Fund Managers Assistant - Fixed Income Fund Managers Assistant - Fixed Income …

in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Oct 21
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Oct 21
Posted by:
Sarah Sturmer • Recruiter
Posted by:
Sarah Sturmer
Bruin are working with a multinational investment bank in hiring Fixed Income Fund Managers’ Assistant. The successful candidate will provide direct support to the Fixed Income Fund Management teams to assist them in the day to day management of their portfolios

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide cash, portfolio and other ad hoc reporting to assist fund managers in the investment decision making process
  • Provide and validate range of Credit, High Yield and Global Rates’ Fund daily performance figures
  • Timely and effective query resolution for Fund Managers
  • Liaise with third party outsourcer and external custodians with respect to monitoring client portfolios, monitoring trades and general maintenance of client portfolios
  • Coordination and input of front office decisions on all corporate action activity
  • Resolution of system and data issues for Fund Managers such as pricing and holding queries
  • Daily/Monthly compliance checks including stale price investigation and NAV reconciliation discrepancies
  • Security classification and data validation prior to month end report run for marketing teams
  • Assist with non-BAU projects
  • Assist other areas of the business with monthly and quarterly reporting requests
  • Maintain Desk Procedures, ensuring the processes and controls are captured and adhered to
  • Close Liaison with PM’s and compliance team for the resolution of active and passive fund breaches
  • Spot and Forward FX transactions for manually hedged funds
  • Assisting Money Market Fund Managers with the daily monitoring of position and cash balances including the input of Repo Transactions and post trade confirmation process



Key Skills:

  • Bachelors’ Degree (not necessarily maths based)
  • Experience of working in a Front Office environment would be an advantage
  • IT literate - proficiency in Microsoft Excel advanced functions essential, and a good grasp of VBA and coding would be an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and written skills with the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues from all areas of the business. A strong team player
  • Good technical skills
  • Motivated, committed and enthusiastic personality
Company Overview

Bruin is an independent recruitment consultancy with an exclusive focus on the financial and professional services sector.

Bruin is preferred supplier to the world's leading institutions who value our boutique apporach, our Consultants' in depth knowledge, and our award winning diversity and inclusion services. 

As a specialist consultancy, we focus on assisting experienced candidates in our core areas and partner with clients to provide tailored advisory solutions. 

Our core areas across the UK and Europe include:.

Acturial; Broking, Underwriting & Claims; Change Management & Technology; Compliance; Credit & Risk Management; Finance & Accountancy; HR & Secretarial; Investment & Middle Office; Legal; Operations; Pensions & Employee Benefits; Sales & Marketing

Our Consultants are some of the most experienced financial and professional services recruiters in the UK, offering expert advice and insight into the current jobs market. Whether you are seeking a short term assignment that suits your availability or the next permanent step in your career, our Consultants are on hand to help you secure the role that matches your needs.

Bruin has been recognised by a number of industry awards for our innovative diversity and inclusion initiatives. As a business we are vocal champions for a diverse talent pipeline and are proud of the reputation we have built in this area.

Bruin recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination.

As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons - men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs.

We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. 

Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.


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