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Senior Analyst, Alpha Analytics and Portfolio Risk


Chicago, IL

Posted 1 month ago

Seeking to hire a Senior Analyst, Alpha Analytics and Portfolio Risk, for a direct hire opportunity in Chicago for one of the nation's largest independent foundations. Organizations supported by the Foundation work in about fifty countries. The Analyst is responsible for monitoring and reporting on risk and return factors impacting the Foundation’s portfolio.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·      Calculate and monitor risk and return for the portfolio, including developing reports and custom analytics

·      Participate as a member of the Risk Committee

·      Implement the Foundation’s portable alpha program, interacting with the Foundation’s overlay manager, and executing derivatives trades to manage market exposure

·      Monitor and actively manage the Foundation’s counterparty risk

·      Analyze and manage a portfolio of short-term cash enhancement instruments

·      Participate in prospective manager presentations and assist with the performance analysis, diligence, and underwriting of potential investments

·      Assist in quantitative analytic projects across the portfolio such as asset allocation, risk management, and sensitivity analysis

·      Evaluate portfolio construction and its impact on risk and return across the portfolio

·      Measure currency and factor exposure across the portfolio, evaluating hedges for both public and private investments

·      Prepare verbal and written presentations as requested

Other Details:

·      Schedule: 8am-5pm

·      Location: Hybrid/Chicago

Contact the Recruiter:
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Tracy Vistine
VP of Talent Acquisition
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Tracy Vistine
VP of Talent Acquisition
I want to convey my appreciation for Tracy’s time, effort, and consideration throughout the recruitment process. I genuinely value the professionalism, insightful questions, and constructive feedback that she provided during our interactions. I was and continue to be impressed by the culture and accomplishments of Messina.
– Brian C. | Director of Project Management
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