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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Salary: $113K - $148K

MassMutual ranks at 100 in the 2022 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue. The company has revenues of $10.7 billion and assets under management of $312 billion (as of 2022). The company employs more than 7,000 in the United States, and a total of 10,614 internationally. Details below.

Investment Portfolio Analyst

Portfolio Strategy and Macroeconomic Research Team

As an Investment Portfolio Analyst you will work in a fast paced, analytical, and collaborative environment, helping to inform and drive critical investment decisions for MassMutual

The Team

The Portfolio Strategy and Macroeconomic Research Team is responsible for critical functions supporting management of MassMutual’s GIA and the newly-acquired Great American Life Insurance Company’s GIA. The team is tasked with quantitative analysis, asset allocation, asset liability management, and fundamental research aimed at maximizing returns for our policyholders. The team is collaborative, inclusive, and plays off of each other’s strengths to solve complex problems. Working on this team, you will have the opportunity to interact with various internal stakeholders including MassMutual’s Finance and Enterprise Risk Areas and Barings, MassMutual’s wholly-owned asset manager. Team members are intellectually curious, have a passion for markets, and a drive to succeed

The Impact:

  • Research & Reporting – Summarize and synthesize large data sets, research and analysis into tailored, digestible content for multiple audiences; communicate ideas and concepts through concise writing and use of graphics to inform and influence stakeholders clearly, timely, and appropriately
  • Asset Allocation – Work across multi-asset classes, with an emphasis on fixed income and private assets, to track investment activity, performance, and key metrics to assess risk and relative value. Constantly scan the portfolio and investment activity for factors, trends, and patterns that may impact risk and return
  • Analysis & decisions – Proactively identify risks and opportunities within the investment and macroeconomic landscape to support MassMutual’s investment strategy. Learn in real time and make proactive recommendations on investment opportunities
  • Investment Manager Communication – Act as a steward of MassMutual’s resources in providing investment guidance to managers on the specific and varied requirements of the insurance investment accounts. Gather and coordinate a wide range of investment information and metrics from various investment managers and use relevant data and understanding of MassMutual’s business to make sound decisions that drive strong risk-adjusted returns for our policyholders
  • Continuous Improvement – Work on projects with varying levels of complexity and diversity supporting a wide range of stakeholders and initiatives

The Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or a related field
  • 2+ years of professional experience with investments including experience in a research or investment management role

The Ideal Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Finance or MBA
  • CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) or CAA (Chartered Asset Allocator) designation (or proven progress towards completion)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, attention to detail, strategic thinking, and the ability to balance multiple priorities
  • Ability to manipulate large data sets using excel and other tools
  • Possessing, or the ability to develop, a working knowledge of financial modelling
  • Experience in fixed income or private assets
  • Experience with Bloomberg and/or Bloomberg API

What to Expect as Part of MassMutual and the Team

  • Regular meetings with the Portfolio Strategy and Macroeconomic Research Team team
  • Focused one-on-one meetings with your manager
  • Access to mentorship opportunities
  • Networking opportunities including access to Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, African American, women, LGBTQ, veteran and disability-focused Business Resource Groups
  • Access to learning content on Degreed and other informational platforms
  • Your ethics and integrity will be valued by a company with a strong and stable ethical business with industry leading pay and benefits

MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us and share the specifics of the assistance you need.

MassMutual will accept applications on an ongoing basis until such time as a candidate has been offered employment.

Salary Range: $113,100.00-$148,400.00