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Senior Research Analyst- Asset Allocation

San Francisco, California
Asset Management

Job Description

About us: The Boston Company, Standish and Mellon Capital
A specialist multi-asset investment management firm dedicated to serving sophisticated investors globally, providing clients with high-quality single and multi-asset investment solutions using both active and passive strategies. Coming together in 2018 through the combination of Mellon Capital, Standish, and The Boston Company, the combined asset manager has the scale and investment capabilities to offer institutional and intermediary clients a broad range of specialist investment solutions. The Boston Company, Standish and Mellon Capital are product brands of BNY Mellon Asset Management North America. 

The Senior Research Analyst will be responsible for generating and evaluating investment ideas for forecasting risk and return characteristics of investments.  Additionally, the Senior Research Analyst will perform analysis from the top-down investment perspective; rigorously formulate and test fundamental hypotheses against empirical data; review, evaluate and modify current academic and industry research for use in our investment models; communicate with other researchers, portfolio management and trading desk to enhance research and portfolio management process; support senior individuals with client and marketing requests which require research.


The qualified candidate will possess excellent quantitative skills, including formal training in econometrics or statistics.  The incumbent will ideally possess an advanced degree (MBA, Master's/PhD in finance, accounting, economics, engineering, or allied field) along with 3+ years of investment experience.  The incumbent should have strong programming skills and an active interest in the application of computer technology to financial research and portfolio management.  Must be able to work independently, have a strong sense of fundamental financial drivers of investment valuation and have experience with Matlab, R and/or Python or similar statistical software.   

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

As one of the world's leading investment management organizations and one of the top U.S. wealth managers, BNY Mellon Investment Management combines agility, insight and scale to create and deliver strategies and solutions to address our clients' needs. Encompassing BNY Mellon's investment management firms, wealth management organization and global distribution teams, we draw on deep expertise to collaborate with clients and tailor our best ideas and resources to meet their specific needs. We pride ourselves on providing dedicated service through our network of global professionals who have a deep understanding of local requirements. With our extensive experience in anticipating and responding to the investment and financial needs of the world's governments, pension plan sponsors, corporations, foundations, endowments, advisors, intermediaries, individuals and families, and family offices, BNY Mellon Investment Management is dedicated to helping clients reach their goals.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-California-San Francisco
Internal Jobcode: 08878
Job: Asset Management
Organization: NA Investment Boutiques-HR13428
Requisition Number: 1805562