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Investment Analyst, Index

Northern Trust
Tempe, AZ 85281
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Responsible for reviewing and analyzing index data disseminated to the market. Provides oversight of the construction of indices to ensure constituents are in tolerance with stated objectives and risk exposures. Interprets market trends and gathers information for analyses.

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of investments and the financial markets, usually acquired by formal education or related work experience, is required to analyze data and make investment recommendations. Knowledge of financial analysis, basic statistics and accounting, usually acquired through formal education, is required to analyze and interpret investment data. Analytical and personal computer skills are needed to prepare analysis and reports.

Major Duties

1. Provides ongoing support and oversight of Index Calculation agent(s), through daily quality assurance monitoring. Examples include but are not limited to:

Constituent weight & price change verification

Corporate action event implementation & processing

Market data distribution & dissemination

2. Reviews and analyzes the construction of index portfolios to determine whether the current holdings are meeting stated objectives; makes recommendations and formally presents their approach, to amend rules and/or process, to a working group as appropriate.

3. Supports the team by trouble-shooting time-sensitive, complex, client queries.

4. Participates in projects as required. Projects may include efforts to improve and expand our index offerings by working collaboratively with our quantitative research team, developing & and improving our internal technology and process capabilities, as well as gathering research for ad-hoc reporting (such as attribution analysis).

5. Monitors developments and new industry trends in indexing, as well as factor-based investment research.


Bachelor's degree with three to five years of relevant experience, or an MBA/Master's degree with concentrations in Finance, Economics, Statistics, Computer Science or equivalent required

Experience with relational databases, Python, R, SAS, SQL, Tableau, or version control software preferred

Prior experience with quantitative research, index/portfolio construction or equivalent preferred

About Northern Trust:
Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world's most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

Working with Us:
As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!
We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018.
We'd love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world's most admired and ethical companies. Build your career with us and apply today.

Additional Information

Posted: 2020-11-07 Expires: 2020-12-06
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