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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: VP/Principal/Director

Location: New York City, CaliforniaNew York

Salary: $175K - $290K

Capital Group is an American financial services company. It ranks among the world’s oldest and largest investment management organizations, with over $2.6 trillion in assets under management. Founded in Los Angeles, California in 1931, it is privately held and has offices around the globe in the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe.

Role summary: The Investment Strategist will work closely with the Investment Group to help shape and influence the use of derivatives in CG’s investment portfolios. The role will work directly with Portfolio Managers to look at risk and consider how best to manage it. Focus of the role will involve derivative usage considerations across different currencies and products, and the creation of new analysis to support market themes. The Investment Strategist will act as subject matter expert and proactive educator of derivatives internally and will also regularly liaise between the Investment Group and other functions such as Operations, Legal, Compliance, and Risk for special projects.

 

“I am the person Capital Group is looking for.”

  • You will work directly with Portfolio Managers to look at risk and consider how best to manage it. Focus of the role will involve derivative usage considerations across different currencies and products, and the creation of new analysis to support market themes.
  • You Utilize derivatives to support the setup of hedging overlays and strategies and to drive more efficient investments and market views for Portfolio Managers

 

  • You are a subject matter expert and proactive educator of derivatives internally.
  • You stay abreast of external key derivative trends and act as a subject matter expert

 

  • You educate internal shareholders by developing derivative education materials and lead office workshops across the organization.

 

  • You conduct rigorous analyses. Propose and recommend new products based on diligent product research and understanding

 

  • You regularly liaise between the Investment Group and other functions such as Operations, Legal, Compliance, and Risk for special projects.

 

  • You partner closely with Portfolio Strategists and bring an ability to collaborate and develop relationships inside and outside the organization that enable effective completion of business objectives.

 

  • You work seamlessly with investors to help them build fluency with internal teams such as Operations, Legal, Compliance, and Risk to support their objectives and ensure the effective dissemination of derivative related information

 

  • You evaluate counterparty and collateral processes and procedures.

 

Skills/qualifications:

  • You demonstrate intellectual curiosity and analytical skills in areas of high complexity.
  • You demonstrate ability to collaborate and work effectively as part of a team.
  • You demonstrate the ability to identify, assess, respond to and escalate risks or potential risks encountered through day-to-day activities.
  • You demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills with a diverse group of associates and senior business leaders.
  • You demonstrate initiative by identifying issues and recommending solutions.
  • You demonstrates sound judgment in resolving matters of high complexity.
  • You exhibit knowledge in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology and information affecting the department/business area.

Southern California Base Salary Range: $175,000-$290,000

In addition to a highly competitive base salary, per plan guidelines, restrictions and vesting requirements, you also will be eligible for an individual annual performance bonus, plus Capital’s annual profitability bonus plus a retirement plan where Capital contributes 15% of your eligible earnings.

 

You can learn more about our compensation and benefits here.We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.