Asset Management - Multi Asset Solutions - Institutional Strategy & Analytics - Associate/ Vice President

Compensation

: $197,780.00 - $197,780.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance



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JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial
services firm with assets of more than $2.7 trillion, over 240,000 employees
and operations in over 60 countries. It operates across four business segments
including Asset & Wealth Management, Corporate and Investment Banking, Commercial
Banking and Consumer and Community Banking.
J.P. Morgan Asset &
Wealth Management, is a global leader in investment and wealth management. Its
clients include institutions, high-net-worth individuals and retail investors
in every major market throughout the world. The division offers investment
management across all major asset classes including equities, fixed income,
alternatives, multi-asset and money market funds. For individual investors, the
business also provides retirement products and services, brokerage and banking
services including trusts and estates, loans, mortgages and deposits.
J.P. Morgan
Asset Management is a leading investment manager for
institutions, financial intermediaries and individual investors, worldwide.
With a heritage of more than two centuries, a broad range of core and
alternative strategies, and investment professionals operating in every major
world market, we offer investment experience and insight that few other firms
can match.
Clear
focus on managing client assets and delivering strong risk-adjusted returns More
than 950 investment professionals managing $1.5 trillion in assets covering
over 450 different strategies spanning the full spectrum of asset classes,
including equity, fixed income, cash liquidity, currency, real estate, hedge
funds and private equity Leadership
positions in America, U.K., Continental Europe, Asia, and Japan The Institutional Strategy and Analytics
team is a global group of professionals within asset management who have
backgrounds in asset allocation, pension liability driven investing (LDI), asset
liability management (ALM), consulting, and actuarial science. The group
provides asset allocation, capital management, risk management and other
advisory services to institutional clients and prospects on a global basis. The
Strategy and Analytics
(S&A) team works closely with most investment teams across JP Morgan Asset
Management as well as with the Institutional salesforce. The S&A team is seeking a new strategist hire to join as an associate
or vice president, depending on experience, in New York. The role is ideal for a candidate who has
strong quantitative modeling skills and an interest in client focused work and substantial
client interaction. The strategist will work with pension funds,
insurance companies and other institutional investors to help them make asset
allocation decisions that achieve their specific objectives. Most of the work will be US focused but the role could have
some international components, especially if the candidate has relevant
language skills.
Responsibilities:
Completion of client advisory assignments Analysis for clients,
including initial scoping and interaction with clients, development of models
to meet their needs, presentation of results, and incorporation of
revisions/extensions as needed Enhancement of modeling platforms and analytical capabilities Adapt existing models
to reflect complex client situations or developments in the industry, such as regulatory, tax, or accounting changesDevelopment of intellectual capital Help produce high
quality research/analysis in response to industry developments including the
potential impact of regulatory and accounting changes on asset allocation
decisions
Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in a quantitative/analytical field such as
computer science, mathematics, physics, operations research, statistics, or
engineering Programming experience and familiarity with Matlab or the ability
to learn it quicklyWorking
knowledge of probability, statistics, and linear algebra at the undergraduate
levelAbility to formulate appropriate and tractable mathematical/statistical
models for our clients' investment/risk management needs, implement these
models using Matlab or other systems, and create output that is useful for
presenting results to clientsExcellent verbal communication skillsBetween 3 and 10 years of work experience preferred
The
following will enhance a candidate s application:
Background with linear and non-linear optimization as applied to
portfolio optimization and capital management (including the formulation of
problems, development of constraints, and use of software to solve these
problems)Ability to articulate complex investment strategies/processes in a
clear and concise manner and comfort in interacting with clients during
meetings and over the phoneStrong written communication skills and work experience
preparing high quality presentation materials for clientsKnowledge of basic asset classes
(e.g., corporate bonds, RMBS, private equity) and their risk/return and cash
flow characteristicsPrior experience working with pension
funds in an actuarial and/or investment capacity. Experience with pension
liability driven investing and hedge portfolio construction is a plus.Knowledge of basic investment management concepts, such as CAPM,
efficient frontiers, passive vs active management, VaR, etcKnowledge of pension financial
reporting and regulatory funding requirementsCFA and/or Actuarial certification (ASA,
FSA, EA, CERA)Business level proficiency in multiple
languages

Associated topics: chief financial officer, chief investment officer, director, director finance, general operational manager, operation, president, recruit, staff, supervise * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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