Analyst - Capital Solutions Group

Date: Dec 30, 2021

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 46515 

Location: Los Angeles, CA 

Other location(s): New York (NY) 

Relocation benefits offered:  

Travel required:  


“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 as a Solutions Analyst at Capital Group”

Capital Group’s Solutions Unit (‘the Unit”) is the investment team responsible for performing research and making investment recommendations in support of Capital Group’s multi-asset portfolio solutions effort.  The multi-asset portfolio solutions include but are not limited to: American Funds and Insurance Series based ’40 Act fund-of-funds and solutions; Global target date and model platforms; PCS model portfolios; institutional solutions overseen by Capital Group.  


As a Solutions Analyst, you will join a team of collegial, honest, and intellectually rigorous researchers in Capital’s investment organization.  A hallmark of Capital’s philosophy is an overriding focus on the long term, whether regarding investment results, relationship management or the stewardship of the company itself.  The culture of Capital Group is built on a foundation of shared values that influence associates’ decision-making and the way they interact with clients, investors and one another: Integrity, Accountability, Rigorous analysis, Collaboration, Humility, Long-term focus, Consistency and Respect for individuals.

As a Solutions Analyst, you will contribute to the team in the following ways:

  • Work in a team of Analysts, Research Director, Senior Business Manager, and Portfolio Managers to deliver high impact applied research in support of multi-asset portfolios solutions platforms.
  • Research, develop and maintain relevant analytical frameworks and quantitative models
  • Contribute to / initiate deep dive foundational and/or solutions research that cuts across many portfolios and geographies (US, Europe and Asia)
  • Utilize industry publications, industry databases, internal proprietary databases and additional internal resources as needed to compile research
  • Bring and apply domain knowledge to the broad research topics
  • Identify new areas for research and find creative ways to solve problems as they apply to monitoring, attribution, asset allocation and portfolio construction
  • Participates in development of computing/data platform effort to support and enhance research processes in a collaborative environment


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

  • You possess 5-10 years of relevant investment experience involving building asset allocation and portfolio construction solutions using multiple asset classes spanning global equity and fixed income.
  • You demonstrate exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills with strong understanding of time series analysis, portfolio theory, optimization, monte carlo simulation and statistical models.
  • You demonstrate the ability to develop recommendations and support assertions with relevant quantitative and qualitative data.
  • You are a skilled communicator, able to engage with investment professionals, distill complex concepts into simple language and deliver solutions to diverse group of associates.
  • You have strong academic credentials with advanced degree in business, finance, econometrics, mathematics or science
  • You are proactive and work collaboratively in a team environment
  • You have experience programming in Python, R, MATLAB, SQL as they apply to time series analysis, simulation modeling, portfolio optimization techniques and machine learning models with application to portfolio construction and monitoring.
  • You have strong working knowledge in FactSet, Capital IQ, Bloomberg etc.


“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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