Placement and duration

The Finance Summer Analyst Program is aimed at undergraduate students and runs in both London and Glasgow for 10 to 13 weeks. Summer Analysts are placed in roles based on feedback from the interview process, their interests and the current business needs. Summer Analysts will have support and supervision from experienced Finance professionals throughout their assignments.

Training program

The Program begins with a Firmwide induction with peers from other divisions. This is followed by two days of classroom-based training covering product and industry knowledge, personal effectiveness, technical training and team-building activities. Summer Analysts also receive considerable on-the-job training, a series of “Lunch & Learns,” networking events and work-shadowing opportunities.

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Responsibilities

As a Summer Analyst, your responsibilities may include:

  • Calculating the daily profit and loss (P&L) tallies of traders.
  • Writing market commentaries for management reports.
  • Conducting re-engineering projects to review and enhance processes.
  • Using analytical tools to determine current and potential exposure to risk.
  • Preparing monthly financial and management reports.

 

*Salary is competitive with excellent benefits.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You are a penultimate-year undergraduate student with outstanding academic achievements and are on track for a 2.1 honours degree or equivalent.
  • You are a team player and excellent communicator.
  • You have advanced technical, quantitative and project management skills.
  • You are able to multi-task with close attention to detail.
  • You are client-service oriented.