Senior Analyst, Index Development, Investment Management
The Index Development team is responsible for development and continuous improvements to our model-driven investment process and infrastructure, in particular around index construction, methodology, delivery, and related quality control. 

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Subject matter expert in researching and applying corporate actions in the daily index weights and daily index returns calculation process.
  • Forecast daily re-weighting and additions/deletions of index constituents impacted by complex corporate actions.
  • Apply price-drifted weights and corporate action adjustments to monthly and quarterly portfolio rebalances and portfolio construction process.
  • Coordinate with internal teams and external index calculators and administrators on application of corporate actions.
  • Responsible for daily internal validation and quality control of index maintenance provided by external index calculators.

Education & Experience

  • Substantial experience and in-depth knowledge are required in daily index maintenance and understanding and applying complex corporate actions.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical mindset demonstrating problem-solving skills and acute attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to work effectively with internal teams and external index calculators and administrators.
  • Self-driven, independent thinker.
  • Programming proficiency a plus.
  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative subject matter.

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