Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Senior Macroeconomist - Philadelphia, PA

Senior Macroeconomist
- Our client is a well established investment manager focused on the global markets.
- They seek a Senior Macroeconomist in their Philadelphia, PA office.
- This role is a senior level role; you will be part of a great management team and your research will be a critical factor in the investment team's overall strategy. You will make a difference.

THE COMPANY:
·         Buy side investment manager
·         Primary focus on global markets
·         100% institutional business, corporate pension + profit sharing, foundation+ endowments, unions, corporations, etc…
·         Offices in Philadelphia(area), London, Singapore and Dubai
·         Culture- very flat, trading environment
·         The firm is conservative in their investment approach

THE ROLE:
·         Asset allocation and global economic research
·         Forecasting and analysis of global macroeconomics topics
·         Country analyst with a primary focus on emerging and frontier markets
·         Work closely with the investment management team and senior management on overall investment strategy
·         Writing and editing monthly and quarterly reports
·         Client presentations
·         CFA Preferred and Minimal travel

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
·          Market savvy individual; someone who understands risk and who is motivated by making money
·         10+ years of relevant experience with global economic analysis preferably in investment management or investment banking
·         Excellent writing, presentation and interpersonal skills

WHY SHOULD YOU BE INTERESTED?
·         The opportunity to work with an experienced investment team and senior management team
·         Your work will matter and you will be rewarded for your success
·         Excellent corporate culture
·         You will be challenged, you will learn, you will grow
·         You will build your own team and be excited to go to work everyday
·         Excellent benefit package, employee stock ownership, competitive salary and performance  salary reviews and bonuses

For more information contact:
Scott Hedberg at 612.928.5721 and scott@hedbergsearch.com
or Jon Hedberg at 612.201.6619 and jon@hedbergsearch.com

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Sr Mgr, Inside Distribution, Windhaven Invst Mgt - Boston

Sr. Manager, Inside Distribution, Windhaven Investment Management - Boston
Windhaven is a wholly owned subsidiary of Charles Schwab and is located in Boston, MA

Organizational Objective/Purpose: Windhaven is an RIA serving high net worth individuals, trusts, retirement plans, foundations and endowments.

Brief Description of Role: The Senior Manager will provide marketing and sales support for Senior Investment Professionals who work directly with Branch Financial and Private Client Portfolio Consultants and their clients.

Technical/Functional Qualifications:
     * Bachelor's degree
     * Advanced degree or CFA, CFP designation highly preferred.
     * 8+ years of financial services experience.
     * Comprehensive understanding of investment products, capital
       markets and economy.
     * Passion for service and finance with strong client-focus
     * Excellent analytical skills and attention to details
     * Positive attitude, enthusiasm, professionalism and strong ethics
     * Collaborative and relational work style
     * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Sound Interesting? Click here to find submission information about this job.
http://jobsearch.schwab.com/viewjob.html?erjob=224046&eresc=Job%20Profile%20Notification

Operations/Office Mgr, Jackson Fin Mgt - Costa Mesa, CA

Operations/Office Manager, Jackson Financial Management - Costa Mesa, CA
  • We are a growing service focused Private Wealth Management Firm/Registered Investment Advisor with 10 team members and over $300 Million in assets under management located in near John Wayne International Airport.
  • Our firm is looking for an experienced Office Manager to work closely with the Management Committee to insure that critical internal functions continue to be addressed and executed efficiently.
  • The successful candidate will have experience in Human Resources, SEC RIA Compliance, Office Management and Organizational Skills with a keen attention to detail and the ability to work independently while supervising our Administrative Staff.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Reports directly to President/COO,
• Maintain CRM Database Policies, Processes, Workflows, and Data Integrity Procedures,
• Manage Administrative Staff, Conduct Reviews and Establish Skill Development Programs,
• Maintain, Update or Create as needed Periodic Operational and Procedural Checklists,
• Oversee the Preparation of Quarterly Client Reports, Manage Billing and Fee Collection,
• Continuously Source and Champion New Solutions to Improve Efficiency,
• Primary Coordinator for Staff Meetings, Track and Document Action Items,
• Ensure that Staff are Properly Prepared for Internal and Client Meetings
• Appointment Scheduling & Company Calendar Management,
• Company Liaison with Vendors.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
• Bachelor’s Degree
• 5 years Office Management Experience
• Excellent skill level in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Outstanding Organizational and Proactive Problem Solving Skills
• Direct experience with a Registered Investment Advisory Firm,
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize, reprioritize and multi-task through-out the day,
• Strong Initiative, Integrity, Self-Motivation and Results Orientation.
PREFERRED SKILLS
• 10 Years Office Management Experience
• Background in SEC RIA compliance
• Experience with Industry Software (Portfolio Center, Junxure)
• Experience with Financial Custodians (Schwab, Fidelity, TD Ameritrade)
ADDITIONAL NOTES
Salary and Benefits:
Salary based on Relevant Experience,
Comprehensive Benefits Package and Profit Sharing Program.
Other:
Subject to Firms Personal Trading Restrictions,
• Required Background Check.

Click on the following link to apply online:  http://jfm.catchthebest.com/apply/7d50/c0f2
or
Email to: 7d50+c0f2@app.catchthebest.com

 

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Investment Analyst, Pathway Capital Mgt - Irvine

Investment Analyst, Pathway Capital Management, LLC - Irvine, California

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Pathway Capital Management, a leading institutional investment management firm that creates and manages specialized private equity funds of funds for institutional investors worldwide, is seeking an Investment Analyst. Investment Analysts are responsible for monitoring client portfolios and analyzing potential private equity fund investment opportunities. Investment Analysts work closely with Associates, Vice Presidents, and Directors on small client and due diligence teams.

Responsibilities include:
  • Analyzing financial statements of private equity partnerships, including a review of partnership portfolio company valuations and cash flows
  • Preparing client reports and presentations
  • Assisting with special reporting, research, and due diligence projects on an ad hoc basis
  • Performing an initial quantitative and qualitative review of potential private equity fund Investments
  • Conducting in-depth quantitative analysis of potential private equity fund investments
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • 1—2 years of analytical experience in investment banking, consulting, audit, investment
  • management, or other similar fields
  • A bachelor’s degree in business, finance, economics, business economics, or related
  • field with a record of high academic achievement
  • A strong interest in investments and the capital markets
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and writing skills
  • Ability and desire to work in a collaborative environment
ADDITIONAL NOTES
Pathway Capital Management creates and manages specialized private equity funds of funds for institutional investors worldwide. Pathway’s founders have accumulated significant experience as a team, working with more than 50 institutions in the development and management of their fund investment portfolios since 1991. Pathway's clients include some of the largest corporate and public pension plans, government entities, and financial institutions in North America, Europe, and Asia.
 
Pathway has analyzed over 6,100 private equity fund opportunities for potential investment and has monitored over 900 private equity partnership investments. Pathway's senior professionals have established long-term relationships with leading general partner groups and a reputation in the industry that give us continued access to the highest-quality investments. As a result, Pathway has consistently created successful private equity programs for clients and has remained a leader among private equity management firms.
 
