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Investment Data Analyst (6 Month FTC)

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21 August 2021



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£55,000 pro rata


Our client is a global player within the investment management sector. Due to an increase in workload, they are now looking to recruit an Investment Data Analyst to join their busy team on a contract basis initially.

The Investment Data Analyst will take responsibility for the following duties:

  • Analysing cash flows, communicating corporate action decisions, executing the most complex discretionary trades
  • Reviewing investment guidelines, establishing and monitoring paper portfolios, maintaining custom industry structures, and monitoring unique client requirements
  • Creating presentation materials for Board meetings
  • Creating and ensuring accuracy of portfolio-level data and analysis to support most complex investment decisions and client inquiries
  • Identifying trends and, working with appropriate partners, developing and implementing new reporting and analysis to meeting changing Investment or client needs. Responsible for ensuring accuracy, resolving discrepancies, and timely distribution of attribution and risk
  • Involvement with product development, including analysing investment guidelines, participating in product launch task forces, and being responsible for updating portfolio models for new investment products
  • Managing GIPS composite review to retain the firm’s GIPS compliant status
  • Communicating investment strategy changes to Marketing and Operations teams. This includes managing benchmark changes, investing in new markets or instrument types, PM and investment analyst changes

The Investment Data Analyst will meet the following criteria:

  • Advanced understanding of investment principles, asset classes and financial markets
  • Demonstrated advanced analytical and quantitative modelling skills to develop new reporting that enhance the investment process
  • Strong attention to detail to ensure accuracy in investment and regulatory reporting
  • Ability to trouble-shoot and resolve technology issues including building Excel macros, Access database reporting, and data extraction and interpretation from vendor applications (eg. Bloomberg, Morningstar, POINT)
  • Experience with using vendor applications and market data services (e.g., FactSet, Zephyr and others)
  • Experience within the investment management sector is essential
  • Immediately available to begin this assignment

This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with strong data / quantitative skills from investment management backgrounds to join a high-performing team at a leading investment management house.

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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