FFP Investment Strategy Analyst

Wellington Management Company, LLP
Boston, USA
08 Sep 2022
25 Sep 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

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.


The Investment Strategy team is responsible for multi-factor, multi-manager, multi-asset and custom solutions. The team provides bespoke research and advice across various topics such as fundamental factors, asset allocation, thematic investing and manager research and manages various outcome oriented, factor, and thematic portfolios on behalf of clients.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Analyst to work with our Fundamental Factor Team within Investment Strategy. The role requires a strong understanding of investment management, risk management and portfolio construction concepts with a specific focus on equities. The individual will be focused on helping the team conduct research for their proprietary equity factor platform and managing a suite of factor portfolios. They will also contribute to the team's manager research, strategic solutions proposals, and client analytics capabilities.


A successful candidate will have:
  • 5+ years of relevant experience preferred
  • Interest in factors and their role in driving the performance of fundamental investment strategies
  • Familiarity with risk management and portfolio construction techniques using common industry tools such as Barra, Axioma, etc.
  • Intellectual curiosity and a passion for rigorous research, markets and the intersection of technology and investing
  • Aptitude and enthusiasm for working with technology. Programming skills and experience with business intelligence tools and data architecture preferred.
  • Interest in researching and integrating material ESG signals into systematic strategies. Knowledge of ESG datasets and vendor landscape a plus
  • Ability to thrive in a multi-faceted, fast paced environment with multiple competing deadlines
  • Work independently as well as part of a highly collaborative team where respectful debate is encouraged to best deliver client outcomes
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail are essential traits as are versatility and creative problem solving
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong academic credentials, CFA preferred
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 race, 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 GMCANINQ@wellington.com .

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