Associate Portfolio Manager - Long/Short Strategies

Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Competitive + bonus
02 Aug 2019
01 Sep 2019
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time


  • Develop a solid understanding of the drivers of portfolio performance and positioning across the entire range of L/S strategies
  • Participate in ongoing research on our stock selection models and all aspects of portfolio construction in order to generate model/process improvement ideas
  • Leverage the firm’s research resources (L/S, Global Equity Research, Portfolio Construction, etc.), to execute complex research projects while also being able to work independently
  • Contribute to enhancing the L/S attribution framework
  • Articulate research results to the L/S team, research and investment teams, and senior management
  • Explain our research, investment process, and results to prospects and clients.  Support the marketing and client service efforts by providing answers to client and prospect questions
  • Provide regular investment commentary for the L/S suite of funds
  • Work in close collaboration with other teams (Hedge Fund Operations, IT, Client Reporting, etc.) to continue to strengthen all operational aspects of the L/S business


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, statistics, mathematics, computer science or a related field; graduate degree and/or CFA is strongly preferred
  • A minimum of 5-10 years of prior work experience, preferably in quantitative investing/research
  • Strong programming skills (Python preferred) and experience working with visualization tools such as Tableau or Qlik
  • Demonstrated knowledge of statistics and/or econometrics and experience working with large data sets (3rd party and proprietary)
  • World-class analytical skills and the ability to clearly articulate the approach, process and results in verbal, graphical and written form
  • Willingness and ability to work in a collegial, results-oriented environment – must be a strong team player
  • Interest in following financial markets and a strong quantitative orientation for investing
  • Drive to deliver on high value projects and a roll up your sleeves attitude
  • Travel will be required up to 20-30% of the time

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.

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