Real Estate Securities Analyst - Global Real Estate - London

Employer
Aviva Investors
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Sep 04, 2017
Closes
Oct 24, 2017
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Real Estate Securities Analyst - Global Real Estate - London

The Role

We are currently looking for a permanent Securities Analyst in our London, City office to work with the Global real estate securities Fund Manager. You will be delivering first-class research on real estate securities and REITs. You will act within a team delivering input in strategy and analysis. The end result being robust value adding recommendations based upon research, analysis and communication.

Responsibilities

You will:

  • Produce real estate securities and market research benefiting the bottom line results, in support of the Fund manager decisions.
  • Actively engage with company management teams, sell side analysts, and other market participants.
  • Work in an international team setting and build strong internal and external relations.
  • Work closely with the real estate securities fund manager in developing original research and analysis.
  • Demonstrate a flexible approach, adapting research to changes in market conditions/outlook/themes.
  • Suggest and implement improvements to the research process, supporting investment process requirements and promoting consistency across research functions.
  • Work closely with the global real estate research team.
  • Maintain open channels of communication and drive information across the real estate securities, multi manager, real estate, equity and fixed income teams.
  • Present and articulate ideas to internal and external clients.
  • Deliver portfolio analysis and reporting
  • Fulfil 'back-up' fund management responsibilities when necessary including portfolio construction and dealing requirements.
  • Undertake relevant internal and external marketing

Requirements

  • Relevant University degree
  • CFA Charter holder
  • FSA threshold competent
  • Be intellectually flexible, with a desire to analyse real estate securities.
  • Have an ability to see the "wood from the trees" and pin-point the real drivers behind a stock's performance.
  • Be able to present a robust investment case to the rest of the team, with a well-researched note, with particular emphasis on valuation.
  • Excellent and proven track record in equity analysis, research and forecasting.
  • Strong analytical capabilities; modelling techniques in excel.
  • In-depth knowledge of investment markets; modern finance, investment theory and valuation techniques; interest in new developments.
  • Experience in applying research and analysis to fund management.
  • Knowledge of portfolio construction
  • Strong communicator, both verbal and written
  • Independent thinker/investor

About Us

Aviva Investors are proud to be a different kind of asset manager; our intelligent solutions are based entirely around our Clients objectives, not ours. Whether our clients are looking for a standard product or something completely bespoke, they can access world-class expertise. Our aim is to retain business with named clients by providing a high level of service.

Diversity and Inclusion

Bring to Aviva what makes you different and we'll support you to do the best work of your life. We encourage applications from everyone who wants to help us achieve our purpose of helping our customers to Defy Uncertainty.

One of Aviva's core values is Care More, and this is bought to life through the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working from home some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parent and carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies. What's important to us is that you are supported to do the best work of your life.

You will be assessed against the Aviva values: care more, kill complexity, never rest and create legacy.