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Associate Portfolio Manager

Associate Portfolio Manager
Nashville, Tennessee
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Job Description

Who You 'll Work With:

Fixed Income Associate Portfolio Managers (APM) are responsible for supporting our global Portfolio Management teams through accurate and efficient implementation of portfolio decisions. They support all asset classes and work closely with teams across the AB enterprise, including investment management, operations, technology, sales, and trading. An APM should show an interest in financial markets and will develop a deep understanding of our products, operational policies, and procedures.

As part of the business, the Fixed Income APM role offers high visibility to the Fixed Income Investment team as well as other areas of the firm-Sales, Product Development, Middle Office, Compliance, and Technology and Operations. This role enables an individual to experience all aspects of the asset management business.

What You 'll Do:

As an APM in our Municipal(Muni) team a candidate must ensure the efficient implementation of fixed income trades, including reviewing compliance with guidelines and

  • Continually monitor portfolios to ensure guideline compliance, portfolio and security data accuracy, performance reporting and analysis for ad-hoc requests
  • Facilitate successful account opening/closings and liaise with sales and portfolio management to address client requests
  • Identify opportunities and partner with technologists to re-engineer and automate processes to increase operational efficiency, improve client service and enhance risk controls
  • Provide support to Portfolio Managers, PAs, Sales, Trading and Operations to deliver against client requirements

What We 're Looking For:

Candidates must have outstanding attention to detail, coupled with a proven ability to think logically and make sound decisions in a fast-paced environment, often under time pressure and across multiple tasks.

Specific requirements include:

  • Motivated self-starter with a passion for process improvement and leveraging technology to solve complex business problems
  • Strong interest / experience in financial markets, notably asset management
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Effective communication skills paired with a strong desire to work in a team-oriented organization
  • Exceptional understanding of risk management and overall control environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite
  • Strong soft skills such as adaptability and creativity

Who We Are:

We are a leading global investment management firm offering high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional clients, retail investors, and private-wealth clients in major markets around the globe. With over 4,000 employees across 57 locations operating in 26 countries and jurisdictions, our ambition is simple: to be the most trusted investment firm in the world. We realize that it's our people who give us a competitive advantage and drive success in the market, and our goal is to create an inclusive culture that rewards hard work.

Our culture of intellectual curiosity and collaboration creates an environment where you can thrive and do your best work. Whether you're producing thought- provoking research, identifying compelling investment opportunities, infusing new technologies into our business or providing thoughtful advice to our clients, we are fully invested in you. If you're ready to challenge your limits and empower your career, join us!

AB does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status or any other basis that is prohibited by applicable law. AB’s policies, as well as practices, seek to ensure that employment opportunities are available to all employees and applicants, based solely on job-related criteria.

Nashville, Tennessee

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