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Investment Due Diligence Analyst

Hargreaves Lansdown
Bristol, United Kingdom
Closing date
Mar 29, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Excited to grow your career?

Our purpose is to empower people to save and invest with confidence. We are looking for great people to join us, so please come and invest in YOUR future at HL.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in delivering due diligence to support Hargreaves Lansdown Fund Management (HLFM) strategic activity over the next 12 months. As Investment Due Diligence Analyst, you will be reviewing, clarifying, and assessing the due diligence submissions for the third-party funds used in HLFM's funds-of-funds.

This fast-paced 12-month fixed-term role offers the chance to gain valuable insight into Fund Management and play a crucial part in delivering HL's strategy. You will use your experience and professional judgement, in hand with HL's Due Diligence Framework, to draw conclusions and report your results to internal stakeholders in our Investment Research and Fund Management teams.

What you'll be doing
  • Working closely with the Product Due Diligence Manager to support due diligence operations in line with HLFM fund launch activity
  • Reviewing due diligence responses from fund groups and drawing conclusions as to whether the group meets HL expectations
  • Meeting external stakeholders remotely or in person to review evidence, take notes, ask questions, and clarify the information provided
  • Managing external stakeholders to maintain a positive and constructive working relationship with fund groups
  • Working closely with internal stakeholders, including the Investment Research and Fund Management teams, to communicate and discuss outcomes of due diligence reviews
  • Supporting the Product Governance Manager in the administration of the Investment Due Diligence framework, including relevant Management Information and reporting

About you
  • Good knowledge of financial markets and the fund management industry
  • Proven experience and understanding of governance, risk management and control environments
  • Understanding of HL's clients and products, particularly within HLFM
  • Good knowledge of regulation and legislation applicable to fund management
  • Experience in a client-focussed organisation
  • Good stakeholder engagement skills
  • Ability to converse with senior external stakeholders with confidence and optimise the opportunity to ask relevant questions and clarify information
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Working schedule

This role will be a 12-month fixed term contract, working 37.5 hours per week. Hybrid, remote and flexible working is available for consideration, our office is based in Bristol (BS1 5HL). Occasional travel to meet with third parties in person will be required at times.

Why us?

Here at HL, we're the UK's number 1 investment platform for private investors, based in Bristol. For more than 40 years we've helped investors save time, tax and money on their investments.

To achieve our mission, we believe we have a workplace like no other, with constant learning, dynamic teams, and a great ethos. We're steered by core values that promote service, quality, innovation, and opportunity in everything we do.

What's on offer?
  • Discretionary annual bonus* & annual pay review
  • 25* days holiday plus bank holidays and 1-day additional Christmas closure time
  • Option to purchase an additional 5 days holiday per year
  • Flexible working options available, including hybrid working
  • Pension scheme up to 11% employer contribution
  • Sharesave scheme - have a real stake in HL's future
  • Income Protection & Life insurance (4 x salary core level of cover)
  • Health care cash plans - including optical, dental, and out patientcare
  • Help@hand and an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Gympass - gym memberships and wellbeing apps available
  • Variety of travel to work schemes with free bike storage and shower facilities
  • An inhouse barista serving subsidised coffee and snacks
  • Join HL's sports, I&D networks and volunteering groups (two paid volunteering days per year)
  • LifeWorks Discounts on services, restaurants and retailers

* Depending on role level
** up to 30 days depending on role level & increasing with length of service

We know that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job if they don't tick every box. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. We'd love to hear from you!

Hargreaves Lansdown is an inclusive employer that values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

This role may also be available on a flexible working or part time basis - please ask the Recruitment & Onboarding team for more information.

Please note, we are unable to provide employment sponsorship to candidates.

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