Equity Trader / Portfolio Analyst

Los Angeles
Commensurate with experience
Mar 10, 2021
May 09, 2021
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Passed CFA Level I
Employment Type
Full Time

Equity Trader / Portfolio Analyst

Job Description:

Payden & Rygel, a Los Angeles-headquartered, multi-asset investment manager seeks to fill an equity trader / portfolio analyst position with the following responsibilities:

Trader responsibilities:

  • Execute buys and sells of equity securities, including:
    1. US and non-US common stock
    2. Preferred stock
    3. Equity Derivatives
  • Research/analyze market levels and provide market color/insights.
  • Monitor PM’s and Strategist’s price targets.
  • Monitor compliance limits for portfolios, resolve trade issues, and price securities.

Portfolio Analyst responsibilities:

  • Formulate and construct trade programs that adhere to investment guidelines.
  • Determine and analyze portfolio construction and risk exposures.
  • Perform portfolio and index level performance analyses.
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly/yearly reports.
  • Perform portfolio, index, and security analyses.
  • Maintain question/answer RFP database.  Assist in responding to RFPs.
  • Performing longer-term equity/bond research projects.

Ideal characteristics:

  • Collaborative, bright, quick learner, good attitude, attention to detail, articulate. Two to five years of relevant experience required. Programming / database management skills desired. College degree required, as is a CFA or CFA candidacy.
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