200 - Investment Performance Analysis, Assc2 (3723_GPDPA_02BA2)

200 - Investment Performance Analysis, Assc2 (3723_GPDPA_02BA2)

State Street Corporation
0-2 years
Not Specified

Job Description


State Street Job Description
Title
Performance Analyst
Level
100/200 - investment performance analysis
Business Line
P&A AM Offshore Ops
Work Location
Process Name
Performance Measurement Group
Reportees (If Any)
Cost Centre
1611720
Shifts (in IST)
Hiring Manager
Contract / Permanent
Reporting Manager
Hire Type (New / Replacement)
Replacement for (Name & ID)
Job Family
Fund services
State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) is one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors, including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. With $33.99 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $2.81 trillion* in assets under management as of September 30, 2018, State Street operates in more than 100 geographic markets worldwide, including the US, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. For more information, visit State Street's website at www.statestreet.com.
*This figure is presented as of September 30, 2018 and includes approximately $28 billion of assets with respect to SPDR products for which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) acts solely as the marketing agent. SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.
About Business Line
About Process
Key Responsibilities & Experience Range
  • Performance analysis and Attribution (i.e. absolute and relative portfolio performance to factors including security selection, asset allocation, currency, etc.)
  • Reconcile and update portfolio/benchmark performance and validate, identify, investigate and resolve security level discrepancies at the transaction, position, and pricing level in Global Performance Measurement and Risk applications.
  • Retrieve, validate and upload data from various source/vendor systems and upload to the department's applications.
  • Validate completeness and accuracy of data in department's performance, risk, and analytics tools.
  • The analyst must have strong communication skills and must be able to answer questions from other performance analysts, operations associates, portfolio managers and other users regarding the details of performance calculation process and auditing procedures.

Supportive Responsibilities
  • Effectively communicate with Global Performance Measurement and Risk, Operations, and IT staff to resolve data issues and escalate problems to the appropriate groups.
  • Collaborate with team members to develop, create and validate new performance analytical reports.
  • Responsible for maintaining & creating a 'best practice' process workflow environment in the team & in the designated projects.
  • Must be able to independently 'troubleshoot' functional and quantitative issues to ensure high quality report production. Must also be able to determine when problems & issues should be elevated to immediate manager.
  • Collaborate with multiple departments across the firm to achieve firm wide goal of performance return centralization.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal, required.
  • Must be prepared to work flexible hours, potentially alongside US based colleagues for production and other issues that Require immediate escalation and/or resolution.
  • Ability to remain calm during stressful periods like quarter end and work well under pressure.
  • Active participation in various forums of the organization and providing valuable inputs time to time.

Interface:
Skills & Knowledge
  • Qualification & Certifications
  • Post Graduate, preferably an MBA in Finance from a reputed institute.
  • FRM/CFA/Financial industry related certification is an added advantage.
  • Fresher/Experienced candidate with 0 - 2 year post-graduation experience in any financial firm.
  • Experience in Performance Measurement will be an added advantage.

Primary Skills (Must Have)
  • Good understanding of Equity, Fixed Income and Derivative instruments.
  • Knowledge of Investment Management industry.
  • Knowledge of security analysis and portfolio management, stock exchange markets, financial markets, dividends, trading and settlements is required.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Basic MS office skills.
  • Exposure to POINT/Yield book/Factset is an added advantage.

Secondary Skills (Good to Have)
  • Team player and ability to multi task.
  • Proven ability to work accurately and independently.
  • Proven ability to prioritize work to meet/exceed deadlines
  • Good communication skills.

USP of the Role

Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. We keep our clients at the heart of everything we do, and smart, engaged employees are essential to our continued success. Our promise to maintain an environment where every employee feels valued and able to meet their full potential infuses our company values. It's also part of our commitment to inclusion, development and engagement, and corporate social responsibility. You'll have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. Join us. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, we consider applications for all positions without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, citizenship, marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, military and veteran status, and other characteristics protected by applicable law. For more information, for U.S. jobs only, please read our CEO Statement.

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