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Asset Manager Job Description

We are recruiting for a results-focussed Asset Manager to provide recommendations on asset acquisition and to manage a portfolio of assets, increasing their value and minimising risks. You will be tasked with conducting risk analyses, preparing financial, asset management and investment reports, reviewing policies and developing strategies to maximise asset growth.

To succeed you should be strategically minded with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. You will have a strong finance background, excellent organisational skills and be an excellent negotiator.

Asset Manager Responsibilities

  • Previous experience as an analyst or asset manager.
  • Strong financial background with experience in financial modelling.
  • Strategically minded with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organisational and managerial skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Skilled negotiator.
  • Degree in business, finance or related field.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and industry related software.

Asset Manager Requirements

  • Meet with clients, determine their needs and requirements, provide strategic advice and manage their assets accordingly.
  • Prepare risk analyses and financial, investment and asset management reports.
  • Create, organise, and manage client portfolios.
  • Monitor asset performance and recommend corrective measures.
  • Develop strategies to increase ROI and minimise risk factors and losses.
  • Review policies and make recommendations for potential adjustments.
  • Research relevant markets and identify trends and patterns.
  • Collaborate with the asset management team, company analysts and senior executives.
  • Liaise and negotiate with fund directors, property managers, attorneys, auditors, etc.
  • Previous experience as an analyst or asset manager.
  • Strong financial background with experience in financial modelling.
  • Strategically minded with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organisational and managerial skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Skilled negotiator.
  • Degree in business, finance or related field.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and industry related software.

Personalising Your Asset Manager Job Description Advise

The hiring process and recruiting new employees to fill your key roles requires a degree of personalisation if you are to attract the best employees in a competitive employment market. The right person for a crucial role or more senior roles will likely have other employers targeting them. As your job description will be the first point of contact, you need to nail your pitch and provide the best possible service.

When creating your bespoke description and advert, you should cover and promote these points:

Job title: This should accurately reflect the role and include keywords that top talent might be using to search for jobs.

Job duties: The day to day duties, such as administrative tasks, which vary depending on the company and inform the candidate if they can complete the role.

Technical skills: These are the hard skills required through training, such as proficiency with Microsoft Office.

Soft skills: These include the interpersonal skills and general abilities the right candidates will possess. For example, the competency to prioritise multiple tasks, handle customer queries and customer complaints, work alone, or build a good relationship with coworkers.

The company’s culture: Highlighting your company culture and values ensures employees thrive and find outstanding job satisfaction. Candidates that are not the right fit won’t waste their time completing the application process, meaning you can focus on qualified individuals and hire in a more timely manner.

Career progression: Including the career path will entice candidates looking for career growth. 

Training and development programs: Smaller companies may need employees with previous experience or provide educational assistance over internal training offered by larger organisations with more significant resources. 

Employee benefits: Compensation and benefits often fail to appear in job ads and while you may want to hold your cards close to your chest, failing to include them is a mistake. Consider answering common questions, such as working hours and paid leave. Researching the average salary for the role in these early stages will ensure you don’t waste your interviewer’s and the candidate’s time.

Skill gaps: Your company may need to bring in new skills beyond those required to complete the key role and duties. Thinking on an organisational level can be beneficial when contemplating skills diversity.

Legal requirements: Ensure your job advert and description does not ask for inappropriate or discriminatory personal details, such as age, marital status, or religion.


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