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Investment Analytics Director

Assurant has an exciting opportunity for an Investment Analytics Director!

This is a lead role within the Investment Analytics team in the Office of the Chief Investment Officer (OCIO).  The Office of the Chief Investment Officer (the “OCIO”) is responsible for oversight and management of Assurant’s $10 billion plus global fixed income investment portfolio including investment strategy, actuarial and risk, portfolio and risk analytics, compliance, reporting, and administration and operations.

The Investment Analytics Director will be part of a small but talented team of investment professionals with an opportunity to directly impact and contribute to the investment performance of the portfolio. This role will work closely with key members of the investment team, external investment managers, the global finance organization, technology and other key areas to deliver and analyze results and to deliver on projects and priorities. 

  • Leadership & ownership of key processes to support the analysis of risk and return in the global investment portfolio

  • Ensure that the investment portfolios are invested in accordance with the firm’s strategic asset allocation (SAA), tactical asset allocation (TAA), investment policy, and constraints and guidelines, as applicable

  • Prepare, review, and analyze portfolio returns and attribution on both an income and total return basis including analysis of manager activity and its impact on income performance

  • Prepare periodic reviews of portfolio composition and market results for presentation materials to key stakeholders

  • Produce and contribute to the design of portfolio dashboards and portfolio exposure reports, leveraging technology tools

  • Design and enhance analytical desk tools to increase efficiency

  • Improve data verification from various sources to improve downstream reporting, mitigate risk and reduce errors

  • Collaborate with internal and external investment teams on portfolio initiatives

  • Special project and additional duties as assigned

  • Limited travel expected

Basic Qualifications Required - Experience, Skills and Knowledge:

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field

  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant Fixed Income work experience

Preferred Experience, Skills and Knowledge:

  • CFA / MBA a plus

  • Experience and knowledge of insurance company investment strategy, book income accounting and investment constraint considerations

  • Experience across the fixed income asset classes including structured products and alternative investments

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills including Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)

  • Advanced skills with business intelligence (BI) tools including PowerBI

  • Experience with FactSet or other applicable investment analysis tools

  • Experience with Bloomberg utilizing portfolio analysis tools

  • Experience with PAM for Investments or other investment accounting tools

  • Experience working closely with investment professionals at all levels

  • Proven project management skills.

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and faced paced environment.

  • Ability to work in a team but also understand instructions quickly and work independently.

  • Organizational skills and flexibility in handling multiple demands and changing priorities.

  • Ability to problem solve, provide new ideas and suggestions.

  • Excellent follow-up and follow-through skills.

  • Self-motivated.

  • Diagnose issues, mitigate risk and make recommendations toward process improvements

  • Aptitude in leadership

Benefits and Value Proposition

  • We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits to full time and part time employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD, life insurance, 401(k), generous paid time off and much more.

  • We strive to maintain a professional, yet friendly environment and promote professional and career development for our employees.

  • Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

To learn more about our current opportunities and apply online, please visit: http://www.assurant.jobs < http://www.assurant.jobs/ >

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Company Profile

Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has approximately $30 billion in assets and $9 billion in annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,500 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district. www.assurant.com .

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