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Equity Research, Portfolio Risk Manager

New York, New York

Job Description:

This role will report to head of the Research Portfolios team in US Equity Research. The person fulfilling the role will start with a focus entirely on risk management, with the goal of becoming fluent in the team’s approach and familiarizing oneself with analytics and reporting processes. Over time, the individual will learn portfolio management skills and have potential to co-manage one of the Research Portfolios if it is determined that their skillset and progress is sufficient.

Job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide comprehensive and high quality portfolio risk measurement, analysis and reporting
  • Ensure risk measurement capabilities and outputs are continuously improved and adjusted based on the evolution of the regulatory, statutory or corporate portfolio risk measurement requirements
  • Provide support to all stakeholders in research/quantitative/qualitative analysis of portfolios
  • Perform stress testing, factor analysis, and optimization in order to help portfolios achieve competitive risk-adjusted returns through efficient portfolio construction
  • Develop understanding of the markets in general and potential impact on portfolio risk
  • Perform fundamental analysis to contribute to stock selection process

Work Experience / Knowledge:

  • Proficient in Excel, VBA, and other languages; some knowledge of Python or R and SQL are preferred
  • 5+ years equity markets experience
  • Equity Portfolio Management Experience
  • Good knowledge of systems such as Axioma, BARRA, Factset and Bloomberg
  • Expert-level understanding of risk measurement techniques such as VaR and Tracking Error etc.
  • Fluent in statistical techniques: regression, time series analysis, etc.

Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required:

  • High research capability
  • Ability to conduct complex analysis and present data in a meaningful way
  • Ability to motivate and guide portfolio managers
  • Effectively operate in a global team-oriented and collaborative environment
  • Good time management, able to work under pressure
  • Project management capabilities
  • Excellent problem solving capability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and detail orientation
  • Open minded, flexible, and willing to listen for other people’s opinions
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate over the phone with a variety of individuals at all technical levels are required
  • Undergraduate degree required


1st shift (United States of America)

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Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 10% of the time


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Primary Location:
ONE BRYANT PARK, NY, New York, 10036