Vice President – Senior Analyst

About the Group

MJ Hudson, the asset management consultancy, provides expertise and infrastructure support to fund managers, investors and other specialists in the asset management industries. The firm’s services include law, fund management solutions (including IR & marketing services), international administration, investment advisory, and data & analytics.

This comprehensive range of capabilities, coupled with MJ Hudson’s ability to draw on many industry perspectives, allows the firm to build project teams that are extremely effective at helping clients achieve multiple goals. From its offices across Europe’s major asset management centres and North America, MJ Hudson’s team of more than 150 professionals works for clients managing and advising more than $1Trn of assets. The firm has expertise in all traditional and alternative asset classes, including equities and bonds, private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, real estate, infrastructure, energy, and credit.

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

  • Law – Specialist legal services for alternative asset management, focused on M&A and investment funds.
  • Investment Advisory – Investment advice and research for institutional investors, wealth managers and family offices.
  • Fund Management Solutions – A multi-funds platform providing support and regulatory cover to asset managers and advisers, as well as integrated investor reporting, marketing and investor relations services.
  • International Administration – A Channel Islands, London and Luxembourg-based fund and corporate administration and fiduciary team.
  • Data & Analytics – Benchmarking and ratings services, consulting, market research, and specialist workflow tools for fund managers and investors.

About the role

The Vice President – Senior Analyst will be a core member of the research team and will assist with a variety of high-impact projects for institutional clients. The team covers all asset classes with the focus being on alternative investments, specifically hedge funds and private markets (private equity, private credit and infrastructure).

Due to the nature of our client base and the research team set up, it is important to note that this is a broad role and the candidate will work on a range of key tasks as listed below.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Portfolio optimisation, peer-group analysis and factor analysis on performance track records of fund managers. Contribute to writing client reports on such topics.
  • Asset-Liability modelling and strategic asset allocation for clients including pension funds
  • Participate and lead Research and due diligence on managers and funds, with a focus on alternative investments including private markets
  • Participate in manager selection mandates
  • Contribute to report writing on research topics
  • Developing expertise quickly on major sectors of interest to the investment community

Candidate profile

Essential Skills

  • Qualified or part-qualified Actuary
  • A minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience within investment consulting, fiduciary management, asset management solutions or pension consulting
  • Good analytical and quantitative skills
  • Financial modelling experience
  • Programming and coding skills in Excel VBA , Python or other similar languages

Desirable Skills

  • Background in private markets or hedge funds
  • Previous experience in manager research
  • Data visualization and ability to communicate complex ideas clearly
  • Understanding of pension funds and/or insurance market

Important attributes

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • 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
  • Drive, energy and ambition to achieve results

Eligibility

Candidates must have an upper-second level degree from a highly rated university, ideally in Actuarial Science, Statistics, Finance, Mathematics or Engineering.

Qualified or part-qualified actuary

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

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