Performance & Reporting Quant, (VP), Large Credit Hedge Fund, London

London
Ref: PRQ-0611
Up to £250k Total + Benefits
Large Credit Hedge Fund
Private & Structured Credit, Loan channels, CLOs, Performance, Investors, SQL, VBA

This truly outstanding alternative asset manager has nearly $80 billion across a range of Private Credit/Direct lending, Bank Loans, Structured Credit, CLOs, etc., now seeks to hire an experienced to hire a Performance and Reporting Specialist, to join its newly formed Portfolio Analytics team and be responsible for analytics and reporting across the Firm, but with a strong focus in the Private Credit, Structured credit, and European loan channels.

Based in London, reporting to the UK Head of Portfolio Analytics, you’ll assist in the implementation of new platforms, processes, and reporting and bring a mix of finance, technology, project management, & analytical skills.  Primary stakeholders for this role are Business Development, Sales and the actual Investors/Prospects!

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Partner with the Front Office to develop, improve, and own data and performance solutions.
  • Partner with Business Development Team to develop analytics to drive fundraising initiatives.
  • Assist in the development of an automated, dynamic reporting environment.
  • Reach out to existing & new Investors (LPs) with detailed performance on a deal -by-deal and portfolio level.
  • Analyse current business processes and provide recommendations.
  • Participate in and potentially lead the implementation of new platforms, processes, and reporting.
  • Manage communications to senior management regarding ongoing initiatives.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

  • 6-8 years in financial services, ideally with a credit focus.
  • Strong SME experience of Performance Attribution and Analysis (GIPS a plus).
  • Good understanding of  the level of details & KPIs required to illustrate the performance related questions from different counterparties
  • Solid understanding of Credit Fund operating models and underlying components.
  • Experience with data analytics & BI applications (Anaplan, Alteryx, PowerBI & Tableau preferred).
  • Experience working with debt instruments a plus (e.g. bank debt, bonds, equity, derivatives), preferably in a hedge fund, private equity or audit environment
  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint, SQL SharePoint a plus
  • Build strong relationships at all levels within the Firm
  • Masters in scientific discipline from a top university

DESIRABLE:

  • Experience, working knowledge of key credit underwriting metrics and the credit portfolio monitoring process a plus