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FMA (Fund Manager’s Assistant)

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Date Posted

15 January 2022


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£50,000 + benefits


Our client is a leading global investment management house. Due to increased workload, they are now looking to recruit an FMA (Fund Manager’s Assistant) to join one of their high performing teams (Multi-Assets, Fixed Income or Equities) on a 12 month fixed term contract basis.

The FMA will take responsibility for the following duties:

  • Direct support for the investment teams, conducting day to day management of portfolios
  • Monitor asset allocation, cash positions and cash flows on a daily basis, updating spreadsheets/systems and investigating and resolving data issues where appropriate
  • Run compliance checks on multi-asset funds
  • Input and/or verify cash allocations and stock sub-portfolio transfers into accounting systems
  • Provide daily and ad-hoc reporting to the investment teams to assist in the investment decision making process
  • Monitor assets approaching maturity and advise Fund Managers
  • Monitor portfolio hedging requirements
  • Timely and effective query resolution for Fund Managers
  • Process OTC derivative trades in Front Office Systems
  • Monitor fund income to ensure sufficient cash levels
  • Ad hoc project management

The FMA will meet the following criteria:

  • Previous experience in a Trade Support or FMA role
  • Knowledge of at least one of the following asset classes: Fixed Income, Multi-Assets, Equities
  • Understanding cash flows and structure of the assets
  • Advanced Excel proficiency and/or knowledge of VBA
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • 1-3 years’ experience within the asset management sector
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced buy-side candidate looking for an FMA position at an established asset management house.

If you believe your experience meets the criteria, please apply with your CV.

“Mason Blake acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Mason Blake is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.”

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