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Investment Associate

Investment Associate  

We are looking for a knowledgeable and experienced individual to work on our Investment Consultancy service in our Advisory team based in Clifton, Bristol.

This team provides a high level, quality service on a professional and personal basis, that reflects our clients’ needs and expectations, helping our clients to set their investment strategy. 

You will offer technical support and improve current systems where possible; ensure accurate and up-to-date investment data and reporting information is presented to Consultants, third parties, clients, auditors, fund managers and internal staff; ensure that the team work effectively, following and introducing work flow and checking systems; responding to requests and queries and act as an interface between Trigon and other service providers.

The individual will:

  • Work well within a small, busy team
  • Work well independently and proactively
  • Have a professional, positive, can do attitude
  • Be able to communicate effectively with clients, senior personnel and Directors
  • Have excellent numeracy skills and excel spreadsheet skills
  • Produce work that has a high level of accuracy
  • Be able effectively prioritise and organise their own workload/the team’s workload
  • Have the ability to delegate effectively to junior team members
  • Understand the process of risk management
  • Ideally have an understanding of pension scheme liabilities
  • Ideally have an interest/understanding of economics and asset classes

Duties will include:   

  • Co-ordinate fund manager research meetings and report writing
  • Preparation of investment strategy reviews
  • Co-ordination of investment transactions
  • Preparation of economic updates and supporting documentation for client meetings
  • Client specific investment research projects
  • Develop and maintain systems to collate and analyse data for client reporting
  • Analysis of actuarial data to determine de-risking opportunities and long-term investment strategy
  • Preparation of scheme performance reports and valuations, advice letters and presentations
  • Assisting with and coordinating high level administration tasks
  • Carrying out compliance checking
  • Attendance at internal meetings as and when required
  • Providing support to the Consultants and Directors

The benefit package includes 25 days holiday, immediate life assurance cover, membership of our group pension arrangement a discretionary bonus scheme after 6 months service.  Working hours are 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday with an hour for lunch.

To apply for this role, please send your CV together with confirmation of why you think you would be suitable for the role, by e-mail to Deborah Clarke at Deborah.clarke@trigon.co.uk.