Implementation Analyst

Schroders Investment Management
London, United Kingdom
Aug 10, 2022
Aug 20, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we're looking for
The Implementation Analyst role is vital to the Investment process helping implement Fund Manager decisions, managing cash and providing Investment desk support. In this role you will work within the Implementation Team managing the implementation of investment models working closely with the Fund Managers aiding in the design of the investment process. You are also required to oversee cash management, implement hedge strategies and the instruction of corporate actions. Your main stakeholder is the Investment team.

An Implementation Analyst's main customer is their Investment team, however they also provide a vital link between Operations, Client Service teams and the Fund Manager. They will also work together with the Trading team on the implementation of trades and liquidity management, instructing contingent trades.

About Schroders
We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.

The base
We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. And we have everything we need to work flexibly.

What you'll do
• Work closely with the FM's & Implementation Managers to size and raise FX and Equity orders
• Restriction monitoring ensuring all orders conform with client mandates and in-house rules
• Monitor portfolios for corporate actions, fund distributions and asset expiry
• Management and implementation of Corporate actions, IPO's and Placements
• Maintain and monitor daily cash balances ensuring accounts do not go overdrawn
• Overseeing daily cash flows into Mandates keeping Fund Managers up to date with cash positions
• Monitoring trade lifecycles ensuring they are settled correctly
• Manage Portfolio models
• Resolve pricing and accounting issues
• Liaise with a number of in-house departments and third parties with respect to monitoring trades and general maintenance of client portfolios

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
• Experience of at least 2-3 years in a front office support role
• A good understanding of equity securities and markets, including derivatives
• Strong mathematical skills and attention to detail
• Ability to prioritise effectively and multi task
• Strong in both written and verbal English communication skills
• Ability to build strong relationships across teams or departments
• Have an understanding of process and how operation and support teams work
• Keen interest in financial markets and instruments
• A critical thinker who's able to look at things from different angles and enjoys solving problems
• Able to identify areas that need attention or have gaps and suggest and drive solutions.

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
• Knowledge of Aladdin - PFC, PFM and Dashboard
• Previous use of Factset, Eikon, Bloomberg
• IMC preferred or willingness to complete.

We're looking for the best, whoever they are
Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability.
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