Asset Pricing Analyst
Asset Pricing Analyst - London - ??200 - ??250 Per Day - 12 Months
Our organisation is one of Europe's largest asset managers and a major global investor, with total assets of GBP 957/EUR 1,090/CHF 1,191 billion*. We work with a wide range of global clients, including pension schemes, sovereign wealth funds, fund distributors and retail investors
Throughout the past 40 years we have built our business through understanding what matters most to our clients and transforming this insight into valuable, accessible investment products and solutions. We provide investment expertise across the full spectrum of asset classes including Fixed Income, equities, commercial property and cash. Our capabilities range from index-tracking and active strategies to liquidity management and liability-based risk management solutions.
To complete daily verification of all held asset prices received from multiple vendors at various valuation points throughout the day; ensure fair and accurate prices are used in fund valuations and within all applicable downstream systems.
Complete daily verification of asset prices from multiple vendors at various valuation points throughout the day.
Ensure any price amendments have appropriate supporting documentation
Update manual prices within in-house system in an accurate and timely manner
Ensure prices updated within in-house system by other members of the team are accurate
Develop a comprehensive knowledge of vanilla instruments
Develop a good understanding of derivatives
Develop a working knowledge of other areas within DMO and Investment Operations
Delivering accurate data to all business units in a timely manner
Ensure queries from valuations are responded to within 30 minutes of receipt
Ensure queries and requests from other areas are dealt with efficiently, accurately and in a timely manner.
Ensure all procedures are adhered to and updated as necessary
To proactively seek to improve and streamline existing processes
To drive change
To produce Management Information and identify trends in deliverables and volumes
Complete adhoc duties pertinent to the role as and when required
Assist in development and deployment of process automation solution
Minimum of Maths and English grade C and above at GCSE, or equivalent
Minimum of 3 years securities pricing/valuation or broader Back Office experience with a financial Institution
Good Understanding of different Instruments.
Good PC skills (Intermediate level of Word and Excel)
Good team player
Ability to prioritise effectively and work to tight deadlines
Methodical approach to work
Highly numerate/mathematical demonstrating good analytical skills
Strong Communication skills
Able to work under pressure
Willingness to learn
To be self-motivated and have the ability to work under own initiative
Pragmatic approach to problem solving
Aptitude for learning and developing
Previous exposure to Corporate Events
Some derivatives pricing knowledge would be an advantage
Additional information about the process
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