Research Associate- Financial Research

Salary: Up to £35k

  • Sector: Content
  • Sub-sector: Editorial
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: London & South East

job description

NEW JOB_ Research Associate needed for our client is well respected for its expertise in the investment distribution industry and has many of the world’s leading financial services brands among it’s clients. Aegon, Fidelity, Hargreaves Lansdown, J.P. Morgan, Jupiter Asset Management, Old Mutual Wealth, to name a few.

This role is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in developing expertise in the retail investment industry. The research associate works across all reports and requires strong organisation skills as well as good report writing and analysis skills. The research associate will work with senior team members on high profile research reports and has the opportunity to contribute to research that influences the strategic direction of investment firms. The role carries significant responsibility and offers opportunity for progression within the team and the wider business.

Key Accountabilities
- Conduct qualitative research with key players in the retail investment industry and write it up.
- Interpret survey data and qualitative research to identify trends and draw insights of commercial interest to clients.
- Produce research and reports for the investment platform market, asset management industry and pension markets
- Present research findings at industry meetings and events

Behaviours and Knowledge
- Excellent research and organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines
- Clear and concise writing on business related subjects in an appropriate style
- Numeracy and data analysis
- Knowledge, understanding and enthusiasm for investment and financial issues
- Good interpersonal and interviewing skills
- Core IT skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
- Experience of presenting is an asset

Success Measures
- Timely completion of deliverables
- Ability to design research programmes and to gather and interpret findings
- Delivery of written work to a high standard
- Ability to gain the trust and respect of colleagues and clients

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