SimCorp Technical Performance Lead (12 -month contract) Remote
I am working with one of the fastest growing institutional investors in the world, seeking a SImCorp technical performance lead to join their Performance team.
This team is responsible for leading the research and development of additional analytics related to measurement and attribution of performance results of the total Fund, (public or private) investment programs and their respective benchmarks.
You will report directly to the Managing Director and work closely with their internal and external business partners to guide future development and enhancements of the Performance systems, tools, and processes.
•Develop and evolve roles and responsibilities for the performance measurement, attribution, monitoring, and reporting activities, in a manner consistent with the business and strategic plans of the Management Analytics (MA) department.
•Supports the creation and update of the Performance Measurement and Reporting Standard, Performance Measurement Methodologies, and operational procedures updating for changes in procedures, reporting requirements and methodology
•Leads team initiatives to improve existing processes by driving change through an innovative thinking mindset.
•Evaluate processes and system capabilities and provide business cases to support recommended enhancements and/or new functionality.
•Lead and ensure the effective communication and execution of the department’s and Investments cross-functional projects, common system applications, operational capabilities to ensure value added processes and systems are developed to achieve strategic objectives
•Undertake ad hoc production of performance analysis to support Management Reporting (e.g., historical benchmarking, compensation benchmark calculations, ad hoc composite/aggregated reporting, P&L reporting, FX reporting, attribution analysis, etc.)
•Develops and fosters effective relationships with other Investments departments
•7+ years of experience in investment management, pension fund or financial services industries, including a minimum of 5-7 years of progressive performance measurement experience, combined with a minimum of 3 years of people management experience.
•Post-graduate or professional designations are an asset (i.e., MBA/MFin, CFA, CIPM, FRM, CAIA or CPA/CA)
•In-depth technical proficiency with industry standards on performance reporting and attribution (i.e., GIPS)
•Solid demonstrated experience building and managing a team of professionals
•Proven ability to initiate, develop and leverage senior internal and external relationships
•Extensive experience managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders end-to-end, including managing evolving requirements, leading business and technical teams through the implementation work, ensuring accuracy and completeness of the results and operationalizing the final processes
•Strong knowledge of Python with a focus on analytical packages (e.g., Pandas, Numpy)
•Strong knowledge of SQL and experience with relational databases (e.g., MySQL, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, etc.)
•Experience with Jupyter Notebook, Tableau and SimCorp Dimension is considered an asset
•Strong written and verbal communication skills
•Strong analytical abilities and financial skills
•Self-motivated, flexible, and innovative
•Demonstrated good judgment, professionalism, and integrity
•Solid prioritization and organizational skills
•Proven ability to take on additional responsibilities and projects as required
•Team player who enjoys high performance culture, is open to constantly evolving and changing priorities and new challenges
•Demonstrated expertise in Performance Measurement software focusing on solution design, implementation, and continuous improvements