Senior Analyst, Manager Research (KS and MO)

Job Location(s) US-KS-Overland Park
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/9/2024 4:48 PM)
# of Openings
FLSA Status
Investment Management


If you are looking to build your career with a firm that puts the client first, then Mariner is the right firm for you. We actively nurture the next generation of professionals, give back to the community and focus on building a diverse culture where everyone genuinely loves where they work and has the support needed to meet their career goals.


We are looking for a Senior Analyst, Manager Research to join our Investment Management Team.   The position will serve as in-house expert on mutual funds/ETFs/MWA models, supporting advisor inquiries as needed.


Research and Platform Maintenance

  • Perform sourcing, researching, monitoring, and making recommendations on investment strategies.
  • Contribute to the development of the overall Investment Management Group function, improving methods and tools utilized.
  • Provide reports from Bloomberg, eVestment, Morningstar, Zephyr, FIRM and other analytical tools.
  • Develop and generate monthly/quarterly reporting packages as required.
  • Communicate with investment managers to evaluate investment philosophy, process, personnel and performance.
  • Extract and interpret both quantitative and qualitative data to help drive decision making.
  • Create and maintain detailed due diligence reports and document ongoing monitoring of investment managers.
  • Use Zephyr, Morningstar Direct, and other analysis tools to assist in investment strategy due diligence.
  • Ad hoc tasks, special projects and other duties as required.


  • Participate in creation of agenda and preparation of materials for investment committee meetings.
  • Develop and present research findings to our investment committee, advisors and others as needed.
  • Serve as in-house expert on mutual funds/ETFs/MWA models, supporting advisor inquiries as needed.
  • Attend and present at some client investment reviews as needed.


  • Undergraduate degree in business-related field required
  • A minimum of 5 years of related experience
  • Progress toward or completion of the CFA preferred
  • Progress toward or completion of MBA and/or other relevant professional qualifications a plus
  • Investment or retirement plan-related experience in a professional office environment a plus

Skills and Knowledge

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to multi-task, manage workload, and complete projects on time


Mariner is a top-ranked, national wealth advisory firm with locations across the United States. Our mission to put our clients first drives everything we do. 


We welcome your interest in being a part of our firm. We believe in giving associates progressive opportunities, actively nurturing professional growth and giving back to the community. We are dedicated to building a diverse culture where everyone has the support they need to achieve their career goals. We offer an innovative workplace and a culture that fosters camaraderie, teamwork and work-life balance. 







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