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Schroders Investment Management
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Aug 21
Competitive
Schroders Investment Management
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Aug 21
Competitive
Schroders Investment Management
Product Executive
Who we're looking for

The Implementation Analyst role is vital to the Investment process, helping implement Fund Manager decisions, managing cash and providing Investment desk support.
This document seeks to establish best practice for the role on a global basis within Schroders; thereby achieving clarity and consistency surrounding what a Implementation Analyst can be expected to deliver across the company.
It includes the expected behaviours and activities of a Implementation Analyst as well as providing detail surrounding job titles, recruitment, career development and skills as well as objective setting and appraisals.
About Schroders
We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.

The base
We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. And we have everything we need to work flexibly.
The team
An Implementation Analysts main customer is their Investment team, however they also provide a vital link between Operations, Client Service teams and the Fund Manager. They will work closely with the Fund Managers and Implementation Portfolio Managers to calculate and implement trades across all desk Portfolios. They will also assist with maintaining and managing cash balances and ensuring all trades conform with client/fund guidelines and in house compliance rules.
A good Implementation Analyst has to meet the following criteria's:
Have the support and trust of Investment colleagues to conduct this business
To understand the guidelines and regulations of all desk mandates
To understand regulations and execution processes of all markets included in desk strategies
To understand the Risk Event Reporting procedure
The behaviours outlined below are key to being able to pass these tests.

What you'll do
  • Raise security & FX trades
  • Work closely with the FM's & Implementation Managers to calculate and implement trades
  • Restriction monitoring ensuring all trades conform with client mandates and in-house rules
  • Maintain and monitor daily cash balances
  • Cash flow management
  • Monitor execution and settlement of trades
  • Manage Portfolio models
  • Resolve pricing and accounting issues
  • Monitor portfolios for corporate actions, fund distributions and asset expiry
  • Liaise with a number of in-house departments and third parties with respect to monitoring trades and general maintenance of client portfolios

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
  • Attention to detail - strong mathematical and technical skills and ability to pick up errors
  • Strong time management - able to prioritise effectively and multi task
  • Team player - Works collaboratively with Fund Managers, Dealers, Portfolio Compliance, Performance and Fund Services

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
  • Have strong technical skills
  • Understand rebalancing and modelling tools and the process required to implement orders
  • Able to design and propose investment solutions
  • Show autonomy and be able to take on increased responsibility
  • Show that you have good relations with the Investment managers and have earned their trust

What you'll be like
  • Team player - Works collaboratively with Fund Managers, Dealers, Portfolio Compliance, Performance and Fund Services
  • Reliable - Sense of urgency, calm under pressure, trustworthy, disciplined, professional
  • Credible - Understands markets and instruments
  • Responsive - Picks up work and replies to calls/emails promptly
We're looking for the best, whoever they are
Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability.
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