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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: VP/Principal/Director

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Salary: $K - $K

FEG is an independently owned advisory firm that provides investment consulting, outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO), and research services to predominantly institutional clients, such as university endowments, private and public foundations, religious organizations, healthcare institutions, corporate retirement plans, and select family offices. Established in 1988, FEG has served communities, both directly and by helping our clients fulfill their missions, for over 35 years. FEG employs over 125 professionals across offices in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dallas, Texas, and Indianapolis, Indiana, with approximately $73.9 billion in client assets under advisement. Details below.

About the Role / Position Summary
The Associate Vice President, Institutional Portfolio Analysis is responsible for providing ongoing support for advisory relationships. The position requires the ability to work with internal parties such as Advisors, Portfolio Management Team, Research, Operations, and IT, as well as external parties such as client staff and investment committees, investment managers, and custodians, to meet the needs of the client and Advisor that services them. The responsibilities of this position include serving as a primary point of contact with clients, preparing materials for client meetings, conducting in-depth analysis on client portfolios to produce robust performance attribution, monitoring client portfolios and proactively recommending potential solutions to Advisors, and interacting with all interested parties to provide an exceptional client experience. This position will be expected over time to take primary ownership of certain client relationships in preparing to become an Advisor.
What You’ll Do
Client Management & Support
• Support client relationships for the Advisor Team; participate in preparation sessions for client meetings; attend and lead client meetings as appropriate.
• Directly handle client activities as required – including new client onboarding, client portfolio maintenance (e.g., adding/removing investment managers), portfolio rebalancing, assisting with client audits, and creating donor development pieces – with guidance from the Advisor.
• Prepare materials for client meetings – including, but not limited to, performance reports and executive summaries, attribution analysis, risk analysis, asset allocation studies, private capital pacing and liquidity analysis, spending policy analysis, investment manager searches and recommendations, and any other analytics to meet client needs.
• Collaborate with the Research Team on client-directed manager due diligence and other client-driven requests.
Investment Analysis & Expertise
• Monitor client portfolios for adherence to appropriate benchmarks and portfolio construction guidelines as determined by the FEG Investment Policy Committee; work with the Advisor, Research Team, and/or Portfolio Management Team to determine a plan of action to address violations of said guidelines.
• Participate in client development activities, including client prospecting, RFP editing, and Finals pitches.
• Develop a strong understanding of FEG investment philosophy and recommended list of investment strategies.
• Attend investment manager meetings and weekly Research Team meetings.
You’ll Enjoy This Job If You…
• Listen and learn while still taking full ownership of individual scope of work.
• Take pride in having and continuing to develop expert financial data domain knowledge.
• Enjoy ensuring clients have excellent customer service.
• Care about data quality and consistency.
• Create & follow processes while thinking through efficiencies.
• Engage collaboratively with clients, investment teams and peers.
• Prioritize effectively and decisively across complex teams and competing priorities.
• Enjoy working in and learning about the financial investment industry.
What we Expect / Qualifications 
• Bachelor’s degree in finance or related discipline, graduate degree preferred and the expectation to pursue CFA and/or CAIA Designation.
• 8+ years’ work experience in the investment industry or a similar field, preferably institutional or non-profit related.
• Ability to identify and resolve/escalate complex problems with minimal guidance.
• Experienced in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint with strong attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills and high work ethic.
• Exemplary knowledge of analytical skills and a passion for investments
• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
What We Offer / Benefits & Compensation
• Competitive compensation and bonus opportunities commensurate with qualifications and performance
• Employer Paid Life/STD/LTD and subsidized Medical, Dental & Vision plans.
• Wealth Benefits including company contributions into 401(k) and ESOP programs.
• Paid Time Off (Holidays, PTO, Parental Leave) and flexible/hybrid working.
• Employee Led Culture Committees dedicated to enabling a happy and healthy company culture.