Performance Attribution Specialist

Acadian Asset Management, Inc. - Boston, MA
05 Jun 2019
05 Jul 2019
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Overview:

The Performance and Attribution Group is charged with ensuring prompt, accurate calculation and reporting for all composites, as well as other performance-related analytics for a variety of purposes. The ideal candidate will have investment knowledge, experience with hedge funds, technical skills, great attention to detail, analytical skills, and communication skills.  Excel, and a solid mathematics background are required.


  • Partner with Global Client Group and RFP teams to ensure prompt, accurate performance information for client requests, questionnaires and consultant databases.
  • Maintain monthly and ad hoc report production schedule and support timely reporting and deadline-oriented projects and objectives.
  • Run and analyze attributions; provide qualitative and quantitative attribution analysis internally/externally as requested.
  • Provide quality assurance of output from performance and attribution systems and resolution of issues.
  • Identify improvements to existing processes to further gain operational efficiency and productivity and assist or lead special projects as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, math or other analytical discipline required.  Progress towards a graduate degree or CIPM/CFA certification will be viewed favorably
  • Minimum two years prior experience working in portfolio accounting or investment management required
  • SQL and VBA programming a strong plus
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong attention to detail and demonstrated commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid analytical and troubleshooting skills in the performance calculation or reporting process
  • Flexible, able to work independently and within a team-oriented environment

To apply for this position or view Acadian’s open roles, please visit the Careers section of our website at: We will contact only selected candidates.