Equity Portfolio Manager, State Street Global Advisors, Vice President

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State Street Corporation
London, United Kingdom
03 Sep 2022
04 Oct 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for

To manage a range of passive equity funds within the Global Equity Beta Solutions (GEBS) portfolio management team. The role will include all aspects of management for a range of regional and global index equity portfolios including rebalancing, risk monitoring and exposure management.

This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and office to match your needs and role requirements.

Why this role is important to us

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) is a global leader in institutional asset management, entrusted with more than $2.78 trillion in assets. For more than three decades, investors worldwide have benefited from our disciplined, precise investment process and powerful global platform offering access to every major asset class, capitalization range and style across the indexing and active spectrums. SSGA is the investment management arm of State Street Corporation, one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutions.

What you will be responsible for
As Equity Portfolio Manager you will
  • Portfolio Management. You will have full responsibility for various daily tasks associated with managing index funds such as: Monitoring tracking, risk and exposure. Trading for index changes and cash flows, performance measurement and attribution
  • Analysis of upcoming corporate actions for value add or wealth preservation opportunities
  • Project work may include working with our research team to help guide and implement various projects that drive efficiency and improve service levels
  • Work with investment managers to improve efficiency of processes and workflow
  • Assist in building required reports and presentations for internal and external clients

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
The successful candidate should possess good mathematical, decision-making and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of a coding language (R or Python preferable), a good understanding of Factset and advanced Excel
  • Numerically minded and confident with data handling and interpretation
  • Ability to work effectively in a team, providing support, prioritize workload
  • Initiative, demonstrate flexibility and think creatively to solve problems
  • Absolute attention to detail and high degree of accuracy when working under pressure
  • Interested in investing, fundamentally curious and passionate about passive equity management

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • An undergraduate degree
  • Ideally a finance related post grad /CFA (or equivalent)
You will have a good practical understanding of index funds and ideally experience in working within, or closely with, an index fund management team. Experience in data science or statistical analysis also desirable

Are you the right candidate? Yes!
We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don't necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

About State Street Global Advisors
What We Do. As the asset management arm of State Street Corporation, State Street Global Advisors has served the world's governments, institutions and financial advisors for over four decades. With a rigorous, risk-aware approach built on research, analysis and market-tested experience, we build from a breadth of active and index strategies to create cost-effective solutions. As stewards, we help portfolio companies see that what is fair for people and sustainable for the planet can deliver long-term performance. And, as pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest. As a result, we have become one of the world's largest asset managers with trillions of dollars under our care.
Our Mission. At State Street Global Advisors our mission is to invest responsibly to enable economic prosperity and social progress. We are driven by a desire to help our clients, and those who rely on them, achieve a better future. We have a long history of developing innovative investment strategies to provide our clients with reliable and transparent returns, cost-effectively, and without excessive risk.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to Flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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