Portfolio Analytics, Fixed Income
Leading global asset manager seeks degree educated professional with comprehensive portfolio analysis experience across global investment strategies, which must include fixed income strategies. A good understanding of modern portfolio theory and security analysis together with programming skills, ideally VBA and/or Matlab, R or Python and a strong risk awareness, are essential.
Role will focus on maintaining and expanding in-depth analytical and governance reporting to support the Global Investment teams and generation of investment strategy reports, risk assessments and written commentary as well as generally providing investment support services to the Fund Managers
Key elements of the role are risk and portfolio analysis and, as such, the successful incumbent will demonstrate a thorough understanding of investment risk models, the drivers of market risk and the implications on product performance and attribution together with investment analysis using qualitative and quantitative tools. Supporting the front office analytical tool set, the job holder will also be expected to quickly come up to speed on various team analytical toolsets (both external and in-house) that are available to the Fund Managers to ensure full understanding and technical credibility when advising Fund Managers in their use.
This is an interesting, varied and highly analytical role with good access to the Investment teams. In addition to the required technical experience and analysis skills, excellent communication & stakeholder management skills together with an enthusiastic and proactive attitude and a willingness to assume new responsibilities and take on new challenges is essential. CFA Charter/CFA studies are an advantage