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Performance Analyst 6 month FTC

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A private investment office is seeking to recruit a performance analyst, with private capital experience, on a six-month contract, to work within their portfolio analytics team.

Job Code: 03982016
Pay Rate: Competitive

Job Description:

The Role

You will be responsible for collating and analysing portfolio and underlying investment data as well as collating highly customised client reports.

You will play a pivotal role as part of a team responsible for the maintenance of processes and systems used to produce performance reporting and portfolio analysis on time and to a high standard.

The team covers all asset classes in a multi-manager environment, with an unusually high focus on the alternative asset classes: hedge funds, private equity and real estate.

The role will require the individual to have 1-3 years’ experience in the performance and risk analysis area, with experience in alternative investments and private capital (private equity / real estate funds).

High levels of technical expertise are required to contribute to the work of the portfolio analytics team.

The role will require excellent quantitative, analytical, technical and interpersonal skills.


Main Responsibilities

  • Working as part of a team responsible for compiling portfolio data from multiple sources, running reports and analysing the results.
  • Utilising these various systems to answer and provide analysis for ad-hoc queries. The performance system used is B-One.
  • Specific responsibility for the performance and risk monitoring reporting of the clients’ private capital investments; collating and analysing data received from multiple general partners. The private capital system used is eFront FrontInvest.
  • Working with the investment and portfolio management teams to complete adhoc analysis regarding the risks, cashflows and performance of existing and proposed private capital investments
  • Ongoing process improvement and projects within the portfolio analytics team.


Candidate Key Attributes

  • Graduate in a scientific or technical subject; minimum 2(i) or higher.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of alternative investment analysis: including hedge funds, private equity and real estate
  • Knowledge of B-One (performance system) and eFront FrontInvest (private capital system) is preferable, but not essential
  • An analytical individual
  • Good working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office products
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate an interest in the financial markets.

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