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Investment Specialist

About the position

PGIM, the global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc., is one of the world’s leading money managers. With offices in 16 countries and over $1 trillion in assets under management, clients rely on our risk management expertise, intellectual capital and creative solutions to realize their investment objectives. We are passionate about delivering investment returns for our clients and dedicated to our greatest asset – our people. Do you want to be part of a multi-manager model that enables each business to maintain its own investment culture? Learn more about who we are and how we can work together.

At PGIM Investments, we consider it a great privilege and responsibility to help investors participate in opportunities across the global markets while meeting their toughest investment challenges. We offer a diversified suite of actively managed funds across a broad spectrum of asset classes and investment styles, with over $95 billion in assets under management.
The Mutual Fund Product Management & Investment Analytics team at PGIM Investments, PGIM’s proprietary mutual funds and separate accounts business, has a opening for an Investment Specialist. This position will deliver proactive and reactive product content, competitive analysis, and research to assist Sales and Marketing in effectively positioning PGIM’s funds within various distribution channels to increase sales and market share. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Support the coordination, preparation, and timely delivery of reports and investment analytics.
  • Running Morningstar Hypothetical Illustrations and Profile Reports
  • Supporting the Investment Analysts with ad-hoc projects
  • Helping to Update Quarter End Deliverables
  • Understanding of financial markets, investment concepts, and Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) statistics.
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, and complete projects on a timely basis.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint; robust foundation in excel formulas, macros, as well as integrating dynamic links from databases is vital.
  • Desire to learn about various mutual fund managers, investment strategies, and asset classes.
  • Ability to learn investment analytical tools such as Morningstar Advisor Workstation, Morningstar Direct, MPI Stylus, Factset, and SimFund.
  • Detail oriented team player with excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a wide range of internal business partners.
  • Highly motivated, flexible, and have the ability to work successfully in a fast paced, results oriented team environment.
  • Basic understanding of business intelligence systems, such as Cognos Analytics, Tableau, or Domo.
  • FINRA Series 7 License or ability to get license within 120 days.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at for more information about doing business with Prudential.