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Performance & Attribution Analyst

Acadian Asset Management
Boston, USA
$70k - $90k
Closing date
Aug 22, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Overview:

The Performance and Attribution Group is charged with ensuring prompt, accurate calculation and reporting for all portfolios and composites, as well as other performance-related analytics for a variety of purposes. The ideal candidate will have investment knowledge, experience with hedge funds or hedge fund administration and multi-asset class strategies, strong technical skills, great attention to detail, analytical skills, project management and communication skills. Excel, SQL, data validation experience, and a solid mathematics background are required.

Acadian supports a hybrid work environment, employees are on-site in the Boston office 2 days a week.

What You'll Do:
  • Partner with Global Client Group and RFP teams to ensure prompt, accurate performance information for consultant databases, client requests and questionnaires
  • Maintain monthly and ad hoc report production schedule to facilitate deadline-oriented projects and objectives
  • Complete complex quantitative analyses under tight deadlines for internal and external clients
  • Provide consultation to internal clients in formulating most appropriate responses
  • Run and analyze attributions using third-party and proprietary systems; provide qualitative and quantitative attribution analysis internally/externally as requested
  • Identify improvements to existing processes to further gain operational efficiency and productivity, and assist or lead mid-size internal projects.

We're Looking for Teammates With:
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, math or other analytical discipline; Progress towards graduate degree and/or CIPM/CFA certification a plus.
  • Two years of work experience in investment operations or performance/attribution, (or support of) preferred.
  • Long / Short Equity, and Multi-Asset experience helpful.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills as well as written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must possess extensive problem solving, troubleshooting skills, and strong attention to detail.
  • Must be flexible, able to work independently and within a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to meet or exceed deadlines.

Why Work Here:

Acadian is a quantitative investment firm where ideas are empowered by technology. Our team is made up of a diverse mix of professionals who thrive in a culture that fosters ingenuity through collaboration and transparency. We offer a casual office environment, top-notch benefits, and excellent professional and personal development opportunities.

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. 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

Acadian Asset Management LLC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. No employee or applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

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