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Offer 2110 Details : INVESTMENT ASSOCIATE
Reference : AFS/ASS/INV/LGS
Position : Other
Deadline: 22/03/2019
Location : West Africa (Nigeria)
Industry : Banking/Finance/Insurance
Job Description / Role / Responsibilities :

Background / General description:

Provides investment research and analysis for a global portfolio of marketable and private equities, fixed income, real assets, and absolute return strategies. Produces standard and

non-standard analysis and reporting to understand market trends, identify potential investment opportunities, monitor existing investments, and analyze various aspects of performance. The Investment Associate I takes guidance from management on requests for reporting, research, and projects.

 

  1. Essential Responsibilities

 

  • Reporting, Analysis, and Research
  • Independently produces standard and non-standard reports for division, senior executives and Trustees.
  • Troubleshoots routine and non-routine issues.
  • Utilizes industry software for standard and non-standard tasks.
  • May train and supervise other staff in report production.
  • Develops expertise in analytical tools for investment and provides technical support for other staff members.

 

  • Monitors External Investment Managers:
  • With management guidance, performs both routine and non-routine analysis.
  • Occasionally attends meetings and participates in conference calls, generally accompanied by senior team members.
  • Independently monitors receipts of required reports, processes capital contributions and transfers and verifies fees.

 

  • New Investments:
  • With supervision, performs well-defined quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Draft investment proposals with direction from Investment Manager, Investment Director, and/or Managing Director.
  • Occasionally attends meetings and participates in conference calls with potential external investment managers and is generally accompanied by senior staff members.
  • Performs assigned routine due diligence tasks.
Candidate profile :
  1. Position Requirements
  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Mathematics, Economics, or related field or Chartered Financial Analyst designation
  • Minimum 2 years of working with institutional investments.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for the requirements listed.
  • Proven ability to conduct detailed and complex qualitative and quantitative analysis with a high degree of attention to detail.
  • Advanced computer and industry software skills.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Solid knowledge of statistical concepts.
  • Working knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial investments and investment management concepts.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with others in team environment and build relationships.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Evidence of good judgment and demonstrates professionalism.
  • Strong work ethic and professional standards.
  • Ability to work independently within a team environment.
  • Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

 

  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous work experience in an institutional investment setting.
  • Working knowledge of investment portfolio analysis.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties and skills required. The incumbent may be expected to perform other duties as assigned.

 

Additional information :

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Language: Fluent in English