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About Xponance

Xponance is a registered multi-strategy investment firm with approximately $13 billion in assets across multiple strategies. Our entrepreneurial culture is driven by the company’s dual objectives of serving clients as a trusted and value-added solutions partner, we continually endeavor to provide investment excellence generated by diverse and entrepreneurial professionals. We strive to be an industry leader and “force-multiplier” for diversity and client engagement. Xponance offers actively managed global, international, and emerging market equity strategies via a multi-manager structure; internally managed active US fixed income, systematic equity, active and passive equity strategies; and diverse and emerging and woman owned alternative GP Seeding and Staking strategies. Our technology subsidiary, Aapryl, LLC, offers a web-based analytical platform that assists asset owners in portfolio, asset manager and risk due diligence as they seek external partners to fulfill their fiduciary duties.

Opportunity –Fixed Income Portfolio/ Trading Assistant and Junior Analyst

Xponance is seeking to fill the role of a Fixed Income Portfolio/ Trading Assistant and Junior Analyst in Durham, NC. The position supports the portfolio managers/traders in the market surveillance, analysis and trading operational support necessary to implement the platform strategies.

Principle Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Portfolio/Operations Assistant and Jr. Fixed Income Analyst include:

Portfolio Management Support

  • Compile and track weekly economic chart pack/macro dashboard
  • Understand portfolio positioning – duration, sector/security over-underweights, yield curve positioning
  • Use portfolio analytics to provide portfolio characteristics and customized reporting to clients and consultants
  • Update Fixed Income charts and presentation materials

Trading Desk and trading assistant

  • Support the team traders with ongoing daily market surveillance regarding existing names, new issues etc. Assist and oversee allocations while working with operations to ensure settlement.
  • Track key indicators to facilitate monthly write-ups and participate in firm investment meetings
  • Monitor trade/brokerage activity for MWBE reporting and firm Keep track of approved brokers and periodic reporting for compliance.


  • Leverage tools and data sources (CMS-Bondedge, Bloomberg, ) to provide custom analytics to the Fixed Income Team
  • Contribute ongoing data and research to market/economic commentaries and thought pieces

Experience & Attributes:

Key qualifications include the following:

  • Zero to three years of professional investment experience
  • Financial acumen and strong mathematical, data management, and analytical skills; experience with fundamental and quantitative modeling is preferable.
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Strong Microsoft Office (Excel in particular) proficiency
  • The ability to work collaboratively across all levels of the platform as well as the organization;
  • Strong attention to detail, great organizational skills and the ability to multitask efficiently and
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Strong interpersonal skills that engender credibility and trust;
  • Comfort in a creative, entrepreneurial, and diverse
  • Bachelor’s Degree (required).

Candidates interested in the Fixed Income Portfolio/ Trading Assistant and Junior Analyst opening can forward a resume to: