Investment Associate – Manager Research – PARIS - £Exc + bens
Our client, a highly regarded Investment firm with circa $45Bil of Asset under Advice has an opening for an Investment Associate to join their Paris office. The portfolio management team have responsibility for a range institutional clients and are expected to specify, develop and ensure execution of their investment strategies.
Roles & Responsibilities
To contribute to the manager research effort across a broad range of asset classes.
To undertake rigorous detailed research, to generate and maintain a rich and deep set of recommendations.
Set of long-term asset allocation strategy.
To demonstrate a full understanding of risk and return drivers of own asset class and incorporate this within manager research and portfolio management processes across relevant investment horizons.
To generate superior returns over a medium and long-term basis through the identification of outperforming investment strategies, products and managers.
Attending client facing activities and/or presentations and providing monthly commentary.
Conduct asset manager due diligence and monitoring.
Experience & Qualifications
Demonstrable experience of working within an analytically focussed role within the financial services.
The ideal candidate will have strong quantitative and analytical skills and an active interest in investment and capital markets.
You will have a graduated with a 1st class or 2:1 degree from a leading university and ideally be studying towards your CFA or CAIA qualifications.
Strong numerical and system skills with a particular focus on Excel.
Able to work within a rigorous investment process.
A genuine passion for developing your career within the investment arena.
A strong command of French language.
Please note: that due to the high volume of applicants responding to our adverts we are regrettably not able to feed back on all applications; only successful candidates will be contacted.