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Man Group London, UK
22 Feb, 2018
Experienced Hires
About Man Group Man Group is an active investment management firm focused on delivering performance and client portfolio solutions through its five investment management businesses: Man AHL; Man Numeric; Man GLG; Man FRM and Man Global Private Markets. Man Group's investment management businesses provide long-only, alternative and private markets products on a single and multi-manager basis, leveraging the firm's robust infrastructure to provide a diverse range of strategies across investment approaches, styles and asset classes. The original business was founded in 1783. Today, Man Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker EMG.L and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. As at 30 September 2017, Man Group's funds under management were $103.5 billion. Man Group also supports many awards, charities and initiatives around the world, including sponsorship of the Man Booker literary prizes. Further information can be found at   www.man.com . About Man GLG Man GLG is a discretionary fund manager offering absolute return and long-only strategies across asset classes, sectors & regions. The firm was established in 1995 and acquired by Man Group in 2010. Man GLG's culture is based on fostering leading investment talent within a collaborative environment and its portfolio managers are unconstrained by a house view. The majority of Man GLG's over 130 investment professionals are based in London, and it also has investment teams in New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Pf ffikon. As at 30 September 2017, Man GLG's funds under management were $32.9 billion. Further information can be found at   www.glgpartners.com . Purpose of the role The GLG Business Associate is primarily responsible for assisting the GLG COO in the implementation of strategic business initiatives in addition to supporting day to day business matters. Specific responsibilities Preparation of financial models and analysis to senior management Preparation of management information and business strategy presentations Management and escalation of ad-hoc issues related to the GLG investment teams, client funds, compliance matters, incidents, operational risk items Identification and management of items that may lead to lower operational risk, increased business efficiency or general process improvements Support for business and financial planning including management updates and investment team reviews Support GLG management on strategic initiatives such as the on-boarding of new investment teams and product development initiatives Support and directly manage GLG related projects Key competencies Educated to degree level or equivalent 2-4 years industry experience Ideally a track record as a Strategy Consulting Analyst (with exposure to FS) / Investment Banking Analyst / Investment Management Analyst (with experience in a business management function) or Corporate Development Strong financial modelling skills essential Strong skills in preparing presentations or material for executive stakeholders Project management experience desirable Self-starter with a strong delivery focus Strong communication and organisation skills Ability to multi-task Work-Life Balance and Benefits at Man Man Group is committed to providing the best working environment possible for all its employees and, as such, we sup port professional training and development   as well as requests for   flexible or part-time working. Man Group also supports many charities and initiatives through the   Man Charitable Trust , which aims to create positive change by supporting charitable organisations that focus on raising levels of literacy and numeracy in the UK and by offering employees opportunities to invest their time and expertise in charitable initiatives. Employees are offered two   'ManKind'   days of paid leave per year that can be used as part of the Man Charitable Trust's community volunteering programme or in support of any other charity/not-for-profit organisation. We offer our employees a   comprehensive benefits package , including private medical cover, discounted gym membership, on-site health assessments and on-site flu vaccinations. To support our employees' extracurricular interests, we have a   music room   with a piano and guitars that can be booked by anyone, and we also offer lessons on-site. Man Group employees receive a   daily food allowance , which can be used in our staff restaurant. The restaurant has several theatre-style cooking stations, a sandwich bar and a coffee shop (all of which can cater to special dietary requirements), and free fruit is available from the kitchens on each floor. We also have a subsidised in-house bar and an   employee discount scheme   with a wide range of discounts, all of which help us to ensure that the firm is a great place to work. In addition, Man Group sponsors the   Man Booker literary prizes   and hosts several internal   events with the authors   to celebrate these awards. The prizes underscore Man Group's charitable focus on literacy and education and together with the wider charitable activities of the Booker Prize Foundation, the prize plays an important role in promoting literary excellence on a global scale that the firm is honoured to support.
