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Associate - 12 month FTC

Schroders Investment Management
London, United Kingdom
Posted 2 days ago Permanent Competitive
Associate - 12 month FTC
Who we're looking for
We are looking for someone who can join the Schroders Solutions Business, to support operational teams with investment related tasks as well as contribute towards project deliverables. Understand the various aspects of the business and be able to develop relationships within the team, wider group, and amongst business professionals relevant to Schroders' industry.

About Schroders
We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.

The base
We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. And we have everything we need to work flexibly.

The team
Schroders Solutions provides liability driven investment (LDI) and other derivatives based services to a large client base predominantly in the UK, primarily institutional (defined benefit) and local government pension schemes, and insurance firms. Schroders Solutions also provides advisory and fiduciary management services that incorporate LDI and other derivative components. Schroders Solutions has over 100 investment professionals focussing on fulfilling our clients' investments needs. The teams are structured along investment delivery lines.

What you'll do
• Develop product knowledge of LDI, derivative based strategies, fiduciary management and other business areas
• Assist in solving investment related queries and problems
• Broaden knowledge and interest in the financial sectors and markets
• Carry out analytical and research work where required to support on-going projects
• Respond to ad-hoc requests and answer queries
• To collaborate with other team members to develop the operational processes and how this may progress in the future with more emphasis on building efficiencies.
• Support senior members of the business alongside existing teams to deliver project milestones.
• To be aware of and adhere to Compliance procedures and requirements in respect of the following: confidentiality, data protection, anti-money laundering procedures, TCF, conflicts of interest.

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
• Educated to a minimum of a 2.1 honours degree in a numerical, finance or economics-based subject
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and must have Intermediate Level Experience of Excel
Ability to program in VBA, Python or a similar language at a basic level
Ability to work with or create basic SQL queries for data analysis purposes
• Strong skills in working with PCs and on-line systems
• Clear and effective communication skills, both written and oral

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
• Ideally to have some experience within a financial company (intern role)
• Proactive in approach and show initiative to take a variety of tasks with an enquiring mind
• Creative approach to problem solving

What you'll be like
• Flexible and reliable - be able to prioritise and organise in a multi-task environment
• Able to treat all information confidentiality
• Possess excellent organisation skills and key attention to detail, maintaining precision and accuracy when completing given tasks
• Actively seeks to collaborate with others both within the same team and across functions
• Diligent and highly motivated
• Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
• An eagerness to take on responsibility and an ability to work to strict deadlines and manage conflicting demands on your time

We're looking for the best, whoever they are
Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability.

Job ID  4973
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