Pathway’s 31 investment professionals work out of offices in California, Rhode Island, and London. Pathway is an independent company, wholly owned by its 15 senior professionals.

Apply to:  Laurie Kiley at resumes@pathwaycapital.com

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Fixed Income Investment Analyst, MAAMCO - Newport Beach

Fixed Income Investment Analyst
MAP Alternative Asset Management Company, LLC
Newport Beach
 
MAP Alternative Asset is looking for a highly motivated Fixed Income Investment Analyst to join our growing team. The individual will have exposure to a broad array of fixed income investment products especially hedge funds. Responsibilities include analyzing data, investments, managers and markets, and assisting with client related and other alternative investment related projects. This position requires an individual with a quantitative aptitude, advanced excel skills, strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills, entrepreneurial attitude and ideally some fixed income investment experience. Additionally, candidate must be able to manage multiple projects and be willing to meet client deadlines. 
 
Candidates must have a bachelor's degree; MBA/CFA/CAIA and/or prior consulting or asset management experience a plus. 


 
MAP Alternative Asset Management Company, LLC is a premier institutional woman-owned SEC Registered Investment Advisor with Assets under Advisement in excess of $40 Billion.    Our marquee client base includes some of the largest Public and Corporate Pensions.  Our senior team members have an average of 15 years of experience primarily on trading floors at top-tier institutions such as Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley in NYC.   
 
MAP Alternative Asset Management is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy or parenthood. Only candidates presently authorized to work in the United States will be considered for this position. 

 
Please send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to careers@maamco.com and hnguyen@maamco.com and reference Analyst in the Subject line. 

Monday, November 12, 2012

Fixed Inc/Structured Prods Ext. Wholesaler - Anywhere, USA

Job Title:    Fixed Income/Structured Products External Wholesaler
Job Location: Anywhere USA
Level/Salary Range:   Open

Job Description
Fixed Income/Structured Products External Wholesaler
Our client is a well established firm in growth mode. They are currently seeking External Wholesalers in different regions throughout the USA. This is a great opportunity to join a company that is a leading underwriter and wholesale distributor of fixed income securities and structured notes through a network of over 700 broker dealers, banks, and institutions while working and running your territory independently.

About the Company:  For over 10 years, our client has offered the investment community custom tools and resources for diversifying portfolios
 150 Employees and growing
The Role:
 Support their structured products, unit investment trust and annuity businesses
 Work well independently as an integral part of a national team
 Conduct one-on-one and branch meetings
 Schedule travel

What we are looking for:
 3 – 5 years External/Hybrid Wholesaling experience
 Series 7 and/or insurance license
 Effectively interact with advisors
 Self motivated
 CFA Preferred

Why should you be interested?
 Ability to work with 3 different product lines; not limited to just 1 product line  Medical, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, along with a generous incentive program that includes a 401K plan  Generous PTO package and Expense Account
 Very competitive Base Salary + Commissions

For more information please contact Jon Hedberg at 612.201.6619 or jon@hedbergsearch.com
www.hedbergsearch.com

Chief Operating Officer - Los Angeles,CA

Chief Operating Officer -Los Angeles, CA, 90067
Compensation DOE.
Position Type Permanent.
Employment type Full time.

Luxury Home Goods Manufacturer is Actively Seeking a Chief Operating Officer.
Luxury Home Goods Manufacturer is actively seeking a Chief Operating Officer. This rapidly growing firm strives to create a corporate culture that fosters innovative design in its flagship store and showrooms. This position is responsible for ensuring that all daily operations are consistent with the company’s long and short-term goals.

Responsibilities: • Work closely with department heads to develop, strategize and execute short and long-term goals. • Implement growth strategies and processes. • Act as a resource and mentor to department heads. • Act as a company leader and second-in-command to various departments as needed. • Perform capital planning and expenditure-related tasks alongside the CFO. • Oversee new hire and training process. • Network with business leaders and remain knowledgeable of all industry trends.

Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in business. • MBA and/or advanced degrees preferred. • 7+ years of related experience, including experience in a Manufacturing environment. • Excellent ability to prioritize, strategize and manage project goals and expectations. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Exceptional business acumen. • Proven ability to lead and direct a rapidly growing team.
Submit your resume to be considered.
http://jobs.eFinancialCareers.com/job-4000000001107705.htm

Updated Nov 2, 2012.           eFC Ref no 1119322

PM Associate / Business Dev. - So. California

Portfolio Management Associate / Business Development - Southern California
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience(863-004-111)

Summary: The Portfolio Management Associate will be responsible for developing new business opportunities and promoting firm capabilities with potential clients/single family offices/advisory firms/investment consultants/multi-family offices/wealth advisory firms around the nation.

Responsibilities: Develop/execute business development program designed to drive revenue growth Effectively identify/actively source new client assets into investment strategies Work with potential high net worth clients/advisors to identify/assess investment needs and recommend suitable investment strategies/solutions Identify market opportunities and contribute to development of new products/strategies related to said opportunities Orchestrate resources to close new business opportunities Extensively travel regionally/nationally as necessary to pursue opportunities

Requirements: BA/BS degree required; MBA or equivalent advanced degree desirable; Economics, Finance or Accounting degree preferred A CFA would be preferred Skill at developing strong relationships with new potential clients and building solid colleague relationships to develop new business opportunities and expand distribution of company products Demonstrate ability to organize/communicate information effectively in internal/external presentations Possess excellent knowledge of fixed income investment strategies/capital markets/economics Understand specific issues related to investors’ selection of fixed income strategies Ability to contribute to product development efforts and work collaboratively across key groups of the firm Strong proficiency in MS Excel with additional proficiency in Word/PowerPoint/Access Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously Outstanding relationship building skills with ability to effectively communicate complex investment ideas/strategies clearly

If interested, please email your resume as an MS Word attachment.
Thank you, Emily Andrews BCI - Financial Services Recruiting
10 S. Wacker Dr., Suite 1250 Chicago, IL 60606 312-460-8111 x106
Emily@brokerageconsultants.com

Financial Sales Executive - Newport Beach, CA

Financial Sales Executive 
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Salary + Commission

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Want a career change?!? Always dreamed of working on Wall Street?? Here’s a local option!
The Brookline Group, located in Newport Beach, is looking to aggressively expand its existing sales force. We are actively hiring both young and seasoned talent to learn how Wall Street works. Our management team has extensive experience in qualifying both public and private investments and we are looking to train candidates interested in learning how to sell financial products and services.
Our ideal candidates think critically, are personable, well-spoken and are interested in learning about the financial world. If hired, candidates will be tasked to start and build initial dialogues with family offices and high-net worth individuals in both local and distant regional territories. MBAs, past financial sales experience and comfort on the phone are all a plus.
Compensation is hourly to start for all candidates, with expectations to transition into a commission role in the near-term. We sponsor Series 7 license applicants.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
- Have a 4-yr degree from an accredited higher-learning institution
- Self-motivated
- Hard working
- Interested in Learning
- Independent
- Personable