Man Group Pfäffikon, Switzerland
22 Feb, 2018
Experienced Hires
About Man GLG Man GLG is a discretionary fund manager offering absolute return and long-only strategies across asset classes, sectors & regions. The firm was established in 1995 and acquired by Man Group in 2010. Man GLG's culture is based on fostering leading investment talent within a collaborative environment and its portfolio managers are unconstrained by a house view. The majority of Man GLG's over 130 investment professionals are based in London, and it also has investment teams in New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Pf ffikon. As at 30 September 2017, Man GLG's funds under management were $32.9 billion. Further information can be found at   www.glgpartners.com . As a member of the Credit Operations department you will be supporting the Man GLG European Collateralized Loan Obligation business with regard to daily tasks and designated projects. As an enthusiastic and motivated individual, you will be given the opportunity to join a leading investment management firm and work in a fast paced and international environment. Tasks: Settling of loans Cash & position reconciliation Coordinating public and private information on investments Screening and processing of incoming emails and documentation from third parties Liaising with rating agencies as a first point of contact Monitoring of various compliance tests Supporting the Portfolio Managers in their daily tasks Candidate requirements: Commercial education or similar with 1-2 years of experience in financial markets Eager to learn more about financial products Advanced knowledge of MS Office applications, particularly Excel Fluent in English (advanced level) both verbal and written Strong ability to prioritize and work efficiently and very accurately Open minded and flexible team-player with a hands-on approach
The Blackstone Group New York City, NY, USA
21 Feb, 2018
Experienced Hires
Firm Overview Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our asset management businesses, with over $385 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at www.blackstone.com. Follow Blackstone on Twitter @Blackstone. Business Unit Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM®) Business Unit Description Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM®), Blackstone’s Hedge Fund Solutions platform, is the world’s largest discretionary investor in hedge funds, with approximately $74 billion in assets under management. BAAM manages a diversified set of businesses including a customized solutions business, a special situations platform, a long-only solutions business, a hedge fund seeding business, an open-ended mutual fund platform and a business that purchases stakes in established hedge funds. In all of BAAM’s business lines, it carefully selects and partners with fund managers across a variety of asset classes and strategies to create solutions for its investors. Through its sharp focus on clients’ goals, a rigorous due-diligence process and access to Blackstone’s global insights, BAAM strives to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns across market cycles while preserving capital during stressed market environments. Job Title Vice President Job Description The Operational Risk Management Group is responsible for ensuring that proper controls are in place and operating effectively to mitigate risks for BAAM’s 300+ entities. The group performs quality reviews for high risk areas working in coordination with the other operational teams to aide in the control process. Additional responsibilities include management of the internal Service Level Program, lead due diligence for key external service providers and management for Directors board meetings. This person will play a significant role in operational transformation across BAAM, including technology solutions and re-envisioning processes for the future. Communication skills, objectivity, creativity in presentations and a strong understanding of risks and controls are key pillars to success in this role. Responsibilities Oversight and management of quality reviews Management of the operational risk and control matrix Project management and support for initiatives to automate, outsource and create process change Management of Service Level Agreement program Service provider oversight including SOC1 reviews, onsite visit coordination, and scorecards Board of Directors Meeting coordination Liquidating fund coordination Training, managing and mentoring junior team members Active communication with various internal teams including accounting, compliance, middle office, treasury, financial reporting, management reporting and regulatory reporting teams Qualifications Candidates should have 10 to 12 years of industry experience. Candidates should exhibit strong technical, analytical and leadership skills as well as exceptional communication skills. Candidates should be energetic, self-motivated, team-oriented individuals with fresh ideas and innovative solutions who thrive on challenge in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. The comparatively small size of this group offers an opportunity to liaise with various teams across the BAAM platform. Strong leader with solid business judgment Strong technical and analytical skills Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong presentation skills Strong knowledge of best practices in operational risk management Ability to partner across teams, summarize issues, develop recommendations, and make decisions Ability to be proactive and take initiative Self-motivated and a self-starter Energetic and enthusiastic Highly proficient in Excel, Power Point and Visio Hedge fund experience preferred but not required Consulting experience preferred but not required MBA, C.P.A. or C.F.A. preferred but not required All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or any other category protected by law.
Aon Vancouver, BC, Canada
20 Feb, 2018
Experienced Hires
Aon Is Looking For An Associate; Investment Consulting As part of an industry-leading team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions as part of our Investment Consulting practice within Aon Hewitt in Vancouver, BC. As an Associate, you will report directly to the Senior Consultant & Team Lead. Your Impact As An Associate; Investment Consulting Job Responsibilities Monitoring of institutional investment managers and financial market performance; Performance of qualitative and quantitative data analysis and production of performance monitoring reports; Analysis of asset allocation and investment manager structures for institutional clients (e.g. pension plans); Performance of investment manager searches and involvement in manager research; Performance of research projects related to the financial markets; Provision of support and assistance to other team members; and Other related duties and responsibilities as assigned. You Bring Knowledge and Expertise Required Experience Minimum of one (1) year work experience in a similar office environment required; General knowledge of the investment industry and of defined benefit and defined contribution pension plans; Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, both verbally and written; Client focused and proven relationship building skills; Ability to work collaboratively as a key member of a team and independently with minimum supervision; Meticulous attention to detail, refined organizational skills and the ability to multi-task; Proven ability to prioritize competing requirements and deadlines under pressure; Must have strong computer skills and be proficient with the Microsoft Office Package. Preferred Experience Previous work experience in a professional services environment would be an asset. Education Undergraduate degree, preferably in Business Administration, Commerce, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, or similar field; Enrollment in and/or willingness to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program is desirable; Commitment to ongoing learning and professional development including courses and certifications. We Offer You A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization. Our Colleague Experience From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day. They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience. About Aon Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance. By applying for a position with Aon, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Aon's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position. Aon is committed to a diverse workforce as an Employment Equity employer (Women, People with Disabilities, Aboriginal Peoples, and Visible Minorities). Disclaimer Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.