Analyst – Operational Due Diligence

28 February 2024
Borough, South East London


Analyst - Operational Due Diligence Some careers shine brighter than others. If you're looking for a career that will help you stand out, join HSBC and fulfil your potential. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further. HSBC Asset Management (AM), the investment management business of the HSBC Group, serves HSBC's worldwide customer base of retail and private clients, intermediaries, corporates and institutions invested in both segregated accounts and pooled funds. HSBC Asset Management fulfils its purpose of connecting HSBC's clients with investment opportunities around the world through an international network of offices in approximately 30 countries, delivering global capabilities with local market insight. HSBC Alternatives is the alternative investment arm of HSBC Asset Management, investing globally in a wide spectrum of alternatives asset classes which include private market funds, hedge funds, real estate, infrastructure, private debt and venture capital, and has AUM of $58 billion. We are currently seeking experienced individuals to join this team as Analyst - Operational Due Diligence. The role holders will have responsibility for performing operational due diligence reviews for investments in hedge funds and private market funds (private equity, private debt, etc.). Such responsibilities will include conducting due diligence reviews, drafting assessment reports of managers, and making presentations to various committees and stakeholders. As an HSBC employee in the UK, you will have access to tailored professional development opportunities and a competitive pay and benefits package. This includes private healthcare for all UK-based employees, enhanced maternity and adoption pay and support when you return to work, and a contributory pension scheme with a generous employer contribution. In this role you will: Conduct operational due diligence meetings of external investment managers as part of the investment process. These meetings discuss all areas of operations to assess the strength of the organization and its ability to mitigate operational risk. Document due diligence meetings conducted in the specified report template and present findings to the various committees and stakeholders. Perform regulatory research and reviews of managers and analyse underlying manager financial statements. Research foreign markets to assess regulatory and tax issues involving trading/establishing a local presence in those markets. Assist team members on special projects. Requirements To be successful in this role you should meet the following requirements: A Chartered Accountant qualification or Chartered Financial Analyst qualification is essential for this role Experience of auditing or performing due diligence on an alternative investment manager or fund. Working knowledge of industry standards of hedge funds and private market funds is a requirement for this role. Strong written and verbal communication skills coupled with strong analytical and problem-solving skills; highly numerate and organised with good attention to detail. Confident with stakeholder engagement at all levels. This is a hybrid working role with the base location as London. The successful candidate will have to have the ability to commute to this location. Opening up a world of opportunity Being open to different points of view is important for our business and the communities we serve. At HSBC, we're dedicated to creating diverse and inclusive workplaces. Our recruitment processes are accessible to everyone - no matter their gender, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or age. We take pride in being part of the Disability Confident Scheme. This helps make sure you can be interviewed fairly if you have a disability, long term health condition, or are neurodiverse. If you'd like to apply for one of our roles and need adjustments made, please get in touch with our Recruitment Helpdesk: Email: Telephone: 44 207 832 8500" Apply


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