Head of Middle Office- Investment Performance

Gold Group Limited
London, South East
£170,000 - £200,000 per annum + benefits and 40% bonus
19 Nov 2020
23 Nov 2020
Professional / Specialist
Accounting, Analyst, Finance
Contract Type

Head of Middle Office- Investment Performance


£170,000-£200,000 + benefits + 40% Bonus

Description of Role

To manage and develop the Middle Office in order to provide the required investment performance measurement, risk monitoring and compliance processes and related services in an efficient and effective manner. A hands-on manager to lead the team both in business process issues and in problem solving.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • A Bachelors degree in addition to the possession of relevant professional qualifications.
  • Ideally with 8-10 years experience at a senior level in the risk/performance/compliance functions and activities and 3 years experience in a comparable management role, preferably within an international investment management organisation, although some time could also have been spent at a global custodian or investment consultancy.
  • Practical experience of managing staff through the provision of overall leadership and direction and the ability to delegate effectively and to motivate staff to work in co-ordinated teams.
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of Modern Portfolio Theory and market standard methodologies for performance measurement and attribution, risk analysis and compliance by exception processing.
  • The ability to identify and communicate key business findings and explain cause and effect to generalist managers as well as product specialists.
  • Experience of change management. In particular demonstrable success in optimising team organisation and working procedures.
  • The proven ability and success in testing and implementing new Middle Office systems in conjunction with IT and suppliers to ensure that they meet the requirements of the Office.
  • Experience of an automated environment using straight through processing with electronic messaging and transaction handling.
  • An understanding of the issues in the capture and maintenance of daily standing data and reference data.
  • Experience of developing and maintaining desktop PC based analysis and reporting processes.
  • Experience of supporting both internal and externally managed portfolios.
  • A sensitivity to additional issues arising in a multi cultural environment and in a governmental institution.

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