Senior Performance Analyst

  • £Exc + Bens
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Meredith Brown Associates
  • 23 Sep 16

An exciting opportunity has arisen in this global asset manager for experienced Performance Analyst to work alongside the Head of Performance and take responsibility for performance measurement and attribution analysis across a range of asset classes but with a focus on the Fixed Income strategies of the firm.

Role & Responsibilities
• Providing complete quality control over all output from the performance team
• Assuring data quality used for performance measurement/analytics both for the firms products, their benchmarks and peer group performances; ensuring the accurate maintenance of internal and external databases and information sources.
• Regular performance measurement, investigation and analysis/narrative, including both the absolute and relative (benchmark, peer), both in gross and net of fee terms
• Providing timely information around performance irregularities or abnormal patterns
• Developing and implementing performance reports and analysis to support new products and new requirements
• Production and delivery of ad-hoc performance related reports and analysis for all asset classes, financial instruments and portfolio types
• Developing and maintaining appropriate processes to ensure production and delivery of performance reports using automated processes where possible
• Ensuring all GIPS composites are calculated monthly and the GIPS manual is reviewed regularly to maintain GIPS compliance. Run the GIPS Working Group
• Ensuring the specific requirements to support the Fixed Income investment team are met in an accurate and timely manner

Experience & Qualifications
• Degree in a finance related subject and ideally to have or be studying towards the IMC or CFA qualification
• A demonstrable track record of working in Performance within and Asset Management business with exposure to a range of asset classes and mandate types; Hedged, Fixed Income, Equity, Absolute Return, Multi Asset, Multi Manager, and related investment instruments
• Good fixed income attribution experience
• High level of personal confidence, able to lead and manage change through influence and persuasion
• Credibility, professionalism and strong personal integrity
• Delivery focused, with high energy and drive, and ability to deliver through others
• Strong risk awareness skills

Please note that due to the high volume of applicants responding to our adverts we are regrettably not able to feedback on all applications; only successful candidates will be contacted.