Asset Pricing Analyst

Recruiter
Elevate Direct
Location
London
Salary
200.00 - 250.00 GBP Daily
Posted
19 Oct 2018
Closes
25 Oct 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract/Interim
Hours
Full Time

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.

ROLE SUMMARY:

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.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

Essential

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

Organised

Ability to prioritise effectively and work to tight deadlines

Methodical approach to work

Highly numerate/mathematical demonstrating good analytical skills

Strong Communication skills

Collaborative

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

Desirable

Degree

Professional/Financial qualifications

Mathematical background

Previous exposure to Corporate Events

Some derivatives pricing knowledge would be an advantage

Additional information about the process

ASAP Start

If you match these requirements, please apply in the normal way. Elevate will send you an email, please open, click and action that email and your application will be visible to the hiring organisation directly.

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