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Fixed Income Portfolio Analysis Group Analyst
Capital Group | Los Angeles, California
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Job Description

Req ID:  5301
Experience Level: Professional 
Other Location(s): Los Angeles West (CA)  
Relocation offered: Yes
Travel required: None

Come grow with us

At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.

The Global Investment Control department directly supports Capital Group's investment professionals, implements investment decisions and facilitates the investment process. Operating from locations in North America, Europe, and Asia, core functions include order management, portfolio construction and compliance, trade support, corporate action communication and coordination, and proxy services, among others. These services support the management of equity and fixed income portfolios for retail, institutional and private clients.

Based in West Los Angeles, the Analyst will be part of the Fixed Income Portfolio Analysis Group and primarily focus on fixed income portfolio construction and analysis. This individual will partner closely with investment professionals, traders, legal as well as the rest of the Global Investment Control teams. 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist investment professionals with analysis needed to construct fixed income portfolios and construct portfolios based on the convictions of investment professionals and compliance guidelines.
  • Actively monitor portfolio risk metrics by generating reports and analyzing model scenarios to support the investment professionals’ decision making.
  • Perform pre-trade portfolio analysis for investment professionals to review, monitor cash flows and assist with account transitions.
  • Review and manage currency hedging as directed by the investment professionals and monitor real-time fixed income market activity

Work hours can range from 5 AM to 5 PM PST depending on the functions supported. Some overtime and schedule flexibility may be required.

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years financial services industry experience, familiarity with fixed income instruments, markets and the investment process required; some experience with derivative instruments preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required, CFA certification preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (knowledge of complex nested formulas, some exposure writing VBA/macros, etc.) and familiarity of Bloomberg required.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment while performing highly complex and analytical work.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of different departments and colleagues within Capital Group and shift gears/priorities quickly based on business needs.

 

Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.39 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 

 

 

About Capital Group

Internet Capital Group, Inc. (ICG) is focused on acquiring and building Internet software and services companies. During the year ended December 31, 2008, the Company hold ownership interests in 14 companies that are considered to be the partner companies. The results for the operation of the partner companies are reported in two business segments: the core reporting segment and the other holdings reporting segment. The core reporting segment includes those partner companies in which ICG's management takes a role in providing direction and management assistance. The other holdings reporting segment includes partner companies over which the Company have less influence, because they are public companies and/or have a relatively small ownership stake in those partner companies. (Source: 10-K)

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