Fixed Income Performance Analyst - Global Blue-Chip Investment Manager - £50,000...

LH Partners
London, United Kingdom
£50,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits
05 Mar 2019
08 Mar 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for the preparation, review & timely distribution of performance and Fixed Income attribution to internal clients within agreed deadlines
  • Ensure the on-going quality and accuracy of performance reporting
  • Interpretation and analysis of performance data
  • Ensure that all the reporting is produced within mandated and regulatory timeframes
  • Support the Front Office, Client Group and the Marketing & Sales teams with portfolio analysis and ad hoc performance queries
  • Ensure procedures are up to date and stored in the correct location, controls are in place and monthly audit packs are completed and archived
  • Work with Performance Manager to support existing production process, look for ways to improve productivity by analysing systematic issues to feedback into the production process
  • Work with Performance Manager to support the client on boarding process related to performance measurement request (new or change), coordinate stakeholders and provide support (reporting design, control framework, production processes)
  • Provide oversight & support for our outsourced providers
  • Investigate and resolve where necessary all out of tolerance performance differences between Middle Office and Fund Accounting
  • Escalate all performance issues or production issues to the Performance Manager
  • Complete and submit Risk event forms
  • Liaise with colleagues overseas for cross training & to help harmonise processes between locations
  • Cross training and mentoring other team members

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Degree qualified with a financial or analytical discipline
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in Performance Measurement, preferably within Asset Management with an Insurance focus
  • Good understanding of the back office and Fund Accounting data
  • Knowledge of market leading performance measurement techniques & methodologies
  • Possession of CIPM, CFA or IMC is ideal
  • Proven working knowledge & experience gained in Performance Measurement and is familiar with a range of asset types, including equities, fixed income and derivatives including OTC's
  • Ability to learn new processes and systems quickly and start adding value from day one
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and be happy to work in a deadline-driven environment
  • Positive, can do mindset to help deliver first class service to our customers and to help navigate and deliver change within the business and team

Technical Skills

  • Proven track record of preparation of performance measurement reporting, data integrity and maintenance of the performance system
  • Attribution Analysis - Solid comprehension of the Brinson model is essential, Fixed Income Attribution is highly desirable
  • Widespread knowledge of investment products with a focus on fixed income
  • Desirable System Knowledge: Lipper, Morningstar, Datastream, SimCorp Dimension & Bloomberg
  • Strong Excel Skills & Experience. VBA for Excel highly desirable
  • Numerate (a degree in a numerical discipline is highly desirable)
  • Excellent written and oral English language skills
  • Client-oriented mind set
  • Proven ability to help deliver projects

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