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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii

Salary: $50K - $96K

For 125 years, we’ve been a bank with a single focus—our unwavering commitment to doing what’s right for our customers and our communities. Since 1897, we have conducted business one relationship at a time in neighborhoods and communities we know. We continue to embrace the same values like stewardship and sustainability to ensure the highest level of confidence among all our stakeholders—our employees, customers, shareholders and local community. Details below.

Under the direction of the Team Leader or Manager, helps to manage high revenue and high sensitivity portfolios and client relationships. Also, maintains competitive depth and breadth and a high degree of competency in the financial markets. Ensures business unit’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations, regulatory requirements and Bank policies and procedures, including but not limited to those related to Fair Banking, Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations, Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act.


1.Analyzes and assesses discretionary portfolios for individual and institutional clients and mutual funds in compliance with portfolio objectives and risk parameters.
2.Analyzes and evaluates a wide range of information to maintain a high level of competency in financial markets and to formulate and give input to asset allocation strategies. Supports communication of investment results, market conditions, and the firm’s investment process to internal and external clients including but not limited to helping produce collateral materials and analysis of the mutual funds and clients’ specific investment situations.
3.Interfaces with system vendors, portfolio managers, and investment committees to ensure that the modeling process is current and efficiently managed. Interacts with managers to ensure compliance with department standards and procedures.  Maintains the source document for all of the Bank’s standard portfolio composites as communicated by the investment committee.  Work with market counterparts to ensure efficient and timely fixed income instrument settlements.

4.Maintains some relationships with institutional and Trust clients. Assists business development officers and trust officers with client retention and asset growth. As part of the Portfolio Management Team, assists in Bank of Hawaii’s marketing, sales and service efforts to include but not limited to: creating and maintaining market materials related to Bank of Hawaii’s investment services, assisting portfolio managers with new sales, and service existing clients. This includes but is not limited to managing vendors to ensure optimal utilization of available technology and to address any system related issues. Partakes in projects of various scopes to monitor the portfolios and interface with other departments to achieve objectives.

5.Maintains fluency in all applicable laws, standards and regulations.   Ensures that all assigned portfolios are in policy and regulatory compliance. Assumes new client relationships, assists other team members with special projects, maintains effective communication with other support groups within the Investment Services Group and keeps business errors and mistakes to a minimum.

6.Support CSIO’s (client service investment officers) for their client presentations preparations, including but not limited to, Morningstar data downloads, analytical work and presentation editing.
7.Develops interpersonal skills to better serve our clients and actively pursues continuing professional development through leadership and development training available internally as well as through training sponsored by investment industry associations.
Performs all other miscellaneous responsibilities and duties as assigned.


1.Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a major in business, finance, mathematics, or economics. Preference for an advanced degree (MBA) or professional certification CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), CAA (Chartered Asset Allocator), CFP (Certified Financial Planner) or equivalent work experience.
2.Experience: Minimum 4 – 6 years prior experience in portfolio analysis, related position in the financial industry or equivalent work experience. Demonstrated proficiency in the financial services/securities industry as a portfolio analyst or securities analyst.  Possesses a competitive performance track record. Requires knowledge of complex analytic systems.
3.Technical Skills: Demonstrated proficiency and expertise with personal computers and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) or similar software.  Knowledge of or ability to use Bank software and systems, including portfolio management and securities trading and analysis software.
4.Other Job Qualifications: Demonstrated verbal and writing communication skills. Strong inter-personal and presentation skills. Ability to work independently and under pressure of multiple changing priorities and deadlines. Must be a critical thinker with the ability to explain complex ideas clearly and succinctly. Able to work flexible hours including holidays, weekends and evenings as needed or assigned.  Must be able to provide own transportation or to operate a vehicle with a valid driver’s license, and able to commute and arrive at intended destination in a timely manner and/or as required. Off island travel may be required.