Currency Portfolio Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 18 Dec 17 2017-12-18

Currency 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

Responding to the growing responsibilities of the Investment Treasury function, we are currently seeking to hire a Currency Portfolio Analyst. This position will be based in Boston, and will work with investment teams in providing risk implementation and management for the FX component of their portfolio management activities.
Responsibilities:
Interacting closely with Portfolio Managers and Traders to ensure efficient and accurate management of currency exposures across client portfolios

Analyzing global markets for the purposes of generating, or contributing to the generation of, investment strategies

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

Qualifications:
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 3-5 years of relevant professional experience, gained in a similar Portfolio Analyst, Assistant Portfolio Manager, or Trader Support role. Candidates from other backgrounds will also be considered

Demonstrate a strong understanding of, and interest in, global markets and investing

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

Have programing experience including exposure to one or more of the following; Python, Matlab, SQL

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
Currency Portfolio Analyst

JOB FAMILY
Investment Management (IM)

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 .