Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Compliance Consultant, Advisor Solutions. - Newport Beach

Compliance Consultant to Investment Advisers, Advisor Solutions Group, Inc. - Newport Beach, CA
Title: Compliance Consultant to Investment Advisers
Company: Advisor Solutions Group, Inc.

Description: Advisor Solutions Group, Inc. (“ASG”), established in 2003, is a regulatory compliance consulting firm providing comprehensive and customized compliance solutions to small and mid-sized registered investment advisers. ASG seeks compliance consultants who will be responsible for all aspects of a client relationship including developing, creating, and presenting customized compliance solutions.

Common job duties will include, but are not limited to
  •  Providing individualized compliance consultations
  •  Preparing written compliance policies and procedures
  •  Creating forms and compliance calendars
  •  Performing annual reviews of compliance programs or mock audits
  •  Preparing regulatory filings
  •  Staying current on relevant regulatory changes
  •  Researching rules and regulations
  •  Summarizing regulations and applying those to client situations
  •  Traveling to various client sites (up to 20% travel)
  •  Completing special projects as assigned
The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following
  •  5+ years prior investment adviser compliance or similar experience
  •  4-year college degree in accounting, business, law, or related discipline preferred
  •  Prior auditing, paralegal and/or securities law experience a strong plus
  •  Working knowledge of Federal and State securities laws and rules
  •  Exceptionally organized and strong attention to detail
  •  Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines efficiently
  •  Self-starter with the ability to work under limited supervision
  •  Proven research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  •  Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  •  Excellent writing skills
  •  Ability to express complex technical information clearly & concisely
  •  Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  •  Entrepreneurial spirit and team player
  •  Strong desire for a career in compliance
  •  Unparalleled integrity and excellent work ethic
What we offer
  •  Exciting career position with growth opportunity
  •  Compensation (base salary + incentive) commensurate with relevant experience
  •  Medical, Dental, Life, and LTD Insurance
  •  401(k) with company match & Profit Sharing Plan
  •  Generous time off
  •  Flexible work schedule, full-time and part-time opportunities
To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to resume@advisorsolutionsgroup.com

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Quantitative Analyst - Denver, CO

Quantitative Analyst, boutique asset manager - Denver, CO 

Tennison Group is working with a Denver based boutique asset manager to hire a Quantitative Analyst.  Our client invests in traditional and nontraditional asset management classes to best meet the needs of their advisors and institutional investors.  The Quantitative Analyst is responsible for the research, development, and testing of systematic investment strategies.  In addition, the Quantitative Analyst is responsible for assisting with portfolio management, risk management, trading and trade impact analysis.

Responsibilities include
·         Development of quantitative strategies – formulation, research and testing of investment ideas, programming of strategy algorithms.
·         Development of software for strategy analytics and trading.
·         Trading – support futures and options trading, support equity trading.
·         Trade impact analysis – development of analytics to measure trading efficiency and impact, collaboration with brokers to continuously improve trading processes, ongoing monitoring of trading efficiency and impact.
·         Data gathering – for investment and sales/marketing purposes.

·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar is preferred, but Finance degrees along with the required programming skills will be given strong consideration.
·         2-5 years of relevant experience (programming experience is a MUST), financial market experience is a plus.
·         Quantitative skills – deep understanding of statistics and statistical learning, ability to work with large data sets, knowledge of a wide array of machine learning algorithms will be looked upon favorably, experience working with financial time series.
·         Programming ability and database knowledge – F#, C#, R, Python, SQL and NoSQL style databases, proficiency in de-bugging and troubleshooting, understanding of Bloomberg’s API is a plus.
Qualified candidates please send resume to Jeff Beilstein – jbeilstein@tennisongrp.com

Credit Analyst, Aristotle - Newport Beach

Credit Analyst, Aristotle Credit Partners, LLC - Newport Beach

With offices in Los Angeles, Newport Beach, Boston and New York, Aristotle is a family of employee-owned investment management firms that collectively manage equity and fixed income strategies.  Aristotle attracts and retains talented investment professionals through a culture focused on research, investment management and client success. 
Aristotle’s experienced corporate leadership team oversees a centralized support infrastructure to ensure that our distinct teams of investment professionals are able to focus on what they do best—adding value to client portfolios.  The company’s support infrastructure includes shared services such as finance, compliance, trading, operations, client communication, marketing and distribution.   

Please visit www.aristotlecredit.com for more information on our firm.

Job Title:      Credit Analyst
Location:      Newport Beach, CA
We are currently seeking a bright, motivated, team-oriented professional to join our credit research team as a Credit Analyst.  The ideal candidate will be someone who is self-motivated, has established industry relationships and enjoys working in an entrepreneurial and collaborative environment, with solid finance knowledge, excellent analytical, writing, communication and computer skills.
The Credit Analyst will be part of the team that is responsible for supporting the portfolio managers that oversee the firm’s various credit strategies. The team collaborative efforts focus on both fundamental macro and credit analysis and quantitative methodologies to identify potential investments.
This position will report to the Principal, Portfolio Manager.

What You Will Do:
  • Conduct fundamental credit research on high yield bonds, investment grade corporate bonds and leveraged loans in support of actively managed fixed income portfolios.
  • Monitor assigned industries and produce periodic industry reports.
  • Monitor credits in assigned industries and prepare periodic credit and security reports. 
  • Evaluate capital structures and covenants of individual securities.   
  • Recommend relative value and absolute trade ideas in both new issue and secondary market investment opportunities.
  • Interact with external information sources such as company management teams, Wall Street analysts, and rating agency analysts.
What You Will Need:
  • Individual must be driven, resourceful and a self-starter.
  • Must work well in team environment, including interaction with portfolio managers, traders, and other credit analysts.
  • Strong communication and financial analysis skills.
  • Previous industry sector research responsibilities.
  • Must be proficient in Excel and Word, at a minimum
  • Possess proficient skills in financial statement analysis and application to fixed income markets.
  • Performance track record is a plus, but not mandatory.
  • Ability to speak a foreign language is a plus, but not mandatory.
  • Knowledge of FactSet is a plus, but not mandatory.
  • Ability to manage databases and write code is a plus, but not mandatory.
  • Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) license is a preferred, but not mandatory.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.  MBA from an accredited institution is a plus, but not mandatory.
Work Experience:
Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience assessing corporate credit risk is required.
What We Have to Offer
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(K) matching
  • Paid time off
  • Weekly lunch and quarterly breakfast
  • Various Company events throughout the year
Is Aristotle Right for You?
We are looking for exceptional individuals who are intelligent, enthusiastic, and curious, someone who will fit within our culture and contribute to our expanding business.  An ideal candidate would not limit their contribution to the provided job description but would help us surpass our goals by continually finding ways to improve themselves and the firm.  If you would like the stability of a successful, established company and the growth opportunities of a dynamic environment, we look forward to hearing from you.
The above description identifies the essential job functions and skills needed by the person or persons assigned to this position.  These job functions and skills are not intended to be a complete and exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.  The information contained herein is subject to change at the company's discretion.
Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and resume to hr@aristotlecap.com.  
No phone calls.  
Aristotle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program.
Aristotle will consider for employment, qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
Aristotle Capital Management, LLC, Aristotle Credit Partners, LLC, Aristotle Capital Boston, LLC, and Aristotle Atlantic Partners, LLC are affiliated organizations. Each is an independent investment adviser separately registered under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended. Registration does not imply a certain level of skill or training. More information about each adviser including the investment strategies, fees and objectives can be found in their ADV Part 2, which is available upon request.