Reference:AJB JB OPS 41

Date: 17 Feb, 2020

Location: City of London

Assignment Profile:

Our city based international client is seeking an experienced Investment Advisory Associate to work with a variety of clients including Asset Managers, Private Equity and Venture Capital firms About the role The Associate will be a core member of the research team and will assist with a variety of high-impact projects for institutional clients. The team covers all asset classes with the focus being on alternative investments, specifically hedge funds and private markets (private equity, private credit and infrastructure). Key tasks and responsibilities • Contribute to quantitative analysis including strategic asset allocation, portfolio optimisation, peer-group analysis and factor analysis on performance track records of fund managers. Contribute to writing client reports on such topics. • Contribute to maintaining internal tools for quantitative analysis written in Excel VBA and Python • Contribute to other ad-hoc data analysis and quantitative tasks • Support research and due diligence on managers and funds, with a focus on alternative investments including private markets • Support manager selection mandates • Contribute to report writing on research topics • Developing expertise quickly on major sectors of interest to the investment community • Liaise with other departments offering our client’s fund management solutions offering- to provide a one-stop shop for alternative investments

Candidate Profile:

• A minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience within investment consultancy or asset management preferable • Degree (minimum 2:1) from a good university, ideally in finance, mathematics, engineering, sciences or business. • Good analytical and quantitative skills • Excel VBA essential • At least basic experience in portfolio optimisation techniques • Excellent attention to detail • Excellent report writing skills and ability to communicate complex ideas • Ability to complete projects on time and accurately • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and adjust to changing deadlines • Ability to use initiative and work independently, taking ownership • Good verbal communication skills • Ability to work in a team environment • Interest in investment consultancy • Drive, energy and ambition to achieve results • Strong skills and experience in Python for quantitative finance, portfolio modelling and data analysis • Background in private markets or hedge funds • Previous experience in manager research or quant roles • Data visualization and ability to communicate complex ideas clearly • Professional qualifications such as the CFA-Helpful

Consultant: Jonathan Banjo

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Salary:Circa £55-,60,000 Plus Benefits and Bonus

If you feel you are a suitable candidate for this position please contact Jonathan Banjo

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