Vehicle Flexibility Specialist

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: London, GB

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 41603 

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 Vehicle Flexibility Specialist”


As a Vehicle Flexibility Specialist, you play a critical role in helping CG make our investment services available to a wider range of clients, across multiple geographies and vehicles. You have experience of quantitative financial models and tools or comfort with learning within a quantitative setting.


You would understand the inner workings of the strategies, the specific environment within which the strategies are implemented, and the core objectives of each of the funds and vehicles. You would Identify and respond to research questions from the daily rebalance process working with the broader VFlex team to identify opportunities for continuously improving the strategies. You would evaluate the construction and performance of the replicated vehicle and ensure the strategies are working as expected and participate in broader research questions, design and build-out of the VFlex capability in service of driving to "best execution" for vehicles. You would complete the most complex re-balancing tasks across different accounts using various tools, models, and portfolio optimization techniques.


You would Collaborate with the other members of the team to own and execute the daily process for VFlex vehicles; generating the daily recommended trade lists for all relevant vehicles, ensure timely delivery of the decisions, the integrity of the operations, quality control, responsiveness to GIC, and the Vehicle Portfolio Manager approval process. You would be able to interpret output from the quantitative process, understand differences, identify causes, and explore alternatives, as necessary. You would work with IT to maintain the model/data environment and support evolution of systematic decision-making support systems and structures. You would work closely with senior PMs and other parties to resolve the most complex portfolio transition and re-balancing issues. You would be instrumental in continuous improvement efforts to design, implement, and improve workflows and approaches. 


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

•    Demonstrated passion and experience with investment instruments, markets and the investment process. 
•    A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience, preferably in an analytical role. A 4-year degree is required, ideally in a quantitative field (i.e. mathematics, finance or economics). 
•    Comprehensive understanding of investment products, asset allocation, securities operations and the servicing requirements of accounts.
•    Demonstrated sound judgment in resolving matters of complexity. 
•    Demonstrated intellectual curiosity, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. 
•    Demonstrated quantitative capability. 
•    Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively interact with a diverse group of associates including Investment Group, Trading, IT and GIC. 
•    Capable of managing multiple priorities and meeting deliverable deadlines.
•    Ability to identify, assess, respond to, and escalate risks and issues. Self-motivated, takes initiatives and demonstrates commitment to continuously improve skills.


“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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