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Fund Managers Assistant - Fixed Income

Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Wealth & Asset Management
Job Reference T8/KH/26886
Contact Kirsty Pineger
Date posted 05-09-2017

We now have an exciting opportunity within a large Asset Manager to work within the Fixed Income side of the business as a Fund Managers Assistant.

As a Fund Managers Assistant, you will be assisting to construct fixed income portfolios as instructed by the Fund Manager.
This is a great opportunity for a candidate that is keen to get a more investment aligned role that offers great opportunities for progression.

Your duties as a Fund Managers Assistant will include:

• Processing investment orders from portfolio managers and research analysts
• Allocating investment orders across relevant accounts and authorizes orders for Trading to execute the transaction
• Investigates and resolves compliance issues whilst working closely with the Compliance Monitoring function to help resolve potential issues that arise.
• Communicating with Trading and investment professional if investment orders need to be revised based on compliance checks
• monitoring portfolios for risk metrics by generating reports and creating spreadsheet models to support the investment professionals’ decision making
• Preparing trade order mock-ups based on analysis of portfolios and sends to investment professionals for review
• Working closely with Portfolio Construction team to oversee day-to-day activity of clients
• Monitoring cash inflows/outflows between investment professionals and accounts

Key skills required:

• Knowledge of fixed-income securities
• knowledge of the regulatory environment, client guidelines and compliance systems
• Educated to a degree level or equivalent
• IT skills, Microsoft, Excel (including ability to write Macros)
• Familiar with use of Bloomberg

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Contact Kirsty about this job

Director, Wealth & Asset Management