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Investment Analyst - Glasgow

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Recruiter: BCT Resourcing
Listed on: 7th January
Location: Glasgow
Salary/Rate: £35000 - £45000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 2020-01-06

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Investment Analyst
Glasgow
£35000 - £45000 per annum

A privately-owned UK firm of pension consultants and actuaries with offices in London, Belfast, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds and Dublin. Due to considerable growth, this consultancy are seeking to recruit across the board in pensions and investments. This is an excellent opportunity to join an award winning and growing organisation.

About the role

You will be responsible for the production and checking of investment performance monitoring reports, liaising with clients and investment managers on various matters including data and administrative tasks. You will assist with investment strategy reviews, including asset liability modelling and asset transfers including drafting paperwork, liaising with investment managers and updating scheme records. You will contributing to manager research process for existing and potential investment managers, draft articles and blogs on relevant research topics and provide support to consultants on various investment activities such as investment strategy reviews, drafting manager selection reports, drafting ad hoc investment advice and Statement of Investment Principles.

What you will need

* 2:1 or above in a numerical degree, currently or willing to pursue the CFA, Actuarial or other relevant qualification
* 1 to 3 years relevant Investment experience
* Strong quantitative skills, with a good understanding of Excel and ability to learn use of other software platforms
* Good understanding of Defined Benefit (DB) Pension schemes
* Knowledge & understanding of retirement plans, plan administration, investment markets, investment managers, and Pension Plan valuations
* A keen interest in Investment matters and markets and the wider economic environment

What you will get in return

* Excellent remuneration package and benefits
* Flexible working and annual leave policy
* 10% matched pension contribution
* Income protection & life assurance
* Comprehensive private medical cover
* Full study package for trainees and training support for all
* Modern offices facilities with free fruit deliveries