Investment Consultant
Marsh & McLennan Companies - St. Louis, MO

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Marsh & McLennan Companies

(NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital.

The Investment Consultant is responsible for working with other consultants to develop and deliver customized solutions for institutional clients, such as sponsors and trustees of pension funds, endowments and other institutional asset pools by performing analysis, clarifying data and reporting using Mercer's proprietary tools. To fulfill this role, the Consultant will:

Critically analyze different investment markets, managers' investment styles and portfolio characteristics and evaluate their impact on investment performance each quarter and produce accurate and detailed client reports through analysis of client-specific investment data in support of their consulting colleagues

Communicate with investment managers and custodians to gather and/or clarify client-specific data for reporting; closely examine and monitor developments at investment management firms and notify clients of critical issues in an accurate and timely manner; attend and participate in quarterly client meetings

Play an important role in investment manager searches, investment structure reviews, mutual fund selection, asset allocation studies, new business presentations and other investment-related activities

Qualifications

A bachelor's degree in finance, economics, mathematics or other business-related areas with strong quantitative and analytical course content

3+ years of investment or project management related work experience

Self-motivated, with an ability to work well in a highly collaborative team environment

Superior analytical, project management, and communication skills

Ability to multi-task, manage multiple priorities and work in a rapidly changing and dynamic environment

High-level attention to detail and an understanding of its application to the bigger picture

Eagerness to learn and keep up to date with the investment industry and market conditions

Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

Proficient technical skills including Microsoft Office, with high proficiency in Excel, Word and Powerpoint

Progress or interest in pursuing a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation is a plus

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, pension and 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at:

http://www.mmc.com/

. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at:

www.mmc.com/diversity

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Job

Consultant

Primary Location

US-MO-Saint Louis

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates

are equal opportunity employers

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Marsh & McLennan Companies is a global professional services firm providing advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and...