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Business Support Analyst to assist in the development and implementation of a new sustainable investment analytical system for the Equity division. Business Support Analysts take responsibility for analysing and organising the data into an easy to consume format, as well as developing and implementing system processes, allowing investment management teams the time and space to concentrate on making investment decisions.
The Business Support Analyst main customer will be the Head of Global and Thematics, they will also work closely with other Business Support Analysts and the Equity investment teams to implement the new sustainable investment system for Equities.
We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.
We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.
We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. And we have everything we need to work flexibly.
What you'll do
Work as a part of the business support analysts within Investment and Product Management Support in a dynamic environment
Actively participate in the business process design for the sustainable investment analytical systems and be responsible for implementing changes
Responsible for analysing data and organising it in to an easy to read format for senior management
Liaise with internal customers to identify and analyse their needs, providing a high level of customer service
Present, explain and seek guidance from stakeholders
Responsible for continual review and improvement to system processed and workflows
The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
Experience with screening tools and portfolio attribution tools in key investment systems such as Factset, Bloomberg or Eikon
The ability to understand performance reporting, risk attribution and analytics
Advanced Excel skills and be comfortable organising data, creating graphs and tables for summaries/overviews
Experience using MSCI ESG and Sustainalytics systems and an understanding of the key themes used to classify stocks in such systems
A background in asset management, with an understanding of thematic investing and current themes influencing investor thoughts and investment ideas
An understanding of both ESG and Impact investing, with a particular focus on ESG scoring and the UN Sustainable Development Goals
To be confident presenting research results to internal teams and senior colleagues
The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
Previous experience using Blackrock Aladdin
Experience using investment risk systems such as Style Research, Barra Portfolio Manager or Axioma
Experience developing new products, or an understand of the product development process
Previous experience of conducting competitor analysis and market research
An understanding of coding languages, such as R or Python
What you'll be like
Interested in thematic investing and active management
The ability to think outside of the box and develop concepts from initial ideas
Able to work independently and as part of a team
Effective at communicating with both junior and senior members of staff
Strong time management - able to work to and meet deadlines
We're looking for the best, whoever they are
Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability.