Monday, April 17, 2017

Investment Performance Analyst, Aristotle - Los Angeles

Investment Performance Analyst, Aristotle - Los Angeles

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 compliance, trading, operations, client communication, marketing and distribution.   

Please visit www.aristotlecap.com for more information on our firm.
Job Title:             Investment Performance Analyst
Location:             Los Angeles, CA

Role:                    
We seek an Investment Performance Analyst to join the Compliance team.  This position will be responsible for working with the team to monitor the calculation of account and composite returns. The role will also include assisting with the reconciliation and resolution of performance discrepancies; analyzing and interpreting data; identifying trends; and seeking opportunities for improvement and enhanced reporting.  The position will report to the Director of Compliance.

Principal Job Functions Include (but not limited to):

·         Analyze portfolio and composite performance on a daily basis; work with Operations team to resolve issues timely.
·         Maintain composites and all associated processes in accordance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS) and internal Policies and Procedures.
·         Manage the monthly performance validation process by reviewing and confirming security and portfolio performance.
·         Analyze error logs generated by portfolio performance systems; troubleshoot and correct performance discrepancies as needed.
·         Research and provide explanations on reconciling items and/or system issues related to performance measurement; propose improvements and solutions to prevent new issues.
·         Create ad-hoc and periodic analytical, performance and attribution reporting as requested.
·         Identify ways to improve productivity and efficiency within performance calculation and measurement process internally and document procedures.
·         Participate in the GIPS verification process.
·         Provide assistance on special projects.

Job Related Qualifications:
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
·         Working knowledge of GIPS and investment performance concepts strongly preferred.
·         Experience working with security data across financial markets, including equities and fixed income.
·         Advanced problem solving skills and demonstrated ability to take initiative and critically analyze processes and procedures in a push toward constant improvement.
·         Experience with Advent portfolio accounting systems (APX and/or Geneva) preferred.
·         Strong attention to detail and organizational skills; ability to multi-task; self-motivated and team oriented professional.
·         Aptitude to learn new systems and software.
·         Strong communication skills and proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, with emphasis on Excel, Word and PowerPoint applications)

EducationFour-year Undergraduate Degree from accredited college or university.
Work ExperienceMinimum two (2) years of performance measurement and reporting experience for an investment management firm.

Physical Hazards – Health and Safety Concerns:
Mental & Sensory Activity RequiredMust be able to quickly absorb relevant knowledge as it relates to assigned projects.

Work Area Hazards & EquipmentMinimal.  Use of standard office equipment - computer, internet, printer, photocopy machine, fax machine, phone unit, etc.
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, resume and salary requirements to hr@aristotlecap.com. 

No phone calls.  Relocation expenses not provided.

Aristotle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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 investment strategies, fees and objectives, can be found in their respective Form ADV Part 2, which is available upon request. 

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