Risk & Quantitative Solutions Associate

Date: Oct 15, 2021

Location: New York, NY, US, 10022

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 43165 

Location: New York, NY 

Other location(s): New York (NY) 

Relocation benefits offered: Yes 

Travel required: a. Up to 25% 

 

“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.

 

Works under the direct supervision of more senior staff. Partners with senior staff to analyze and inform portfolio construction decisions to highlight major risk positions within Capital’s Fixed Income portfolios. Independently enhances the framework for risk management monitoring and reporting processes. Drives process changes for initiatives of varying size and scope, often with significant complexity and ambiguity.

 

Primary responsibilities/essential functions:

 

  • Partners with senior staff to analyze and inform portfolio construction decisions to highlight major risk positions within Capital’s Fixed Income portfolios.
    • Develops reports that identify key risks in portfolios.
    • Performs quantitative analyses and provides recommendations in partnership with analysts and senior analysts to help formulate internal portfolio risk guidelines.
    • Generates ideas and presents recommendations to the Risk and Quantitative Solutions team that could influence portfolio construction decision
  • Independently enhances the framework for risk management monitoring and reporting processes.
    • Develops top down and bottoms up portfolio risk reports to identify and monitor the major risks in portfolios.
    • Evaluates third party analytic systems and valuation models (interest rate, prepayment, credit, etc.) 
    • Partners with more senior staff to evaluate risk methodology and scenario analysis capabilities to enhance risk assessment in Fixed Income portfolios.
  • Drives process changes for initiatives of varying size and scope, often with significant complexity and ambiguity.
    • Develops, monitors, and maintains various reports and dashboards.
    • Analyzes data and identifies trends, variances, and issues to formulate recommendations to enhance existing processes.
    • Develops and effectively leverages organizational networks and relationships in key internal functional areas such as the Investment Groups, I.T., and Investment Operations.
    • Designs and implements processes for Fixed Income Portfolio Managers and Analysts.
  • Performs additional responsibilities as assigned.

 

Skills/qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in computer science, mathematics or statistics preferred.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of Excel, Python or R. Experience with Bloomberg is a plus.
  • Demonstrates fundamental 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 ability to collaborate and develop/maintain working relationships inside the organization to enable effective completion of business objectives.
  • Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and analytical skills in areas of moderate complexity.
  • Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills with a diverse group of associates.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment in creating and presenting unique ideas and suggestions to improve risk reporting processes.
  • The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of experience in financial services or data analysis with a strong interest in financial services.

 

 

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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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