Legg Mason

Client Reporting Associate

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Req. #
2018-2623
Division
US Product
Position Type
Regular

Position Overview

Legg Mason is seeking a Client Reporting Associate/Data Analyst to handle the update process required to provide accurate and timely product data reporting across all vehicles, while specifically managing the SMA data process. This person would support and produce analytical reports for the RFP team. The professional we seek is highly motivated, works well independently, as well as part of a team, has great attention to detail, and is able to multi-task and take on responsibility within a fast paced, demanding work environment.

Key Responsibilities & Duties Include, but not Limited to

  • Manage monthly/quarterly data characteristics process for the Legg Mason SMA business using Factset/internal systems;
  • Support/Assist the RFP Writers in gathering and analyzing data (quantitative) in order to complete RFPs, RFIs, due diligence questionnaires and update consultant databases;
  • Be the primary point of contact for external affiliates and technology (GIBS) for product data – work to build out and understand Data Governance rules for all products
  • Ability to analyze and test data in new systems in order to support the due diligence team and create meaningful reports for clients, senior management and other internal groups within Legg Mason.
  • When appropriate, partner with Legg Mason’s Investment Product Management, Legal, Compliance and Operations teams in order to provide excellent service
  • Back up to Due Diligence team for RFP requests

Ideal Qualifications and Experience

Technical

  • Experience using Factset required. Working knowledge of Lipper, Morningstar and other investment management applications as well as the ability to quickly learn other internal reporting programs.
  • Excellent analytical & communication skills.
  • Proven ability to interface with all levels in an organization, and coordinate efforts to produce the maximum benefits to investment management teams.
  • BA/BS degree in Finance / Business Administration or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in the completion of RFP's, RFI's and Due Diligence requests preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of Equity, Fixed Income and Alternatives products
  • Experience in completing and maintaining consultant databases would be useful
  • A strong interest in financial markets and the asset management business supported by a good knowledge of compliance and regulatory requirements
  • Good Microsoft Excel and Word skills

 

Personal Skills

  • Able to manage multiple projects and tasks to deadlines
  • Relationship building skills – able to work with global colleagues at all levels of seniority
  • Strong presentation, communication, editing and project management experience
  • Accuracy and an excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, prioritise multiple projects and meet deadlines is essential
  • Committed team player with a positive attitude
  • Minimum of 5+ years industry experience preferred

Company Overview

Legg Mason is a leading global asset management firm that offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our core values: integrity, collaboration, empowerment and a commitment to our profession. We have a presence in every major financial center across the globe, and we look for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership, and a team-oriented approach. If you are passionate about the investment business and about building your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the opportunities at Legg Mason today.

 

Benefits

Legg Mason offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit-sharing, paid time off, employee stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, and much more. Learn more about our benefits here.

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