Contact:   Human Resources Department:
*Email     hr@brookline-group.com

ADDITIONAL NOTES Brookline Group, LLC, is a member of FINRA/SIPC and is an EOE


Municipal Trader - Minneapolis, MN

Municipal Trader - Minneapolis, MN
Our client is one of the leading wealth managers in North America. They are currently seeking to add an experience municipal trader to their trading desk located in Minneapolis, MN

The Company:
 Buy side wealth manager
 Over $50 billion AUM in fixed income assets
 Offices throughout the United States
 Minneapolis is the trading and research hub for fixed income assets
 Customized portfolios

The Role:
 Work on a robust trading desk with experienced professionals; establish bid and ask prices
 Partner with 100 broker dealer organizations
 Both institutional and retail coverage
 Assist investment professionals in supporting client portfolios
 Execute complex trades
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 Report new market trends, help with strategy – your ideas are important
 Trade within the firms allocation strategy, yet have the ability to customize client portfolios

What we are looking for:
 Market savvy municipal trader who is experienced in finding value
 Minimum of 4 years extensive municipal trading
 Experience in building and maintaining successful broker dealers relationships
 Can demonstrate leadership
 Excellent communication skills with others on the desk and with both internal and external partners
 Proficient in Bloomberg

Why should you be interested?
 Experienced and robust trading desk
 Large fixed income asset base and growing
 Your ideas and strategy count
 Highly visible role
 Local and national opportunities
 Competitive base and bonus
 Excellent benefits
If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please contact:
Scott Hedberg at 612.928.5721 or scott@hedbergsearch.com

Sr Emerging Market Analyst - Minneapolis or Boston

Senior Emerging Market Analyst- Minneapolis/Boston
Our client is seeking a Senior Emerging Market Analyst in Minneapolis or Boston. This is a great opportunity with a great organization that is growing and where there is room for growth.

About the Company:
 Large Buy Side Asset Manager in growth mode
The Role:
 Covering EMEA
 Conduct analysis on the Fixed Income opportunities in this region: Sovereign and Agency Debt- including external and local currency denominated debt
 Stay informed of economic developments and market trends within the region, gather data, generate forecasts and communicate investment recommendations to the Emerging Market Portfolio Manager

What we are looking for:
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 5+ years as Emerging Market Analyst
 Strong knowledge of Macroeconomics
 CFA Preferred
 Language fluency in at least one of the major languages in the region preferred

Why should you be interested?
 Rewarded for your contributions and efforts
 Great group dynamic and fun work environment
 Growth opportunities and the ability to make a difference

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please contact:
Jon Hedberg at 612.201.6619 or jon@hedbergsearch.com

Sr Business System Analyst - Minneapolis, MN

Senior Business System Analyst
Our client is one of the leading asset managers in the Twin Cities market. They are currently seeking a Sr. Business System Analyst to join their growing office. Team up with a Great Management Team, help a great company grow, be challenged at your job, while learning and growing in your career.

About the company:
 Buy side asset manager
 Institutional client base
 Offering both equity, fixed income and cash management solutions
 Highly individualized service
 Multiple international locations
 Well established firm with a growth plan
 This is a New Role due to growth

The Role:
 This position supports the Charles River Investment Management System, Eagle Pace, Star and other trading and investment solutions
 Manages and supports a suite of business mission-critical and complex applications  Partners with IT and assigned business line(s) in order to resolve business systems issues by recommending document and workflow solutions
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 Systems administrator from the back end, working with front end users; portfolio managers, traders, etc…
 Determines the best mix of development, interfacing applications, and third party vendor solutions to meet business requirements
 Assists in creating and translating high level business process maps into flows realizable by the workflow tool
 Designs high-level workflows
 Evaluates and operates the day-to-day activity with 3rd party vendors and software

What we are looking for:
 We are looking for technical aptitude….reading stored procedures, creating and run SQL queries, backing up and refreshing data
 You must have experience with investment management, trading and accounting systems
 If you have experience in Charles River, Eagle, Star that is a plus, but not required
 Web admin, systems admin, and blotter configuration experience is a plus
 Application experience
 This role is on the technology side of the business, but we are looking for good business aptitude
 Good understanding of standard securities trading practices
 Data scrub experience
 A good technical background, but you do not need to write code
 Business Process Analysis Tools
 Good Communication skills- will conduct meetings, give presentations, and provide consulting services to business partners on new initiatives (small to large of varying complexity)
 3-5 years relevant experience

Why you should be interested?
 Great corporate culture, leaders with vision
 The company has mapped out a 5-year growth plan
 This role is highly visible
 Local and International growth opportunities
 Excellent benefits
 Access to top management
 This role will broaden your knowledge base
If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please contact:
Scott Hedberg at 612.928.5721 or scott@hedbergsearch.com

Internal Sales Manager - Boca Raton, FL

INTERNAL SALES MANAGER
Our client is a well-established firm in growth mode. They are currently seeking an Internal Sales Manager in their Boca Raton, Florida office. This is a great opportunity to join a company that is a leading underwriter and wholesale distributor of fixed income securities and structured notes through a network of over 700 broker dealers and banks.
About the Company:
 For over 10 years, our client has offered the investment community custom tools and resources for diversifying portfolios
 They are a well-known name in the institutional fixed income side of the business and are currently building out the retail distribution channel

The Role:
 Build the internal sales desk to help support the external wholesalers in the field
 Cover multiple products, (structured investments, UIT’s, annuities + others) across all channels (banks, wirehouse, regionals and independents) and drive sales
 Deliver exceptional client service, and develop a team approach in conjunction with individual plans for each region
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What we are looking for:
 4+ years of successful internal / external or sales management wholesaling experience
 Excellent understanding of the workings of a successful internal sales desk
 Excellent relationship management and business development skills with a complete mastery of the sales process
 The ability to work independently but still be part of a strategic team
 Series 7 & 63
 This person could currently be an Internal Sales Manager, an internal wholesaler whose next step would be a sales manager or an external wholesaler with a solid understanding of how the internal desk functions with a desire to get off the road

Why should you be interested?
 Excellent opportunity with a well-capitalized growing company with great leaders
 You will build your own sales team
 Your compensation will be on par with the external wholesalers
 Ability to work with 3+ different product lines and multiple channels
 Medical, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, along with a generous incentive program that includes a 401K plan
 Generous PTO package and Expense Account
 Very competitive Base Salary + Commissions

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please contact:
Scott Hedberg at 612.928.5721 or scott@hedbergsearch.com

Retirement Plan Investment Analyst - Santa Ana, CA

Contact:
Teresa Panameno. Company or Recruiter Name:
Orange County Employees Retirement System Phone Number:
714 569-4847 *Email:
tpanameno@ocers.org *Job Title:
Retirement Plan Investment Analyst Job Number:
*Job Location:
Santa Ana, CA Level/Salary Range:
$24.68 - $47.00 Hourly *Job Description
ORANGE COUNTY Department of Human Resources 333 W. Santa Ana Blvd, Santa Ana, CA 92701 ochr@ocgov.com http://www.ocgov.com/jobs INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:
Retirement Plan Investment Analyst
SALARY $24.68 - $47.00 Hourly $1,974.40 - $3,760.00 Biweekly $4,277.87 - $8,146.67 Monthly $51,334.40 - $97,760.00 Annually
ISSUE DATE: 10/10/12
FINAL FILING DATE: Continuous
THE POSITION

RETIREMENT PLAN INVESTMENT ANALYST
ARE YOU : Enthusiastic and Innovative? A Team Player? Results oriented? Highly Ethical? A Great Communicator? If so, the Orange County Employees Retirement System (OCERS) would like you to be part of a forward-focused team of leaders who are dedicated to improving the quality of life for residents and making a positive impact on the economic growth and prosperity of the region. If you have the skills and competencies to develop an empowered work force, work collaboratively with leaders and other members of the community, and possess the drive to make things happen - OCERS is the place for you.

