Fixed Income Research Analyst

  • £70,000 to £85,000
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Nelson Scott LLP
  • 14 Mar 18 2018-03-14

Global Asset Manager requires a Research Analyst for their Long Only Manager Research team Conduct discovery and on-going long only fund research to provide on-going support to the Fund Solutions Desk. Provide analysis and recommendations for Mutual Fund list Write reports, commentaries and meeting minutes on a regular and ad hoc basis. You must have c. 5 years fixed income bond fund research is essential Undergraduate degree in a relevant subject is essential, with a minimum 2:1 Possession of CFA level 2 as a minimum is essential, with full CFA designation preferred

 Duties / responsibilities

 Provide analysis and recommendations to manager research team focussing on long only bond managers

 Maintain appropriate due diligence documentation within the Beesharp database.

 Contribute to Manager selection meeting with written fund comments

 To liaise and provide for portfolio managers and investment advisers

 Member of the Fund Solutions Desk. Respond to queries

 Provide regular communications on activities in the manager research space including: reports, commentaries and meeting minutes. Eg Mutual Fund matters

 Interview potential and existing fund managers, performing the necessary due diligence.

 Primary responsible for monitoring a group of designated managers through on-going due diligence.

 Provide necessary operational and technical support to team

Required knowledge, skills and experience:

 Demonstrable 5 years experience with fixed income bond fund research is essential

 Good general knowledge of the fund management industry

 Self-motivated, organised and ability to work under pressure with a willingness to learn    Team player

 Market awareness: well informed