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Sustainability Investment Analyst

Company: KSM Securian Financial Group
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

At Securian Asset Management, we're committed to delivering solutions that help our clients achieve their goals from a position of strength.-- Both Securian Financial and Securian Asset Management are signers of the Principles for Responsible Investment, reflecting our commitment to supporting balanced and sustainable growth.-- The rapid evolution of sustainability data on investment platforms has raised the bar to tie sustainability to investment decisions and performance.-- This position is accountable for helping to formalize and expand our approach using both qualitative and quantitative frameworks while embracing transparency.--In this role, you will play a key role in coordinating and communicating our response to the evolving sustainable investment landscape.-- If you have a passion for positive change in the world, strong critical thinking skills, and a commitment to pragmatic, real world progress, this position might be right for you. Responsibilities: Working with asset management teams in the organization, analyze and report on sector specific data.-- Build out repeatable processes utilizing technology-based infrastructure.--Partner with investment staff on desired outcomes. Keeping abreast of industry trends, competitor intelligence and regulatory issues across the spectrum of interested parties. Building and maintaining a database that captures this information. Support development of strategy-level frameworks, including both qualitative and quantitative approaches. --Assist in the creation/management of reporting tools specific for the various internal and external constituencies.----Creatively enhance and improve the process including (but not limited to) leveraging various technology platforms.------------Act as technical resource for sustainability frameworks including the PRI, TCFD, EU Taxonomy, ICMA green bond, A4S, and rating agencies including Sustainalytics Support transparency initiatives around ESG risks, opportunities, and reputational concerns through the development of enterprise- and strategy-level reporting. Qualifications: A bachelor's degree in math, statistics, computer science, economics, or finance. 5+ years of demonstrated ability to maintain high performance Demonstrated creativity in using data analysis to reveal insights and inform disciplined decisions. Python, Bloomberg, FactSet, Tableau or other analytical tools. The ability to make objective recommendations and defend viewpoints along with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent communication skills.-- Partnership mindset as this position will be engaging with multiple groups throughout the broader organization (Legal, Regulatory, Communications, Risk, Marketing, Community Relations).--A willingness to further investment knowledge through formal training if not a current investment professional. A passion for positive change in the world and a commitment to pragmatic, real world progress. Preferred Qualifications: A four-year degree in math, statistics, computer science, economics, or finance. Masters degree or CFA, preferred A broad understanding of financial markets and risk models. 4+ years of success in an analytical position, preferably in an investment role *Internal Securian Financial job title for this position is Securian Asset Management Sr. Consultant *This position has a hybrid working model at our Home Office in downtown St. Paul, 2 days per week worked in the office and remainder of the days could be worked virtually* Physical Job Requirements: Ability to utilize keyboard, mouse, and computer for up to 8 hours per day Ability to work at least 40 hours per week Ability to utilize telephone or virtual meeting platform for 2-4 hours per day Ability to meet the physical demands of travel The physical job requirements described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of jobs. Securian Financial has been around for 140 years. We're committed to giving back to our community, donating 15,000 employee volunteer hours this past year. We also provide extensive resources to our employees for professional development and growth and a number of diverse professional and social opportunities throughout the company. There's a reason our employees have voted us as a best place to work year after year! In addition: -- Generous paid time off. We want you to take time off for whatever matters most to you! -- Tuition reimbursement program. We value continuous learning at Securian! -- Company-funded pension plan as well as 401K retirement plan - great resources to secure your financial future. -- Continuous opportunities for new challenges. -- Variety of health plan options as well as dental and vision plans. -- Paid maternity/paternity leaves. Securian Financial Group, Inc. does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital or familial status, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, veteran status, status in regard to public assistance, status in a local human rights commission, or any other status or condition protected by local, state or federal law. If you are a job seeker with a disability and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please contact us by telephone 651-665-5522 (voice), 711 (telecommunications relay), or by email at To view our privacy statement click here To view our legal statement click here PandoLogic. Keywords: Investment Analyst, Location: Saint Paul, MN - 55129 , PL: 568930338

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