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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: New York City, New York

Salary: $68K - $70K

Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company, branded as WTW and stylised in its logo as wtw, is a British-American multinational company providing insurance services. The company was founded in 2016, following a merger of the Willis Group and Towers Watson. $2.6 trillion AUM

The Business 

The Investment business aims to create sustainable competitive advantage for clients in their investment portfolios. This is delivered to clients by providing expert advice on their investments and decision-making processes, making investment decisions on their behalf through delegated investment services and providing investment tools. Our clients are a diverse range of institutional investors, including corporate pension plans, defined contribution plans, and more. As a trusted partner to over 1,200 clients, we advise on over $2.6 trillion of global assets.

The Role  

You will be part of a collaborative team, working alongside some of the industry’s top consultants. You will work on a wide variety of projects working for sophisticated clients, including many household names.

The investment business offers a range of career paths to suit individual skills and interests. Whether your career path focuses on implementing innovative investment solutions, deep research of global asset classes, managing risk through sophisticated modelling, improving investment outcomes through expert advice, and more.

You will work in one or more of the following teams:

  • Manager Research – You will work as part of a research team, using robust research techniques to form a view of Investment managers across the world and across asset classes. This research contributes to building investment portfolios that seek to deliver differentiated investment outcomes, both from a return and risk perspective.
  • Portfolio Management – You will work as part of our delegated portfolio management team, combining top-down and bottom-up manager and asset class research and best in class analytics to direct portfolio investment decisions. You will be managing portfolio exposures across both multi-asset portfolios, as well as asset class specific funds (such as equities, alternative credit, real assets and liquid alternatives).

We support graduates to develop a broad range of technical and soft skills. This breadth of knowledge across the investment spectrum will allow you to identify which topics you find most interesting and explore them further.

About you.  

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum GPA of 3.0 shown on resume (no major/minor specification)
  • Proactive team player
  • Project management skills, with good attention to detail and the ability to meet deadline
  • A desire and curiosity to learn
  • Knowledge of spreadsheet and presentation computer software, for example Microsoft Office or similar
  • Able to work legally in the United States indefinitely and without Visa sponsorship
  • Accepting applications from candidates that graduate with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree between May 2023 through August 2024

The Application-Interview Process: 

Step 1: Online application, including resume/CV

Step 2: Online assessments and Video Interview

Step 3: Virtual Interview with business

Step 4: Offer and on-boarding

Compensation and Benefits: Base salary range and benefits information for this position are being included in accordance with requirements of various state/local pay transparency legislation. Please note that base salaries may vary for different individuals in the same role based on several factors, including but not limited to location of the role, individual competencies, education/professional certifications, qualifications/experience, performance in the role and potential for revenue generation (Producer roles only).

Compensation: The base salary compensation range being offered for this role is $68,000 – $70,000 USD. This role is also eligible for an annual short-term incentive bonus.

Company Benefits: WTW provides a competitive benefit package which includes the following (eligibility requirements apply):

  • Health and Welfare Benefits: Medical (including prescription coverage), Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Commuter Account, Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Group Accident, Group Critical Illness, Life Insurance, AD&D, Group Legal, Identify Theft Protection, Wellbeing Program and Work/Life Resources (including Employee Assistance Program)
  • Leave Benefits: Paid Holidays, Annual Paid Time Off (includes paid state/local paid leave where required), Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Other Leaves (e.g., Bereavement, FMLA, ADA, Jury Duty, Military Leave, and Parental and Adoption Leave), Paid Time Off (Washington State only)
  • Retirement Benefits: Contributory Pension Plan and Savings Plan (401k). All Level 38 and more senior roles may also be eligible for non-qualified Deferred Compensation and Deferred Savings Plans. If Level 38 or more senior role is in Washington State, you must add the retirement benefits paragraph to the job description. Please note: Producer Sales roles are not currently eligible for the WTW Pension Plan.

WTW Work Flex: At WTW, we trust you to know your work and the people, tools and environment you need to be successful. The majority of our colleagues work in a “hybrid” style, with a mix of remote, in-person and in-office interactions dependent on the needs of the team, role and clients. Our flexibility is rooted in trust and “hybrid” is not a one-size-fits-all solution.  Visit our career site for more information: https://careers.wtwco.com/wtw-work-flex/

Recruiting tips: WTW specializes in preparing for the unknown. Here’s how to get ready for the big day: https://careers.wtwco.com/hints-and-tips/.