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Portfolio Analyst

Allspring Global Investments
United States, California, Los Angeles
333 South Grand Avenue (Show on map)
May 08, 2024
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COMPANY

Allspring Global Investments is a leading independent asset management firm that offers a broad range of investment products and solutions designed to help meet clients' goals. At Allspring, our vision is to inspire a new era of investing that pursues both financial returns and positive outcomes. With decades of trusted experience propelling us forward, we strive to build portfolios aimed at generating successful outcomes for our clients. We do this through the independence of thought that powers our investment strategies and by bringing a renewed approach to look around the corner to unlock what's possible. Allspring is a company committed to thoughtful investing, purposeful planning, and the desire to deliver outcomes that expand above and beyond financial gains. For more information, please visit About Us - Allspring Global Investments.

At Allspring, unique views inspire us. We leverage the diversity of people, ideas, and skills to help our clients pursue their financial goals. We strive to attract and retain a diverse talent pool that enables us to better serve our global client base. Intentionally fostering a diverse and inclusive culture allows us to empower innovation, productivity, and engagement. It's also essential for elevating the experience of our clients as well as the communities in which we operate. Thank you for considering Allspring as you explore the next step in your career journey.

POSITION

Allspring is seeking a portfolio analyst to join its quantitative Systematic Edge Equity Team. The team is responsible for portfolio management and research of systematic long/short, market neutral and long-only equity strategies. The analyst will collaborate with experienced portfolio managers and researchers while working at the intersection of finance and cutting-edge data science.

RESPONSIBILITIES



  • Work with portfolio managers and trading to successfully implement strategies in client portfolios.
  • Design and develop analysis and monitoring tools to achieve best practices in all aspects of the investment process.
  • Engage in research and quantitative analysis to improve current strategies across all phases of portfolio management including signal research, optimization and portfolio construction.
  • Formualte data-driven insights and translate them into meaningful investment outcomes.
  • Provide support to portfolio managers and product specialists for client facing engagements.


CANDIDATE

The candidate we seek is a self-motivated individual who is eager to learn and adapt in a highly intellectual, rapidly changing environment. The ideal candidate is voraciously curious and approaches problems with a keen analytical mindset.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS



  • BA/BS or graduate degree in a quantitative discipline such as finance, mathematics, statistics, economics, computer science or engineering and/or 1-2 years of relevant work experience.
  • Demonstrable interest in financial markets and knowledge of equity markets.
  • Familiarity with basic quantitative finance concepts such as beta and factor premia.
  • Effective collaborator who is comfortable working in teams.
  • Great listener and communicator who internalizes feedback and seeks continual personal and professional development.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS



  • Proficiency in at least one common coding language for data science such as R, Python, or SQL.
  • Demonstrable experience working with large data sets, either academic or professional.
  • Previous exposure, academic or professional, to quantitative/mathematical/systematic finance.
  • Experience with visualization software.
  • CFA charter holder, candidacy, or interest in pursuing a CFA.



Base Pay Range: $100,000-130,000

Salary Range for California candidates only.Actual based may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary bonus programs, or other annual or non-annual incentive or sales plans.)

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We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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