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Portfolio Guideline Monitoring Analyst

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Job Title: Portfolio Guideline Monitoring Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Contact Name: Mark Foy
Contact Email: mfoy@lawsonchase.com
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

We are working closely with world leading asset management firm, who are looking to hire a Portfolio Guideline Monitoring Analyst to join their London based team.

 

About The Role

The Portfolio Guideline Monitoring Analyst (“The Analyst”) will be part of the Portfolio Guideline Monitoring and Performance Team within Portfolio Services. Portfolio Services provides each of the company’s investment teams with the data, controls, and support they need to ensure that their investment intent is accurately reflected in accordance with client regulatory and operational requirements.  Other teams within Portfolio Services include Portfolio Implementation, Portfolio Data, Portfolio Service Management, and Portfolio Accounting.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • The Analyst will focus on providing support to investment teams, to ensure that investment transactions and holdings are compliant with client guidelines and regulatory requirements.

  • The Analyst will be part of the team that i) Reviews Investment Management Agreements, evaluates client guidelines, and maintains the guideline monitoring system, Sentinel, ii) performs real-time, pre-trade support with investors, and iii) resolves post-trade incident exceptions generated from Sentinel.

  • The Analyst will work collaboratively with other Guideline Monitoring Analysts, as well as other internal teams, specifically Product Management and Portfolio Management, to develop a deep understanding of investment strategies relative to client guidelines and regulatory requirements

 

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate is likely to:

  • Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of all investment types, including equity and fixed income products, and derivative securities.

  • Prior experience monitoring investment guidelines, working in an investment compliance role, understanding regulatory requirements for 40 Act and UCITs funds, and coding investment restrictions into a vendor or proprietary compliance monitoring system, specifically Sentinel, would be advantageous;

  • Be self-confident, a self-starter, results driven, energetic, have an inquisitive mind, and be controls conscious. 

  • Have strong organisational skills, an ability to manage assignments with competing priorities, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team. 

  • Have strong attention to detail and computer literacy (knowledge of Word, Excel, and similar tools).

 

 

Ref: | Published: 26 Apr 2018