Asset Manager Test Assessment
One of the job placements inside Asset Management sector is Asset Managers. They are required to manage client’s investments such as currency, property, bonds, stocks, commodities, equities, among other financial products. One of the aims of these managers is to maximize the client´s money obtained from return on investments. They can work for banks, pension funds, and other business related areas.
Our emphasis in this test is in the management of property assets.
Asset managers tend to focus more on tactics, i.e., on the implementation of portfolio strategy. Asset managers typically report to portfolio managers and work through third-party property managers, who report to the asset managers. Asset managers, therefore, are focused on managing collections of assets (as opposed to portfolios) and often are regionally focused. Their primary objective is to coordinate the activities of local property management personnel toward the achievement of the portfolio strategies established by the portfolio managers to whom they report.
The Asset Manager position is responsible for financial analysis related to leasing and financing decisions, leasing evaluation, sales activities, asset and capital improvement budgeting, asset management plans, property management coordination and investor/owner communications for an assigned portfolio of shopping centers.
KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:
EXCELLENT VERBAL, WRITTEN, AND INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS - Verbal Ability and Verbal Reasoning
CRITICAL THINKING - Logical Reasoning
PROBLEM SOLVING - Quantitative Aptitude
HIGHLY ANALYTICAL AND CREATIVE - Abstract Reasoning
ABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATE FINANCIAL DATA TO EXECUTIVE TEAM AND INVESTORS - Financial Analysis
PROFICIENCY IN WORD PROCESSING, SPREADSHEET, DATABASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS IN ORDER TO COMPLETE REQUIRED REPORTS - Microsoft Word
ATTENTION TO DETAIL
Verbal ability is essential because grammar and vocabulary is a prerequisite for good spoken and written English.
Reading comprehension indicates an ability to comprehend and reason with the concepts on a written page.
Quantitative ability will indicate analytical thinking and problem-solving ability.
Logical Reasoning is assessed through
• Cause /Effect and
• Statement/Fact questions
These questions will indicate the quality of deductive reasoning and inductive reasoning which contribute to Critical thinking ability.
Abstract reasoning will indicate the ability to think clearly, identify logical patterns, learn new skills and solve complex problems. It is an indicator of fluid intelligence and shows an ability to strategize.
The questions are on Keyboard shortcuts, Keyboard Combinations, Page orientations, Tables, Charts, formatting, commands.
Asset Manager Online Test Consists:
Verbal Ability - 08 Questions 08 minutes
Verbal Reasoning - 08 Questions 14 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude - 10 Questions 10 minutes
Logical Reasoning - 08 Questions 13 minutes
Abstract Reasoning - 10 Questions 15 minutes
MS Word 2013 - 08 Questions 10 minutes