Legg Mason

  • Performance Analyst

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Req. #
    QS Investors
    Position Type
  • Position Overview

    QS Investors, LLC is a NYC based investment firm providing asset management and advisory services to a diverse array of institutional and retail clients.  An independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Legg Mason, QS Investors manages over $20 billion in quantitative global equity and multi-asset strategies. 


    The Performance Analyst will report to the Head of Business Management and support her and the President of QS Investors with a broad scope of responsibilities.  This is a highly visible role requiring extensive interaction with QS Investor’s Executive Committee and other functional areas.  The Performance Analyst will support the development of a performance management framework.  The role is responsible for supporting the design, development, analysis, interpretation and presentation of statistical data for many investment management functions.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To interpret and provide accurate and timely performance information to mangers in a format that is easily understood and relevant to the decision making process.
    • Develop, and adapt as necessary, information systems to report on key performance indicators to ensure that managers can measure, monitor and continuously improve performance.
    • Design and coordinate the production of complex performance metrics to assist with benchmarking analysis of various functions.
    • Ensure that performance reports are produced for senior management and ensuring that all reporting deadlines are met.
    • Work closely with the technology team and other functional areas as project manager to automate reporting requirements.
    • Assist the QS President and Head of Business Management with other types of investment and financial analysis. 


    • 2 to 5 years of relevant work experience  as an Analyst
    • Undergraduate or graduate degree in a business related major. CFA is a plus.
    • Candidate must be highly motivated, a self–starter and team oriented.
    • Very strong analytical, communication and written skills.
    • Applied knowledge of information and technology systems, including financial analysis and investment management metrics included in Excel.

    Company Overview

    Driving certainty through a deeper understanding of investments and human dynamics.


    QS Investors is a quantitative asset management firm that was formed in 1999. We became an independent investment advisor in 2010 and became a wholly-owned, independently-managed affiliate of Legg Mason in 2014. We offer investment expertise supported by the resources of one of the world's leading asset managers. As multi-asset specialists, we leverage Legg Mason’s global platform by tapping the strengths of each Legg Mason affiliate. As of June 30, 2018 we manage $20 billion in assets for both institutional and individual investors.


    Our select team of mathematicians, engineers, scientists, finance and investment experts create multi-asset and multi-factor equity solutions that are designed to elevate the certainty of the outcomes we provide.


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