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Analyst, Portfolio Management

Company: ProShares
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Analyst, Portfolio Management

at ProShares

Bethesda, MD (Hybrid)

Portfolio Analyst is the first step in the Portfolio Manager (PM) career track at ProShares. The PM career track begins at Analyst, Senior Analyst, Associate Portfolio Manager, Desk Head, (Portfolio Manager, and Senior Portfolio Manager) and concludes with Director, Portfolio Management.

Each step in the PM career track contains a similar series of tasks, skills, and characteristics that are performed at an increasing level of understanding and responsibility as they progress through the track. The Portfolio Analysts play an integral role in three of the essential job functions within the Portfolio Department:

Portfolio Management-With the Desk Head's oversight, assist with the daily management of ETFs and or Mutual Funds,

Portfolio Trading- With the Desk Head's oversight, places trades within the regulatory requirements, prospectus, internal guidelines and the guidelines of best execution,

Portfolio Administration- Review of broad data sets to ensure accurate processing and reporting of the funds.

Essential Job Functions [1]:

Portfolio Management

Works, under the supervision of the Portfolio Manager, to implement the investment strategy to ensure alignment with stated investment objectives.

Collaborate with the portfolio management team by performing data analysis pertaining to portfolio construction, asset allocation, security selection, and portfolio repositioning.

Continuously monitor the portfolio and confirm compliance with regulatory requirements.

Assist the Portfolio Manager in the development of a tax efficient strategy and implement it throughout the year.

Assist the Portfolio Manager in analyzing the daily performance attribution of the funds.

Support timely and consistent communication with internal and external stakeholders.

Portfolio Trading

Responsible, under direction, for executing trades authorized by the Portfolio Manager for the rebalancing of the funds.

Perform and implement cost benefit analysis in an effort to obtain best execution.

Help improve the portfolio trading workflow process.

Portfolio Administration

Report daily portfolio transactions.

Reconcile end of day portfolio composition.

Verify net asset value of the portfolio.

Ensure timely delivery of portfolio performance and characteristics.

Education and Experience:

Undergraduate degree required in finance, economics, math or related field preferred.

One to three years related experience in fund accounting, investment operations preferred.

Security or derivative trading and operational experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Excellent mathematical, quantitative and analytical skills.

Excel proficiency required. VBA macro skills desirable.

Familiarity with industry standard systems desirable.

Attention to detail and strong presentational skills required.

Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task in a fast pace environment.

[1] These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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ProShare Advisors LLC and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of age, race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital or family status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, mental condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: ProShares, Bethesda , Analyst, Portfolio Management, Executive , Bethesda, Maryland

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