RECRUITMENT/POSITION INFORMATION
This recruitment is being held to establish an Open Eligible List to fill vacancies in this class until the next recruitment. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until the needs of OCERS can be met. Please apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time. The Retirement Plan Investment Analyst works directly for OCERS and is not employed by the County of Orange. Relocation
expenses are not provided. The primary objective of the OCERS Investment Department is to maximize investment returns within acceptable levels of risk through a broadly diversified investment portfolio. The ideal candidate will possess:
 Experience with pension fund investment and/or institutional investment
 A strong background in economics, accounting, or finance
 Excellent organizational and time management skills
 A hands-on approach and an ability to balance multiple priorities
 Superior quantitative and analytical skills
 A commitment to proactive compliance and risk management
 A strong and flexible work ethic General Duties: Under the general direction of the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) assists in the administration and review of investment programs of OCERS.
 Provide technical assistance to the CIO, in administering the long-term investment policy, strategy, and portfolio manager oversight
 Work closely with investment advisors and managers in the development and execution of investment strategies, and monitors compliance and risk associated with those activities
 Review portfolios to assess where managers/asset classes took risk and what generated returns earned
 Assist CIO in working with pension investment consultants to coordinate asset allocation studies and integrate results into the
long-term investment strategy
 Assist in the administration and review of OCERS investment program and monitor portfolios of marketable and non-marketable securities (real estate, timber, venture capital and other nontraditional investments) to assess and maintain current valuation in custodian statements
 Prepare reports and presentations communicating relevant information and recommendations regarding risk exposures and performance of the fund to senior management and the Board of Retirement
 Work with financial auditors, legislative and regulatory agencies to fulfill information requests
 Work collegially with other investment team members in a variety of projects, research and reporting activities

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited university or college with a Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Business or a closely related field. and Three years related experience as defined below, or two years related experience as defined below with a Master's Degree from an accredited university or college in the fields previously cited. OR Five years of professional level investment management experience as defined below including experience evaluating and managing a sophisticated investment portfolio.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
 Considerable knowledge of investment concepts, terminology, styles, models, and strategies, including portfolio theory, asset
allocation and performance measurement, and a solid understanding of capital markets
 Demonstrate skills in developing investment portfolios, which meet specific risk and return objectives, asset allocation optimization models, implementing those portfolios, monitoring the risk and performance, and recommending adjustments to meet the objectives
 Ability to analyze and evaluate risk and performance of various investment managers
 Extensive knowledge of statistical concepts, methods, and models, and their application to investments
 Considerable skills in conducting data searches and evaluation of large amounts of information, perform statistical analysis of the data, prepare concise and accurate reports, and present both written and oral recommendations
 Experience in the public sector or in a heavily regulated corporate environment will be viewed favorably
 Strong communication, organizational, and relationship building skills to coordinate work flow with stakeholder groups and various OCERS divisions
 Must be able to be hands-on in light of limited staffing
 Bachelor's degree in accounting, economics, finance, or a closely related field; working towards CFA certification and/or MBA preferred Expected Competencies:
 Integrity: Incumbent is honest and ethical
 Must possess strong analytical and communication skills
 Strong attention to detail is required
 Knowledge of institutional investments, preferably including alternative investment strategies and risk management
methodologies
 Driven, highly motivated and results oriented
 Ability to organize and complete projects timely Note: Prior to employment with OCERS, a background investigation will be conducted, checking criminal and civil records, education and professional experience. Background investigations are part of the pre-employment selection process and are not a commitment to employment. Related Experience: Experience in a public agency, trust organization, investment banking firm, investment management or consulting firm with responsibility for the formulation and/or implementation of investment policy for substantial portfolios utilizing all or most major asset classes (e.g., stocks, bonds, real estate, international, and various alternatives).

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS EXPERIENCE IN BOTH RESEARCH AND INSTITUTIONAL PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of institutional investment management; modern portfolio theory and application; institutional real estate and other nontraditional investment areas; institutional securities transaction principles and practices; analytical techniques and tools commonly utilized in the management of equity and fixed income portfolios; economic and market conditions and trends and their effect on short/long term investments; PC-based spreadsheet and graphic software. Ability to: Analyze market and financial conditions; evaluate complex investment transactions; maintain effective working relationships; understand and interpret laws, rules and regulations governing the investment of public funds; and interact with external service providers such as, actuarial and investment consultants and money managers; and utilize and coordinate the delivery of custodial services. WHAT DOES THE ORANGE
COUNTY EMPLOYEES

RETIREMENT SYSTEM (OCERS) DO? OCERS provides retirement, death, disability, and cost-of living benefits to employees of the County of Orange and certain County districts. OCERS is governed by a nine-member Board of Retirement that is responsible for managing a $9.5 billion dollar fund. OCERS provides retirement, death, disability, and cost-of living benefits to retirees of the County of Orange and certain County districts. For more information on OCERS, please visit our website at: www.ocers.org

BENEFITS
OCERS offers a competitive benefit package which includes a choice of several health plans, annual leave (includes paid vacation) and paid holidays. Additionally, the County has a retirement plan, which has reciprocity with the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). Participation in a deferred compensation plan is also available. OCERS also offers $3,000 annual Educational and Professional Reimbursement.
PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
OCERS is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical and mental abilities that are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Applicants are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed below for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. Physical and Mental Characteristics: Vision sufficient to read standard text, read a computer monitor and to drive; speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person, over the telephone and in small groups; independent body mobility to stand, sit, walk, stoop and bend to access a standard office environment; manual dexterity to use hands, arms and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard, to write and to drive.
Environmental Conditions: Incumbent will be required to interact with money managers and actuarial and investment consultants; work in a standard office environment, travel occasionally that could involve being away for up to 5 consecutive days.

SELECTION PROCEDURE
Application Process: OCERS Human Resources Department screens all applications and supplemental information forms to identify the qualified candidates. Applications submitted without a completed supplemental information form will be disqualified from further consideration. After screening, the more qualified candidates will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process and notified of all further procedures applicable to their application status. Application Rating: (Refer/Non-Refer) Application materials will be rated by a panel of job knowledge experts for those qualifications most needed to perform the duties of the job. The more qualified candidates will be referred to the next step. All notifications regarding this recruitment will be sent via e-mail. Qualifications Appraisal Panel: (Weighted 100%) Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on OCERS needs and the number of applications received, the selection procedures listed above may be modified and all affected candidates will be notified. ELIGIBLE LIST After all the test procedures have been completed OCERS Human Resources Department will establish an eligible list of up
to three categories of qualified candidates.

