Performance Analyst, Global Investment Manager

Employer
O'Connell Resourcing
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
£40,000 - £55,000
Posted
Sep 19, 2020
Closes
Oct 01, 2020
Ref
8474784
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
We have worked with this client for many years and have always had an excellent rapport with the company and the people we have helped secure a job here. They offer a fantastic work life balance and working environment and have a great track record of employee retention and offer scope for internal movement and progression.

The key responsibilities will include:
  • Generate & validate fund performance, performance statistics and attribution
  • Respond to in-house enquiries about reported performance, supporting the front office and distribution parts of the organisation.
  • Analyse and comment on key performance drivers on funds for internal and external consumption.

Key competencies required for the role:
  • A number of years' experience within a performance unit and working within the fund management business. Associated qualifications are preferred (e.g. IMC, CIPM, CFA).
  • Knowledge and experience of performance calculation - including true-time weighted returns and internal rate of return calculations.
  • Experience of calculating and interpreting performance attribution, including contribution versus benchmark analysis. Understanding and experience of more complex attribution models such as Equity Style Attribution and/or Fixed Income Performance Attribution would also be desirable.
  • Highly numerate, with a solid understanding of statistical data production, particularly related to performance reporting; Knowledge or understanding of key performance statistics or other related statistics (duration, yields, etc.)
  • Ability to understand statistical output and question/interrogate anything that may appear unusual to maintain the integrity of the data we provide internally and to clients.
  • An understanding of the GIPS Standards.
  • Good understanding of the structure and workings of a fund management business; Experience across asset classes or markets desired but not essential.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise multiple tasks accordingly.
  • An understanding of performance fee calculation methodologies would be advantageous.

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