part time valuations analyst in city of london

posted
03 January 2019
contact
randstad financial & professional, randstad financial services
job type
permanent
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posted
location
city of london, london
specialism
financial services
sub specialism
Operations & Middle Office
job type
permanent
working hours
Part-Time
reference number
MJ67221
contact
randstad financial & professional, randstad financial services
apply now

job description

Part time role, 3 days a week but some flexability may be needed at peak times.

Job Duties

Job Summary

Working as part of the Valuations department, the ideal candidate would be responsible for valuing a number of active and index unitised pooled funds and non-unitised funds on a daily, weekly & monthly basis. In addition the candidate would also be responsible for an allocation of Institutional Clients which we provide valuations to on a monthly basis. The role offers in depth knowledge of the Investment Management process and builds upon relationships with Operations, Corporate Pensions and Fund Managers.

Principal Accountabilities



* To calculate valuations and unit prices for daily and weekly unitised pooled corporate pension funds
* Reconcile fund tracking against market benchmarks
* To value and reconcile the LDI derivative funds
* To complete monthly valuations and reporting for segregated pension funds.
* To produce valuations within agreed deadlines and standards of accuracy ensuring all necessary checks are duly observed.
* To assist in the production of the following valuation related tasks:-
* Weekly/monthly stock and market value reconciliations
* Preparing quarterly institutional investor reports
* Preparing monthly/Quarterly ONS reporting
* Responding to audit letters and queries
* Segregated fund weekly client reports
* Resolve any client enquiries.
* Production of management information
* Provide Ad hoc support to Supervisor / Manager

Skills Required

Essential



* Academic Qualifications
* Minimum 3 'A level Passes
* 5 GCSE (minimum Grade C or above inc Maths and English)

Experience



* Good understanding of Valuations process gained from working in similar role before
* Good Understanding of different Investment Instruments.

Specialist Knowledge



* Good PC skills (Intermediate level of Word and Excel) essential

Competence/Characteristics



* Good team player
* Very organised
* Ability to prioritise effectively and work to tight deadlines
* Methodical approach to work
* Highly numerate/ mathematical demonstrating good analytical skills
* Proven written and verbal communication skills
* Able to work under pressure
* To be self motivated and have the ability to work under own initiative

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003