Market Research Analyst
Invesco - Atlanta, GA

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Job Purpose (Job Summary) :
                                The US Product & Market Research (USPMR) group provides in-depth product research and analysis to enhance business development opportunities in the US retail and institutional distribution channels. The group also provides market intelligence to support product development/rationalization efforts and strategic product line initiatives. The Market Research Analyst for the US Product & Market Research group will participate in a variety of market and product related research projects and initiatives. Responsibilities for the role include, but are not limited to, the following:
                                • Conduct market and product research to identify trends and business building opportunities
                                • Summarize and communicate research findings to various business units across the firm
                                • Contribute to the development, production, and automation of select reports
                                • Represent USPMR on special projects involving various internal business areas and complete various ad-hoc requests

                                Key Responsibilities / Duties :
                                • Understand the scope, functionality, and availability of market and product research tools and research reports
                                • Identify and track meaningful market and product trends occurring in the investment management marketplace
                                • Execute and summarize research surveys of institutional sales force and client-facing portfolio specialists to systematically gather market intelligence
                                • Develop reports and informational decks based on third-party sources and/or original research conducted that display and understanding of underlying content, recognition of target audience, and awareness of timetables
                                • Manage regulatory and internal requirements prior to release of reports based on internal vs. external, and institutional or retail use
                                • Create efficiencies in recurring report processes through the advanced use of research tools such as custom screens and filters
                                • Play a supporting role in larger, more complex projects and may have to take a leading role in smaller, less complex projects

                                Working Conditions :

                                Normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, and extreme temperatures

                                FLSA (US Only) : Exempt Q

                                            Work Experience / Knowledge :
                                            • 3-5 years experience in the financial services industry

                                            Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required :
                                            • Strong Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills are necessary
                                            • Must show the ability to meet deadlines, establish priorities and concentrate on detailed information sometimes under stressful conditions for up to 95% of the work time
                                            • Must possess keen analytical skills which are required for reviewing market information, interpreting results, and identifying the most relevant details
                                            • Effective written and verbal communication skills
                                            • Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with a wide variety of individuals within the company and the investment industry is required
                                            • Experience in working with institutional and/or retail investment products and related marketing research databases/ software systems is strongly preferred
                                            • The ability work independently and to cooperate in a team environment

                                            Formal Education : (minimum requirement to perform job duties)
                                            • Bachelor’s degree required– preferably in Mathematics, Finance, Economics, Marketing or a related field

                                            License/Registration/Certification : (minimum requirement to perform job duties)
                                            • If candidate does not already have a FINRA Series 6 or Series 7 license, Series 6 must be obtained within the first 120 days of employment

                                            Disclaimer : The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The job holder may be required to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by their manager from time to time. Invesco’s culture of inclusivity and its commitment to diversity in the workplace are demonstrated through our people practices. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

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