Investment Operations Analyst

Robert Half Limited
London (Greater)
£28k - £32k pa
07 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an Investment Operations Analyst with a year's plus experience from a buyside firm? Are you looking for your next opportunity within the heart of the city? Robert Half Financial Services are looking for an experienced Investment Operations Analyst to join the Investment Operations team within the asset management arm of a top Insurance company. Role This role sits within Investment Operations. The team/department contributes to the overall success of the business by overseeing and advising the Investment Custodian and Accounting outsourced reporting. You will be assisting with various functions of the Investment Operations team. * Daily and monthly oversight of outsourced investment accounting. * Preparing and reviewing internal reports to management. * Prepare/check month-end review of PIC's custodian's portfolio reconciliations between external managers and the custodian investigating any descrenpancies. * Daily/weekly/monthly position reporting * Weekly FX P/L reports * Assist ALM in sourcing performance data at asset/fund and portfolio level * Prepare/review weekly pricing packs * Running in-house pricing models for fixed income assets that can't be priced directly from Bloomberg (i.e. non-liquid bonds, infrastructure loans) * Manually calculate pricing updates for Alternative Assets (hedge funds, insurance linked funds and private equity) using performance data from mangers * Assist with cash management processes * Process Payments / work through monthly payroll ensuring all deadlines are met * Producing/checking liquidity analysis * Process Liquidity Fund transactions * Assist with transactions support/settlement processes * Instructing trade settlements to Custodians and monitoring the settlement process * Assist with Currency Hedging processes * Produce weekly Currency Exposure analysis and provide trade recommendations to Asset Managers * Assist in New Business processes * Prepare pre-deal KYC & AML packs * Monitor/track the receipt of premium from insurance deals * Assist with planning asset transitions * Assist other teams members in other Investment Operation related tasks Profile * Strong operational experience with at least three years' operations experience * Accuracy - Work to a high level of accuracy and ensure all tasks (when preparing or reviewing) are completed to a high level of accuracy. * Strong organisation skills and time management. Be able to effectively plan and manage work flows (personally and for the team) for required goals to be achieved. * Strong Interpersonal Skills. Be able to function well within a team, encourage a positive working environment whilst maintaining good working relationships internally and externally * Ability to learn. Develop the operational, technical knowledge and skills to perform the role successfully on an on-going basis within a dynamic work environment. * Strong excel skills. Salary & Benefits * £25,000-£30,000 * Discretionary bonus Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: https://[URL removed]
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