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Pensions - Investment Analyst

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID145260BR
Job TitlePensions - Investment Analyst
CountryUnited Kingdom
Service LinePensions
Service Line InformationThe KPMG Pensions Team are always questioning conventional thinking, helping our clients’ businesses thrive by ensuring their pension schemes are as effective as possible. We have a breadth of roles across our dynamic sectors, each one offering the opportunity to get involved in exciting work and deliver bespoke solutions. You’ll be given the training and development you need to decipher complex concepts and the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities in your chosen sector.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.
With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job DescriptionOur Investment Advisory team (of 85 investment professionals) offers full investment consulting services to both trustees and sponsors of pension schemes across both defined benefit and defined contribution markets. Our practice is expanding to provide advice to charities, insurers and high net worth individuals on a range of investment issues. Our Investment Advisory team has grown significantly over the last few years and is a key growth area for KPMG over the next few years meaning significant investment in new ideas and technology.

Roles and Responsibilities

We are looking for individuals to be based in our Manchester office with strong investment consulting skills, backed up with a commercial outlook and internal drive. The role will include:

- Providing support in the provision of investment advice to our clients
- Undertaking investment manager research
- Undertaking general investment research
- Attending client meetings with other members of the team
- Working in multi-disciplinary teams including tax professionals, chartered accountants, corporate financiers and governance consultants to deliver issues led advice to a range of clients.

Qualifications and Skills

Applicants are expected to be making good progress towards being a qualified actuary (FIA/FFA) or CFA qualified (or equivalent)

Experience and Background

The ideal attributes are:-
- Strong analytical skills
- Previous investment consulting experience
- The ability to take on a high level of responsibility at an early stage
- Excellent communication skills
- The ability to work effectively in a team
- Willingness to manage clients

Our Deal

Flexible Working

Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!

Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.

Check out examples of KPMG employees enjoying different working patterns on our website and please do share your own individual requirements with us.

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We are proud of the value we place on individuality. We want you to bring your full self to work and maximise your potential. KPMG is a place where everyone can thrive, whatever their gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and socio-economic background.

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