The London Company, LLC Registered Investment Advisor
Founded in 1994, The London Company is a majority employee-owned investment management firm serving institutional, sub-advisory, and wealth clients and their intermediaries around the world. Strategies focus on U.S. equity management across all market capitalizations. At the heart of the Firm’s investment principles is a belief that markets are much less efficient at assessing risk than reward. That downside protection focus is the hallmark of the Firm’s singular, highly differentiated investment process that relies on facts—not speculation. This disciplined and transparent approach has produced a growing and diversified client base.
The London Company is seeking a Data Analyst with analytics, engineering and visualization experience and/or extensive relevant coursework at an undergraduate or graduate level. In this role, the successful candidate will leverage and evolve existing trading data infrastructure to build data perspectives that increase transparency and enhance decision making on the trading desk. The individual will report to the Director of Trading, and can expect to work closely with all members of the trading desk and the Head of Business Applications and Technology.
Work collaboratively with the Director of Trading to develop, implement and maintain TLC trading analytics architecture to enable best execution and optimize costs across the trading lifecycle
Gain a technical understanding of transaction cost analysis (TCA), including relevant cost models, benchmarks, data structures, means of access and limitations
Build effective working relationships with London’s TCA vendors to fully leverage existing capabilities and integrate relevant future enhancements as needed
Leverage data analytics and Tableau to quantify and increase transparency into execution outcomes. Create custom reports, visualizations and interactive dashboards to effectively convey trading costs, risks and opportunities and provide insights on how the desk can optimize overall execution in alignment with investment team objectives
Work collaboratively with the Head of Business Applications and Technology to provide data engineering and visualization support to other departments within the firm, as needed
Measure and evaluate daily production activities to identify opportunities for enhanced workflow efficiencies, improved risk management and increased desk capacity
Expand trading analytics availability to related applications (capacity analysis, liquidity risk analytics, alpha profiling, optimization of order sizing/timing, trader alpha ranking) through extraction, normalization and standardization of projected and actual historical implementation cost data from TCA vendors into London’s data warehouse
Assist in process transformation from manual/excel-driven procedures to automated, risk-controlled workflows
Develop and implement data quality checks in alignment with business requirements
Serve as a member of the Firm’s data team to work collaboratively on data governance and best practices, projects and other needs relating to Firm’s data warehouse and Tableau reports/dashboards outside of Trading. These may include query running, root cause analysis, data validations and/or serving as an ETL (Informatica) backup.
Promote a healthy, positive firm and compliance culture by living our core values
Qualifications and Skills
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Quantitative Finance or adjacent major and/or extensive coursework in data science and visualization, or relevant prior (2+ years preferred) ETL, analytics and visualization experience utilizing Python, SQL and Tableau
- Experience leveraging Python libraries and Requests module for data extraction, analytics, visualization
- Exceptional logical reasoning, analytical skills and a strong interest in leveraging technology in a data-driven framework
- Self-starter with the ability to innovate through creative and lateral thinking
- Passion and intellectual curiosity for data/analytics reporting within the investment industry
- Strong work ethic, ability to self-motivate, prioritize and multi-task under deadlines while maintaining accuracy and poise
- Superior communications and interpersonal skills with proven ability to collaborate effectively in a dynamic small team environment
- High ethical standards and the ability to identify and rectify weaknesses in workflows and processes
- Attention to detail, accuracy and pride in work produced
- Open-minded, inclusive and respectful of diverse viewpoints and backgrounds
- Familiarity with US equity market structure, trade management system(s) is a plus
About The London Company’s Culture
Since its founding, The London Company (TLC) has put its clients first, and that central focus is at the heart of the Firm’s culture. The London Company has developed a reputation for being available, accessible, and proactive with its clients. The Firm prides itself on its ability to build deep relationships and continues to make significant investments in the team across all departments to ensure it delivers the highest level of client service. The independent, boutique nature of the firm has allowed us to enhance the quality of the client and employee experience, leading to a healthy and rewarding firm culture.
The London Company is an established, nationally recognized firm with an ownership culture and has been named by The Richmond Times-Dispatch as a Top Workplace in the greater Richmond area since 2019. The Firm’s largest asset is its people, therefore we focus on retaining and investing in our people for the long-term. Evaluations and strategic planning aim to position employees to maximize their potential. TLC strongly believes an ownership culture is paramount to continued success and applies this belief across all functions of the firm.
Our passion is investing. Our mission is to channel that passion to enrich the lives of our clients and colleagues in an enduring and meaningful way.
At The London Company, we embrace integrity, dedication, and respect.
To provide unmatched downside protection and re-write the books on client service and team engagement.
Diversity & Inclusion is key to our success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and our employees are people with different strengths, experiences, and backgrounds, who share a passion for investing. At TLC, diversity not only includes race and gender identity but also age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion, and many other parts of one’s identity. All of our employees are key to our success, and inclusion is everyone’s responsibility. We encourage all interested applicants to apply for positions even if they do not necessarily check every box outlined in the job description.
The London Company offers a market-leading benefits package: salary plus bonus, health insurance, 401(k) with profit sharing, vacation time, and many other perks.
To Apply please submit both a cover letter and resume.
We look forward in hearing from you!