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Investment Analyst

Job Description:

Our client, a market leading and growing investment consultancy has a new role as Investment Analyst to join their team.

Analysts play a key role in supporting the work of the Investment business unit and providing practical support to client facing consultants including strategic asset allocation, fund analysis and research.
The successful candidate must have a proven knowledge of and interest in the field of Investment and first-class IT skills (in particular Microsoft Excel).



Essential Skills/Experience:



  • Relevant experience gained in a related role.

  • Studying towards CFA or Actuarial exams

  • Strong degree in Maths, Economics or another numerate discipline or equivalent.

  • A proven knowledge of and interest in the field of Investment.

  • First class IT skills (in particular Microsoft Excel).



Desirable Skills/Experience:



  • Evidence of good professional exam progress to date would be an advantage.


Core Responsibilities:



  • Drafting reports for peer review by consultants on all aspects of investment consulting.

  • Performance analysis of portfolios and production of quality monitoring reports.

  • Undertaking some manager research.

  • Day to day point of contact for clients.

  • Project work including investment strategy (i.e.

    Mix between different asset classes), investment structure (number and style of investment managers), selection of investment managers and transitions.

  • Adhering to the firm's Information Security standards, policies and procedures.



Benefits:



  • A highly competitive salary.

  • Wider Benefits package.

  • Exceptional learning & development opportunities.



Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.
Job reference: 13803
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