Portfolio Services Group Fixed Income Analyst

Fidelity International
London, United Kingdom
10 May 2021
27 May 2021
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About the opportunity

Portfolio Service Group, Fixed Income (PSG FI), is a London based team within the Investment Management Operations section of Global Business Operations. The team works closely with Fixed Income Investment Professionals both in London and HK.

Purpose of your role
The Fixed Income portfolio managers and the global trading capability are supported by five PSG FI Analysts in London and three in Hong Kong. The aim of the function is to improve capacity of the portfolio managers and increase the control, scale, efficiency and consistency of the investment process. The team actively contributes and implements ideas for improving and re-designing the investment process and trade flows, and often represents the Fixed Income Investment Management function to other areas of the business.

Key Responsibilities
  • Implementation of investment decisions - generate orders across multiple funds for bonds, futures, CDS, Swaps, Options, Duration overlays - taking into account cash, investment guidelines, benchmarks and fund sizes
  • Generate and instruct all FX spot and currency hedges
  • Monitor and resolve pre-trade compliance alerts
  • Cash Management - monitoring cash positions and cash flows
  • Monitor portfolio exposures and consistency of strategy across portfolios
  • Fund oversight
  • Data reconciliation and validation
  • Assist with and guide fund transitions/launches/closures
  • Represent PMs on projects and initiatives
  • Produce variety of reports - portfolio risk reports, fund breakdown, etc
  • General support for ad hoc queries
  • Participation in IT infrastructure programmes in relation to the PSG FI function
Experience and Qualifications
The successful candidate should have experience of supporting investment professionals. They should have a broad understanding of Fixed Income markets, how portfolios are constructed, and how trade ideas are implemented with control. Experience in Fixed Income and/or investment compliance would be an advantage.

Essential skills
  • Knowledge of fixed income market and instruments
  • Good understanding of investment decision-making, compliance, and execution processes
  • Ability to work accurately in a pressurised environment with tight deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate at all levels, particularly with Portfolio Managers and other Investment Professionals
  • Ability to work in a small functional team, as part of the broader Fixed Income team, and with colleagues globally
  • Ability to represent the team and department as a technical specialist
  • Ability to analyse processes and implement improvements
  • Numerate and analytical
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Advanced excel, Bloomberg
  • Ideally IMC or CFA level 1
About you

About Fidelity International
Fidelity International offers investment solutions and services and retirement expertise to more than 2.5 million customers globally. As a privately-held, purpose-driven company with a 50-year heritage, we think generationally and invest for the long term. Operating in more than 25 locations and with $611.4 billion in total assets, our clients range from central banks, sovereign wealth funds, large corporates, financial institutions, insurers and wealth managers, to private individuals.

Our Workplace & Personal Financial Health business provides individuals, advisers and employers with access to world-class investment choices, third-party solutions, administration services and pension guidance. Together with our Investment Solutions & Services business, we invest $471 billion on behalf of our clients. By combining our asset management expertise with our solutions for workplace and personal investing, we work together to build better financial futures.

Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we. We are proud of our inclusive culture and encourage applications from the widest mix of talent, whatever your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, social background and more.

As a flexible employer, we trust our people to perform their role in the way that works best for them, our clients and our business. We are a disability-friendly company and would welcome a conversation with you if you feel you might benefit from any reasonable adjustments to perform to the best of your ability during the recruitment process and beyond. Data as at 30 September 2020. Read more at https://www.fidelityinternational.com/

Applying to this Job Role: Please note you are only required to upload your CV/Resume to the application screen.

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