Information About This Job
|Job Title:||Business Analyst|
|Contact Name:||Ben Kinley|
|Job Published:||6 months ago|
A leading asset management firm is looking to hire a Business Analyst to join their London team.
About The Company
The client is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With US$1,080 billion in assets under management they serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 60 countries. The firm’s innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies.
As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, their long-term views and interests are aligned with those of their clients. The firm is committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity.
About The Role
Working closely with various cross functional teams (to include legal and compliance, tax services, fund administration, marketing, product development and client relationship management) the Business Analyst will lead and manage regulatory, governance, and compliance projects and recurring work for the WMF Global business. This position will report to the Manager, Governance Business Policies and Practices.
Be familiar with and ensure adherence to applicable fund and governance laws, regulations and codes, working closely with legal and compliance colleagues
Monitor and review regulatory and governance developments (working closely with legal and compliance colleagues) and assess the impact on the fund business. Lead or assist in the implementation of related changes
Assist with the ongoing regulatory and compliance obligations of the business to include oversight, filings, surveys, examinations and reviews
Develop and maintain governance policies, practices and procedures
Ensure business and fund changes are appropriately built into governance processes, committee and board reporting
Develop and coordinate reporting to various governing boards and oversight committees
Lead/participate in projects and working groups on regulatory and governance matters
Develop and enhance policies and procedures on fund sponsor related topics
Enhance delegated investment management oversight model and practices
Skills & Experience
The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of progression and achievement in the investment management business or providing services to the investment management business. The candidate will have a capacity for differentiated thinking, a strong work ethic, and the ability to work across teams. In addition, the ideal candidate will have the presence, and leadership qualities needed to lead and facilitate cross functional projects and meetings in a fast-paced, evolving regulatory environment.
Minimum of seven to ten years of relevant experience in the in the investment management/funds sector
Solid understanding of mutual funds, UCITS and AIFs
Strong academic credentials
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Deadline focused, organised self-starter with the ability to manage and prioritise multiple projects and issues
Ability to identify, research and resolve unfamiliar issues
Strong business judgement and analytical skills