Part-time Performance & Risk Portfolio Analyst
£60000 - £80000 + excellent benefits and attractive bonus potential
This role is offered on a part-time Basis (3 or 4 days per week)
Cameron Kennedy is pleased to be partnering with a respected UK investment manager. They have a Part time role supporting the fund managers in providing crucial numbers to them. You will have to be able to work independently , hitting the ground running. Therefore relevant significant previous experience of this type of work is necessary. You will not be making any investment decisions.
Reporting to the Head of Analytics, in this newly created role you will contribute to the production of useful and accurate numbers to help the fund managers in their decision-making process, bringing together inspiration from various sources to enhance, automate and simplify existing processes. The role will support the Head of Portfolio Analytics and the investment managers with a range of analysis, including performance analysis, risk analysis, financial modelling & system building. As the Portfolio Analytics team is small, you will have direct contact with the investment managers, as well as middle and back office functions across all asset classes. Your main responsibilities will involve maintaining the current infrastructure and processes, alongside analysing data and working on ad hoc projects. The team primarily work with Excel, Access, VBA and SQL, but make use of other financial service applications, such as Bloomberg, as required.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED
A highly numerate and highly PC literate Graduate who has studied in a Mathematical or Statistical discipline such as Maths, Physics or Engineering;
Previous relevant experience within an investment management firm or a bank and knowledge of Equities and Bonds
Experience of working in a quantitative or risk role
Knowledge of financial markets and terminology, and will likely be CFA qiualified or working towards the CFA qualification;
Advanced knowledge of Excel, with the knowledge or desire to learn VBA & SQL;
Ability to convey complex numerical concepts to non-experts;
Able to produce and organise complex information concisely and to tight deadlines;
The ideal candidate will be keen to learn and highly motivated. Must be proactive