Full Job Description
American Century Investments® is a leading global asset manager with over 60 years of experience helping investors achieve their financial goals. Serving a broad client base including financial advisors, institutions and individual investors, we offer a wide range of investment strategies across a variety of investment disciplines.
Privately controlled and independent, we focus solely on investment management. This empowers us to align our decisions with client expectations and concentrate on their long-term money management needs.
We are committed to providing institutional-quality, actively managed solutions with a performance-centered mindset. Our expertise spans global growth equity, global value equity, disciplined equity, multi-asset strategies, global fixed income, alternatives and ETFs.
Our culture of winning behaviors exemplifies our dedication to clients every single day. Delivering investment results enables us to distribute over 40% of our dividends—or more than $1.5 billion since 2000—to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 550-person, non-profit biomedical research organization with a controlling interest in American Century Investments. Our dividend payments provide ongoing financial support for the Institute’s work of uncovering the causes, treatments and prevention of life-threatening diseases, like cancer.
Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, we also have offices located in New York; London; Hong Kong; Sydney; and Mountain View, CA (Silicon Valley).
For more information, please visit americancentury.com.
The Client Portfolio Manager Analyst will assist Client Portfolio Managers (CPMs) by providing discipline-specific analytical support and interpretation of investment results to be utilized by the CPMs, as well as additional tasks related to client support. Along with the CPMs, key internal relationships will be with portfolio managers, sales and distribution team members, and product management/marketing. A deep understanding of asset management and an ability to form positive working relationships with teams and business partners across the firm is meaningful. This position will support the Global Growth Equity subject area with expected strategy coverage comprising Emerging Markets Equity and Global/Non-U.S. Small Cap Equity.
You will develop and demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the investment strategies led within the discipline(s).
Craft analysis and interpret results to communicate investment rationale, explain performance and provide market perspective!
You will analyze and interpret data about investment strategies relative to significant benchmarks, competitors and economic conditions for internal and external audiences.
Assist in the design, content, and updates of investment presentations and materials for the subject area to ensure a consistent investment message! You will perform in-depth quality control review of data and content for relevance and consistency.
Accumulate and retain assets by building investment reviews and assisting in the preparation of presentations utilized for clients or prospects in one-on-one committee, group and large audience settings. Liaison for CPMs with the Presentation team.
Support the CPMs by collaborating on assignments to prove financial market theories or market cycles. Analyze financial and economic data.
You will respond to requests for data, research and analysis from the sales channels as it relates to significant investment strategies. Conduct ad hoc duties related to the role or the investment management department.
Respond to RFPs pertaining to the investment subject area and the positioning of investment products in the marketplace.
Stay current with analytical risk tools, industry events/developments and industry literature. Evaluate research provided by outside entities.
See opportunities for operational improvement to build efficiencies and improve production output.
Bachelor’s degree in business or finance or an equivalent combination of education and experience; CFA preferred.
Minimum of three years of investment or finance experience preferred.
Excellent verbal, written and communications skills.
Strong data manipulation and technical skills along with strong analytical reasoning, critical thinking, and quantitative aptitude. Confirmed understanding of statistics and mathematics.
Proficiency with Microsoft applications, particularly Excel.
Experience with vendor applications and analytical tools preferred, e.g. Bloomberg, FactSet, eVestment Alliance, Morningstar, or Barra.
Experience with data visualization, data structure, and/or analytical tools, e.g. Tableau, Python, Seismic, VBA.
Coordination skills with shown eye for attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to work on assignments independently, using a high level of judgment and initiative in resolving problems and developing recommendations
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
EOE Policy Statement : American Century Investments believes all individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunity and advancement opportunities without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals forty years of age and older, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. ACI does not discriminate or adopt any policy that discriminates against an individual or any group of individuals on any of these bases.