Details Report for:
11-9199.03 - Investment Fund Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate investment strategy or operations for a large pool of liquid assets supplied by institutional investors or individual investors.
This title represents an occupation for which data collection is currently underway.
- Manage investment funds to maximize return on client investments.
- Select specific investments or investment mixes for purchase by an investment fund.
- Analyze acquisitions to ensure conformance with strategic goals or regulatory requirements.
- Select or direct the execution of trades.
- Develop or implement fund investment policies or strategies.
- Develop or direct development of offering documents or marketing materials.
- Evaluate the potential of new product developments or market opportunities, according to factors such as business plans, technologies, or market potential.
- Identify group or individual target investors for a specific fund.
- Meet with investors to determine investment goals or to discuss investment strategies.
- Monitor regulatory or tax law changes to ensure fund compliance or to capitalize on development opportunities.
- Monitor financial or operational performance of individual investments to ensure portfolios meet risk goals.
- Present investment information, such as product risks, fees, or fund performance statistics.
- Perform or evaluate research, such as detailed company or industry analyses, to inform financial forecasting, decision making, or valuation.
- Review offering documents or marketing materials to ensure regulatory compliance.
- Attend investment briefings or consult financial media to stay abreast of relevant investment markets.
- Develop, implement, or monitor security valuation policies.
- Direct activities of accounting or operations departments.
- Hire or evaluate staff.
- Prepare for and respond to regulatory inquiries.
- Verify regulatory compliance of transaction reporting.
Tools used in this occupation:
|Notebook computers — Laptop computers|
|Special purpose telephones — Multiline telephone systems|
|Teleconference equipment — Teleconferencing equipment|
|Videoconferencing systems — Videoconferencing equipment|
Technology used in this occupation:
|Accounting software — Financial accounting software|
|Analytical or scientific software — Risk analysis software; SAS software; Statistical analysis software|
|Charting software — Microsoft Office Visio|
|Computer aided design CAD software — Autodesk AutoCAD Blue Sky|
|Data base user interface and query software — Microsoft Access; Structured query language SQL|
|Document management software — ReadSoft software|
|Electronic mail software — Microsoft Outlook|
|Enterprise resource planning ERP software — SAP software|
|Financial analysis software — Portfolio analysis software; SunGard Financial Systems AddVantage|
|Internet browser software — Web browser software|
|Map creation software — Microsoft MapPoint|
|Presentation software — Microsoft PowerPoint|
|Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel|
|Word processing software — Microsoft Word|
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Wages & Employment Trends
Median wages data collected from Managers, All Other.
Employment data collected from Managers, All Other.
Industry data collected from Managers, All Other.
|Median wages (2012)||$48.51 hourly, $100,890 annual|
|Employment (2012)||898,000 employees|
|Projected growth (2012-2022)||Slower than average (3% to 7%)|
|Projected job openings (2012-2022)||249,100|
|Top industries (2012)||
Self-Employed (59% employed in this sector)
State & National
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2012 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections . "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.