Dodge & Cox currently manages over $200 billion in equity assets across mutual funds and separately managed accounts for individuals, pension funds, foundations, and endowments. The firm is seeking an Equity Portfolio Data Specialist to maintain and validate equity portfolio data, which is used across the investment, trading, client service, and operations teams.
Primary responsibilities will include:
•Ensuring the accuracy of current and historical equity portfolio holdings, transactions, and characteristics data in internal systems •Defining key security reference data at the time of security setup and following corporate actions and industry classification changes •Coordinating and communicating changes to security reference data across departments •Implementing and maintaining equity portfolio data capture policies and procedures •Ensuring accuracy of equity fund and separate account attribution data generated in Factset •Validating and maintaining index and other third party data, particularly from Factset and Bloomberg •Preparing raw portfolio data to be used by content management system •Troubleshooting and coordinating the resolution of data issues across internal and third party applications •Working with Data Governance to define and maintain effective quality assurance and testing procedures •Creating reference/training material to support the efficient use of available equity portfolio data
•B.A. or B.S. degree, preferably with coursework in mathematics, finance, accounting, and/or statistics •4+ years of relevant work experience (investment data governance, investment data analysis, capital markets industry data, security analysis, etc.) •MS Office, including advanced Excel knowledge (e.g. pivot tables, charting, conditional formatting) •Working knowledge of FactSet and Bloomberg terminal •Strong analytical and problem-solving skills •Strong communication and interpersonal skills and desire to work in a team-oriented environment •Time management and organizational skills with strong attention to detail •Proven ability to work independently, take initiative, and manage multiple projects simultaneously •Growth mindset and enthusiasm for learning
About Dodge & Cox
Based in San Francisco, Dodge & Cox is an independent, privately held investment management firm with over $300 billion in assets under management. Dodge & Cox manages equity, fixed income, and balanced separate accounts; mutual funds; and Irish-domiciled UCITS. Clients include pension funds, endowments, foundations, and individuals. Our investment approach is guided by our valuation discipline and a long-term investment horizon. Founded in 1930, the firm has 90 investment professionals and approximately 270 employees.