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Associate Equity Portfolio Manager

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Investment Management
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The key responsibilities of the role include
  • Support quant active equity portfolio managers and strategies across quant active equity team by performing day-to-day portfolio management functions, participate in research and analysis of quant active equity investment strategies, build and implement trades on behalf of the portfolio management team, interact with partners in operations, front and middle office on issues critical to portfolio management.
  • Manage day-to-day activities strategies/portfolios to meet client objectives within specified guidelines, regulatory frame-work and corporate policies. This includes: management of cash, client activity, futures and corporate actions.   Work directly with lead portfolio manager to create and execute necessary trades. 
  • Analyze and produce reports on portfolio performance, risk characteristics, and holdings for quarterly (or otherwise) client meetings.
  • Work with support partners in operations and middle office to resolve issues related to exceptions, accounting issues or data discrepancies to ensure portfolio management information is accurate. 
  • Respond accurately and promptly to client/partner inquiries regarding performance of strategies/ portfolios. 
  • Ensure risk and attribution reports are prepared for portfolio managers. 
  • Assist portfolio managers and management as needed with presentations and special projects.  
  • Build and maintain portfolio management tools used to analyze and research quant active investment strategies. 


The successful candidate will benefit from having: 
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in investment services in the financial services industry.
  • Direct experience in investment management business is preferred and portfolio management experience is highly desired. Strong computer and analytical skills extremely important.  Programming skills and experience with Oracle databases, SAS, and Python a strong plus.
  • Progress towards a CFA or MBA preferred

For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 18,500 employees globally. We serve the world’s most-sophisticated clients – from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.

We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.


As of December 31, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:
  • $10.1 trillion in assets under custody/administration
  • $7.6 trillion in assets under custody
  • $1.1 trillion in assets under management
  • $132 billion in banking assets 


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