Senior Analyst, Middle Office

Man Group plc
London, United Kingdom
15 Aug 2022
31 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
This is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Purpose of role

The Middle Office Senior Analyst is primarily responsible for assisting Asset Managers by providing review/analysis of fund profit and loss accounts and calculating the Net Asset Value (NAV) of funds. They are responsible for highlighting potential operational or valuation issues to the Asset Manager.

  • Using the firm's systems and other available tools on a daily basis review and analyse fund profit and loss accounts across asset classes, in order to assist reporting performance to Asset Managers
  • Calculate Net Asset Value (NAV) of funds on a daily, weekly and monthly basis including checking accrued income and expenses. Provision of intra-NAV estimates to the Asset Managers when requested
  • Liaise with the fund administrator/s to reconcile final fund NAVs
  • Review foreign exchange exposures and report to the Asset Managers, highlighting any currency hedging requirements
  • Review reconciliations between Custodians, Prime brokers and the investment engine's internal records, co-ordinating investigation and/or correction of breaking items where require
  • Provide ad-hoc reports to the Asset Managers and senior management regarding performance and historic trading analysis
  • Attend meetings with administrators and pricing committees
  • Ensure the quality and effectiveness of the pricing governance and controls are maintained through identification and mitigation of pricing risks and the communication/documentation of any enhancements to the framework
  • Apply technical understanding to securities pricing across the business
  • Review existing systems / processes / procedures and MIS to identify areas of possible enhancements
  • Represent the team on wider Man projects such as trading system enhancements and regulatory change integration
  • Oversight and monitoring of service providers

Essential Experience

  • Qualified Accountant or CFA
  • Highly numerate
  • Experience working in Financial Services, typically in an investment bank or asset management firm
  • Good understanding of traded financial instruments
  • A team player, who is also comfortable to take individual ownership
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with multiple senior stakeholders
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