3723 - Investment Analyst

Hymans Robertson
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Investment Analyst

Edinburgh

Hymans Robertson prides itself in offering a refreshing, stimulating work environment where independent thinking and new ideas are actively encouraged and where every member of the team genuinely makes a difference. As the UK's leading independent pensions, investment and benefit consultancy, we employ over 740 staff in four UK offices (Glasgow, London, Edinburgh and Birmingham).

The firm operates as an independent partnership and prides itself on an innovative, client focused approach. Our clients include some of the UK's leading names and largest pension schemes, while our continued growth and success has been recognised by numerous

The Role:

We are seeking to recruit an Investment Analyst to join the Investment team in our Edinburgh Office. Our analysts play a key role in supporting the work of the Practice and providing practical support to client facing consultants.

Some of the key responsibilities will include:

  • Drafting reports for peer review by consultants on all aspects of investment consulting.

  • Performance analysis of portfolios and production of quality monitoring reports.

  • Undertaking some manager research.

  • Day to day point of contact for clients.

  • Project work including investment strategy (i.e. Mix between different asset classes), investment structure (number and style of investment managers), selection of investment managers and transitions.

  • Adhering to the firm's Information Security standards, policies and procedures.

Personal Characteristics & Qualifications and Experience:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Flexible, pro-active and innovative approach.

  • Ability to deal with a number of differing of work at any point in time

  • Excellent team player and able to work on own initiative.

  • Relevant experience gained in a related role.

  • A minimum of a strong degree in maths, economics, or another other numerate discipline, or equivalent.

  • Evidence of good professional exam progress in the Actuarial exams or CFA would be a significant advantage but not essential.

  • Good report writing skills, experience in quantitative and qualitative report writing.

In Return:

You will get the opportunity to take an already strong brand and business to the next level. With a real focus on quality and innovation you will be able to produce first rate, exciting work you can be truly proud of in a supportive and creative environment.

You can expect a highly competitive salary and an award winning comprehensive benefits package, including full study support where applicable, a share of the firm's profits, good work life balance, ability to buy and sell holidays, your birthday off and huge array of other flexible benefits. The firm is committed to the personal and career development of all employees and this position offers excellent growth potential within a dynamic and growing organisation.

Hymans Robertson is committed to equal opportunities and inclusion. We welcome all applications regardless of race, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, pregnancy & maternity, marriage & civil partnership, sexual orientation or age.

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