Investment Strategist
Acadian Asset Management - Boston, MA

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Acadian Asset Management LLC is a Boston-headquartered investment management firm with wholly owned affiliates located in Singapore and London. As of March 31st, 2013, the firm managed approximately US$57 billion on behalf of major pension funds, endowments, foundations, governments and other investors based in the U.S. and abroad.

Position Overview:

We are looking for an investment strategist to join our investment team. This person will work closely with portfolio managers and analysts as well as client service and marketing managers. This role will focus on developing engaging and relevant research for clients and prospects. The ideal candidate should have the following characteristics:
  • World-class economic and investment knowledge as demonstrated by experience in asset management, financial services, or academic research.
  • Ability to write thought-leading materials on investment and economic topics.
  • Experience in presenting complex investment topics to a range of audiences.
  • Creativity, enthusiasm, collegiality and the ability to excel in a self-starting environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The job will consist of identifying important and timely topics for institutional investment managers and developing materials to assist them to better perform their roles. Potential subjects include asset allocation, investment policy, and equity return analysis. Duties will cover:
  • Publication and distribution of interesting and useful thought pieces.
  • Critical thinking about quantitative and macroeconomic investment ideas.
  • Ability to explain and defend those ideas to a broader audience.
  • Regularly presenting at educational seminars and board retreats.
  • Communicating with senior investment managers internally and externally.

  • Minimum of 7 years experience in finance and economics, preferably in asset management, investment consulting, or academia.
  • Passion for investing and capital markets.
  • Familiarity with quantitative models and techniques required. Ability to write or modify code to support analytical work is a plus.
  • Graduate degree with outstanding academic record in economics, finance, or a similar discipline required.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.

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