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Financial Advisory and Capital Markets Services to Corporates

Comprehensive coverage of over 420 companies

Investment ideas and execution for institutional investors

Complete UK pricing coverage and worldwide access

Our joined-up approach allows us to consistently deliver value

A wealth of experience, strong collegiate ethos underpinning our joined-up approach

Our principles define the relationship between our people, our departments and our clients

We are committed to making a difference in the communities we live and work in

We hire people who demonstrate a clear understanding of what it means to do the right thing, a strong motivation to succeed and a demonstrable interest in the subject matter. A keen intellect and excellent communication skills are therefore essential.

We enjoy a collegiate culture in which everyone is committed to long-term success through the evolution of business. Our focus on exceptional service standards means our clients always come first. This is what sets us apart from our competitors.

At Peel Hunt, we pride ourselves on having a culture that differentiates us from our competitors and this is what makes Peel Hunt such a great place to work. We only hire people who understand our culture and share our values. We invest in our people and ensure that staff are rewarded not only financially but with career opportunities and by having access to a range of benefits and support as detailed below.

CORE BENEFITS

Self-Invested Personal Pension Scheme (SIPP)

Group life assurance

Group income protection

Critical illness cover

30 days annual leave

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Private medical insurance

Company funded Private GP (Roodlane/HCA)

Health screenings

Annual flu jabs

Team of trained Mental Health First Aiders

Eye care

Vouchers for free tests & discounts on spectacles

City Psychology Group partnership

We have partnered with CPG to provide counselling and support to our staff

Corporate gym discounts (Nuffield & John Reed)

Wellbeing Programme

Each year we use staff feedback to offer a programme of events that caters for wellbeing topics that our staff our interested in, and that shows our ongoing commitment to health and wellbeing at Peel Hunt

OTHER BENEFITS

Season ticket loans

Give as you earn

Flexible working

Volunteering – 1 day a year to volunteer

Social Events

Staff Recognition Scheme

Sabbatical

Following 10 years service

CHILD & FAMILYCARE

Talking Talent

A confidential, 24 hour coaching platform that delivers specialist working family coaching, manager guidance and wellbeing support, and has a library of interactive content on a range of topics.

Enhanced maternity & paternity leave

Compassionate leave for miscarriage

Fertility Policy

Tommy's partnership

Midwifery support for staff and training courses to enable managers to better support staff during their parenting journey

COMMITMENTS & ACCREDITATIONS

Tommy’s Pregnancy and Parenting at Work Champion accreditation

Through our partnership, we’re aiming to create a more inclusive working environment and promote more open and supportive conversations on pregnancy, parenting and loss in the workplace.

Mental Health at Work Commitment

Declaration to affirm that we understand mental health at work is a priority and that we recognise the importance of promoting staff wellbeing. Peel Hunt is committed to following a set of actions, organised into six standards, to improve and support the mental health of our people. As curated by the Department for work and Pensions, and the Mind Mental Health Charity, more details can be found here.

Disability Confident Employer

We are accredited as a Disability Confident Employer by the Department for Work and Pensions and as such Peel Hunt is committed to changing behaviour and cultures around disability for the better, providing reasonable adjustments and interviewing disabled candidates who fit the minimum role criteria.

For all careers submit your CV and covering letter to

recruitment@peelhunt.com

CURRENT VACANCIES

June 2022

Junior Risk Analyst (Graduate/Entry Level)

The Risk & Compliance department, is responsible for providing second line of defence monitoring, surveillance, oversight, challenge, advice as well as appropriate escalation and reporting on regulatory, market, credit, liquidity and operational risks facing the firm. Its role as an independent function includes ensuring the firm operates within the Board approved risk appetite through ongoing identification, assessment, management, monitoring and reporting of risk throughout the firm.


