Risk and Quantitative Solutions Analyst

Date: Jan 6, 2022

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90025

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 46002 

Location: Los Angeles, CA 

Other location(s): New York (NY) 

Relocation benefits offered: No 

Travel required: None 


“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.


Role summary: Demonstrates intermediate knowledge in assigned area and is an experienced sole contributor. Provides independent, rigorous analysis to inform portfolio construction decisions and highlight major risk positions within Capital’s Fixed Income portfolios. Actively conducts quantitative and qualitative analyses for portfolios. Represents risk management practices in internal meetings. Enhances the framework for risk management monitoring and reporting processes.


Primary responsibilities/essential functions:

  • Actively conducts quantitative and qualitative analyses for portfolios.

    • Performs quantitative analyses and provides recommendations in partnership with senior analysts to help formulate internal portfolio risk guidelines.

    • Actively conducts portfolio reviews to identify key risks in portfolios.

    • Advises Portfolio Managers on the risk characteristics of their portfolios.

    • Communicates ideas and recommendations to Portfolio Managers to influence portfolio construction decisions.


  • Represents risk management practices in internal meetings.

    • Presents analytics and findings to the Fixed Income investment group and oversight groups.

    • Relays risk management processes and policies to internal associates.


  • Enhances the framework for risk management monitoring and reporting processes.

    • Proactively thinks outside of the box to enhance existing processes.

    • Evaluates third party analytic systems and valuation models (interest rate, prepayment, credit, etc.).

    • Evaluate risk methodology and scenario analysis capabilities to enhance risk assessment in Fixed Income portfolios.

    • Develops top down and bottoms up portfolio risk reports to identify and monitor the major risks in portfolios.

    • Performs quantitative analyses and provides recommendations to enhance system solutions required for client, internal and regulatory risk analysis.


  • Performs additional responsibilities as assigned.



  • Demonstrates working knowledge of Excel, Python or R. Experience with Bloomberg or Blackrock's Aladdin is preferred

  • Demonstrated working experience with Municipals or Investment Grade is preferred 

  • Demonstrates knowledge of finance and investment principles. Demonstrates interest in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology and information affecting the department/business area.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of risk management, technology skillsets, and technical capabilities.

  • Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and analytical skills in areas of moderate to high complexity.

  • Demonstrates sound judgment in resolving complex matters.

  • Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills with a diverse group of associates.

  • Demonstrates ability to collaborate and develop/maintain working relationships inside the organization to enable effective completion of business objectives.



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“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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