Product Analyst

Employer
T. Rowe Price
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Apr 29, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Ref
1946954223
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
A career at T. Rowe Price says you want to contribute and make a difference at a leading global investment management firm where success results from the dedication our associates have in building success for our clients. We are a growing organization of associates from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.We take a long-term view on associates and their careers. Our associates do phenomenal work with purpose, and as a result, we provide growth opportunities through in-person and online training, management development programs, and career development on the job.If you are seeking a meaningful work experience along with a workplace culture that thrives on teamwork, we invite you to explore the opportunity to join us.The Product Analyst is responsible for supporting the T. Rowe Price Common Trust Funds (Trusts), Canadian Pooled Funds, and Private Fund vehicles in a wide range of product management activities including detailed analysis on investment vehicle, pricing, external market analysis, and succinctly communicating any conclusions. In addition, this role may lead initiatives that will require the Product Analyst to work closely with key stakeholders across the firm including global product, investments, distribution, legal, operations, and finance. The Product Analyst will also provide project and research support to the Product Managers. The Product Analyst will create a broad range of materials for review and inclusion in management presentations and product governance meetings, including boards. The Product Analyst must be able to act independently, make certain business decisions, and collaborate with business partners and project teams to influence and advance initiatives. The Product Analyst will also enhance policies and procedures and work to improve processes to efficiently manage initiatives and product related tasks. The role is involved with projects that have enterprise-wide impact.Job Responsibilities:Collaborates with Product teams to build the business cases for new products or modifications to existing products.Researches, develops, and delivers analysis for presentations and reports to be delivered internally regarding product development and enhancements. Demonstrates knowledge of assigned products, the marketplace, industry, and client needs.Researches regulatory developments and analyzes potential implications to existing Products.Conducts financial modeling for current and new products being evaluated. Participates in presentation of analyses.Conducts operational activities related to new product launches, restructuring, merging, closing, and other product-related changes including fee and name changes.Manages activities outlined in product development and implementation processes. Develops and manages product implementation plans and timelines.Establishes relationships with partners in Operations, Legal, Technology, Risk, Compliance, Finance, etc. to ensure successful implementation of new or modified products.Monitors and measures the success of various products leveraging established metricsIndependently creates, updates, and enhances policies and procedures of products and vehicles; provides education on these policies and procedures. Manages end-to-end process reviews.Creates a broad range of materials for product governance meetings including boards as well as reports, research for senior management leveraging both internal and external data sources and contacts.Acts as point of contact for distribution, investments and other departments regarding product/vehicle characteristics, and policies and procedures. May provide guidance to more junior associates. Provides high level assistance and coverage to Product Managers and serves as their backup as needed. Escalates findings or issues to more senior staff.QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and relevant experience AND 5+ years of total relevant work experience.Preferred:Outstanding analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitativeAbility to think strategically and creativelySelf-motivated, creative, responsible, with excellent attention to detailExcellent written and oral communication skillsSuperior Excel skills and strong PowerPoint skillsExperience communicating financial mattersDiscipline to manage large volumes of projects versus tight deadlinesThe preferred candidate should be able to take conceptual instructions or guidance and then have the initiative and creativity to create the readily accessible and repeatable exhibits or reports.Strong knowledge of TRP investment product and vehiclesStrong knowledge of North America channels and segments.Advanced level of operational knowledge of investment industry practices and procedures usually acquired through work related experience in a combination of positions including, but not limited to, accounting, trading, financial reporting or other similar positionsPositive approach to work and ability to work with all levels of the organization as neededAbility to work in an extremely fast-paced, high volume environment that calls for constantly changing prioritiesCustomer service orientationAbility to translate business needs into functional requirementsAbility to develop multiple options to address identified, moderately complex business issues or needsProcess oriented with proven process improvement experience and ability to create detailed, end-to-end processesDemonstrated ability to independently lead and execute projects of small to medium complexity with various stakeholdersComprehensive knowledge and skills with software and databases such as eVestment, Morningstar Direct, SIMFUND, Lipper, Broadridge, Factset, TableauJob Family: Investment Vehicle Product ManagementTrack: Knowledge ManagementLevel: KM3T. Rowe Price is committed to providing our associates with a comprehensive total rewards benefit program, including wellness, retirement and quality-of-life benefits. Please view What We Offer to see what's available to you.T. Rowe Price is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity of thought, gender, and race. We believe our continued success depends upon the equal treatment of all associates and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, creed, colour, national origin, sex, gender, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, military or veteran status, pregnancy, or any other classification protected by country, federal, state, or local law.

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