Graduate Programme – Investment Management

This City based, leading, independent investment manager has an opportunity for a Graduate to join their Investment Support Team. This role is suited to a 2016/2017 Graduate who is eager to build their career specifically within this field. Successful candidates will have achieved a 2:1 from a leading university and ideally have relevant professional qualifications, together with some internship or industry placement experience. A keen interest in working within asset management is highly desirable.

Role & Responsibilities

Investment Administration and Fund Accounting

  • Ownership of a suite of investment portfolios and funds with exposure to global and emerging market equities and fixed income;
  • Performing daily investment administration and fund accounting, key controls such as reconciliations, portfolio reporting and investment management fees, both for clients and custodian banks.
  • This role touches on many other departments such as Investment Support Services, Finance and Client Services

Trade Support

  • Exposure to a number of key trade functions such as security and foreign exchange trade settlement and market control, security and portfolio data and corporate events.
  • This area interacts regularly with the trading desk, portfolio managers, brokers and custodians.


  • Early exposure to all aspects of finance within asset management; including accounts payable, management fees, general ledger accounting and financial reporting.
  • This role touches on many other departments such as Investment Administration, Legal and Technology.

Candidates are actively encouraged to study towards the IMC, CIMA, ACCA or CFA qualifications.

Background & Experience

  • ESSENTIAL: 2-1 degrees in any subject are acceptable, assuming candidates are highly numerate
  • A’ levels: to include Mathematics (grade B and above)
  • Excellent numerical skills and strong working knowledge of Excel
  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills
  • Professional, naturally enthusiastic and hardworking approach
  • Relevant financial internship experience in a fund management company beneficial
  • Attention to detail, deadline orientated
  • Adaptability, teamwork and good problem-solving skills
  • Achievement focused

Testing / interviews will take place onsite on a specific date.

Further details available upon application

To hear more about this challenging opportunity, please contact Karen Consalvi on 020 7847 8874 or email

Please note that due to the high volume of applicants responding to our adverts we are regrettably not able to feed back on all applications; only successful candidates will be contacted.

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