1+ months
2018-05-112018-07-21

Portfolio Analyst II

MetLife
Hanover, NJ 07981
**Job Location:** United States : New Jersey : Whippany







**Role Value Proposition:**







At MetLife, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities. MetLife Investments is a premier asset manager with breadth across various asset sectors and global markets, and strong asset-liability management capabilities. With a $450 billion combined domestic and international general account portfolio and a multi-billion dollar annual cash flow, Investments is an important contributor to MetLifes financial performance. The primary objective of Investments is to maximize MetLifes long-term economic value by investing in assets that support the companys liabilities and produce a consistent stream of operating earnings.







Global Investments Operations is responsible for providing trade support for all general account investing activities, delivering all aspects of operational support for the derivative portfolio, serves as the Investments data governance steward providing required reporting needs, coordinating large-scale global programs and work-flow redesign activities, managing the performance of our external vendor relationships; and managing budgets and efficiency programs. The group is also responsible for business development, marketing, media relations and communications programs that promote MetLifes investments franchise in the marketplace.







**Key Responsibilities:**







MetLife Investments is searching for a Performance Analyst to join the Performance and Attribution team in Whippany. The candidate will be responsible for supporting and analyzing return information for MetLife Investment Managements third party clients as well as certain general account portfolios. Individual will need to interact and review results with portfolio managers and potentially clients. Analysis will focus on total rate of returns calculations, composites, and position level returns for attribution. The individual will also contribute to projects related to system functionality and data integrity. The performance and attribution team is part of MetLifes Operations department.







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







+ Analyze performance and attribution results and communicate with respective portfolio managers, including third party clients through MetLife Investment Management (MIM)



+ Create and maintain monthly performance track records



+ Troubleshoot and correct inaccurate data in a timely manner



+ Develop and implement controls around data input and production output



+ Develop reporting capabilities in the performance measurement applications



+ Continually work to improve existing processes to gain efficiency, such as identifying automation opportunities



+ Participate in Group initiatives and projects



+ Maintain GIPs composites



+ Liaise with colleagues in Investment Management, Legal/Compliance, Marketing, and Operations departments to ensure that accurate and appropriate performance information is presented







Required:







+ 5 to 8 years experience in working in investment management operations, with a focus on security valuation, portfolio accounting, or performance measurement



+ Solid understanding of performance drivers in one or more of the following areas: fixed income, real estate equity, and derivatives securities



+ Experience with Structured Finance products



+ Ability to liaise with and communicate effectively with all employee experience levels throughout the organization



+ Basic understanding of GIPS Performance Presentation Standards



+ Strong analytical and quantitative reasoning skills



+ Basic knowledge of accounting principles and concepts







Preferred:







+ Undergraduate degree in a technical, mathematical, or financial field required



+ Graduate MBA is preferred



+ Excellent computer skills: knowledge of MS Excel-Expert Level, familiarity with commercial performance software (such as Point, FactSet), is a plus



**Travel**







_N/A_







**Business Category**







_Investments_







**Number of Openings**







_1_







**At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.**







MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.







MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.







**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**







Requisition #: 97764

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