Portfolio Analyst - Emerging Markets Portfolio Analyst - Emerging Markets …

Logan Sinclair
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 Jul 21
Competitive
Logan Sinclair
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 Jul 21
Competitive
Our client is a global asset manager (£100bn - £200bn AUM) looking for a Portfolio Analyst to join their emerging markets team.

You will work under the supervision of Portfolio Managers and a dedicated analytics team to optimise processes and support the growth of the team’s emerging markets portfolio. The role is highly analytical and will require the holder to have a strong background in statistical programming and data analysis. Strong communication skills are essential for this role as you will be required to liaise with technical and non-technical stakeholders in adjacent teams. Emerging Markets, Fixed Income, Corporate Debt, R, SQL, Python, Analyst.

Responsibilities

  • Support the optimisation and maintenance of portfolios while adhering to the risk factors set out for the team
  • Analyse the risks associated with the performance of the portfolios and communicate this to analysts within the risk departments
  • Carry out analysis of potential trade ideas and compare potential and existing strategies
  • Work across teams to ensure the portfolio matches initial models and monitor any deviations from the the model
  • Support the product teams to ensure that accurate reporting is carried out on the performance of portfolios
  • Develop optimisation tools using programming languages (e.g Python, R, VBA)
  • Highlight areas for improvement within the portfolios

Requirements

  • An excellent academic record with an undergraduate degree in STEM, Finance, Economics or similar 
  • Advanced MS Excel skills, knowledge of VBA is desirable
  • Programming experience in Python is preferable
  • Experience of the fixed income market, with a strong understanding of bond pricing is desirable
  • Knowledge of emerging markets is preferable
  • Strong communication skills with experience of working in team environments
  • Knowledge of financial databases is preferred
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