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INDEX FUND MANAGER - BONDS

Employer
Legal & General
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 13, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Company Description

We are Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), the asset-management arm of Legal & General Group. Our purpose is to create a better future through responsible investing. We strive to achieve this through a strong sense of partnership with our clients, working together to achieve positive long-term outcomes. We draw on industry-leading expertise to innovate constantly across public and private assets, index and active strategies. And we are a responsible investor, rising to the challenges of a rapidly changing world.

We are truly international, present where our clients need us. Our teams around the world are highly dedicated, professional and collaborative and we draw strength from our diversity of talent. We are clear on what we stand for and our commitment to inclusivity anchors our behaviours.

Job Description

We're looking for an Index Fixed Income Fund Manager to join our successful Index team at Legaland General Investment Management (LGIM) focusing on delivering rules-based solutions designed for our clients

As a fund manager within the Index team you'll be responsible for managing circa 20-25 index funds within a risk controlled framework and supporting those funds, the broader team, and LGIM as we look to service our clients' needs

What you'll be doing
  • Fully responsible, as lead manager, for a number of index funds which involves taking responsibility for the maintenance, operation and adherence to risk and compliance requirements of the funds
  • Acting as deputy manager for a further group of index funds
  • Analysing and implementing decisions on index changes and any resulting rebalancing of funds, cash flows and corporate actions
  • Analysing portfolios for transfers and transition management
  • Producing and delivering investment reports on the funds controlled, including reporting on tracking error and performance attribution
  • Working with other Fund Managers to deliver consistency of service and contributing to continuous business process improvement
  • Supporting our distribution teams in promoting our index capabilities. Building competence and experience in client servicing through working with client relationship managers (CRMs) and attending client and consultant meetings
Qualifications
  • Experienced in the management of index funds or other rules based portfolios
  • Experience of managing funds, ideally gained within an asset manager however we will also consider individuals from sell side
  • Proficient in the use of FX and financial derivatives (e.g. futures, forwards)
  • Skilled or capable of reading and interpreting index methodologies to inform portfolio management decisions
  • Strong understanding of financial markets and corporate events that affect securities within funds being managed
  • Knowledge of key financial and statistical metrics used in the evaluation of index fund performance
  • A CFA or IMC qualification
  • The ability to contribute to the creation of presentation materials to clients
Additional Information

Legal & General is a leading financial services group and major global investor, named Britain's Most Admired Company in 2023, for the second year running. Rated top in our sector and top for inspirational leadership, we have a strong heritage and an exciting future.

We aim to build a better society for the long term by investing our customers' money in things that make life better for everyone.

If you join us, you'll be part of a welcoming culture, with opportunities to collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds, views and experiences. Guided by leaders with integrity who care about your future and wellbeing. Empowered through initiatives which support people to develop their careers and excel.

We strive to be open, mindful and inclusive, so are always willing to discussing flexible working arrangements and reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs.

If you're open to find out more, we'd love to hear from you.

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