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Senior Analyst, Institutional


Analyst

Position Overview:

This Analyst position is based in London and reports to the Associate Director of European Retail/Wholesale Asset Management Research. The position’s primary role is to support the lead research analyst and collaborate with other practice members to provide quantitative analytical support and written commentary for CA’s retail asset management research and publishing needs.

This role has extensive analysis, data modeling, and writing responsibilities. We are seeking a candidate with experience related specifically to asset and wealth management firms and exposure to market intelligence, product development, distribution or fund analysis. The ideal candidate has a robust understanding of these organizations, including the opportunities and challenges they face, and the products they develop and distribute.

Successful candidates are analytical and quantitatively-oriented, exhibit strong writing skills, work autonomously, are adaptable and comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously, and seek to build deep industry expertise. They are also hardworking, persistent, and enthusiastic individuals with a passion for the financial services industry, and research and analysis.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist lead research analyst in the development and analysis of proprietary surveys, interfacing with other analysts to administer surveys and chart results.
  • Help develop focused research panels, calling and emailing targeted participants to increase survey participation.
  • Support lead research analyst by scheduling research calls and meetings with senior executives and writing detailed notes from the calls.
  • Collaborate with other analysts in the asset management practice on monthly and quarterly publications. Duties include data-gathering, analysis, chart creation and assembly, and writing commentary.
  • Collect, compile and analyse large amount of qualitative and quantitative datasets working with Morningstar Direct, Broadridge, as well as other third-party databases (e.g. national and international industry associations, data providers and industry trade bodies).
  • Help develop and maintain relationships with industry trade associations, third-party data vendors, and government agencies.
  • Propose and develop new analyses to expand CA’s proprietary research.
  • Participate in research efforts by identifying key topics of interest and providing ideas and input throughout the report cycle.

Qualifications:

  • 2 to 3 years experience in asset management (research, product development, product management, market intelligence functions preferred) or distribution (fund analyst, fund or manager selection, etc).
  • Outstanding project and time management skills, and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and to change course quickly as needed.
  • Proficient in Excel; able to manipulate and analyze sizeable amounts of data.
  • Aptitude for synthesizing research, identifying trends, and providing commentary on relevant industry issues.
  • Experience with using industry data sources (e.g.; Broadridge, Morningstar, etc).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to cultivate a network of industry contacts for research purposes.
  • Capacity to respond productively to feedback and make ongoing improvements to approach and process.
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, finance, or economics
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK
  • Understanding of the retail asset management industry and distribution channels is preferred.
  • Knowledge of both mutual funds and exchange‐traded funds, active and passive investment products.

 

Please email all resumes to Elizabeth Munge. No phone calls please.

 

Senior Analyst, Institutional

Position Overview:

This position is based in the London Office in the Institutional practice and reports to the Associate Director, Institutional. Areas of greatest focus include researching opportunities and challenges facing institutional asset managers, investment consultants, and European Institutional investors (e.g., defined benefit plans, endowments, insurers, etc.).

This role has extensive analysis, data modeling, and writing responsibilities. Successful candidates are analytical and quantitatively-oriented, exhibit strong writing skills, work autonomously, are adaptable and comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously, and seek to build deep industry expertise. They are also hardworking, persistent, and enthusiastic individuals with a passion for the financial services industry, and research and analysis.

The position offers significant industry exposure, including interactions with senior executives throughout the industry, coverage in industry publications, and potential to present at conferences and events.

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Lead research initiatives for annual research reports and contribute to the Cerulli Edge monthly and quarterly publication
  • Author research report content related to emerging industry trends
  • Build quantitative surveys and models, including survey design, data gathering, data modeling and analysis, and exhibit creation
  • Conduct ongoing qualitative research related to report themes
  • Manage report projects and deadlines
  • Solicit and interview senior executives about emerging industry trends
  • Manage partnerships with industry trade associations and publications
  • Assist account managers with client inquiries related to the practice’s research content

 

Qualifications:

  • More than 5 years of experience in financial services, related to institutional asset management
  • Exposure to institutional asset management products and portfolio construction
  • Knowledge regarding various types of institutions and other market constituents, including investment consultants
  • Superior writing skills
  • Aptitude for synthesizing research, identifying trends, and providing commentary on relevant industry issues
  • Strong attention to detail and emphasis on accuracy
  • Ability to effectively work on several projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Excel; able to manipulate, and analyze sizeable amounts of data
  • Preference is for a candidate with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or economics
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK

Please email all resumes to Elizabeth Munge. No phone calls please.