Investment Analyst London July 2024

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DEADLINE 15th March 2024

Are you a bold individual seeking an opportunity to contribute to a value-based, collaborative environment in some of the most exciting cities around the globe?

Are you eager to work for an organization committed to diversity, inclusion, sustainability, and Corporate Social Responsibility?

Do you strive to work in an environment that encourages innovation and teamwork?

Are you a thought leader who cares about making a difference in the world while contributing to an amazing culture?

Do you value a challenging professional opportunity where you can leverage your skills, gain a valuable foundational in finance and investment, and build a long-term career development plan?

Are you seeking a competitive salary a robust and comprehensive benefits program, and a variety of attractive benefits and perks?

Do you excel at: problem solving, planning & organizing and have great attention to detail?

The opportunity

You will work collaboratively with our Investment Directors and fellow Investment Associates to provide investment and capital markets research, analysis, and advice to our clients. The role offers opportunities to participate in client and investment manager research meetings from the beginning.

You will be joining our Global Investment Services (GIS) division. You will work with multiple clients and support on several projects at once. While all our colleagues are responsible for arranging their priorities in order to meet deadlines, there is a strong culture of teamwork and cooperation among the practice groups to manage tasks and assignments. Although the position involves quantitative assessment, there is also a strong qualitative component in evaluating investment opportunities and formulating investment recommendations for clients.

In addition to client work, you will have ample opportunities to get involved in business development and marketing as well as capital markets and fund manager research (investment due diligence). Right from the start, you will have direct exposure to and an opportunity to work with and learn from some of the firm’s most experienced Managing Directors across all asset classes. Furthermore, we will provide you with a mentoring and training scheme and support studies towards further qualifications such as CFA or CAIA (if not already obtained).

We offer

  • Comprehensive training program and continuing education opportunities
  • Structured mentorship program, which pairs Investment Associates with experienced Investment Directors
  • Access and ability to participate in meetings with clients and world-leading investment fund managers across all major asset classes, in particular Private Investments
  • Opportunities to take on responsibilities from an early stage in your career and work closely with other members of your team across ranks
  • Support and full sponsorship for professional designations such as CFA, CAIA, etc. (if not already obtained)

Responsibilities

  • Support the development of investment strategy and portfolio construction recommendations for clients taking into account the opportunities and risks of the market environment
  • Critically evaluate and assess investment managers’ portfolios and performance
  • Interfacing with clients and responding to client requests
  • Preparing capital markets exhibits and other client presentation materials
  • Participate in fund manager meetings and help in conducting in the assessment processes (i.e. writing summaries of fund manager meetings for internal distribution and investment consideration)
  • Contribute to Investment due diligence reports across a wide range of asset classes, with a particular focus on Private Investments
  • Help to do pro-active assessment on potential markets and clients, preparing prospect outreach and help composing client pitch materials

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (economics or business degree preferred but all courses of study accepted from motivated applicants) with a record of high academic achievement
  • Prior experience working within the Investments and Asset Management industry desirable
  • A demonstrable interest to learn more about Investment Management across all asset classes
  • Team working, problem-solving, writing and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work reliably with reduced oversight and collaborate as part of a team under tight deadlines
  • Ability and willingness to engage in conversation with clients, fund managers and internal stakeholders across CA’s multiple divisions and practice groups
  • Knowledge of a European language desirable (but not required), in addition to a high proficiency in English
  • A desire to, or in the process of obtaining a professional qualification (CFA, CAIA, or equivalent)
  • Advanced skills in the MS Office suite programs (in particular PowerPoint, Excel and Word)

Please submit a CV & Cover Letter by Sunday 31st March 2024.

DEADLINE 15th March 2024