Portfolio Guideline Analysis Analyst

Date: Nov 13, 2021

Location: London, GB

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 44525 

Location: London

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“I can be myself at work.”


You define yourself by more than just a job title, and we want you to feel comfortable bringing your true self to work. We value your talents, your traditions and your take on the world  ̶  everything that makes you unique. We’re working hard to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization and our communities because we know that what makes us different makes us better.


We want you to feel a strong sense of belonging. We value and welcome your experiences, ideas and identity. Over 40 employee resource groups unite our people and help to develop our collective empathy through unfiltered conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, disabilities, mental health and so much more.


“I can influence my income.”


You want to feel recognized at work. Your performance will be reviewed annually, and your compensation will be designed to motivate and reward the value that you provide. You’ll receive a competitive salary, bonuses and benefits. Your company-funded retirement contribution will be the equivalent of 15% of your annual pay (including bonuses).


“I can lead a full life.”


You bring unique goals and interests to your job and your life. Whether you’re raising a family, you’re passionate about where you volunteer, or you want to explore different career paths, we’ll give you the resources that can set you up for success.

  • Enjoy generous time-away and health benefits from day one, with the opportunity for flexible work options
  • Receive 2-for-1 matching gifts for your charitable contributions and the opportunity to secure annual grants for the organizations you love
  • Access on-demand professional development resources that allow you to hone existing skills and learn new ones


COVID-19 HIRING: Our recruiting and onboarding activities are virtual during the pandemic and we’ve transitioned to a work-from-home environment until further notice. We are offering generous work-from-home benefits to improve our associate’s ability to work remotely.


“I can succeed at Capital Group as a Portfolio Guidelines Analysis Analyst”


You will work independently on most assignments and under the direction of more senior staff on only the most complex projects, analyses, and tasks. You will be responsible for overseeing Funds, client accounts to ensure guidelines are interpreted and coded appropriately. You will work with other GIC teams and business groups on completing projects and business processes.


Your primary responsibilities/essential functions will require you to:

  • Review and implement fund prospectus limits, client guidelines and regulations by coding them in the compliance system, Charles River Development (CRD), and/or Aladdin, a BlackRock Solutions order management and compliance system, in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Review and interpret client rules, guidelines, and regulations to determine how and where a rule should be coded.
  • Implement internal guidelines and controls for Capital Group products.
  • Implement regulatory requirements and controls for Capital Group products.
  • Implement internal rules as requested by Principal Investment Officers.
  • Review and code rules as part of broad, more complex, projects.
  • You will be responsible for partnering with Legal, the Investment Group and Marketing to draft, review and interpret guidelines and regulations for Equity, Fixed Income and Multi Asset funds and client accounts.
  • You will work with Principal Investment Officers to understand the objective of each mandate and determine standard ideal guidelines for each mandate. You may participate in guideline negotiations.
  • Work with Legal on the appropriateness of security offerings and complex transactions for client accounts.


You will participate in, and may lead, projects and team/department initiatives:

    • Collaborate with management to establish project plans.
    • Identify and assess impacts, and communicate updates to managers and stakeholders.
    • Participate in the development and enhancement of policies, procedures, and controls.
    • Serve as a point of contact for multiple departments on client/investment queries related to portfolio compliance.


You will support the team as a resource/expert in various ways:

  • Serve as technical resource and/or as a subject matter expert in one or more area(s) to the team and other departments to resolve issues.
  • Perform quality checks and verify the accuracy of work prepared by other associates.
  • Participate in the training of other associates.
  • Identify system and application issues and enhancements, collaborate with IT teams to define requirements, and test bug fixes / new features.
  • Help with Fund-related tasks and initiatives, including prospectus changes and new Fund Launches and client onboarding.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as assigned.

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

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • The ability to be self-driven, to prioritize assigned works and complete in a timely manner.
  • Initiative by identifying issues and recommending solutions. Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Being a team player through dedication to collaboration and desire to build strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions 
  • Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • Being open to change and new, to understand how and why things work, and the connections between processes and technology.
  • Keen eye for project management with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • The ability to manoeuvre comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics.


You will have the following technical skills:


  • Used and have a solid understanding and experience of one or more Compliance Coding systems (Charles River, Aladdin etc). Able to code rules in a compliance system, properly utilizing established rule coding conventions.
  • Able to understand the needs of clients and interpret legal language, and understand how these needs should be handled in light of CG's investment philosophy.
  • Have worked as part of a similar function or a compliance monitoring team previously.
  • Familiar with working with Tableau and Microsoft Office package.
  • You have a good knowledge of financial instruments and investment business
  • You are able to demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills with a diverse group of associates, senior business leaders, and the Investment Group.


“I can apply in less than 4 minutes.”


You’ve reviewed this job posting and you’re ready to start the candidate journey with us. Apply now to move to the next step in our recruiting process. If this role isn’t what you’re looking for, check out our other opportunities and join our talent community.


“I can learn more about Capital Group.” 


At Capital Group, the success of the people who invest with us depends on the people in whom we invest. That’s why we offer a culture, compensation and opportunities that empower our associates to build successful and prosperous careers. Through nine decades, our goal has been to improve people’s lives through successful investing. We know that our history is a testament to the strength of the people we hire. More than 7,800 associates in 30+ offices around the world help our clients and each other grow and thrive every day. Find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, FairyGodBoss, DiversityJobs and Instagram.


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. 

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