investment analyst in city of london

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£ 40,000 per year
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city of london, greater london
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financial services
job type
£ 40,000 per year
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job description

An opportunity has arisen for an Investment analyst to join our client, an established Investment Management firm based in London City.

Responsibilities of the Investment analyst will include:
*Deliver a daily, start of day reconciliation process to ensure that the Order Management System
correctly represents positions and cash exposures each day. Raise exceptions to TPA and fund managers
as appropriate.
*Ensure trade queues are monitored at key points in the day for the timely transmission of transactions
to outsourced providers.
*Oversee the outsourced services for all Fixed Income assets (E.g. Affirmation, Confirmation,
Settlements, 3rd Party Reconciliations, Trade & Transaction Reporting processes) to ensure that all
trades are being processed and managed in a timely manner.
*Monitor and oversee trade lifecycle events such as Corporate Actions to ensure that trades are
processed correctly. E.g. pre-NAV point and at end-of-day.
*Ensure all internal procedures are adhered to and updated as required, with approval by management
as necessary.
*Ensure outsourced services adhere to agreed SLAs and KPIs, feeding into internal/external third party
governance meetings as appropriate.
*Provide input to projects as required, examples being:
-New counterparties
-New processes with improvements and efficiencies explored
-Fund launches

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes/skills:

*Practical experience of the trade lifecycle of a significant number of the following instruments:

-Corporate and Government Bonds including inflation-linked
-Perpetuals and Floating Rate Notes
-Emerging Market bonds including cross-currency and Auto-FX
-FX Spot, Forward and Swaps
-Exchange Traded Futures and Options

*Experience of the following instruments would also be beneficial:

-Contracts for Difference
-Credit Default Swaps
-Interest Rate Swaps (cleared and bi-lateral)
-Zero Coupon Inflation Swaps (cleared and bi-lateral)
-Repos/Reverse Repos
-Interest Rate Swaptions
-Excess Return Swaps
-Total Return Swaps
-FX Options

*Experience with Thinkfolio would be hugely beneficial in this role.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003


Investment analyst, thinkfolio, fixed income, derivatives


Degree qualified or equivalent working experience