AVP, Performance Analyst, UOB Asset Management

United Overseas Bank
Singapore, Singapore
Aug 18, 2017
Sep 20, 2017
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
UOB Asset management (UOBAM) is a significant regional fund house, headquartered in Singapore. Established in 1986, UOBAM is a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Overseas Bank. We invite dynamic and highly motived individuals with good qualifications to join us as Performance Analyst.

Job responsibilities:

Reporting to the Head of Risk and Performance of UOBAM, the successful candidate will join a team responsible for providing performance and attribution analysis within UOBAM. The key responsibilities of this position are as follows:
  • Maintain and involve in the user requirement studies and user acceptance test, with respect to the performance and attribution requirements and transactions/positions loading into the performance systems. This includes refinement on existing methodologies to ensure accurate reporting for all assets types.
  • Liaise with vendor, internal IT and data manager on reporting errors, system change requests and data issues.
  • Perform independent review and performance analysis of client portfolios.
  • Responsible for regular/ad-hoc and timely performance reporting to Investment and Business Development Teams.
  • Responsible for monitoring and reporting of all portfolios' performance, highlighting areas of performance concerns to senior management, Investment Committee and Board.
  • Ensure UOBAM complies with reporting guidelines stipulated under GIPS.
  • Work closely with Investment team and Business Development team in shaping the firm's investment process and product development.
  • Coordinate with the risk team to produce a consolidated risk-return profile of our portfolios and communicate the information to our fund managers, to help them identify the strengths and weaknesses in their investment processes.
Job requirements:
  • Minimum of 5 - 8 years hands on working experience, preferably in the fund management industry as a performance and /or risk analytics analyst and/or data analyst
  • Possess strong analytical and quantitative skills, a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel VBA programming capabilities, SQL, Access database skills are preferred
  • Must be able to process data accurately and efficiently with patience and persistence
  • Possess the ability to kick-start and see-through process improvement initiatives so as to enhance work efficiency and productivity
  • Be able to work well under pressure, tight time constraints and a good team player
  • Good written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • CFA/FRM/CIPM will add advantage to the application
  • Previous experience with systems such as Statpro, Barclay's Point, Factset, Morningstar, Lipper, Datawatch will also provide the candidate with an earlier head start