HOW TO APPLY
Only on-line applications with the completed supplemental questions will be accepted. E-mail is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct e-mail address is on your application and only use one e-mail account. Your application should highlight all of the areas in which you have developed expertise, matching your professional experience with the specific qualifications listed above. It is recommended that you record or print your confirmation page, as this verifies receipt of your on-line application. You may apply on-line at the County of Orange Website: http://www.oc.ca.gov For specific information pertaining to this recruitment please contact Teresa PanameƱo at (714) 569-4847 or e-mail tpanameno@ocers.org. Do not submit resume to this email address as it will not be considered in lieu of the required application process (no agencies please).
APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.ocgov.com/jobs OR 333 W. Santa Ana Blvd, Santa Ana, CA 92701
EXAM #7843MR-1012-157(O) RETIREMENT PLAN INVESTMENT ANALYST TP
Retirement Plan Investment Analyst Supplemental Questionnaire
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Describe your practical experience in managing and monitoring the development of investment policy or manager selection for multi-million dollar portfolios.
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Provide specific examples of when you were responsible for analyzing and monitoring for compliance for portfolios of marketable and non marketable securities.
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Describe in detail your experience and expertise in working with spreadsheet and graphic software programs with reference to statistical calculations, performance measurement and comparisons, portfolio analytics and asset allocation.
* Required Question

Sr. International Equity Analyst - Newport Beach, CA

Senior International Equity Analyst
DATE: October 2012
DEPARTMENT: Research
REPORTS TO: Portfolio Manager
EXEMPT [ x ]

POSITION SUMMARY: Perform fundamental, long only research and analysis on companies and industries to support and augment the investment decision-making process. PRINCIPAL

JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Research International companies across multiple sectors. Identify and analyze relevant information including, but not limited to, financial reports, fundamental reports, industry data, competitor intelligence, suppliers, customers and other primary sources. 2. Identify long-term investment themes and catalysts at companies and find unique long-term attributes. 3. Write in-depth company reports that include an analysis of the business model, catalysts, risks, valuation, competitive positioning, products etc. 4. Write comprehensive industry reports that outline the industry’s business dynamics, changes, risks, opportunities and competitors. 5. Interview management of firms under coverage and management of other firms in the sector to determine the prospects of each firm. 6. Develop and maintain valuation models 7. Attend relevant investment conferences, industry tradeshows, and analyst days/field trips. 8. Present analysis, both written and verbal, to Portfolio managers and members of the Research Team.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - Education, Experience, Licenses or certificates, knowledge, skills and abilities required: 1. MBA preferred; Undergraduate + CFA designation also considered. 2. Five to ten years of investment industry experience, preferably long-only buy-side experience. 3. Financial Services and/or Asian equity experience are strong pluses. 4. Excellent analytical and accounting skills. Experience in analyzing financial statements is required. 5. Detailed and multitask-oriented with strong organization skills. 6. Exceptional written and oral communication skills including the ability to prepare detailed stock research reports. 7. Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as a member of the internal research team and to interact with professionals from outside the firm. Note: This job description is a summary of the essential duties and responsibilities of the position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management’s discretion.

To apply, contact:
Allie Flint at Metropolitan West Capital Management
949-718-9701
research@mwcm.com

Municipal Analyst - Atlanta, GA

Our client located in Atlanta is seeking a Municipal Analyst.
This is a great opportunity with a great organization that is growing and where there is room for growth in your career.

About the company:
 Buy Side Boutique Municipal Shop
 Well established firm in Growth Mode
 Family friendly, room for growth, positive work environment
 This person will have the opportunity to grow as an analyst and grow with the firm
 Brand new built out office space with a Dining & Fitness Club upstairs and Restaurant downstairs

The Role:
 Generalist: Evaluates Credit Risk across sectors
 Reviewing credit offerings in New Issues and Secondary Markets
 Make buy/sell/hold recommendations
 Report Credit Concerns on New Issues and Existing Holdings

What we are looking for:
 Must have experience with Municipal Credit Analysis
 Compensation is open and will be determined on experience level
 Excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills
 Someone who is smart, driven, creative, and opinionated

Why should you be interested?

 This will be an exciting role that is highly visible
 Your ideas will be heard, new ideas are encouraged, and your opinion will matter
 You will make a difference
 You will have the opportunity to sit in on client meetings and assist on special projects such as assisting and giving input in the development of monthly market commentary
 Will publish sector reports for clients
 Will learn the trading side of the business
 Great group dynamic and fun work environment; you will enjoy going to work everyday
If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please contact:
Jon Hedberg at 612.201.6619 or jon@hedbergsearch.com

Seperately Mgd Acnts Assoc. PM - Newport Beach, CA

 *Email:   alyson.danna@blackrock.com
*Job Title:   Separately Managed Accounts Associate Portfolio Manager Job Number:
122649 *Job Location:
Newport Beach, CA Level/Salary Range:
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*Job Description
BlackRock’s Investment Group is looking for a Separately Managed Account (SMA) Associate Portfolio Manager to support our Private Investors Team in our Newport Beach, CA office. As an Associate Portfolio Manager, you will be directly responsible for helping to manage individual high net worth accounts.

Responsibilities:
• Successfully implement a broad variety of investment strategies and apply to portfolios as appropriate for each client. • Act as a resource to the senior portfolio manager and provide primary portfolio management back up while senior portfolio manager is unavailable. • Maintain thorough daily knowledge of the financial markets as well as portfolio management products, including the rationale for underlying holdings and sector allocation decisions. • Understand and discuss performance results. Maintain understanding of market developments specific to the product and communicate related information to clients and Financial Advisors. • Assist in generating new business via conference calls with Sales personnel, FAs, and prospective clients. • Develop strong professional relationships across functions such as portfolio management, sales, and marketing teams. • Monitor all portfolio exception and compliance reports. • Maintain accurate and timely client files and notes to insure all critical information is reflected.
• Supports the business by assisting the Portfolio Specialist in an entrepreneurial environment.
Requirements:
• A minimum of two years’ experience in the separately managed account business and 3-5 years in the financial services industry is expected.

• Series 7, 66 registered. • Candidate must demonstrate a strong knowledge of and interest in global financial markets. • The individual will also have strong written communications skills. • Successful candidates will be self–starters able to effectively operate in a highly team-oriented and collaborative environment and efficiently manage their time. They will have strong interpersonal skills, and will be expected to develop relationships with Financial Advisors, clients, sales teams, marketing teams, and other functions within the division. • The CFA designation is highly preferred.

ADDITIONAL NOTES
To be considered, please apply directly to our website (Job ID 122649):
https://blackrock.taleo.net/careersection/BR_Prof_CS/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=122649
BlackRock is one of the world’s preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions — from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches aimed at maximizing outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the world’s capital markets. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs. BlackRock is proud to be an E-Verify & Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer—M/F/D/V.

