Analyst

About the Group

MJ Hudson, the asset management consultancy, helps fund managers and fund investors operate more efficiently and invest more successfully.  Working with fund managers, investors and advisers in both traditional and alternative assets allows us to see issues from all sides and advise our clients accordingly.  The firm’s services include law, fund management solutions, international fiduciary, investment advisory, and IR & marketing.

From our offices across Europe’s major asset management centres, our team of 125 professionals works for clients managing and advising more than £700bn of assets. The firm has expertise in all asset classes, including equities, fixed income, private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, real estate, infrastructure, energy, and credit.

MJ Hudson is one of the fastest growing consulting firms in asset management. The size of the team has more than doubled in the last 24 months and there are advancement opportunities across the firm.

MJ Hudson operates out of offices in London, Jersey, Guernsey, Zurich and Luxembourg and has 5 operating divisions:

  • Law – Focusing on multiple asset classes within the Alternatives sector
  • Investment Advisory
  • Fund Management Solutions – Management, operation and regulatory structuring – a full scope Fund Management outsourcing solution
  • International Administration – Guernsey based fiduciary arm
  • Investor Relations & Marketing – London based consultancy with international clients (including MJ Hudson)

Why Work at MJ Hudson Allenbridge?

MJ Hudson Allenbridge is the name of the Investment Advisory team at MJ Hudson. It is a team-oriented and entrepreneurial environment which rewards initiative and an enquiring mind. As an analyst you will get exposure to a variety of investment tasks, across a wide variety of sectors and asset classes, with early responsibility: where other companies ask young analysts to “do their time”, we pride ourselves on a collaborative and flat organisational structure where you can steer your own career progression. Analysts are supported through professional qualifications, such as the CFA exam.

About the role

The  Analyst will support our research on all asset classes but in particular on alternative investments and assist with a variety of high-impact projects for institutional clients.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Assisting in the completion of analyses and report writing
  • Researching managers, funds, and the markets in which they operate, with a focus on alternative investments
  • Supporting manager selection mandates across asset classes
  • Contribute to investment and operational due diligence of fund managers, following a prescribed methodology
  • Contribute to quantitative analysis of the performance of fund managers and markets
  • Supporting the other functions of the team as required
  • Support the production of surveys on the industry, including setting up questionnaires and summarising results
  • Support or contribute to the production of articles on industry topics
  • Developing expertise quickly on major sectors of interest to the investment community
  • Liaise with other departments from MJ Hudson- from the firm’s law offering to our fund management solutions offering- to provide a one-stop shop for alternative investments

Candidate profile

Essential

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent report writing skills and ability to communicate complex ideas
  • Ability to complete projects on time and accurately, ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and adjust to changing deadlines
  • Ability to use initiative and work independently, taking ownership
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Good analytical and quantitative skills, including Excel skills and appetite to learn Excel VBA
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Interest in investment consultancy
  • Drive, energy and ambition to achieve results

Desirable

  • Interest in alternative investments
  • Previous experience in investment consultancy or asset management (up to 1 year)
  • Previous experience with screening fund manager databases
  • Basic interest in quantitative software (e.g. Python)
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Part-qualified professional qualifications such as the CFA are welcomed

Eligibility

Candidates must have an upper-second level degree from a good university, ideally in finance, mathematics, engineering, sciences or business.

Candidates must be physically located and eligible to live and work in the United Kingdom.

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