1Manager Commentary Collect quarterly information from investment managers, evaluate, analyze and write manager commentary reports (manager commentary). Key elements of report include manager philosophy and process, current positioning, quarterly and annual attribution analysis and portfolio characteristics.
2Performance Report - Collect data and information, reconcile cash flow statement, generate customized exhibits and analyze performance of DC/DB plans. Analyze investments performance with respective benchmarks and universe and identify cases for hold/liquidate recommendations. Prepare complete performance report based on standard guidelines.
3Provide basic support on asset allocation and portfolio structuring based on stated goals and risk appetite of clients and back-test performance of the constructed portfolios.
4Screen investment managers universe to short-list ideal candidates (investment managers) for investment based on risk, return and qualitative parameters. Prepare search report on the short-listed managers which includes background of investment managers, comparison of performance with benchmark and peer group, risk/return profile, etc.
5Research note collect information from managers database and other websites to prepare research notes on investment strategies and prepare a questionnaire to gather further information from investment manager to complete research note.
6Communicate with investment and money managers and custodians to gather and/or clarify client specific data for reporting.
7Prepare and update investment policy statement for clients.
8Training, mentoring and peer review of simple work types such as comparing performance numbers, updating portfolio/investment related information on tools/systems and conduct small survey on investment managers. Do RCA and share findings with the manager to be shared with the team
9Providing floor support by resolving queries of peers and research Issues, update process documentation and SOPs and share findings with the manager to be shared with the team.