Operations Analyst

We are seeking enthusiastic, intellectually curious applicants with strong skills in analysis and problem solving. Successful applicants will work closely with our Head of Operations to develop our operational capabilities, making a meaningful contribution to Cameron Hume.

Upon completion of a 12-week placement, we hope to progress this into a full time role. We are seeking applicants who are eligible for the UK Government’s Kickstart Scheme.

Role

The role is split across the following three key areas:

  • Investment management support
  • We perform pre-trade activities in house and Northern Trust provide post trade middle and back office services. The operations function supports the pre-trade activities, manages any issues arising post trade and supports client reporting. The intern will also administer our pre-trade systems, which include thinkFolio, Bloomberg, FXConnect and BarraOne. The analyst will be involved in onboarding new counterparties.

  • Data management and Analysis
  • To enable effective support to our investment teams, the operations function maintains and manages data in a SQL Server database. The analyst will support the maintenance of databases and analytics libraries and enhance their functionality in support of the investment team’s requirements. The analyst will develop their programming knowledge using languages such as SQL, Python and Powershell.

  • Business operations
  • All our infrastructure, network & telephony, web site development and design services are outsourced. The analyst would support the management of our outsourced partners, monitor their performance, help with issue resolution and project manage any changes delivered by them.

    Candidate Requirements

  • Necessary skills
  • The candidate will be comfortable managing multiple tasks and stakeholders. The candidate will be able to analyse problems, articulate ideas clearly, manage their time effectively and action solutions efficiently. The candidate will have a good level of numeracy.

  • Desirable skills
  • One or more of the following would be desirable but not necessary. Programming (Python, R, PowerShell), SQL databases.
    Education: An undergraduate degree in either a STEM subject, economics, finance or equivalent.

    Further Information
    Successful completion of the placement would lead to a permanent position with Cameron Hume. The placement will be remote to start with, moving to our Edinburgh office as restrictions ease. We can also facilitate flexible working arrangements including working from home going forward. The placement is 25 hours per week and the candidate must be eligible for the UK Government’s Kickstart Scheme.

    Please submit a cover letter and CV to Ramesh Srinivas, Head of Operations at ramesh.srinivas@cameronhume.com