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  • Location: South Bay, California
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #660
Alternative investment management firm in the South Bay is looking for a Portfolio Analyst to join it's Liquidity Management team. The successful candidate will be a part of an analyst rotation program where they will have the opportunity to participate in the broader portfolio management functions including ALM, asset allocation, cash management, and portfolio optimization. The current team is very lean; this position is ideal for a quick learner with 2-3 years of experience who is adept with technology and looking for an exciting opportunity in a growing business.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, review, evaluate and recommend new liquidity trading strategies and structures for insurance balance sheets, such as committed funding facilities, securities lending, and repo trading
  • Develop and analyze management reports for daily liquidity management and forecasting for the insurance balance sheets, partnering with investment teams across the platform to track funding needs for upcoming deals 
  • Coordinate daily collateral management for repo portfolios, working closely with other teams to address cash discrepancies, data issues and resolve failing trades 
  • Evaluate portfolio positioning and determine appropriate asset mix to rebalance portfolios on a periodical basis, with a focus on injecting liquidity in portfolios 
  • Work alongside other portfolio management teams and support portfolio construction and asset allocation decisions, including investment guidelines constraints, risk tolerance, accounting considerations, and liquidity situations 
  • Assist the team with additional ad hoc projects, including liquidity-related reports and presentations for senior team members and senior management 
  • Participate in team and departmental projects and process improvement initiatives 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, mathematics or other technical/quantitative field from a top-tier university or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience in fixed income, treasury, or insurance; experience in cash management or trading repos a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills a must; Good communication, organizational and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to take initiative on tasks and responsibilities; Attention to detail and ability to manage competing priorities and work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint; VBA, SQL, and programming skills are a plus
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