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Junior Business Analyst - Investment Management

£30,000 - £35,000
London, Goodge Street

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Jack Harry

I work as a Recruitment Consultant on the Corporate desk, focusing primarily on graduate jobs within the Banking & Finance sector. This often includes roles in Broking, Trading and Accounting.

My area of expertise

I sit on the Corporate desk, working mainly on Banking & Finance graduate jobs. Because of the diversity of roles and sectors we work on at Give A Grad A Go, though, I've also had the chance to dabble in FinTech and slightly more creative graduate jobs - which I also really enjoy.

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

I’d applied for a few roles through Give A Grad A Go, but wasn’t exactly sure what I wanted to do. I came in to visit the team to discuss what kinds of graduate jobs my skills would be best suited to, and I really liked the atmosphere in the office. Although I’d never really considered a career in graduate recruitment before, when I spoke to the team about the possibility of a job here I thought that it sounded like something I’d be good at – and here I am!

The worst job I've had

I held a job doing door-to-door sales for a number of different charities. Hopefully I learnt something from the late evenings cold calling in the rain!

Looking for junior analyst graduate jobs in London, and want to work for a London-based investment management firm?

Company profile

In this Junior Business Analyst graduate job, you will be joining a leading independent investment management firm. Based in Central London, the business manages equity strategies for charities, foundations, endowments, family offices and pension funds. Since their inception over a decade ago, they have gone from strength to strength and are now revered within the financial services industry.

Job description

In this Junior Business Analyst job, you will be working closely with the CEO to assist in various aspects of the business, including risk management and fund related work. You will need to be bold, ambitious and highly numerate, as you will be working with vast amounts of data across a broad range of business processes. This is a unique and challenging opportunity for a graduate to enter the fast paced and highly stimulating world of investment management.

Key responsibilities

In this Junior Business Analyst job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the CEO on a daily basis on a variety of projects
  • Assessing, managing and analysing a range of data – you will be comfortable with both quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Fund related work covering a broad range of areas on a daily basis
  • Gaining an insight into Risk Management and adding your insight into research and findings
  • Assisting with compliance and legal matters to build your holistic understanding of business
  • Helping with project management and looking into new technologies
  • Various ad hoc admin duties

So, what are we looking for?

  • At least an upper second class honours from a top university– ideally in Maths, Engineering or Science related degrees
  • Excellent numerical skills, with the confidence to analyse large volumes of data
  • IT literate, ideally with some coding ability and knowledge of databases (Knowledge of SQL, Python or R would be a bonus)
  • Good communicator, both verbal and written
  • An interest in solving strategic problems
  • Attention to detail, with the ability to keep many plates spinning at once
  • Great interpersonal skills and the confidence to reach out to the wider team regardless of seniority, in order to access and understand necessary information to conduct tasks

What else is on offer?

  • A highly competitive salary of 30,000 - 35,000 (+ discretionary bonus)
  • Awesome offices in the heart of London
  • The rare graduate opportunity to join a highly successful investment management firm and learn from some of the best in the industry as you start your career.

Looking for business analyst graduate jobs in London, and want to work for a leading investment management firm? If you’re highly numerical, and want to work in finance, apply for this Junior Business Analyst graduate job in London today.

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