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Vice President Portfolio Management

Company: NorthCoast Asset Management
Location: Greenwich
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for a Vice President to support the portfolio management team.--NorthCoast Asset Management, a multi-asset class systematic asset manager is looking to add to its quantitative portfolio management team. The team actively manages quantitative stock-selection and asset allocation strategies in global markets. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing global team and work directly with the portfolio managers. You will be a member of the investment making decision process and contribute to this systematic investment business. LOCATION: Greenwich, CT 06831RESPONSIBILITIES: Daily portfolio tasks:* Develop strong understanding of all aspects of the daily portfolio management process (stock selection, asset allocation, corporate actions override and maintenance...)* Maintain infrastructure and information systems to ensure process integrity, verify signal accuracy * Design templates and monitoring systems to analyze portfolios, streamline investment process and PM actions, new client on-boarding and coherence with market views Contribute to investment performance:* Implement an integrated fundamental + quantitative active equity investment process* Generate fundamental insights to be implemented in a quantitatively-oriented approach to stock selection, portfolio construction, and risk management* Conduct one-off financial statement analysis on specific holdings or situations that may impact our models and portfolios and present recommendations to Portfolio Managers* Conduct specific portfolio analysis: benchmark relative positioning, what-if analysis, portfolio risk along different dimensions, make recommendationsProcess improvements* Monitor model performance, analyze and address signal-related concerns as well* Identifying and implementing opportunities for improvement in our investment process, including enhancements in stock selection, portfolio construction, risk management, and liquidity and transaction cost management* Working with quantitative research analysts to translate investment insights into a systematic, data-driven investment processInterface with other departments:* Communicate positioning of portfolio* Run portfolio attributions and prepare associated commentaries* Review monthly performance numbers of portfolios and respective indices, assist with newsletter* Answer client-related request on portfolio positioning and holdings* Be the contact point to internal and external constituents, including product, sales, client service, technology, and operationsREQUIREMENTS: The ideal candidate will possess:* Excellent analytical and problem solving skills coupled with a strong attention to detail.* Strong Communication and presentation skills, some client facing activities expected.* Strong Ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment, drive to succeed.* Understanding of practical methods for quantitative investing including knowledge of asset allocation, systematic strategies, signal combination, risk management and trading cost modeling and portfolio construction is desirable* Desire to work on an integrated quantitative + fundamental investment team. Strong understanding of quantitative and fundamental investing, with an appreciation for both disciplines.* Advanced Excel modeling skills: pivot tables, VBA, ...* Programming experience or ability to ramp up in Python, SQL, Bloomberg. (C# knowledge will be viewed positively)* Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field with strong quantitative skills.* 3-7 years of professional investing experience, ideally in a buy side portfolio management group with exposure to both systematic strategies and concentrated portfolios.* Progress towards CFA, FRM will be viewed positively. HOURS: Full-time, 40 hours per week.Compensation: DOEWe will offer the successful applicant a stimulating and collegial environment in a small dynamic firm, with the ability to "make a difference" to the long-term success of the company. We offer excellent benefits, and compensation commensurate with experience. If you have a passion for investing, research and hard work in a collaborative environment, please apply, we look forward to meeting you.

Keywords: NorthCoast Asset Management, Greenwich , Vice President Portfolio Management, Executive , Greenwich, Connecticut

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