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ESG Analyst - 6 months FTC

Daily Rate £50k to £65k
Type Temporary / Interim
Location City of London
Sectors Wealth & Asset Management
Job Reference T91/DXN/26124
Contact Diana Nit
Date posted 30-05-2017

A leading Investment Management firm is seeking an ESG Analyst to join their London team. The ideal candidate must come from an Asset Management background, or comparable, and have strong experience with the voting of share proxies.

you will be responsible for a number of operational and reporting functions, contribute to research, reporting and providing corporate governance advice. You will have exposure to a variety of areas, including equity research and compliance, and will liaise with investee companies.

Key Responsibilities

• Review, analyse and formulate voting decisions for companies held in various funds and institutional client portfolios.
• Proxy analysis – including internal and external research
• Research the issues applicable to investments and liaise with portfolio managers to analyse the potential effects of these issues
• Liaise with proxy voting vendors and custodian banks to ensure robust voting instruction and recordkeeping process
• Responsible for account voting set-up and maintenance, voting instructions process, examining voting issues
• Reporting and Statistical Analysis
• Contribute to projects to improve processes and enhance efficiency

Skills and Expertise

• Strong experience with the voting of share proxies
• Proven knowledge of the proxy voting process and of corporate governance issues in developed markets
• Experience in a similar role, from an Asset Management background, or comparable
• Solid understanding of equity incentive plans
• Proven excellent writing and research skills and ability to identify issues for escalation
• Working knowledge of requests for additional capital authorisation, executive remuneration, acquisitions / disposals, anti-takeover devices and shareholder proposals
• Previous experience in working with senior management and external parties

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Associate, Consultant