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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: London, United Kingdom

Salary: £42K - £62K

There is a place for you at T. Rowe Price to grow, contribute, learn, and make a difference. ​ We are a premier asset manager focused on delivering global investment management excellence and retirement services that investors can rely on today and in the future. The work we do matters. We invite you to explore the opportunity to join us and grow your career with us. Details below.

ENTRY LEVEL

There is a place for you at T. Rowe Price to grow, contribute, learn, and make a difference. ​ We are a premier asset manager focused on delivering global investment management excellence and retirement services that investors can rely on today and in the future. The work we do matters. We invite you to explore the opportunity to join us and grow your career with us.

POSITION PURPOSE

The Analyst within Performance & Analysis services customers in the areas of performance, quantitative analysis and statistical functions and/or works on growth and transformative projects in those same areas moving the business forward. This role focuses on client service and service delivery, as well as support designed to improve the quality of processes, information and services for our customers. This individual provides analysis of moderate to complex calculations, data structures, reporting and applications. This role leads and/or collaborates on system enhancements, automations and transformation projects providing a high level of technical expertise and/or deep business knowledge. A successful candidate will be highly self-directed, strong in virtual teaming, collaborative and dedicated to mentoring and cross-educating others within the team.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Operational Support (Runs the business): Responsible for the production, reporting and/or secondary review of complex performance and attribution data including calculations of performance returns, benchmark data, and statistics, and end-to-end process of fixed-income attribution reconciliation and interpretation of results, to the highest level of accuracy within predefined deadlines.  Serves as an escalation point for any issues or questions that arise from a systems or business process perspective. Responsible for managing relationships with affected parties on progress or issues to ensure deadlines and expectations are met.
  • Subject matter Expertise (Grow the business):  Serves as a subject matter expert on performance, attribution, benchmark and statistical data, acting as a resource to immediate team and the firm as a whole. Proactively follows industry trends and engages with business partners to anticipate new data requirements. Understands and works to eliminate source data gaps, and efficiently designs and implements new performance, attribution, benchmark, and statistical calculations in line with established best practices.
  • Project Management (Transform the business): Responsible for analyzing and defining business issues, opportunities, and enhancements and implementing solutions to improve reporting processes and technology surrounding our fixed income attribution platform.  Incumbent performs necessary investigation, analysis and evaluation to determine project/enhancement feasibility and makes recommendation to Managers and business partners based on findings. Independently leads moderate to complex projects including oversight and execution of development, testing, implementation, post-implementation support, and adoption within the organization.
  • Leadership: Responsible for using sound business judgment, technical knowledge, and project management experience in order to navigate institutional business lines, exercising influence and persuasion where appropriate.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES / SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors Degree in Math, Finance, Accounting or Engineering
  • Strong experience in performance and attributions systems
  • Demonstrated technical or industry knowledge
  • CIPM (Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement), CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), or CAA (Chartered Asset Allocator) certification, or Graduate Degree in Business or Finance
  • Advanced Excel skills; Knowledge in SQL
  • Experience in performance and attributions systems like Factset PA, Bloomberg PORT
  • Deep understanding of the various fixed-income attribution models
  • Understanding of the various sources of return within each fixed income strategy
  • Must work well independently and take initiative with assigned projects
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Understanding of business software/systems analysis techniques

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:We strive for equity, equality, and opportunity for all associates. When we embrace the power of diversity and create an environment where people can bring their authentic and best selves to work, our firm is stronger, and we create greater value for our clients. Our commitment and inclusive programming aim to lift the experience for each associate and builds allies for our global associate community. We know that a sense of belonging is key not only to your success at the firm, but also to your ability to bring your best each day.
T. Rowe Price is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity of thought, gender, and race. We believe our continued success depends upon the equal treatment of all associates and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, creed, colour, national origin, sex, gender, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, military or veteran status, pregnancy, or any other classification protected by country, federal, state, or local law.