The Risk Analyst as part of the Risk team, which is focussed on the maintenance and operation of the enterprise wide risk management framework (EWRMF) and management of non-regulatory risk.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Support in the overall Day to day operation of second line processes and enforcement of policies to identify, assess, manage, monitor and report on the enterprise wide risks including the financial and non-financial risks across the firm, including, but not limited to the following risks:
- Operational Risk
- Reputational Risk
- Model Risk
- Legal Risk
- Market risk
- Credit risk
- Capital risk
- Liquidity risk

- Providing oversight, challenge and advice to first line business units on the management of EWRMF and financial/non-financial risks within their respective business areas, to promote effective systems and controls, including:
- Reporting of loss events
- Risk and control self-assessment
- Reporting non-compliance to EWRMF and Peel Hunt policies
- Control testing
- Thematic reviews
- Issue management and action tracking
- Risk acceptance management and reporting

- Escalating risk events and issues, including breaches of risk appetite and risk tolerance to the Risk Manager(s) and eventually to the CRO
- Analysing risk events and issues, support in the resolution and lessons learnt.
- Support the Risk manager(s) in the extreme loss event scenario identification, assessment and management, including engagement with the business experts used in the calculation of the Operational Risk Capital.
- Undertaking regular and ad-hoc assessments of specific EWRMF risks, supported by using quantitative and statistical modelling techniques, providing recommendations for improved management of risks
- Supporting in the preparation of regular reports and presentations for management, executive and Board level committees on risk profile and material risk issues
- Contribute in the identification and implementing ways to mature the risk management frameworks within the firm, specifically, within the second line of defence
- Providing assistance to the wider Risk & Compliance team on the development of methods to quantify financial/non-financial risk exposure and risk mitigation effectiveness
- Providing support to the wider risk team including the other functions on the management of non-financial risks, including: logging risk events, controls testing, action plan tracking, RCSA, contributing to thematic reviews
- Providing input to the review and development of firm-wide risk management policies, including provision of training to first line business units as required
- Responding to first line queries on the application of risk management policies to their business units
- Working constructively with the Compliance team to ensure regulatory risk (including financial and conduct risks) are effectively managed
- Actively promoting and contributing to the maintenance and development of a positive risk culture across the firm
- Maintaining, at all times, the highest standard of professional conduct, and seek to uphold the Peel Hunt Values & Ethics.

KEY CAPABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE
Key Knowledge
- Minimum Understanding of the key financial and non- financial risks to which an investment firm is exposed, particularly those of arising from principal trading activities
- Minimum Understanding of the general regulatory environment within the UK, in particular, those activities overseen by the FCA)

Experience:
- Some experience of working with stakeholders of different types across an organisation

Skills, Capabilities and Attributes:
- Ability to apply a logical/judgemental approach to the identification of risks and advise on pragmatic ways in which to manage risks
- Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) to a diverse audience
- Ability to question, actively listen, identify key points and reach and objective conclusion
- Ability to prioritise work, with guidance from the Risk Manager(s)
- Ability to analyse datasets using database and basic programming/scripting skills (e.g. SQL, python, Excel, VBA, PowerBI, etc.)
- Ability to use general Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- A strong desire to develop, learn, and to seek opportunities for improvement in processes and outcomes
- Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively within a team.
- Strong academic background

COMPETENCIES

-Analytical
- Communication
- Assessing & Interpreting Risk
- Report writing
- Numerical

OTHER

This role is in scope of the Conduct Rules Regime and does not require authorisation from Peel Hunt that the candidate is fit and proper to perform the role.

June 2022

Financial Risk Manager

The Risk & Compliance department, is responsible for providing second line of defence monitoring, surveillance, oversight, challenge, advice as well as appropriate escalation and reporting on regulatory, market, credit, liquidity and operational risks facing the firm. Its role as an independent function includes ensuring the firm operates within the Board approved risk appetite through ongoing identification, assessment, management, monitoring and reporting of risk throughout the firm.


The Risk Analyst as part of the Risk team, which is focussed on the maintenance and operation of the enterprise wide risk management framework (EWRMF) and management of non-regulatory risk.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Day to day operation of second line processes and enforcement of policies to identify, assess, manage, monitor and report on financial risks across the firm, including:
- Market risk
- Credit risk
- Capital at risk
- Liquidity risk

- Providing oversight, challenge and advice to first line business units on the management of financial risk within their respective business areas, to promote effective systems and controls, including:
- control testing
- thematic reviews
- action tracking
- reporting of loss events
- risk and control self-assessments

- Escalating risk issues, including breaches of risk appetite and risk tolerance to the Chief Risk Officer
- Undertaking regular and ad-hoc assessments of specific financials risks, using quantitative and statistical modelling techniques where appropriate, providing recommendations for improved management of risks

- Preparing regular reports and presentations for management, executive and Board level committees on risk profile and material risk issues (including attending those committees as required)
- Identifying and implementing ways to mature the management of financial risks within the firm, specifically, within the second line of defence
- Providing guidance and mentoring in the development of other members of the risk team
- Providing critical review and advising on the development of firm-wide risk management policies, including provision of training to first line business units as required
- Providing support in the ongoing implementation of the FCA Investment Firms Prudential Regime (IFPR), including ICARA processes
- Responding to first line queries on the application of risk management policies to their business units, particularly those from department heads and senior management
- Supporting the wider risk-team on the maintenance and operation of the EWRMF, including on the application of quantitative methods to non-financial risks as appropriate
- Working constructively with the Compliance team to ensure regulatory risk (including non-financial and conduct risks) are effectively managed
- Fostering strong relationships with key stakeholders across the firm, while maintaining the independence of the second line
- Promoting and contributing to the maintenance and development of a positive risk culture across the firm
- Maintaining, at all times, the highest standard of professional conduct, and seek to uphold the Peel Hunt Values & Ethics.

KEY CAPABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE
Key Knowledge
- Sound understanding of the key financial risks to which an investment firm is exposed and proportionate measures to manage those risks
- Sound understanding of the role of the second line within a three lines of defence model
- Strong awareness of the UK regulatory regime and key regulatory initiatives as they extend to financial risks and risk management processes (e.g. IFPR)

Experience:
- Experience in the operation and development of an enterprise wide risk management framework, preferably within a financial services firm
- Experience in applying quantitative and statistical methods to the management of financial risks, to enable informed decisions on risk management to be undertaken
- Experience of working with stakeholders of different types across an organisation, particularly those at department head and senior management level
- Experience in implementing new regulatory regimes, requiring engagement and co-ordination across multiple business units

Skills, Capabilities and Attributes:
- Ability to apply a logical approach to the quantification of risks and advise on pragmatic ways in which to manage risks
- Ability to communicate complex subject matters effectively (verbally and in writing) to a diverse audience
- Ability to question, actively listen, identify key points and reach and objective conclusion
- Ability to independently prioritise work, while providing transparency to the Chief Risk Officer
- Ability to analyse complex datasets using database and basic programming/scripting skills (e.g. SQL, python, VBA, PowerBI)
- Ability to use general Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
- A strong desire to develop, learn, and drive improvement in processes and outcomes within the risk team
- Strong academic background, with a numerical, statistical, economic or financial degree

COMPETENCIES

- Communication
- Problem Solving
- Assessing & Interpreting Risk
- Leadership

OTHER

This role is in scope of the Conduct Rules Regime and does not require authorisation from Peel Hunt that the candidate is fit and proper to perform the role.

May 2022

Research Analyst - Media

Our Research Department has the widest equity research coverage in our field across 18 industry sectors with a pool of 42 sector-focussed Analysts. Research is produced on nearly 400 companies and the company was ranked No.1 in UK Mid & Small Cap Research in the 2019 Thompson Reuters Extel Survey for the third year in a row.


The team provide sector specialised research in UK Equities which is objective and authoritative in order to assist clients to make informed investment decisions. They turn the spotlight on the companies we follow, highlighting the opportunities and probing the challenges they face.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- To deliver high quality research recommendations, from initial idea generation through to publication. 
- Maintain awareness of, and manage all, regulatory risk relevant to the business area through adhering to prescribed processes, procedures and mitigating controls 
- Industry and company research 
- Company valuation analysis 
- Financial modelling 
- Attend results meetings 
-  Attend presentations/pitches with colleagues from Corporate 
- Keep colleagues informed of specific research findings once published (eg addressing the morning meeting) 
- Adhere to Compliance Manual 
- Ad hoc duties as required
- Have an understanding of the regulatory environment, and values and abilities consistent with the FCA conduct rules 

KEY CAPABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE


- Degree level education – preferably a 2.1 or above from a top University 
- Modelling skills 
- Appropriately qualified 
- Strong communication skills in both written and verbal form 
- Presentation skills 
-  Strong numerical, analytical and report writing skills 
-  Intellectual curiosity and commercial awareness

COMPETENCIES

-  Analytical
-  Commercial Awareness
- Communication 
-  Detail Orientated 
-  Pitching & Presentation
-  Stakeholder Focus 
-  Technical Expertise 

OTHER

This role is in scope of the Conduct Rules Regime and does not require authorisation from Peel Hunt that the candidate is fit and proper to perform the role.

May 2022

Risk Analyst

The Risk & Compliance department, is responsible for providing second line of defence monitoring, surveillance, oversight, challenge, advice as well as appropriate escalation and reporting on regulatory, market, credit, liquidity and operational risks facing the firm. Its role as an independent function includes ensuring the firm operates within the Board approved risk appetite through ongoing identification, assessment, management, monitoring and reporting of risk throughout the firm.


The Risk Analyst as part of the Risk team, which is focussed on the maintenance and operation of the enterprise wide risk management framework (EWRMF) and management of non-regulatory risk.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Day to day operation of second line processes and enforcement of policies to identify, assess, manage, monitor and report on the following financial risks across the firm: 
- market risk 
- credit risk 
- capital risk 
- liquidity risk 

- Providing oversight, challenge and advice to first line business units on the management of financial risks within their respective business areas, to promote effective systems and controls, including: 
-  quantitative analysis and modelling 
- data analysis 
- control testing 
- thematic reviews
- action tracking 
- reporting of loss events 

- Escalating risk issues, including breaches of risk appetite and risk tolerance to the Enterprise Risk Manager 

- Undertaking regular and ad-hoc assessments of specific financial risks, using quantitative and statistical modelling techniques, providing recommendations for improved management of risks 

- Preparing regular reports and presentations for management, executive and Board level committees on risk profile and material risk issues 

- Identifying and implementing ways to mature the management of financial risks within the firm, specifically, within the second line of defence 

- Providing advice and assistance to the wider risk team on the development of methods to quantify non-financial risk exposure and risk mitigation effectiveness 

- Providing support to the wider risk team on the management of non-financial risks, including: logging risk events, controls testing, action plan tracking, RCSA, contributing to thematic reviews 

- Providing input to the review and development of firm-wide risk management policies, including provision of training to first line business units as required 

- Responding to first line queries on the application of risk management policies to their business units 

- Working constructively with the Compliance team to ensure regulatory risk (including financial and conduct risks) are effectively managed 

- Promoting and contributing to the maintenance and development of a positive risk culture across the firm 

- Maintaining, at all times, the highest standard of professional conduct, and seek to uphold the Peel Hunt Values & Ethics.

KEY CAPABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE

Key Knowledge
- Understanding of the key financial risks to which an investment firm is exposed, particularly those of arising from principal trading activities 
- Understanding of the role of the second line within a three lines of defence model 
- Understanding of the general regulatory environment within the UK, in particular, those activities overseen by the FCA

Experience Required: 
- Experience in applying quantitative and statistical methods to the management of financial risks (e.g. VaR, scenario analysis, probability analysis, Monte Carlo simulations, Bayesian networks) 
-  Experience within a financial services firm 
-  Experience of working with stakeholders of different types across an organisation

Skills, Capabilities and Attributes: 
-  Ability to apply a logical approach to the quantification of risks and advise on pragmatic ways in which to manage risks
-  Ability to communicate complex subject matters effectively (verbally and in writing) to a diverse audience 
-  Ability to question, actively listen, identify key points and reach and objective conclusion 
-  Ability to prioritise work, with guidance from the Enterprise Risk Manager -  Ability to analyse complex datasets using database and basic programming/scripting skills (e.g. SQL, python, VBA, PowerBI)
-  Ability to use general Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
-  A strong desire to develop, learn, and to seek opportunities for improvement in processes and outcomes 
-  Strong academic background, with a numerical, statistical, economic or financial degree

COMPETENCIES

-  Analytical
-  Communication 
-  Assessing & Interpreting Risk 
-  Numerical

OTHER

This role is in scope of the Conduct Rules Regime and does not require authorisation from Peel Hunt that the candidate is fit and proper to perform the role.

May 2022

Junior Technology Analyst

The candidate will be joining a well-respected technology research franchise that was ranked #2 in the 2011 Institutional Investor survey. The team covers UK listed software, IT services, payments, technology hardware/semis and video games, and is known for thought pieces on topics ranging from machine learning, quantum computing to web3/crypto. The role will be to support the senior analysts in building up the technology research franchise across public and private technology companies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Role is to support the senior analyst by 

a. building & maintaining financial models to generate projections for company financials 

b. building & maintaining large industry datasets to analyse sector 

c. undertaking the drafting of company and industry research on the tech sector 

2.  Completing necessary training and working under supervision until deemed competent to perform certified function, following a managerial assessment 

3.  Have an understanding of the regulatory environment, and values and abilities consistent with the FCA conduct rules.

KEY CAPABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE

- experience in financial modelling and financial statement analysis
- excellent written communication skills and public speaking skills
- excellent attention to detail
- ability to work to tight deadlines and manage/prioritise workloads.
- experience in the tech sector is desirable but not mandatory
- ACA / CFA qualifications are desirable

COMPETENCIES

- Analytical
- Stakeholder Focus
- Technical Expertise
- Communication
- Commercial Awareness
- Pitching & Presentation
- Detail Orientated

OTHER

This role is in scope of the Conduct Rules Regime and does not require authorisation from Peel Hunt that the candidate is fit and proper to perform the role.

March 2022

Senior Service Desk Analyst

Peel Hunt is a leading specialist in UK Investment Banking, ranked number one broker for UK mid and small-cap companies in Institutional Investor's latest Europe Survey. Our purpose is to nurture and guide people through the evolution of business. We achieve this through a proven, joined-up approach that consistently delivers value to UK corporates, global institutions and trading counterparties alike.

The Service Desk provides technical support and administration for all end-user software, hardware, and connectivity. The Service Desk team works closely with the System Engineers to deliver full end-to-end solutions and resolution of issues.

The Senior Service Desk Analyst role is for a candidate looking to bridge the gap between Service Desk and Engineering. Rather than a traditional cut-off between Service Desk and 3rd line, we encourage and assist the analysts to stretch their abilities;
- To follow problems to resolution even outside the classic Service Desk boundaries,
- To manage the full lifecycle of user facing technology (with assistance from the Engineers where necessary), including OS builds, packaging, configuration and vulnerability management.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Have an understanding of the regulatory environment, and demonstrate values and abilities consistent with the FCA conduct rules.
- Provide front line user support for all Peel Hunt’s internal, and third party tools, and technologies
- Answer support queries via telephone, email, and in person
- Identify, diagnose, research, track, and resolve technical issues within current product offerings while also investing in next generation products and services
- Contribute to a team of high-performing technologists that is focused on developing and improving the experience and products offered across the firm
- Be an escalation point and mentor for other team members

KEY CAPABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE

- Excellent problem solving skills and analytical approach
- Extensive experience with Windows and other Microsoft products
- Experience with automation and scripting
- Ability to learn quickly and think on your feet
- Ability to work under pressure and complete tasks to set deadlines
- Self-motivated, with the ability to work well independently or as part of a team
- Excellent organizational skills with strong written and verbal communications
- A genuine and demonstrable enthusiasm for IT

COMPETENCIES

- Problem Solving - Ability to find solutions to difficult or complex issues. Analysing issues, difficulties and opportunities against each potential course of action, evaluating the constraints and risks in order to select the most systematic, workable and rational solution.

