Pensions Investment Assistant Manager

Recruiter
KPMG
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 May 2019
Closes
24 Jun 2019
Ref
5809463
Job Function
Insurance
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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Our Investment Advisory team (of 85 investment professionals) offers full investment consulting services to both trustees and sponsors of pension schemes across both defined benefit and defined contribution markets. Our practice is expanding to provide advice to charities, insurers and high net worth individuals on a range of investment issues. Our Investment Advisory team has grown significantly over the last few years and is a key growth area for KPMG over the next few years meaning significant investment in new ideas and technology.

Roles and Responsibilities

We are looking for individuals to be based in our London office with strong investment consulting skills, backed up with a commercial outlook and internal drive. The role will include:

- Providing support in the provision of investment advice to our clients
- Undertaking investment manager research
- Undertaking general investment research
- Attending client meetings with other members of the team
- Working in multi-disciplinary teams including tax professionals, chartered accountants, corporate financiers and governance consultants to deliver issues led advice to a range of clients.
Qualifications and Skills
Applicants are expected to be making good progress towards being a qualified actuary (FIA/FFA) or CFA qualified (or equivalent)

Experience and Background

The ideal attributes are:

- Strong analytical skills
- Previous investment consulting experience
- The ability to take on a high level of responsibility at an early stage
- Excellent communication skills
- The ability to work effectively in a team
- Willingness to manage clients