Macro Portfolio Manager, Multi-Asset Class Strategies

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA Boston MA US
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • Acadian Asset
  • 18 Jun 18 2018-06-18

We are seeking a Macro Portfolio Manager to join our newly formed Multi-Asset Class Strategies (MACS) team. MACS invests in global liquid markets including Equities, Fixed-Income, FX, Commodities and Options mostly using derivatives. This is an exceptional opportunity for a team oriented individual that is very passionate and knowledgeable about capital markets and appreciates a research-based systematic investment process.

Position Overview:

MACS Investment decisions are primarily driven by a top-down systematic quantitative process.  The Macro PM will help evaluate multi-asset portfolios in the context of the current macro and market environment and suggest appropriate actions if necessary.  MACS investment decisions utilize a team oriented approach in which the Macro PM would play a crucial role, however, this person will not have their own individual risk budget, strategy or P&L.  The Macro PM would also be expected to research long-term macroeconomic trends that affect current markets.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate multi-asset portfolio positioning in the context of current macro and market environment
  • Perform thematic research using large sophisticated datasets
  • Contribute to team oriented investment decision process
  • Suggest improvements to MACS models and investment process
  • Closely follow macro and micro trends across all markets and geographies
  • Understand all aspects of Acadian’s MACS systematic quantitative framework
  • Present portfolio positioning in the context of current environment
  • Present all aspects of MACS investment process to sophisticated clients

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of macro multi-asset investment experience
  • Deep familiarity with systematic multi-asset investing
  • Strong knowledge of and passion for markets and macroeconomics
  • Track record of producing high quality thematic macroeconomic research
  • Bachelor’s degree with an outstanding academic record; Master’s or PhD degree strongly preferred
  • Experience with designing and managing portfolios in a team setting
  • Experience presenting to sophisticated clients
  • World-class analytic skills and the ability to clearly articulate the approach, process and results
  • Creativity, enthusiasm, collegiality and the ability to excel in a self-starting environment
  • Drive and humility to deliver on high value projects and roll up your sleeves attitude
  • Some travel required