Investment Analyst

Hays Financial Markets
United Kingdom
£28k.00 - £35k.00 pa + benefits
05 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
InveInvestment Implementationstment Analyst This role is suited to a very bright graduate with strong numerical skills and a quantitative background. The role is based in the heart of the City , working for an expanding discretionary Fund Manager. Ideally you will have one years experience of working in investment management The successful candidate must be comfortable working in a small company environment and demonstrate the ability to work well in a team. You must be proactive, enthusiastic and have a keen interest in financial markets. There will be the opportunity to study for qualifications through either the CFA or CISI professional bodies. Role Requirements * Educated to degree level. in a numerate subject from a Russell Group University * Ideally one years experience of working in investment management * Strong numerical skills. * Experience and knowledge of excel is essential. * Experience using VBA is also essential * Experience using Bloomberg, Reuters or Datastream would be beneficial * Good knowledge of the dynamics of fixed income investments. Responsibilities * Manage the cash flows in and out of the business. * Implement investment decisions requiring security purchase or sale across all portfolios. * Implement asset allocation shifts across all portfolios. * Take account of tax variables in different accounts and cash flow needs of individual clients. * Manage the dealing process by liaising with the dealing desk to ensure best execution. Fixed Income Analysis * Research individual securities to find the right mix of credit quality, duration, yield and liquidity. * Monitor existing holdings to track performance and recommend switches where necessary. Business Management * Support the calculation of monthly performance across all model portfolios. * Report monthly financials for board meetings. * Ensure that all dealing activity is implemented with the minimum of risk to the company. Quantitative Analytical Processes * An understanding of the dynamics of fixed income investing. Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at
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