Account Analyst, Newport Beach, CA

Contact:
Hugo Ortiz Company or Recruiter Name:
Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO) Phone Number:
(949) 720-7744 *Email:
Click here to enter text. *Job Title:
Account Analyst Job Number:
Job #12902 *Job Location:
Newport Beach, CA Level/Salary Range:
Click here to enter text. *Job Description

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
ROLE OF THE ACCOUNT ANALYST THE ACCOUNT ANALYST WITHIN PIMCO’S ACCOUNT ASSOCIATE GROUP SERVES A UNIQUE AND DYNAMIC ROLE THAT IS BASED AROUND THE CORE RESPONSIBILITY OF SERVICING PIMCO’S INSTITUTIONAL CLIENTS. THE INDIVIDUALS THAT MAKE UP THIS TEAM WORK WITHIN THE BROADER ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT GROUP TO ENSURE DELIVERY OF THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF SERVICE TO CLIENTS. THE PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY OF THE ANALYST IS TO WORK ALONGSIDE ACCOUNT MANAGERS IN GATHERING, ANALYZING, AND DISCUSSING ECONOMIC AND FIXED INCOME TRENDS, EVALUATING PORTFOLIO STRUCTURES, AND DELIVERING ATTRIBUTION ANALYSES TO OTHER INVESTMENT PROFESSIONALS AND CLIENTS. IN ADDITION TO CLIENT SERVICING RESPONSIBILITIES, MOST MEMBERS OF THE GROUP PARTICIPATE IN THE CHARTERED FINANCIAL ANALYST (CFA) PROGRAM THROUGH THE CFA INSTITUTE.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES •GATHER, ANALYZE, AND DISCUSS MARKET TRENDS AND DATA WITH COLLEAGUES AND CLIENTS •TRANSLATE PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS INTO BROADER INVESTMENT THEMES •EVALUATE RISK REPORTS, PERFORM ATTRIBUTION RESEARCH AND CONDUCT SCENARIO ANALYSES •CREATE CUSTOMIZED CLIENT REPORTS AND RESPOND TO AD-HOC INQUIRIES •DRAFT INTERNAL PRESENTATIONS AND PREPARE CLIENT-SERVICING MATERIALS •SUMMARIZE AND EXPLAIN COMPLEX FINANCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONCEPTS TO EDUCATE CLIENTS

KEY RELATIONSHIPS •PIMCO INVESTMENT PROFESSIONALS INCLUDING OTHER MEMBERS OF THE ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT GROUP, PRODUCT MANAGERS AND ASSOCIATES, AND PORTFOLIO MANAGERS AND TRADE ASSISTANTS •CURRENT AND PROSPECTIVE CLIENTS

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
•DEMONSTRATED PROFICIENCY WITH MICROSOFT EXCEL AND STRONG KNOWLEDGE OF SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS IN GENERAL, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO INDEX-PROVIDER DATABASES, QUERY TOOLS AND BLOOMBERG. •OUTSTANDING RELATIONSHIP BUILDING SKILLS •ABILITY TO ARTICULATE CLEAR IDEAS/ANALYSES BOTH VERBALLY AND IN WRITING •KNOWLEDGE OF FIXED INCOME SECURITIES AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES
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•FINANCE/CAPITAL MARKETS COURSEWORK IS PREFERRED •WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH ALL LEVELS OF PERSONNEL AS PART OF A TEAM AND AS A SELF-STARTER •EXCELLENT TIME-MANAGEMENT, MULTI-TASKING, ORGANIZATION AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS •CLEAR COMMITMENT TO PIMCO'S CULTURE, VALUES AND APPROACH •IDEAL CANDIDATES SHOULD HAVE 0-2 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY. COLLEGE INTERNSHIPS IN FINANCIAL, CLIENT-ORIENTED ROLES AND STRONG INTEREST IN FIXED INCOME AND ECONOMICS IS PREFERRED. PIMCO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
ADDITIONAL NOTES
TO APPLY FOR THIS JOB, UPLOAD YOUR RESUME AND ANSWER THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS TO JOB #12902 – ACCOUNT ANALYST LOCATED IN NEWPORT BEACH, CA
Link to job posting:
http://www.pimco.com/EN/Careers/Pages/ExperiencedHires.aspx

Agency RMBS Portfolio Manager, Los Angeles, CA


Job Function: Agency RMBS Portfolio Manager (Prestigious Buy-Side Manager LA)

Position Background:
Our client manages $85 billion in institutional assets, of which approximately $6 billion is in the Agency Residential Mortgage Backed Securities (Agency RMBS) sector. Their client base is primarily comprised of life insurance and total return accounts. The Agency RMBS Portfolio Manager/Senior Analyst will be responsible for sourcing, evaluating and recommending new investment opportunities, monitoring and reviewing existing credit exposures, recommending and executing trades, and assisting with our operations, client management and marketing groups in their roles with respect to the portfolio.

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Identify value and risk in Agency RMBS on a security and portfolio level.
• Formulate and manage sector investment thesis and strategy and communicate firm-wide.
• Build and maintain strong business relationships with investment banks, brokerage firms, issuers, and rating agencies, etc.
• Maintain accurate analytics, modeling and valuation of securities. Work with our risk, portfolio and client management groups to assure accurate portfolio information.
• Develop market information and data and develop presentations to senior management, sales and marketing, and clients.
• Work with groups throughout Guggenheim to employ expertise on structure and collateral.
• Identify opportunities to expand the scope and success of our business.

Qualifications:
 MBA and CFA or equivalent educational background.
 Substantial relevant experience (5+ years) in the Agency RMBS market.
 Strong credit, finance, economic, business and technical skills.
 Strong commitment to performance.
 Team oriented individual with ability to work well with diverse groups.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to:
John Grogan
Silverdean Associates
Phone: (415) 944-8777
Email: john@silverdean.com

Trader, Repo Desk - Los Angeles, CA

Position Description

Position Title: Trader – Repo Desk ($150bn Multi Strategy Manager, Los Angeles)
Summary: The repo trading position is responsible for all aspects involved in repo and reverse-repo execution and management. This trading position will require trade execution, position monitoring, risk management and reporting, as well as constant communication with the back/middle office, operations, credit traders, and portfolio managers. Incumbents are investment professionals having excellent communication skills, strong aptitude in math, and excellent attention to detail.

Duties and Responsibilities:
 Assist management of multi-billion dollar repo/reverse-repo book.
 Create and disseminate portfolio reporting.
 Execute repo and reverse-repo transactions, manage dealer relationships.
 Assist pricing portfolio daily, manage haircut and collateral balances with dealers.
 Assist in counterparty and collateral risk management.
 Provide funding costs and investment opportunities to portfolio managers.
 Manage pricing, haircuts, relative-value with credit traders.

Qualifications:
 Minimum three years relevant repo/funding desk experience.
 Strong preference to CFA or CFA candidate.
 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
 Strong finance, economic, business, and math skills.
 Located in Los Angeles Office.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to:
John Grogan
Silverdean Associates
Phone: (415) 944-8777
Email: john@silverdean.com

CMBS Portfolio Manager/Sr Analyst - Los Angeles, CA

CMBS Portfolio Manager/Senior Analyst (Prestigious Buy-Side Manager LA)

Position Background:
Our client manages $85 billion in institutional assets, of which approximately $2.5 billion is in the Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities sector. Our client base is primarily comprised of life insurance and total return accounts. The CMBS Portfolio Manager/Senior Analyst will be responsible for sourcing, evaluating and recommending new investment opportunities, monitoring and reviewing existing credit exposures, recommending and executing trades, and assisting with our operations, client management and marketing groups in their roles with respect to the portfolio.

