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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota

Salary: $157K - $183K

Securian Financial Group, Inc. is a mutual holding company that provides a range of financial products and services. Founded in St. Paul, Minnesota by Russell Dorr, Securian Financial provides insurance, investment retirement products and Trust services to more than 19 million clients in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. The company manages $78.6 billion in assets and had nearly $1.2 trillion in insurance in force. Details below.

As the GA Investment Analyst, you will be mainly focused on collaborating between general account and Securian AM investment team to ensure clear communication on investment strategies, data analysis, reporting. You will also serve as the coordinator working closely with Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and portfolio managers to carry out broader Securian Asset Management initiatives such as Board level presentations, quarterly results meetings, rating agency presentations, etc.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate closely with CIO, PMs, analysts to provide timely updates to SFG key stakeholders on general account portfolio, such as weekly market update newsletters
  • Lead and design key presentation efforts across a broad range of areas, such as presentations for investment committee, risk council, rating agencies, earnings
  • Coordinate across key business partners to carry out targeted projects and initiatives including: credit watch, sale and impairment process, earnings hot topics, performance scorecards
  • Take up primary coverage of 1-2 corporate sectors (~30 investable names across IG and BB space)
  • Assign and update company thesis, internal rating, earnings, credit designations
  • Conduct ongoing industry analysis, assess fundamental and relative value views of covered sectors and companies.
  • Collaborate across Securian Asset Management on other firm wide initiatives and projects

Requirements:

  • Three+ years experience in insurance general account investment management
  • Strong strategic, analytical skills with in-depth knowledge of insurance investment portfolio
  • Extraordinary project management, organization skills with a solutions focused mentality
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proven teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Tableau, Bloomberg, Excel, PPT

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some knowledge of ESG and impact investing
  • Advanced degree in Finance, business, such as MBA
  • CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) or CAA (Chartered Asset Allocator), or in process towards

Securian Asset Management believes in hybrid work as an integral part of our culture. Associates get the benefit of working both virtually and in our offices. You will need to live within in a commutable distance (90 minutes) and join us 2-3 days each week in our offices to collaborate and build relationships. Our policy allows flexibility for the reality of business and personal schedules. When working in our offices at least two days per week isn’t feasible (vacations, illness, travel, etc.), an eight day per month standard is an option. #LI-Hybrid

*Internal Securian Asset Management job title for this position is Asset Management Sr. Analyst*

Physical Job Requirements:

  • Ability to utilize the keyboard, computer and/or mouse for up to 8 hours per day
  • Ability to work at least 40 hours per week
  • Ability to utilize the phone and/or virtual meeting platform for 1-4 hours per day

The physical job requirements described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of jobs.

Be you. With us. At Securian Financial, we understand that attracting top talent means offering more than just a job – it means providing a rewarding and fulfilling career. As a valued member of our high-performing team, we want you to connect with your work, your relationships and your community. Enjoy our comprehensive range of benefits designed to enhance your professional growth, well-being and work-life balance, including the advantages listed here:

Paid time off:

  • We want you to take time off for what matters most to you. During your first year of hire, you receive a prorated bank of personal days and vacation time depending on your month of hire.
  • Leave programs: Securian’s flexible leave programs allow time off from work for parental leave, caregiver leave for family members, bereavement and military leave.

Company-funded pension plan and a 401(k) retirement plan: Share in the success of our company. Securian’s 401(k) company contribution is tied to our performance up to 10 percent of eligible earnings, with a target of 5 percent. The amount is based on company results compared to goals related to earnings, sales and service.

Health insurance: From the first day of employment, associates and their eligible family members – including spouses, domestic partners and children – are eligible for medical, dental and vision coverage.

Volunteer time: We know the importance of community. Through company-sponsored events, volunteer paid time off, a dollar-for-dollar matching gift program and more, we encourage you to support organizations important to you.

Associate Resource Groups: Build connections, be yourself and develop meaningful relationships at work through associate-led ARGs. Dedicated groups focus on a variety of interests and affinities, including:

  • Mental Wellness and Disability
  • Pride at Securian Financial
  • Securian Young Professionals Network
  • Securian Multicultural Network
  • Securian Women and Allies Network
  • Servicemember Associate Resource Group

For more information regarding Securian’s benefits, please review our Benefits page.

This information is not intended to explain all the provisions of coverage available under these plans. In all cases, the plan document dictates coverage and provisions.

Securian Financial Group, Inc. does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital or familial status, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, veteran status, status in regard to public assistance or any other protected status. If you are a job seeker with a disability and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please contact us by email at Employment@Securian.com, by telephone 651-655-5522 (voice), or 711 (Relay/TTY).