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We are hiring for 2 levels of experience here. One experienced hire (4+ years buy-side work experience, one mid-level hire (2+ years buy-side work experience). We are open minded and will look at a range of experience and backgrounds for these hires.
A very highly regarded FinTech software vendor are looking to add expertise into their quant, performance and risk analytics function. Working in the performance measurement and quant investment risk team this is a crucial position supporting clients investment process and manager performance information.
If you are currently working in fund accounting, performance measurement, attribution or the investment risk team and you have a desire to do something more exciting, working with a range of international and varied clients, solving problems, providing solutions etc, then this will appeal. Likewise you might be a junior quant looking to make your next move.
The company has investment expertise across all major asset classes, You will be working in a cutting edge FinTech technology house, where your expertise developed in quant based disciplines, investment risk or performance measurement and attribution will be utilised and incredibly valuable.
This firm has a forward thinking and very innovative and fun culture, your decisions and outputs will be relied upon by both senior business and the front office at your clients. Your analysis will be utilised to communicate key message to market on the company's expanding product range.
You will be directly supporting an international client base and you will be expected to be the subject matter expert on fund performance. Your core duties will include:
Being responsible for:
Performance measurement solutions across all asset classes
Be in charge of updating and monitoring the accuracy of client information
Provision of regular analytics to support the management of client portfolios
Coordinating development and building project teams based on the client's needs and your own innovation
Maintaining, enhancing and designing tactical solutions to support fund management process
Working to improve efficiency and automation of fund management data
Working within investment teams to support portfolio construction and development
Attend client sites as the subject matter expert to resolve issues or to provide necessary consulting on system use
Provide product training to users and new employees
Strong knowledge of the investment management industry and key fund accounting concepts
Good knowledge of performance measurement and attribution will be an advantage
Understanding of investment risk and risk concepts
Qualifications or desire to study CIPM, IMC or pursuing CFA charter will be a big plus
Proven experience in the use of investment management systems will be very helpful
Experience in a role involving direct client dealings or portfolio manager direct contact
You will need to possess the gravitas and confidence in your decisions to be trusted by the clients whom you will generate a close working partnership with. The position offers a high level of visibility within the company; once up to speed you will be seen at the 'go to' person on performance analysis and risk information. You must be an effective communicator and have an intuitive understanding of team dynamics and relationship building both within the company and with third parties outside the company.
This position will suit someone able to self-create. You must be highly risk aware and possess the ability to create your own analysis if required. It is important that you understand the value of good data controls and that you are naturally able with both technology and projects.
You will be working alongside a high calibre peer group in a culture where achievement is recognized and rewarded. You will possess enthusiasm and curiosity for the investment industry and you will thrive off challenges and delivery. You must be reliable and trustworthy with a keen drive to deliver a robust service.
This position offered a very interesting and stable future with exposure to a number of different areas, investment strategies and insight into the front-office. It will give the right person the chance to accelerate their career much quicker than a standard performance/ risk/ accounting analytics team at a traditional fund manager would be able to do. You market worth therefore will increase significantly.
This position is based in Frankfurt, Germany. Relocation is welcome, but the relevant work permits are required.