research platforms

  • Familiarity with optimizers and related tools

  • Familiarity with economics and behavioral finance

  • 10+ years of hands-on investment experience

  • Bachelor's degree required; graduate degree preferred, particularly a MBA or CFA designation

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