Manager Research Analyst

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Basic Job Info

 
Location
US-IL-Chicago
 
Job Type
 
Begin Date
11/7/2017
 
End Date
12/6/2017
 
Base Pay
N/A
 
Employment Type
Full-Time
 
Manages Others
False
 
Relocation Covered
False

Job Description

The Senior Manager Research Analyst is responsible for assisting consultants in gathering missing information and additional information about Investment Managers to help better enable consultants to evaluate Investment Managers to identify those who are most capable of generating value for our client portfolios. This position is exclusive to hedge funds research. To fulfill this role, the Senior Manager Research Analyst will (under the direction of the Consultant):
  • Contact Investment Managers directly to complete missing information about Investment Managers and Investment Management strategies in the Global Investment Manager Database (GIMD) for client presentations
  • Provide ad hoc support to Consultants in preparing for internal and external research meetings by gathering background information through internet searches on clients and investment managers
  • Attend Investment Manager Meetings in the local office each week to gain exposure to the industry and observe and learn from the Consultants that lead the meetings
Qualifications
  • BA/BS degree in finance, economics, or other business-related areas having strong quantitative and analytical analysis
  • Up to 3 years of applicable experience
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task, manage multiple priorities while working in a rapidly changing environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with a high proficiency in Excel
  • Should have an Interest in pursuing a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation or MBA degree
At Mercer, we make a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people every day by advancing their health, wealth, and careers. We’re in the business of creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees — whether we’re designing affordable health plans, assuring income for retirement or aligning workers with workforce needs. Using analysis and insights as catalysts for change, we anticipate and understand the individual impact of business decisions, now and in the future. We see people’s current and future needs through a lens of innovation, and our holistic view, specialized expertise, and deep analytical rigor underpin each and every idea and solution we offer. For more than 70 years, we’ve turned our insights into actions, enabling people around the globe to live, work, and retire well. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. At Mercer, we say we Make Tomorrow, Today. Visit www.mercer.com for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @Mercer.
Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).
Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. For more information about our company, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity.
Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

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