Equity Fund Selection Specialist

London, United Kingdom
Feb 18, 2022
Feb 23, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About the role:

• This is a specialist role within the firm's wealth management business which will suit an experienced fund selector
• You will work alongside the Head of Equities, focusing on equity and equity long-short funds (generalist)
• The role involves conducting end-to-end investment, and responsible investment due diligence reviews of new
equity and equity long-short funds and their managers, as well as monitoring funds on the approved list
• You will also be expected to maintain a broad knowledge of the market environment and equity investment
products and contribute to internal discussions on such topics
• You will be involved in maintaining security database in conjunction with Middle Office
• The equity team sits within a tight knit investment research team (comprising Fixed Income & Liquid
Alternatives and Operational Due Diligence), which reports into the Chief Investment Officer. You will also work
closely with the client team and partners and be available to support and advise them on approved funds, and
attend client meetings and pitches as required
• There is scope to get involved in ad-hoc internal committees and projects

About you:
At least five years' experience working in a fund selection capacity or a directly related role within the investment
management industry
• A relevant industry qualification (e.g. CFA, IAD, CISI Diploma)
• Deep knowledge of the fund management industry and investment processes
• Comfortable working autonomously and collaboratively; adaptable to working with different personality types
with dynamism and enthusiasm
• In possession of excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
• Strong attention to detail and numeric, with strong understanding of quantitative analysis techniques
• Hard-working and self-motivated with a solutions-oriented and proactive approach to problems and tasks
• Welcomes challenge with the ability to think critically and challenge and/or support others on investment ideas
• Willingness to learn and develop on a continuous basis

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