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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: VP/Principal/Director

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Salary: $K - $1K

FEG is an independently owned advisory firm that provides investment consulting, outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO), and research services to predominantly institutional clients, such as university endowments, private and public foundations, religious organizations, healthcare institutions, corporate retirement plans, and select family offices. Established in 1988, FEG has served communities, both directly and by helping our clients fulfill their missions, for over 35 years. FEG employs over 125 professionals across offices in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dallas, Texas, and Indianapolis, Indiana, with approximately $79.5 billion in client assets under advisement.

About the job

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Reports to: VP / Director, Institutional Portfolio Analyst

About The Role / Position SummaryThe VP Institutional Portfolio Analyst is responsible for providing ongoing support for advisory relationships. The position requires the ability to work with internal parties such as Advisors, Research, Operations, and IT, as well as external parties such as investment managers and custodians, to meet the needs of the client and Advisor that services them. The responsibilities of this position include serving as a primary point of contact with clients, preparing materials for client meetings, conducting in-depth analysis on client portfolios to produce robust explanations of performance, monitoring client portfolios and proactively recommending potential solutions to Advisors, and interacting with all interested parties to provide an exceptional client experience. The VP Institutional Portfolio Analyst begins taking primary ownership of certain client relationships in preparing to become an Advisor.

Position Responsibilities

  • Support client relationships for the Advisor Team; participate in preparation sessions for client meetings; attend and lead client meetings as appropriate
  • Participate in client development activities, including client prospecting, RFP editing, and Finals pitches
  • Directly handle client activities as required – including, but not limited to, new client onboarding, client portfolio maintenance (e.g., adding/removing investment managers), portfolio rebalancing, assisting with client audits, and creating donor development pieces – with the guidance of the Advisor where appropriate
  • Prepare materials for client meetings – including, but not limited to, performance reports and executive summaries, attribution analysis, risk analysis, asset allocation studies, private capital pacing and liquidity analysis, spending policy analysis, investment manager searches and recommendations, and any other analytics to meet client needs
  • Analyze client portfolios and generate tools for Advisors that facilitate the effective communication of client performance outcomes
  • Monitor client portfolios for adherence to portfolio construction guidelines as determined by the FEG Investment Policy Committee; work with the Advisor, Research Team, and/or Portfolio Management Team to determine a plan of action to address violations of said guidelines
  • Develop a strong understanding of FEG investment philosophy and recommended list of investment strategies
  • Collaborate with the Research Team on client-directed manager due diligence and other client-driven requests
  • Attend investment manager meetings and weekly Research Team meetings

You’ll enjoy this job if you…

  • Highly motivated team player seeking opportunity in an entrepreneurial, growth-oriented environment
  • Strong investment acumen and enjoy building knowledge and skills with others.
  • Provide clients with an exceptional investment experience.

What We Expect / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or related discipline is required; CFA designation, CAIA designation, and/or graduate degree preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in the investment industry
  • Detail-oriented, possess excellent problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Takes initiative, strong analytical skills, and passion for investments
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

What We Offer / Benefits & Compensation

  • Competitive compensation and bonus opportunities commensurate with qualifications and performance
  • Employer Paid Life/STD/LTD and subsidized Medical, Dental & Vision plans.
  • Retirement benefits including company contributions into 401(k) and ESOP programs.
  • Paid Time Off (Holidays, PTO, Parental Leave) and flexible/hybrid working.
  • Employee Culture Committees dedicated to enabling a happy and healthy company culture.

Why FEG?

FEG is an independently owned advisory firm that provides investment consulting, outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO), and research services to predominantly institutional clients, such as university endowments, private and public foundations, religious organizations, healthcare institutions, corporate retirement plans, and select family offices. Established in 1988, FEG has served communities, bothdirectly and by helping our clients fulfill their missions, for over 35 years. FEG employs over 125 professionals across offices in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dallas, Texas, and Indianapolis, Indiana, with approximately $79.5 billion* in client assets under advisement.

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.FEG Investment

Advisors is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact

hr@feg.com

Fund Evaluation Group, LLC

201 E. Fifth Street, Suite 1600

Cincinnati, OH 45202

www.feg.com