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Identify value and risk in commercial mortgage securities on a security and portfolio level.
• Formulate and manage sector investment thesis and strategy and communicate firm-wide.
• Build and maintain strong business relationships with investment banks, brokerage firms, issuers, and rating agencies, etc.
• Maintain accurate analytics, modeling and valuation of securities. Work with our risk, portfolio and client management groups to assure accurate portfolio information.
• Develop market information and data and develop presentations to senior management, sales and marketing, and clients.
• Work with groups throughout the firm to employ expertise on structure and collateral.
• Identify opportunities to expand the scope and success of client’s business.

Qualifications:
 MBA and CFA or equivalent educational background.
 Substantial relevant experience (5+ years) in the CMBS/commercial mortgage market.
 Strong credit, finance, economic, business and technical skills.
 Strong commitment to performance.
 Team oriented individual with ability to work well with diverse groups.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to:
John Grogan
Silverdean Associates
Phone: (415) 944-8777
Email: john@silverdean.com

Asst Portfolio Officer - Newport Beach & Los Angeles, CA

Assistant Portfolio Officer - 2 positions available - Newport Beach and Los Angeles

The incumbent provides support to Senior Portfolio Officer(s) with client relationships; assists Portfolio Officer as needed, and works with the trust group and the account managers on the daily administration of accounts. The incumbent studies and researches current market conditions, specific client investments and portfolio strategies and communicate information to clients as necessary. In addition, the Assistant Portfolio Officer may manage assigned client relationships and act as a liaison to the Sales Staff. The incumbent will manage accounts in accordance with terms of the governing instrument or contract, accepted fiduciary principals, investment policies and the needs and the objectives of the client. These accounts may include personal trust, estate, charitable, pension, and institutional accounts. S/He communicates with clients to formulate and verify account objectives and administrative requirements. The incumbent will work with fiduciary section and sales force to optimize client estate plans and will encourage the use of appropriate Wealth Management products to gains enrichments. In addition, the incumbent will also be able to articulate WM's equity fixed income, and investment process as well as the asset allocation process. The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor's degree and at least 2-4 years of experience in the investment/fiduciary management industry.

Contact:
Kristen Baressi
Recruiter
BNY Mellon Investment Management
email: kristen.baressi@bnymellon.com
office: 412-234-0542
fax: 412-236-6685

Investment, Lincoln Investment - National Opportunities

National opportunities available through Lincoln Investment:

 Nearby Western Suburbs, Chicago IL area - Succession opportunity for practice that has been in place for nearly three decades. Excellent location and well established in the community. Prospective candidate must have 5+ year experience, an existing practice, great understanding and working knowledge of asset and liability management as well as management experience to transition business. Clean U4 and credit history required. Must be willing to join practice, understand diverse business model, and work with an existing client base and eventual succession for successful candidate.

 Nearby Boston and Central, MA – Succession Opportunity for practice that has been in place for nearly four decades. Numerous locations and well established in communities. Prospective candidate must have 10+ years’ experience, an existing practice, great understanding and working knowledge of asset and liability management as well as management experience to transition business. Clean U4 and credit history required. Must be willing to join practice, understand diverse business model, and work with an existing client base and eventual succession for successful candidate

 Metro DC, Northern Virginia – Succession opportunity for a large established financial services practice that has been in place for nearly 30 years. Prospective candidate(s) must have 10+ years’ experience, an existing practice, or RIA designation. Understanding of the non-ERISA space is helpful but non mandatory. A clean U4 and credit history is required. Must be willing to join practice, understand diverse business model and work with an existing client base and eventual succession for successful candidate.

 Chandler, AZ - Practice is looking for Financial Advisor(s) who demonstrate a broad base of knowledge across all functions of financial planning including investments, retirement analysis, estate planning, insurance and wealth management. New business development is a primary function of this position as the Financial Advisor is responsible for developing, supporting and managing new client relationships. An ideal candidate has a 4-year college degree, is Series 7 and insurance licensed, has 3 to 7 years of experience in the financial services industry and is looking for a future partnership position within the firm. A CFP® or a Candidate for a CFP® is preferred but not initially required. An existing book of business generating a minimum $100,000 of reoccurring revenue is a must.

 Detroit, MI - Turn-key solution for advisors doing $100k+ in annual GDC as well as $100k+ annually in annuity/insurance business.

 Delaware - Seeking experienced advisor to manage the state of Delaware as an exclusive territory. Must have good understanding of non-ERISA plans

 Existing opportunities in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Kansas City and Florida.

Privately held and professionally managed. Lincoln offers comprehensive transition support, innovative succession planning & business development services. To learn more about these and other opportunities at Lincoln, we welcome your call.

If interested, contact:
Henry Multala National New Business Development Manager
Lincoln Investment 218 Glenside Avenue Wyncote, PA 19095
Phone: 800 242-1421 ext 4518

Seasoned Financial Sales Exec - Newport Beach, CA

Job Title:   Seasoned Financial Sales Executive
Job Location:   Newport Beach, CA
Level/Salary Range:  TBD.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
We are looking for a self motivated, results-driven senior level professional to manage and consult with institutional and high net worth customers on investment ideas and opportunities. You will be responsible for managing relationships with your existing clients and should be very comfortable with building new relationships to grow your business.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
-Active FINRA Series 7 / 63 licenses (Please do inquire if your license(s) have recently expired)
-Languages: English
-Required Industry Knowledge: Financial Sales

PREFERRED SKILLS
-At least three years industry experience and demonstrable trading runs
-Experience in one or more of the following spaces is preferred: biotech, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and life sciences
-The ability to work in a flexible, flat environment as well as manage other salesmen

ADDITIONAL NOTES
For immediate consideration, please submit your resume along with a brief introductory/cover letter highlighting your relative experience and qualifications to the email above

Contact: Admin Team
Company or Recruiter Name: Brookline Group
Email: admin@brookline-group.com

Equity Analyst - Newport Beach, CA

Equity Analyst -Newport Beach, CA

Perform fundamental research and analysis on companies and industries to support and augment the investment decision-making process.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Research U.S. & International companies in an assigned sector. Identify and analyze relevant information including, but not limited to, financial reports, fundamental reports, industry data, competitor intelligence, suppliers, customers and other primary sources.
2. Identify long-term investment themes and catalysts at companies and find unique long-term attributes.
3. Write in-depth company reports that include an analysis of the business model, catalysts, risks, valuation, competitive positioning, products etc.
4. Write comprehensive industry reports that outline the industry’s business dynamics, changes, risks, opportunities and competitors.
5. Interview management of firms under coverage and management of other firms in the sector to determine the prospects of each firm.
6. Develop and maintain valuation models
7. Attend relevant investment conferences, industry tradeshows, and analyst days/field trips.
8. Present analysis, both written and verbal, to Portfolio managers and members of the Research Team.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
1. [MBA preferred; Undergraduate + CFA designation also considered.
2. Minimum of three years of investment industry experience, preferably long-only buy-side experience.

