Asset Allocation Analyst

  • Permanent
  • London,

Bruin Financial

Ref: 38004
London, United Kingdom

The role and Company

Asset Allocation Analyst

Bruin are searching  for an Asset Allocation Analyst  to join our client. They  are a forward-thinking investment organisation dedicated to making a positive impact through strategic asset allocation and capital solutions.
Are you a tactical thinker with a passion for investment analysis? Our client is seeking a dynamic and innovative Asset Allocation Analyst to join  our clients’ investment strategy across all sectors, products, regions, and capital portfolios.

Role Overview:
As an Asset Allocation Analyst, you will play a crucial role in:

  • Asset Allocation and Capital Solutions
  • Investment Policy and Decision Making
  • Portfolio Management and Special Situations

Building on the success of Catalyst Strategies, our clients’ Asset Allocation and Capital Solutions function, focuses on two priority areas:
Asset Allocation:

  • Providing strategic direction to shape our future portfolio.
  • Collaborating with key partners to prioritize and guide decisionmaking.

Capital Solutions:
   – Developing tools to achieve our development goals.
   – Designing and implementing parameters around impact, risk, return, and governance.

Key Responsibilities:
Manage Data Analytics:

  • Enhance tools and data systems for tracking pipeline and portfolio performance.
  • Contribute to the design of our data architecture.
  • Liaise with Finance, Investment teams, Risk, Operations, and Impact Group.

Build New Tools:

  • Create models for portfolio analysis, optimisation, and scenario planning.
  • Develop benchmarking capabilities.
  • Build dashboards for portfolio reviews.

Support Team Projects:

  • Analyse and report key investment and impact performance data.
  • Collaborate on ad hoc projects as needed.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Proficient in quantitative analytics with experience in financial services (private equity, investment banking, asset management).
  • University degree in data science, finance, business, economics, maths, physics, or relevant fields.
  • Interest in development finance in emerging markets.
  • Strong numerical, analytical, and problemsolving abilities.
  • Financial modelling skills, portfolio monitoring, and analysis experience.
  • Knowledge of SQL, Python, VBA, or statistical analysis software (Tableau / Power BI) is a plus.

If you are passionate about driving investment strategy and making a meaningful impact, we would love to hear from you.


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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