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Portfolio Associate

Company: ClearBridge Investments LLC
Location: New York
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

ClearBridge Investments is a leading global equity manager with over $151 billion in assets under management. - The firm is committed to delivering long-term results through active management. We have followed this approach for more than 50 years and continue to offer investment solutions that emphasize differentiated stock selection to move our clients forward. Our investment decisions are supported by a robust research platform that conducts in-depth fundamental analysis of individual securities. We integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into our fundamental research process in all our investment strategies. As an ESG investor for over 30 years, ClearBridge remains at the forefront among asset managers in promoting and communicating the benefits of including ESG factors when selecting investments and building portfolios. -Owned by Franklin Templeton, ClearBridge operates with investment independence from headquarters in New York and offices in Baltimore, Fort Lauderdale, London, San Mateo and Sydney. - - ClearBridge Investments has been named by Pensions & Investments Magazine (P&I) as one of the Best Places to Work in Money Management for the eleventh year in a row. These awards reflect the Firm's diverse and inclusive culture, spirit of collaboration, work/life balance and our ongoing investment in our employees.At ClearBridge, we believe that diversity and inclusion is essential to our success as an organization. - We benefit from the sharing of different perspectives and our varied experiences. ClearBridge is proud to be a diverse company that promotes integrity, respect and teamwork and encourages new ideas and viewpoints. Our commitment to diversity and inclusive is demonstrated through our various recruitment efforts, employee programs, charitable and volunteer efforts. Job Summary -ClearBridge Investments is looking to add a Portfolio Associate to their New York City based Custom Solutions Team. This team is responsible for creating customized portfolios to meet the specific needs of private clients and institutions while giving them access to ClearBridge's diverse lineup of strategies. -The ideal candidate should possess excellent written/oral communication skills and have the ability to handle the responsibilities outlined below: - -Key Responsibilities -

  • Manage various client requests (i.e., account opening/closing requests, maintenance requests, etc).
  • Liaison with internal teams including portfolio management, operations, trading, legal, compliance, marketing, sales and client service in order to address client requests.
  • Execute trading, rebalancing and cash levels for client accounts; ensure client portfolios are being managed consistently according to guidelines; monitor tax sensitive accounts.
  • Prepare custom presentation materials for existing and prospective clients.
  • Communicate with clients, prospective clients, their advisors regarding managed accounts performance, investment strategies and holdings.
  • Manage client relationships and communicate regularly with FAs/clients to ensure satisfaction with services provided. -Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in business or related field
    • 3+ years of related industry experience
    • Interest in the financial markets and equity portfolio management
    • Knowledge of trading systems (i.e. Archer) a plus
    • Knowledge of investment products and securities operations
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with teams throughout the organization
    • Outstanding analytical skills with the ability to analyze problems and provide resolutions
    • The ability to prioritize, multitask and work effectively with a team in a deadline-driven environment
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Series 7 or willing to obtain shortly after hire -Total RewardsOur employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Rewards. - Our Total Rewards include:
      • Competitive Compensation
      • Hybrid work schedule
      • Health, wellness and risk benefits to protect employees and their families
      • Retirement savings, stock purchase and other incentive programs to help employees plan for the future
      • Holiday, paid-time-off and other employee programs that support work-life balance
      • Support for pursuing certifications, external education and degree programs
      • Learning, development and career advancement opportunities
      • Ways to get involved in, and give back to, our communities, including paid time off for volunteering and charitable donation matching
      • The salary range for this position is targeted for $100,000 to $120,000 plus discretionary bonus. Base pay offered may vary depending on job related knowledge, skills, and experience -ClearBridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, or gender expression, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation.If you believe that you need an accommodation to search for, or apply for, one of our positions please send an email to . In your email, please include the accommodation you are requesting and the job title and job number you are applying for. It may take up to three business days to receive a response to your request. Please note that only requests for accommodations will receive a response.

Keywords: ClearBridge Investments LLC, New York , Portfolio Associate, Other , New York, New York

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