Fund of Funds Selection Analyst

Paragon Executive
Dublin, Ireland
Excellent & Benefits
May 14, 2018
May 25, 2018
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Role: The investment analyst will supervise a small team of analysts primarily focused on the structure and monitoring of a UCITS fund of funds umbrella. Research will be primarily equity focused encompassing the major developed and emerging markets. The work environment is dynamic and would afford a person with experience in a similar role in asset management the ability to expand upon their knowledge of the investment industry.

Duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following:

  • Reviewing and monitoring of UCITS Funds of Funds encompassing equity and fixed income asset classes.
  • Performing quantitative and qualitative analyses of current model portfolios and target fund investments to assess their overall suitability with target performance standards and regulatory guidelines.
  • Assessing peer group opportunity sets for potential investment candidates and submit model portfolio proposals to the Investment Committee.
  • Performing investment due diligence for the Investment Committee as part of ad hoc and ongoing projects.  
  • Ad hoc projects as required


The Ideal Candidate will have;


  • An analytical background with a 3 level qualification at Master's level in a finance or business discipline and, or be studying for the CFA qualification.
  • At least five years' work experience, preferably in financial services.
  • Some knowledge and experience of the Funds Selection is essential.
  • Numeracy, accuracy and attention to detail as a pre-requisite as is the ability to work to deadlines in a team based environment.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills (both oral & written).
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required, as is knowledge of Bloomberg.
  • A good knowledge of the mutual funds investment market and a broad understanding of long only investment principles.                                  

Remuneration:  Remuneration package will be competitive and based on successful candidates overall abilities and experience.

For a Private and Confidential conversation and to obtain a full job spec - please contact Sean Sweeney at Paragon Executive.


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