20 Mar

Asset Modelling Analyst Jobs Vacancy at Willis Towers Watson London

Position
Asset Modelling Analyst
Company
Willis Towers Watson
Location
London ENG
Opening
20 Mar, 2018 30+ days ago

Willis Towers Watson London urgently required following position for Asset Modelling Analyst. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Asset Modelling Analyst Jobs Vacancy at Willis Towers Watson London Jobs Details:

The economic and asset modelling team operates globally and provides investment analytics and consultancy to clients spanning the international insurance, pension, banking, endowment and private / sovereign wealth sectors. Our macroeconomic and asset models underlie risk and investment management advice provided to clients with over $4tn of asset exposure across a diverse range of products.

The Role

The successful candidate will work on projects developing, maintaining and calibrating economic and asset models in our STAR ESG software for use by insurers, asset managers, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds to form strategic asset allocation and manage financial risk. In addition, you will deal with queries from clients and assist with client training. To excel in this role, you need to be comfortable with working on several projects simultaneously in a team environment, but also able to structure your work independently and deliver concise results.

There is a comprehensive study package for either the CFA or Actuarial exams. It is expected candidates will wish to further their studies in one of these relevant professional disciplines although other options may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

  • Develop new functionality and improve efficiency for Willis Towers Watson’s asset modelling software, including development of existing and new functionality in C#
  • Provide support to users of our STAR ESG software
  • Research, analyse and implement new asset classes in the model.
  • Provide support and deliver specific clients’ modelling projects which also includes data analysis and assumption proposal.
  • Provide support on Willis Towers Watson STAR ESG model integration and development projects

The Requirements

  • Preferably a degree in a quantitative subject (Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or Finance) with a minimum requirement of an A grade at A-level maths.
  • Enquiring and analytically minded with a logical and thorough work ethic.
  • Good Excel skills and familiarity with object-oriented programming languages (C# preferred) and Matlab.
  • Good communication skills and can work with both quant analysts and client consultants efficiently.
  • Team player comfortable in a professional services environment with the ability to debate effectively and subsequently influence internally & externally at all levels
  • Previous experience in an economic or asset modelling role and/or CFA candidate would be an advantage.
The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer
Willis Towers Watson believes that effectively managing a diverse workforce is vital to our business strategy. We have an obligation to our organization, ourselves and our clients to hire and develop the best people we can find. We will continually review our policies and practices to ensure that all areas of the employment process (including recruiting, hiring, work assignments, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, company-sponsored development programs and overall workplace experience) are free from discriminatory practices. We are committed to equal employment opportunities at Willis Towers Watson.

Unsolicited Contact: Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer.


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