Description of the department :
AXA IM has historically appointed middle and back office operations to State Street.
The Investment Support Team is part of a wider Operations Department who perform various oversight and control functions with State Street, and act as the operational interface with our Front Office (Fund Management Teams who manage the Investment portfolios).
The Investment Support UK Team currently comprises a total of 13 permanent staff members plus VIA / interns providing Investment Support services to the Fund Managers across a CORE platform of investment types including Equities, Fixed Income and Multi Asset Class, interacting with State Street as well as other Third Party providers for middle and back office enquiries.
The Team will also liaise with many other internal AXA IM departments on a regular basis, including Trade Management, Third Party Relationship Management, Operational Risk, Investment Risk, Compliance, Product Engineering, Information Technology.
Part of the wider Investment Support team also have a specific responsibility for our Securities Financing Operational activity, supporting the AXA IM Stock lending and Repo activity.
The main responsibilities of the role :
The candidate is likely to be studying a degree in Finance / Economics / Business or similar
However, this should not exclude other candidates if they have a keen interest and knowledge on the Investment Management Industry
Technical skills :
Key Competencies :
Fluent in English
French would be beneficial but is definitely not a requirement
Any skills or experience which are desirable but not necessary
Any financial markets experience would be beneficialWould you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.
We are an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor focused on enabling more people to harness the power of investing to meet their financial goals. By combining investment insight and innovation with robust risk management we have become one of the largest asset managers in Europe, managing €746bn in assets as of the end of 2017. We employ about 2,400 people around the world and operate out of 21 countries.
We are proud to foster a high-performance culture, which means that we seek to recruit and retain people who are not only technically-skilled but also globally-minded, innovative and able to leverage their unique perspectives and life experiences to support our success as a company.
AXA IM is committed to building an inclusive culture, valuing diversity and supporting the career progression of all employees.