Investment Support Analyst - Graduate

City of London Investment Management Company Ltd
London, United Kingdom
20 Nov 2021
20 Dec 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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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