AB is a leading global investment management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional clients, individuals and private clients in major markets around the world. AB employs more than 500 investment professionals with expertise in growth equities, value equities, fixed income securities, blend strategies, and alternative investments, and, through its subsidiaries and joint ventures, operates in more than 20 countries. AB’s research disciplines include fundamental research, quantitative research, economic research and currency forecasting capabilities. Through its integrated global platform, AB is well-positioned to tailor investment solutions for its clients. AB also offers independent research, portfolio strategy and brokerage-related services to institutional investors.
OPS Group Description:
The EMEA Investment Management Operations Team provides Middle and Back Office Operations functions for the EMEA region’s client-base. These functions are delivered by a mixture of internal AllianceBernstein Operations professionals and offshore partners.
OPS Job Description:
The EMEA Investment Management Operations Middle Office team perform varied key operational and regulatory functions, manage the daily oversight of their offshore operational service providers and act as facilitators between internal and external clients, and counterparties addressing a wide range of operational topics and issues.
The role necessitates constant emphasis on good communication, attention to detail and adherence to deadlines. The role furthermore requires the ability to ensure prompt and appropriate response to a broad range of enquiries and issues to reduce risk and ensure the highest levels of client service are maintained.
Describe the applications and business or enterprise functions the role supports:
The role uses the following key applications at AB:
It supports the internal PMG and Trading groups.
The key job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Counterparty Performance management
What makes this role unique or interesting (if applicable)?
The variety of products, industry sectors, client types, plus the extremely varied responsibilities in the role make this a very demanding, but rewarding environment to work and grow in.
What is the professional development value of this role, i.e. what learning and professional growth
does the role offer the candidate?
The role will provide an excellent learning opportunity into the world of investment & trading.
It exposes the candidate to a wide range to securities across Equity and Fixed Income business streams
The candidate will obtain a solid understanding of the full front to back process flow of a global investment manager
The candidate will have significant exposure to the Portfolio Management Group & Trading functions providing potential mobility options in the future.
Job Qualifications (The ideal candidate should have the following):