Sr. Performance/Data Analyst
Principal Financial Group - Seattle, WA

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Edge Asset Management is a leading manager of Equity, Fixed Income and Asset Allocation strategies and manages over $21 billion in assets as of September 30, 2012. Edge is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with an office in Irvine, California.

Edge remains at the forefront of innovation with a foundation dating back to 1939. Edge continues to manage one of the first mutual funds and target risk funds in the industry. We enjoy the focus of a boutique firm while leveraging the resources of our parent company, The Principal Financial Group.

And Edge is growing! We are currently in search to add a new senior performance/data analyst to the team! This is an exciting opportunity to work with a growing boutique firm that has support/resources from a larger investment firm.

As a senior performance/data analyst, you will be responsible for statistical and quantitative analysis and reporting of investment strategies to support Edges investment and marketing functions, being the go-to person for all data, reporting and analysis needs. This includes monitoring and maintaining data integrity in analytical and other tools. You will be actively involved in data projects, both existing and new projects as well as have the opportunity to leverage resources and technology from our parent company.

Qualifications: This position requires a college degree, preferably in finance, mathematics, or economics. 4 -6 years of experience with performance or data in an investment related field is required.

Demonstrated advanced knowledge of investment concepts and how they relate to market factors. Strong problem solving, analytical, and math skills with high attention to detail required. Must have the ability to build strong working relationships and collaborate effectively across business units. Must have the ability to take initiative, be a self-starter, work independently, and meet strict deadlines in a fast moving environment. Must be able to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively. Must possess strong business acumen and risk awareness. Must have strong working knowledge of PC and system capabilities/techniques, including advanced experience with spreadsheets/databases and word processing.

Experience with FactSet, MicroSoft Reporting Services and SQL preferred.
Working toward CIPM or CFA preferred.

Periodic travel to Des Moines, IA required.

PGI Compliance Verbiage: You will be required to comply with a Code of Ethics which covers personal trading activities for you and members of your household.

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Background Check Requirements: Employment at Principal is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

PGI Investment Pay and Benefit: This position is eligible for the PGI investment pay and benefits programs.

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