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PGIM Fixed Income | Senior Investment Analyst, Portfolio Analysis Group

Company: Prudential
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

PGIM is the diversified asset management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU). With $1.4 trillion in assets under management, and 38 offices spanning 16 countries, PGIM is among the world's top-10 largest asset managers. Comprised of seven self-governing asset management divisions, each PGIM business offers a distinct workplace culture that aligns with the firm's ultimate objective: to provide premier service to our clients while fostering an inclusive workplace culture that is rooted in trust, respect and equality.

Our Business:

PGIM Fixed Income is a global asset manager offering active solutions across all fixed income markets. With 950 employees and $946bn assets under management, the company has offices in Newark, London, Letterkenny, Amsterdam, Munich, Zurich, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Our business climate is a safe inclusive environment, centered around mutual respect, intellectual honesty, transparency and teamwork. Our leaders are focused on talent & culture; dedicated to fostering growth & development at all levels to develop the industry leaders of tomorrow.

Our Role:

We are looking for an astute, determined professional like you to fulfill a critical position within our Portfolio Analysis Group. You will showcase your success through collaboration, ownership and innovation. Your expertise in emerging trends and practices will evoke stimulating discussions around optimization and change to help keep our competitive edge. This rewarding opportunity will enable you to make a big impact in our organization, so if this sounds exciting, then PGIM might be the place.

Your Impact:

  • The Analyst role in the Portfolio Analysis Group provides investment analysis, both portfolio and market based, to key internal constituents, as well as current and prospective clients.
  • The Analyst delivers expert Quantitative Investment Analytics and shares leadership responsibilities for the group with his or her peers.
  • The Analyst works with portfolio managers, risk managers, traders, credit research, client service representatives and the sales and marketing team to deliver performance attribution and analytics, monitor portfolio positioning, alignment and risk exposures, collect and analyze market data and model portfolios and custom benchmarks for portfolio management.
  • Portfolio optimization are key project level tasks of the role. The incumbent understands and participates in portfolio construction and trade construction within multiple sets of constraints or guidelines that exist for the portfolio sphere they cover.
  • Also key is the ability to successfully navigate multiple, and at times competing, ad hoc requests and projects simultaneously that relate to market or portfolio analytics received from all parts of the larger Fixed Income organization.
  • The incumbent will routinely make individual contributions, but will also be responsible for the training and development of rotational analysts.
  • The incumbent partners closely with peers throughout Fixed Income to build organizational capabilities and is responsible for setting goals and accomplishing the objectives of the Portfolio Analysis Group.


  • Dynamically monitor and assess portfolio positioning with respect to interest rate, currency and credit risk exposures and thresholds, providing construction and alignment insight where possible
  • Integrate specific client guidelines, objectives and risk tolerances into the firm's investment process and strategies to ensure complete portfolio management and analytics are in place for all portfolios
  • Follow developments, views and themes within the market or markets applicable to the desks being covered, understand how those drive portfolio positioning and performance
  • Maintain the Portfolio Analysis Group's position as a world class provider of Investment Analytics and provide leadership, talent development and execution against the organization's strategic goal set.
  • Work with peers across mandates to ensure analytics processes and methodologies are applied consistently and efficiently
  • Deliver and effectively communicate monthly and quarterly performance attribution analysis
  • Work with constituents throughout the organization to ensure that the Portfolio Analysis Group, Portfolio Management teams and the Risk Management Group have the tools and technology required to effectively manage portfolios
  • Compare and contrast various benchmarks and their risk and positioning profiles, assess appropriate benchmarking for given mandates or clients
  • Remain current on all applicable technology related to portfolio analytics, attribution methodologies, modelling methodologies and risk management tools
  • Construction of model portfolios based on client or prospect guidelines as well as modelling of impact of cash flows to existing portfolios
  • Track new issues and spread levels
  • Ad hoc Project work

Skills & Experience:

  • 3-5+ years of experience in Fixed Income Investments and a demonstrated passion for Fixed Income Analytics
  • Bachelor's degree with concentration(s) in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Business, Data Analytics or Engineering
  • MBA, CFA, other applicable masters level work such as Statistics or Quantitative Finance or equivalent experience will be considered
  • Strong demonstrated quantitative skills (project experience involving data analysis a plus)
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and completeness
  • Extensive experience with MS Excel and other technical data analysis / modelling tools
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while working on multiple tasks with competing priorities both independently and within a team construct
  • Demonstrated skills as a team player and is also able to work independently
  • Maintains high levels of productivity and self-direction and establishes self as liaison for internal constituents
  • Shares responsibilities for the group with peers and demonstrates leadership potential
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills including the ability to productively give/receive feedback and share ideas
  • Embraces and encourages change and development

Our Culture:

Prudential is focused on creating a fully inclusive culture, where all employees feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work. We don't just accept difference-we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it. At Prudential employees have a unique opportunity to build their career path by owning their development, their career and their future. We encourage employees to utilize the internal "Skills Accelerator" to hone their skills and explore the opportunities available to them within Prudential.

  • Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc. which is headquartered in the United Kingdom.

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, domestic partner status , medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ and its affiliates.

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