Investment Performance Analyst
Chicago , Illinois
February 08, 2017
Adecco, the world leader in workforce solutions, has an immediate opportunity for a 6 month contract assignment for an Investment Performance Analyst in Chicago, IL. APPLY NOW if you meet the qualifications below!!

Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship / (No corp to corp or 3rd party arrangements); and must be able to pass a full background check, employment verification, educational verification, drug screening and reference checks, upon offer.

Job Title: Investment Performance Analyst
Location: Chicago, IL 60606
Duration: 6 months
Pay Rate: $17.15 per hour / Adecco W2

The purpose of this position is to create and deliver performance evaluation reports for their assigned
clients, support special requests from clients and consultants and to assist field office analysts and
consultants in the production of the Quarterly Investment Review presentations.

Data aggregation - Analysts are responsible for the collection of data points in
order to complete client reports. These data points include transaction and
holdings files received electronically or from audited investment manager or
custodian statements. Frequent communication with investment managers and
custodians to gather and/or clarify client-specific data is required.
Reconcile data, calculate performance and produce reports - Analyst is
responsible for reconciling data against audited investment statements and
calculating performance through an outsourced platform Mercer uses called
Investor Force consistent with Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS).
An analyst will produce many different types of reports (monthly performance,
analytics to support the QIR and quantitative quarterly reports that include risk
analysis, style analysis, attribution, peer comparison, characteristics data, etc).

Analyze reports - Analysts are responsible for reviewing their reports and
performing peer review on other analysts' reports before sending to clients or
consultants. An audit report is used to help the assess the accuracy of the
performance calculations, to evaluate manager and composite performance
relative to the appropriate benchmark, determine rebalancing needs and to monitor
allowable manager tracking error. Analysts will contact a manager as needed
when material differences exist between calculated and manager reported returns.
Spot checking is conducted on lengthier quantitative reports to ensure

Project work - Prepare rebalancing spreadsheets, what if analysis, new
composite construction and other ad hoc reports for clients and consultants upon

Education: BA/BS degree in finance, business, economics or related discipline.
CIPM, CFA, or MBA or desire to pursue these accreditations highly desirable.

Experience: 1-3 years of industry experience preferred

Knowledge and skills: Good technical skills, including Microsoft Office, Excellent verbal and
written communication skills, Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

How to Apply

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If you have any questions surrounding the application process, please feel free to contact Melody Meyer, the recruiter recruiting for this position.

Why Adecco? Because Adecco provides one of the most comprehensive benefits package in the industry to contract workers. Just take a look at a few of the benefits available to you as a contractor:

Medical Coverage - access to an affordable and comprehensive group medical coverage plan
401(k) - Adecco offers all temporary employees the ability to participate in a 401(k) savings program
Pay Options/Direct Deposit - we make it as easy as possible for you to get paid
Paid Holidays - selected paid holidays, based on accrued hour requirements
State-of-the-art Career Center - training and resources available for all employees

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