- Stakeholder Focus - Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with all stakeholders, consulting with, listening to and understanding the needs of our customers and others who are impacted by our business. Using this knowledge to shape the way we do business and to manage expectations and requirements.

- Technical Expertise - Understands technical or professional aspects of work and continually maintains and develops technical knowledge keeping abreast of industry, legal or regulatory changes.

- Communication - The ability to convey information, ideas and arguments effectively and efficiently to facilitate sharing of information between people both in written and verbal form.

- Teamwork - The ability to work with others towards a shared goal, participating actively, sharing responsibility and recognition, and using individual capabilities to contribute to the success of the team.

OTHER

This role is in scope of the Conduct Rules Regime and does not require authorisation from Peel Hunt that the candidate is fit and proper to perform the role.

March 2022

Data Engineer

Peel Hunt is a leading specialist in UK Investment Banking, ranked number one broker for UK mid and small-cap companies in Institutional Investor's latest Europe Survey. Our purpose is to nurture and guide people through the evolution of business. We achieve this through a proven, joined-up approach that consistently delivers value to UK corporates, global institutions and trading counterparties alike.

The Data Engineer will help Peel Hunt reach its aspiration of enhancing decision making by improving our Enterprise Data Platform. Working as a part of the Data Technology team within the IT department the Data Engineer will be developing data solutions across the firm.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Working with technology, you will create easy to understand and efficient data products that business users can access and report developers can leverage for management reporting.
- Working closely with business users and technology teams you will help the delivery and integration of data requirements for a number of in-house software solutions.
- Working with Data Technology team to build our Cloud Data Lake and the Enterprise Data platform.
- You will develop and maintain efficient ETL automated data pipelines that are able to handle large volumes of data.
- Maintain and enforce a good standard of coding and adhere to the development conventions of the team.
- You will work with data owners to resolve data quality issues.
- You will contribute to peer code reviews and the preparation of releases.
- You will be able to monitor, optimise and troubleshoot performance of database systems managed within the technology department.
- You will contribute to investigations into new innovations and technologies that would benefit the firm and construct proof of concepts and synopsis to allow business stakeholders to decide on the viability of such ideas.
- Maintain an understanding of industry trends and how new technologies can be leveraged to meet business objectives.
- You will have an understanding of the regulatory environment, and values and abilities consistent with the FCA conduct rules.

KEY CAPABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE

- The ability to troubleshoot issues
- Hands on experience on data pipelines and data modelling
- The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
- Pro-active and self-motivated with a sense of ownership
- Confident and resolute when dealing with competing goals and constraints
- Strong experience of MS SQL (2019) in a Data Engineer/SQL Developer/DBA role
- Strong experience with Azure data technologies Azure Data Lake, Azure Data Factory, Synapse, Cosmos DB, Azure Functions
- Knowledge of SSIS Catalog and SSAS cubes
- A solid understanding of ETL, Database design, Data Warehousing, Development and Administration
- Good experience of parsing data formats such as XML/JSON and using 3rd party APIs
- Experience working with Data Scientists Knowledge of .NET framework or Python Experience of continuous integration and CI/CD pipelines using Azure DevOps working with different environments (DEV, UAT, PROD) ARM or Teraform templates
- Experience with Source Control (Git) and Visual Studio

COMPETENCIES

- Problem Solving
- Detail Orientated
- Analytical
- Stakeholder Focus
- Technical Expertise
- Communication
- Teamwork

OTHER

This role is in scope of the Conduct Rules Regime and does not require authorisation from Peel Hunt that the candidate is fit and proper to perform the role.

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