FinTech Performance Attribution Analyst, Performance Measurement, Asset Management

Employer
Faverdale Search
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
£40-55k + Bonus etc
Posted
Apr 13, 2019
Closes
Apr 13, 2019
Ref
5767070
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
If you are currently working in fund accounting, performance measurement and/ or attribution team and you have a desire to do something more exciting, working with a range of international and varied clients, solving problems, providing solutions etc, then this will definitely be of interest.

The company has investment expertise across all major asset classes, You will be working in a cutting edge FinTech technology house, where your expertise developed in performance measurement and attribution will be utilised and incredibly valuable.

This firm has a forward thinking and very innovative culture, your decisions and outputs will be relied upon by both senior business and the front office at your clients. Your analysis will be utilised to communicate key message to market on the company's expanding product range.

You will be directly supporting the clients and you will be expected to be the subject matter expert fund performance. Your core duties will include:

Responsible for:
  • Responsibility for performance measurement solutions across all asset classes
  • Responsibility for updating and monitoring accuracy of client information
  • Provision of regular analytics to support the management of client portfolios
  • Coordinating development and project teams based on clients needs and your own innovation
  • Maintaining, enhancing and designing tactical solutions to support fund management teams
  • Working to improve efficiency and automation of fund management data
  • Working within investment teams to support portfolio construction and development
  • Attend client sites as the subject matter expert to resolve issues or to provide necessary consulting on system use
  • Provide product training to users and new employees

Desired:
  • Strong knowledge of the investment management industry and key fund accounting concepts
  • Good knowledge of performance measurement and attribution would be an advantage
  • Candidates with CIPM, IMC or pursuing CFA charter will be preferred
  • Proven experience in the use of investment management systems would be an advantage
  • Experience in a role involving direct client dealings will be an advantage


You will need to possess the gravitas and confidence in your decisions to be trusted by the clients whom you will generate a close working partnership with. The position offers a high level of visibility within the company; once up to speed you will be seen at the 'go to' person on performance analysis. You must be an effective communicator and have an intuitive understanding of team dynamics and relationship building both within the company and with third parties outside the company.

This position will suit someone able to self-create, with a lateral thought process. You must be highly risk aware and possess the ability to create your own analysis if required. It is important that you understand the value of good data controls and that you are naturally able with both technology and projects.

You will be working alongside a high caliber peer group in a culture where achievement is recognized and rewarded. You will possess a passion for the investment industry and you will thrive off challenges and delivery. You must be reliable and trustworthy with a keen drive to deliver a robust service.

This position offered a very interesting and stable future with exposure to a number of different areas, it will give the right person the chance to accelerate their career much quicker than a standard performance analytics team at a traditional fund manager would be able to do. You market worth therefore will increase significantly.

A background in the business or a background in some of the following areas would be desireable: Equity Attribution, Fixed Income Attribution, GIPS, Portfolio Analyst, Duration Analysis, Stock selection, Analysis of fund track records, Research Analyst, Investment Support, portfolio commentary, Risk Sensitivity, Volatility, Credit risk, VAR, Investment Risk, Portfolio Construction, Deal Flow Management, Multi-asset class portfolio risk, Quantitative Risk Analytics, Monitoring Stress Testing, What-If Scenarios, Portfolio Monitoring, Portfolio Analytics, Risk Management (Market, Counterparty, Operational, Liquidity, Strategic) Benchmarking, Asset Allocation, Valuation Engines, UCITS, Attribution, Fixed Income Analytics, Fund Pricing and Compliance Reporting

Prior experience on one of these systems would be helpful; Riskmetrics, Bloomberg AIM, BiSAM B-one, Axioma, Barclays (Bloomberg) Point, Statpro Revolution, MSCI BARRA, SS&C Sylvan etc

This is a London, UK based role. Please be aware that all candidates must have permission to work and live in the UK, no relocation costs are offered.

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