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Investment Analyst - 9 month FTC (Maternity cover)

Coopman Search and Selection
Dublin, Ireland
Posted 6 days ago Permanent Annual
Work with portfolio managers to deliver positive investment performance. Conduct due diligence on existing & prospective funds and new managers.

Coopman Search & Selection are delighted to be partnering with the Dublin-based asset management subsidiary of a leading European bank. The firm has an expansive product range, is authorized by the Central Bank of Ireland (UCITS Manco) and has +-€25 bn in AuM. The firm specialises in FoF and Single Strategy Funds ~ managed internally and externally by a selection of the world’s most-recognised investment managers.  The firm is on a strong growth trajectory, with headcount >50 and additional hiring planned this year.

The company is seeking an Investment Analyst / Assistant Portfolio Manager (Fund of Fund) for a 9 Month Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover).
The role will report to the Head of Fund Solutions, where you will join an analytical, curious and collaborative investment team.

The Role
You will work with and assist the portfolio managers to deliver positive investment performance. You will undertake investment due diligence on existing asset managers/funds and new investments.
We need a self-starter, who enjoys building positive working relationships and wants to make a difference in a busy but flexible and supportive working environment. We are currently evaluating the option of implementing a long-term hybrid working policy, with the potential to work from home for a percentage of the time.

Core Responsibilities include:


  • Collaborate with portfolio managers on daily management of the fund of funds to deliver positive investment performance.
  • Assist in fund research and selection and the evaluation of managers in addition to asset allocation and portfolio construction.
  • Conduct investment due diligence for the funds, both operational and investment, with assistance from wider team.
  • Liaise with external fund manager to complete and assess due diligence questionnaires and other relevant due diligence and monitoring activities.
  • Help with monthly reporting tasks when required, positioning, performance etc
  • Work with other teams to help with the collation and preparation of documentation for fund launches, investment committees and board meetings
  • Help improve and make processes more efficient




  • 3 years+ experience in the investment management industry would be a plus.
  • Educated to university level and CFA desirable
  • Recent MBA or Masters in Finance candidates also considered
  • Someone who is passionate and curious about financial markets and investments
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Be a self-starter who is able to take initiative and operate successfully on an independent basis.
  • Be a committed team player
  • Proficient in MS Excel and Word
  • Basic knowledge of Morningstar is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of Python and/or SQL Database is a plus

Coopman is a B.Corp™ Certified, award-winning specialist financial services recruitment firm for front office, risk, compliance & accounting opportunities in Ireland, the UK & Europe.  We pride ourselves on our diverse & extensive networks, bringing the very best solutions to the individuals and clients we work with.


Job ID  407524
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