Investment Analyst - Structured Finance Fund

Dartmouth Partners
London, United Kingdom
Jul 18, 2019
Jul 25, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Our client is the UK Team of a US Structured Finance focused fund that offers investors access to securitized and structured credit strategies across its fund and, including multi-sector and single-sector investment strategies, enabling investors to take advantage of the wide spectrum of risk and return profiles available within the credit markets. The Firm's funds and separate accounts are managed for a global investor base, which includes public and private pension plans, endowments, foundations, insurance groups, family offices, qualified high net worth individuals and consultants. With offices located in New York and London, the firm currently manages over $2.6 billion. Due to a growing investment portfolio there is a requirement for a Performance and Investment Analyst to join the European team:

  • The ideal candidate will be able to carry out in-depth analysis of existing and prospective positions and produce clear reporting for use by management and fund investors.
  • Use of advanced excel financial modelling to analyse financial data and translation of complex financial data into plain English for business use.
  • Monitoring and analysis of existing investments in the European portfolio, including RMBS, CMBS, performing and non-performing loans.
  • Analysis of new investments including due diligence, structural analysis and in depth asset pool review.
  • Providing reporting and commentary for the European portfolio and individual asset performance.

Essential Experience

Excellent data interrogation and interpretation skills & a logical mindset.

• Strong quantitative skills including advanced excel financial modelling (ability to create models from scratch).

• Ability to work independently, take initiative, plan and manage own tasks and performance

• Ideally database management and/or programming languages

Desired but not essential

Fluent or business level competence in Portuguese or Spanish

• Understanding of products within the global structured credit markets

• Understanding of rating agency methodologies around structured credit

• CFA or relevant post-graduate qualification

• Strong degree in quantitative discipline

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