Trading Desk Analyst – Asset Management

Our client, a leading asset manager, requires a Trading Desk Analyst to join their London team. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Head of Trading with the collation of trading data and the analysis of our trade executions across all asset classes and derivatives.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for collation and analysis of all Trading Cost Analytics
  • Produce monthly TCA and performance documentation for the Trading Oversight Committee
  • Produce bespoke TCA and performance analysis data for internal colleagues, clients and consultants
  • Accountable for the collation and analysis of all counterparty turnover statistics
  • Help calibrate TCA exception tolerances
  • Oversee and monitor external TCA providers
  • Collate and Produce Counterparty monitoring data for broker review meetings
  • Maintain dealing desks procedures and contribute to the maintenance of Order Execution policy
  • Proactively and independently develop quantitative analyses and tools to help support and enhance trading execution strategies
  • Use statistical and data analysis to provide post-trade analysis for portfolio managers, traders, and management.
  • Help maintain and manage third party post-trade execution analytic and vendor relationships

Preferred qualifications and requirements:

  • A good understanding of TCA methodologies across a range of products and TCA providers
  • Ability to data mine and retrieve and understand large data sets from multiple sources
  • Excellent, technical, analytical and data presentation skills
  • Good understanding of MiFID2 best execution rules
  • A background in Investment Management with a knowledge of market structure and trading processes
  • An understanding of quantitative financial and statistical concepts
  • Ideally experience of using clickview and SQL or similar products
  • Degree or equivalent qualification ideally in a maths, computer science or engineering background
  • IMC qualification preferred but not essential
  • Ability to work independently and proactively generate project ideas
  • Strong computer skills especially Excel, (VBA, SQL advantageous)

To hear more about this challenging opportunity, please contact Rob Cook on 020 7847 8870 or email

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