Technical Valuations Analyst Apprentice with M&G plc

Apply From: 18th of March 2020
Application Deadline:
Salary:
Start Date: 17th of August 2020

Employer: M&G plc

Location: London

Wage: £402.15 Per Week

Hours: 35.00 Per Week

Vacancy Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and conscientious Apprentice who is interested in working in the Data Management team in the M&G Investments business. The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring that valuations are appropriate for the portfolio management team whilst ensuring they are in line with internal pricing policies and financial regulations.

The team is responsible for monitoring companies and financial markets in order to ensure that investments are correctly valued through the independent analysis of financial markets data and ensure that the analysis of valuations is correctly reported to senior management, regulators and external parties.

About M&G plc

M&G plc is a leading savings and investments business which was formed in 2017 through the merger of Prudential plc’s UK and Europe savings and insurance operation and M&G Investments, its wholly-owned international investment manager.

In March 2018, Prudential plc announced its intention to demerge the company with a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange. As an independent company, M&G plc has a single corporate identity and continues with two customer-facing brands; Prudential for savings and insurance customers in the UK and Europe and for asset management in South Africa and M&G Investments for asset management clients globally.

At M&G our vision is: to become the best loved and most successful savings and investment business and we’re looking for people who are excited about joining us on our journey. We’re digitally transforming and investing heavily in technology and innovation to develop new and improved customer propositions that really raise the bar for our customers.

What you can expect from us:

We are committed to creating an environment where you can be exceptional at all you do. To help us deliver this, we promise to:

  • Challenge Your Limits by creating a stimulating working environment and providing opportunities for you to be involved in meaningful and challenging work
  • Support Your Aspirations with a commitment to learning and development that helps you achieve and build your experience with people who want you to succeed
  • Value Your Input whereby leaders and managers will involve you in key decisions, listen to your thoughts and recognise the important contribution you make
  • Balance Your Life through a work life partnership that focuses on making this an inclusive, diverse and friendly place to work and offers the flexibility and support that enables everyone to be at their best

About the Data Management Team

The Data Management Team are responsible for the delivery of data to the investment teams which supports management of investments on behalf of M&Gs clients.

The data includes descriptive data relating to the investments and the tracking of prices used to value the assets. Data and pricing are sourced, analysed and validated whilst trades are reviewed to ensure that data is correct.

The applicant will use excel and other analysis tools and techniques to review large data sets in order to ensure that the information on M&G’s systems is correct and will work closely with the Investment Management teams to ensure an appropriate valuation is reflected


Qualifications Required: The candidate should have a minimum of 2 A levels (A*-C) with good grades in GCSE Maths and English (4 ). Alternatively, they should have 2 years of work experience in an office or business environment.

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