Fund Manager/Senior Analyst

  • Competitive salary + discretionary bonus scheme + other benefits
  • Paris, Ile-de-France, France Paris Ile-de-France FR
  • Permanent, Full time
  • iM Square
  • 23 Apr 18 2018-04-23

Do you have at least 7-10 years’ experience in manager selection? Is your technical and practical knowledge second to none in a range of asset classes and portfolio management techniques such as US high yield, Global equities, Emerging markets debt, fundamental/systematic strategies? Are you eager to join a thriving and entrepreneurial firm where your knowledge and experience will play a key part in our continued business success? We have an exciting new opportunity for a talented Fund Manager/Senior Analyst to join our Investment team within the iM Square Group, to be based in our Paris office in the Madeleine District.

About us:

The Group iM Square aims to build a global development and investment platform dedicated to asset management sector, targeting talented, independent, already mature and local market recognised investment companies (mostly in the US, but also in Europe and Asia). iM Global Partner aims to accelerates its funds range growth. Its funds can be managed by iMGP or being delegated to iM Square’s asset management companies, in order to help them grow globally. Amundi, Eurazeo, Dassault and La Maison are iM Square’s founding shareholders which have enabled its launch in June 2015.

About the role:

As part of a small team working closely with the Chief Investment Officer, your qualitative and quantitative analysis will be critical to our investment decisions. Identifying, analysing and monitoring target Partners in line with the company’s investment strategy, your detailed due diligence will underpin each investment case.

A key element of your role will be to manage and monitor iM Square Group’s funds sub advised to the Group’s Partners. You will provide technical expertise on products, building a deep understanding of Partners’ investment strategies, in order to articulate the key competitive differentiating factors of products and investment vehicles to institutions, intermediaries and manager selection consultancies.

Providing intelligence and insights on market dynamics and product trends is a further key aspect of the role and the European and US Business Development teams will rely on your knowledge in proactively identifying new sales opportunities for partner products and implementing product marketing plans.

About you:

Like us, you will have an entrepreneurial spirit – constantly sharing ideas, learning from others, and seeking new opportunities.  Your highly proficient analytical skills will have been honed over the last 7-10 years in selecting funds which perform successfully and in Manager selection. 

With technical and practical knowledge of a range of asset classes and portfolio management techniques, you will be adept at digging into and understanding the processes of investment firms in minute detail, and then articulating these processes to others.

Fluency in English is an absolute must, and you will ideally have a degree-level qualification in Mathematics, Statistics, or similar discipline, as well as experience of using standard industry databases.

Skills and experience

Essential

  • At least 7-10 years’ experience in manager selection.
  • Good understanding of the asset management industry and investment processes, with the ability to articulate investment processes and product attributes effectively to others.
  • Technical and practical knowledge of a range of asset classes and portfolio management techniques including, for example: US high yield, Global equities, Emerging markets debt, fundamental/systematic strategies.
  • Excellent analytical skills and a track record in selecting funds which perform successfully.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.

Desirable

  • Experience as an asset allocation or funds of funds portfolio manager.

About the rewards:

We know that our expectations are high. In return, we offer a competitive salary (in line with the knowledge, skills and experience that you will bring) and discretionary bonus scheme, pension, plus other benefits, as well as the opportunity to play a key role in our rapidly expanding enterprise.

If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting role then please apply with your CV at the earliest opportunity.