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Junior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager - Hybrid

Company: Conning & Company
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Position summary:Collaborates with the Total Return team members in the ongoing responsibilities of managing investment portfolios. Maintains day to day contact with team members, provides analytical support, allocates trades, handles client requests and interprets investment reports. Uses strong writing skills to add color and commentary to monthly and quarterly reports, and for Request for Proposal (RFP) support.Responsibilities:Collaborate with team members in day-to-day fixed income portfolio management including portfolio analysis and monitoring, strategy development and execution, and position swap analysis.Provide investment reports as necessary.Interpret and articulate investment strategy, portfolio positioning, and performance attribution for client reports for Total Return and Liability-driven Investment clients.Manage monthly distribution and rebalances for Liability-driven Investment Strategy clients.Support the maintenance of strong client relationships.Monitor client cash needs, including the preparation of cash flow/investment income forecasts.Work with traders and portfolio managers on investment activities including specific portfolio actions in the absence of portfolio managers; generate client specific analysis and reportsMonitor compliance; and respond to corporate actions.Monitor daily market conditions and analyze market sectors.Respond to other ad-hoc client requests.Requirements:Hybrid - Hartford CTBachelor's Degree (preferably in Finance, Mathematics or Economics).CFA designation in process or soon to be in process.General understanding of capital markets, economics and security types with strong emphasis on fixed income security analysis.2+ years minimum experience in finance, investment accounting or investment management.Keen ability to take direction, adapt, prioritize workload, and work independently if needed and use resources to enhance effectiveness and efficiencyExceptional attention to detail and problem-solving skillsAbility to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environmentAnalytical approach with strong quantitative and qualitative skillsAdvanced excel modeling skills, working programming knowledge in VBA /or Python, and/or Bloomberg a plusStrong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPointWillingness to generate and communicate ideas to investment team members.Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skillsPassionate interest in the capital markets. Desire and energy to move to the next level.Ability to thrive as a member of an investment team with frequent transactions.Working knowledge of Bloomberg a plus.Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:Our company embraces the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion; our employees can bring the best version of themselves to work every day. We thrive in an environment where everyone's voice is heard, every idea counts, and the differences of our employees are valued. We provide reasonable accommodations to those who need them.If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact us to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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