Senior Performance & Risk Manager – Ref: AB13665
An exciting opportunity has arisen within this highly regarded boutique Asset Manager for experience Performance Analyst to take responsibility for the completion of performance measurement and attribution analysis, portfolio valuations, reporting and communicating findings to internal and external clients. £Exc + bens & bonus.
Roles & Responsibilities
Daily processing of prices used to value assets, checking for completeness and accuracy.
Maintenance of benchmarks within Dimension.
Production of and cross-checking of weekly and monthly client valuations.
Ensuring the integrity of all portfolio data positions, transactions, amortisations, coupons, corporate actions, class actions, futures, subscriptions / redemptions are maintained.
Responsible for the provision of effective, detailed and technical performance measurement and attribution figures.
Examination of attribution analysis, providing commentary and communicating findings to Front Office and senior management.
Ensure continuation of current client reporting & responding to any adhoc client queries / requests.
Ability to calculate, analyse and clearly explain, internally and externally, performance and risk information.
Assist Portfolio Managers with any day to day queries in respect of portfolio activities.
Represent the team in any new business of products and instruments in respect of performance control capabilities and responsibilities.
Work with the Front Office and the other support functions to ensure all their information needs are satisfied.
Provide performance & risk data on an ad hoc basis for management reporting, portfolio manager presentations.
Identify data errors, process flaws and strategic issues - proactively suggesting solutions and informing the appropriate parties.
Experience & Qualifications
Previous experience within a fund and asset management environment with extensive knowledge of the products traded and their operational cycle.
An accountancy qualification, IMC, IFQ, CFA or Certificate of Investment Performance Management is desirable
Knowledge of reconciliations and producing valuations.
Experience required in performance and risk measurement
Technical accounting skills and GIPS compliance knowledge and expertise.
Strong spreadsheet skills including macros, pivot tables and databases.
Product knowledge of Bonds, Equities, FX & Derivatives.
Knowledge of the following would be beneficial: Bloomberg, SimCorp Dimension, MSCI ESG Manager.
Product and launch knowledge of UCITS regulated Funds.
Exposure to a sustainable workspace and ethics around sustainability.
Strong leadership skills as part of a collaborative team
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