Product Structuring Associate

  • £45,000 - £60,000
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Leverton Search
  • 19 Jan 18 2018-01-19

Our client is a top tier Asset Manager, searching for a candidate who shows passion in the Product and Fund Structuring space. This includes new fund establishment and ongoing fund product management. Candidates with experience and exposure to UCITS and AIF’s will be well positioned for success in this role. Accounting qualifications (ACA), CFA or other equivalent qualifications will also be advantageous.

Key responsibilities and duties include:
• Assisting with the structuring, documentation, financial risk modelling and implementation of new and existing funds, across UCITS and AIF’s
• Developing and negotiating of fund legal documentation for new funds and amendments of existing funds, including mergers and transition projects
• Assisting with ongoing product lifecycle of funds, including governance aspects, updates for regulatory change and other range enhancements
• Maintenance of technical expertise and understanding of evolving regulatory framework
• Building strong relationships with Product Specialists, Legal, Compliance, Sales, Operations, Investment, Finance and Risk teams

Qualifications, experience and competencies:
• Practical knowledge of UCITS and AIFMD
• 2-3 years of Asset Management experience required
• Exposure to European fund range, product development and management desired
• Accounting qualification or CFA equivalent preferred
• Excellent inter-personal skills
• Willing to become involved in organisational improvement
• Experience of reading and analysing technical, legal and regulatory documentation
• Project management (Prince2) advantageous
• Advanced Excel skills

Due to the increased applications for this role, you may not get a response unless you fit the criteria.