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Investment Due Diligence Analyst

Company: Kestra Financial
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY: The Investment Due Diligence Analyst position is within newly founded Kestra Investment Management and represents a unique opportunity to help architect, develop, and inform our investment offerings. You will perform research of investment products to be included as holdings within our suite of investment solutions for the financial advisors that partner with Kestra. Investment products to be uncovered and researched include ETFs, mutual funds, separate accounts, alternative strategies, and other investment products (e.g. - tax management, ESG, tactical allocation/opportunistic).You will work with our team to ensure all new and ongoing due diligence is managed to reduce firm risk. Included in this role is the responsibility to partner with our Chief Compliance Officer in defining the due diligence requirements, processes, reporting and documentation, and then completing the agreed upon process on an ongoing basis. You will take the lead in due diligence related conversations with product sponsors, portfolio managers, third-party due diligence providers, Investment Committee members and advisors. You will also serve as a leader within the division, building a cohesive team. You will report to the Head of Portfolio Management RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop ongoing summary reports explaining rationale for your recommendations for Kestra advisors. Document due diligence report from data gathered in the analysis at initial due diligence and on an ongoing basis for recommended products/providers. Actively participate in Investment Committee meetings including presenting due diligence materials and providing recommendations. Manage due diligence filing system and files correspondence and other records. Coordinate and arrange meetings, prepare agendas, prepare and reserves facilities and type up minutes from meetings about due diligence. Maintain books and records requirements. You will be asked to travel when needed to perform due diligence functions and support Kestra sponsored events. SKILLS: Knowledge of third-party databases like Morningstar Direct and FactSet in order to research and identify investment products and strategies to be used across our investment solutions. Use independent initiative to identify relevant investment managers, strategies, and product types and explain them in easily digestible language Develop visuals to complement the research Understanding of the unique needs of fiercely independent financial advisors EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Undergraduate degree from a four-year accredited college or university Advanced degree or CFA preferred Minimum 3 years of experience in investments, ideally in a manager research role within a wealth management context Investment advisory licenses preferred CERTIFICATIONS: Series 63 or 65, or willingness to obtain. CAIA or CIMA BENEFITS Full health, vision, dental. 401(k) plans along with a host of voluntary plans such as car insurance, legal services and more (applicable to full time permanent employment positions). DISCLOSURE By applying to a job at Kestra Financial, Inc., you are agreeing to the following statements: You acknowledge that if hired, Kestra Financial, Inc. may, obtain and use background information concerning your credit, character, general reputation, personal characteristics, work habits, performance and experience for evaluation for your potential employment. It is the policy of Kestra Financial to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Kestra Financial prohibits any such discrimination or harassment.THHQBgm1xtJob Type: Full-time

Keywords: Kestra Financial, Austin , Investment Due Diligence Analyst, Professions , Austin, Texas

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