PREFERRED SKILLS
3. Strong analytical and accounting skills. Experience in analyzing financial statements is required.
4. Detailed and multitask-oriented with strong organization skills.
5. Exceptional written and oral communication skills including the ability to prepare detailed stock research reports. excellent
6. Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as a member of the internal research team and to interact with professionals from outside the firm.

Contact:
Allie Flint
Metropolitan West Capital Management
949-718-9701
Email: research@mwcm.com

Financial Analyst - Costa Mesa, CA

Financial Analyst - Costa Mesa, CA

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Financial Statement Analysis
• Building detailed financial valuation models including discounted cash flow analysis
• Performing industry research including market research and competitive analysis
• Report writing including the preparation of tables, exhibits, and charts

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
• A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Economics, Business
Administration or a related field
• Strong quantitative, communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities under pressure

PREFERRED SKILLS
• Demonstrated experience in company valuations
• In pursuit of CFA designation

ADDITIONAL NOTES
FFG Valuations is a leading valuation firm, providing professional valuation advisory and financial reporting
services to small and mid-market companies. Our areas of expertise include fractional discounts applicable to
closely-held entities, valuation of businesses and underlying financial securities including intangible assets,
shareholder disputes, and sale of businesses.

Contact: Jason Forsyth
FFG Valuation
Phone Number: 714-453-9769
Email: jforsyth@ffgval.com

MD of Business Dev, Municipals - Anywhere USA

Managing Director of Business Development, Municipals
Anywhere USA

This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to help our client, a small boutique municipal asset manager grow and watch your compensation grow!

About the Company:
 Buy Side Municipal Shop in growth mode.
 1.8 Billion AUM
 Value added; Buy Investment Grade Muni's in the Secondary Market.
 One of the best municipal managers in the USA.
 98% of clients are HNW (high net worth).
 Can lead to an Executive position, Family friendly, positive work environment.
 Brand new built out office space with a Dining & Fitness Club upstairs and Restaurant downstairs.

Job Description:
 Base Salary + Commissions: Paid on new assets; 5 year trailer.
 Number one goal is to bring in new assets! That is how your success will be measured.
 Work with existing client list.
 Work with the Financial Advisors, RIA’s, Family Offices, and help them help their clients.
 All travel expenses paid.
 Travel required.
 Territory is open.
 Location: anywhere USA.
Requirements:
 Must have experience in the municipal market.
 Must have success in closing the deal, this is a sales role not a service/RM role.
 CFA Preferred

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please contact:
jon hedberg
612.201.6619
jon@hedbergsearch.com
www.hedbergsearch.com

Trader, Wealth Management Assoc, & Wealth Management Advisor - Michigan

Trader, Wealth Management Assoc, & Wealth Management Advisor - Michigan
Opportunities with an independent wealth management firm that provides personal trust/retirement plan services/asset management to high net worth and small- to mid-size corporate clients.  The firm places a strong focus on a team environment approach, and is looking to hire a Trader, Wealth Management Associate, and Wealth Management Advisor – roles that have some similarities and shared responsibilities, which are detailed below:

Compensation (All Roles):  Commensurate with experience
Location (All Roles):  Michigan

1) Title: Trader (871-004-711)
Responsibilities:
Execute various investment vehicle trades including individual equities/ETF’s/mutual funds/options/fixed income
Work with trade instructions from the Research Team/Wealth Management Advisors
Develop/maintain brokerage relationships and ensure optimal execution of all trading
Responsible for all trades from planning to execution to settlement
Help ensure strong/time sensitive/initiation/execution of all trades
Provide guidance/expertise on block trade design/execution
Ensure strong collaboration with brokers to ensure alternative sources of market liquidity
Build/initiate individual equity/mutual fund/options trades as requested by team members
Continuously monitor/validate efficiency of trade execution while ensuring all execution audit requirements are met or exceeded
Work with all brokers to ensure successful execution/settlement of all trades
Ensure strong collaboration with the Operations team in establishing new assets within trading platform
Monitor/reduce trade errors
Provide market insights to Research/Wealth Management Teams
Serve as a primary contact with the developers of the trading platform
Work with Compliance Officer to ensure adherence to all policies/procedures
(50-75% of the responsibilities of the Trader will be assisting the Wealth Management Associates with their responsibilities – seen below)
Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree required
3-5 years of experience financial operations/trading experience required
Series 7 desired but not required
Strong communications skills; thought leadership and analytical ability; decision making ensuring strong trade execution
Self-motivated, ability to work independently while fully functioning within a team environment
Ability to challenge brokerage partners on proposed pricing/liquidity of trades, monitor/assess numerous data sources/markets while executing numerous trades, work successfully in a cross functional environment with Wealth Management Advisors/Compliance/Operations on trades/issues tied to Research Team
Ability to work in a complex environment and successfully perform with multiple priorities
Ability to fully and successfully initiate/complete trades as well as resolve issues in the area of equity/fixed income/options trades/mutual fund positions
Creatively develop new investment strategies/robust risk mitigation approaches/process improvements

2) Title: Wealth Management Associate (871-003ASSOC-711)
Responsibilities:
Creating/implementing wealth management plans/portfolio management/regularly scheduled portfolio review meetings and coordination with other advisors of the client
Provide general support to the various Wealth Management Advisors
Meet with prospective/existing clients on a regular basis to maintain open communication on the status of their portfolio and other wealth management strategies within the relationship
Create a wealth management plan for prospective clients which will serve as a framework to the relationship and highlight the objectives of the portfolio
Implement the wealth management plan using coordination with other advisors, reallocating accounts to the set asset allocation and analyzing other above mentioned wealth management strategy techniques
Continue to manage client portfolios as set forth in the wealth management plan using asset allocation objectives while satisfying clients’ wants/needs/desires
Participation in projects as assigned
Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree required
1-3 years of experience in financial or investment management or equivalent education/experience required
Ability to develop and refine complex financial models/analytical processes/methodologies
Progress towards the CFP or CPWA strongly preferred
Ability to maintain a positive attitude while investment recommendations are reviewed/challenged by other Wealth Management Advisors

3) Title: Wealth Management Advisor (871-003ADV-711)
Responsibilities:
In addition to the Associate role, our client seeks a Wealth Management Advisor, a similar role but one that requires a more seasoned professional than the Associate role.  The role is effectively a combination of a Portfolio Manager and traditional CFP wealth manager/wealth advisor role, providing estate planning/tax planning in addition to portfolio management/guidance. The position would often require full day or overnight travel, up to 20% of time, to meet with clients outside of the general area.
Requirements:
3-6 years of relevant wealth management experience required
CFP or CPWA required

If you are interested in one of these openings, please email us a copy of your resume as an MS Word attachment and indicate which position is of interest.
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Zach Stierhoff
BCI - Financial Services Recruiting
10 S. Wacker Dr., Suite 1250
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 460-8222 x102
zach@brokerageconsultants.com
www.brokerageconsultants.com