Investment Support Analyst

Recruiter
City of London Investment Management Company Ltd
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Oct 2021
Closes
11 Nov 2021
Ref
12367048
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Purpose of Role

To assist the UK Investment Management (IM) department in day-to-day operations. The desk assistant will be involved with conducting research, investigating discrepancies, running reports and ensuring timely trade booking, settlement & matching.

Principle Responsibilities
  • Production & distribution of reports used in the investment process
  • Assist the IM team in identifying potential trading opportunities
  • Support Portfolio Managers with aligning portfolio holdings and asset allocation
  • Assisting with trade allocation & entry into Charles River
  • Monitor cash levels across accounts
  • Responsible for electronic matching of trades across strategies
  • Support the Back Office with any trade / settlement issues
  • Maintain and check proprietary trading and analysis systems
  • Assist with / cover regulatory disclosure requirements
  • Help with monitoring of announcements and price moves of securities in the universe
  • Assist in keeping procedures up to date
  • Responsible for completing any ad-hoc projects assigned by the IM department
  • Prepare required analysis for Portfolio Managers ahead of client meetings
  • Produce documents required for investment meetings, including best execution and trading reports
  • Maintain & improve Bloomberg sheets
  • Monitor news on companies in the London EM IM universe
  • Attend Investment Management research / strategy meetings


An ideal candidate would be:
  • able to articulate clearly
  • interested in and have knowledge of financial markets
  • excel proficient, VBA is a bonus
  • highly numerate
  • looking to work towards achieving the CFA qualification

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