Assistant Manager, Investment

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Oct 09, 2020
Oct 24, 2020
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At Prudential, we understand that success comes from the talent and commitment of our people. Together, we have a shared vision in securing the future of our customers and our communities. We strive to build a business that you can shape, an inclusive workplace where everyone's ideas are valued and a culture where we can thrive together. Our people stay connected and tuned in to what's happening around us, keeping us ahead of the curve. While focused on the long-term, we look to the future to bring growth, development and benefit to everyone whose lives we touch.

Assist in key investment functions which includes strategic investment management and oversight, performance reporting and investment governance.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

Strategic Investment Management and Oversight
  • Assist in developing and maintaining quantitative infrastructure and database to support strategic asset allocation and investment management decisions, capital market analysis, treasury and investment trade activities, fund performance monitoring and fund manager performance review.
  • Assist in preparing treasury and fund investment trade instructions.
  • Assist in periodic fund performance reviews and due diligence of investment funds and fund managers to ensure fund performance and strategies remain consistent with its objectives.
  • Assist in developing recommended actions to be taken in addressing any fund or fund manager performance issues.
  • To perform any other treasury and investment related tasks that are assigned from time to time.

Investment Governance
  • Ensure compliance with internal and external policies and guidelines.
  • Assist in periodic review and enhancement of investment policy, investment manual and investment mandates to ensure proper governance and compliance.
  • Assist in the compilation of investment reports and proposals to be presented at management committees and Board meetings.
  • Assist in identifying and monitoring investment related risks, as well as propose appropriate measures to mitigate identified risks.
  • Assist in ensuring all investment agreements with outsourced vendors, fund providers and financial counterparties are comprehensive, aligned with PAMB interest, executed timely and properly documented.
  • Assist in treasury and investment related fund and operational set-up where necessary.

Performance Reporting
  • Assist in preparation of fund related performance updates and reports for internal and external stakeholders, which includes periodic performance investment reports, investment commentaries and fund fact sheets.
  • Assist in monitoring and understanding of the investment strategy and performance of existing investment funds.

Job Specification:
  • Degree or professional qualifications in finance, accountancy, economics, actuarial science or equivalent (e.g. CFA, CPA, ACCA and/or PKMC).
  • At least 2 year(s) of working experience in fund management, insurance or banking industry.
  • Proficient in MS-office skills (MS-Excel, MS-Word & MS-Power-point), especially in MS-Excel functions and macros.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills, including flexibility and adaptability in a dynamic environment.
  • Attention to details and meticulous.
  • Strict compliance with all applicable deadlines is expected.
  • Possess strong work ethics, integrity and a positive attitude.