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Robert Vega, Director FAC 18 / 2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200 78712-1508 • 512-471-7900

Dimensional Fund Advisor, Analyst Corporate Governance (Part time), Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 8102

Wed, March 26, 2014

 

The Corporate Governance group is a part of the Investment team that helps drive Dimensional’s corporate governance and sustainable investing efforts. Based on the principle that good corporate governance maximizes long-term shareholder value, the Corporate Governance group formulates policies, procedures and practices that reinforce such behavior at companies in which Dimensional invests. It also participates in the development of new investment strategies and products which best meet client needs in this space. We are seeking a part-time analyst to join our Austin team in pursuit of this mission. 

Responsibilities: 
•Assisting in ongoing monitoring of the firm’s proxy voting activities and class action participation, and helping to refine the processes/systems involved 
•Coordinating and assisting in preparation for discussions with portfolio companies regarding governance issues 
•Performing analysis and generating reports for Portfolio Managers, the Investment Committee and other internal clients 
•Developing an understanding of industry best practices and trends in corporate governance; participating in internal policy reviews 

Qualifications: 
•Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program as a junior or actively pursuing a MBA 

•Ability work 10-20 hours a week 
•Interest in financial markets and corporate governance 
•Excellent quantitative problem-solving and analytic skills 
•Strong communication skills (verbal and written) 
•Detail-oriented, organized, highly motivated, and able to work independently and in a team environment 
•Self-starter who is capable of managing multiple projects and meeting deadlines 
•Proficiency in MS Excel 
•Knowledge of databases (MS Access, SQL) preferred 
•Ability to absorb and apply information from formal and informal learning experiences

 

BTT Gateway Job ID 8102


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