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Job ID :
96894
Location :
Northbrook, IL US
Level :
Intern
Job Category :
Investments
Description :

Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.


Job Description

The Portfolio Management Group, working closely with the underwriting business units and other areas within investments, is responsible for the development of the investment portfolio strategy within specified risk parameters, execution of the asset allocation associated with the strategy, 3rd party investment manager utilization and derivative use.  This role will be responsible for assisting the Portfolio Managers with the day to day management and reporting of the Allstate Financial, Allstate Protection and Pension portfolios.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work with Portfolio Managers to develop and continuously improve our reporting infrastructure for monitoring, evaluating, and communicating portfolio positioning and investment strategies
  • Assist with the creation of Board, Investment Committee, 3rd party manager and Management reporting, including presenting a portfolio/market view point in a thoughtful and professional manner
  • Monitor and summarize specific portfolio exposures/trends, identifying primary areas for further discussion
  • Creation of ad-hoc reports and analysis of the portfolios
  • Research portfolio/market trends, based upon direction provided by senior professionals, to provide insights on how changing dynamics may influence the portfolios

Job Qualifications

  • Strong interest and good understanding of capital markets, macro/micro economics and the primary investment types held in the Allstate portfolio
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to be a reliable team player with the ability to build trust and confidence through collaboration with internal colleagues
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and investigative research skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team to complete tasks, solve problems and consistently meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize multiple assignments effectively in a dynamic work environment
  • Detail oriented with a commitment to high quality work
  • Relevant technology experience; Proficient in Microsoft Office with significant knowledge of Excel is required; Understanding of basic database querying and business intelligence tools a plus (MicroStrategy, Tableau)

 


Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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