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Portfolio Data Analyst

Wellington Management
Portfolio Data Analyst
Boston, US
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Job Description

About Us

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 60 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

We are transitioning to a hybrid work environment where both remote work and the office play a critical role. Our vision is a future where all employees are empowered to work flexibly to drive the best outcomes for our clients. Flexible work is a mindset and a core value. Our employees are encouraged to work remotely two days a week as a standard practice and will have flexibility in terms of working hours.

About the Role

** Company** : Wellington Management Company LLP

** Location** : 280 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210

** Position Title** : Portfolio Data Analyst

** Job Description** :

Provide Wellington investment teams with data, controls, and support needed to ensure that investment intent is accurately reflected in accordance with client regulatory and operational requirements. Responsible for operational support and driving key initiatives related to the accuracy of the firm’s internal representation of client cash balances. Work in a team setting and communicate regularly with other groups within Portfolio Administration as well as vendors, Client Services/GRG, Portfolio Management, Fixed Income and Equity Trading teams, and Banks. Primary responsibilities include the following:

  • Write advanced SQL code to extract/collate data based on specific requirements defined by collaborating with Portfolio Accounting analysts, with a focus on cash, FX, and portfolio accounting workflows.
  • Write VBA macro scripting used to translate business requirements into usable controls for our production environment.
  • Find effective coding solutions to business challenges and create process improvements for FX initiatives, cash, and accounting treatments.
  • Perform business process analysis and translate functional requirements into technical specifications for IT business partners.
  • Support management of cash for clients by developing solutions to realize efficiency gains and reduce overall operating risk.
  • Lead and participate in both tactical and strategic initiatives relative to improving cash data and accounting workflows.
  • Liaise with Investor, Client Service, Portfolio Accounting, and all internal stakeholders to support investment operations.
  • Daily oversight of all primary Cash Control workflows, including FX order reconciliation, execution, and processing.
  • Provide guidance and expertise to Business Analysts and IT regarding development and requirements to support improved workflow tools and create control reports.
  • Review accounting capabilities and make recommendations to refine service delivery to investment teams.

Position is fixed location based in Boston, MA office; However, telecommuting from a home office location may also be allowed.

** Job Requirements** :

Requires a Master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Engineering Management, Business, Finance, or a directly related field plus two (2) years of experience as a Data Analyst, Data Operations Specialist, or related occupation.

Must have two (2) years of experience in each of the following (experience may be gained concurrently):

  • Experience in the financial services industry, including investment management and custodian bank processes
  • Experience with VBA/SQL scripting tools, including developing code to extract data and collate for purposes of prioritization and risk mitigation, particularly for currency exposure management and hedging activity for global markets
  • Hands-on experience in an asset management environment or financial service setting working in a production environment
  • Experience with Python and Tableau
  • Experience with capital markets with a focus on cash management and how exposures impact account management
  • Experience in accounting and recordkeeping within an asset manager industry
  • Experience with foreign exchange transactions
  • Global market experience utilizing coding and Microsoft suite
  • Experience with investment management operations and support practices
  • Working for an asset manager supporting multiple asset classes and complex account structures
  • Experience performing systems support.

40 hours/week, 9:00am-5:00pm, $85,000-$120,000 /year.

To apply, please submit resume on-line or (Req. #R89541)

Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That’s ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to r ace, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law _ . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at GMWTalentOperations@wellington.com_ .

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