Senior Financial Services Sector Analyst

Research & Analysis - United Kingdom

Ref: 307Thursday 5 May 2022

£45,000 plus benefits

Senior Sector Analyst (Financial Services) (can be based in Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds or Manchester)

Exciting opportunity to join a highly respected firm supporting the financial services practice. The postholder will work closely with senior Partners in the financial services practice providing insight to support business development and thought leadership. This role is eligible for flexible working and can have a significant wfh element.


  • Developing a deep understanding of the Financial Services sector and working closely with the sector team to understand, analyse and disseminate research on core trends, challenges and opportunities
  • Developing and promoting content, ideas and solutions that help inform the sector strategy, embedding client and market knowledge and positioning the firm for new client opportunities.
  • Taking the lead on complex research projects and tasks, negotiating project scope, required inputs and outputs and liaising with internal and, where necessary, external parties and seeing those projects through to completion
  • Originating and contributing to thought leadership in the firm, from initial idea generation and promotion to desk and primary research, report writing and presentation of findings
  • Carrying out in-depth analysis on clients and producing reports which help inform decision making across the business, supporting Business Development and ultimately helping our firm to win more work


  • Demonstrable experience of undertaking research and analysis in the Financial Services sector (which includes Banking, Insurance, Investment Funds & Asset Management) – candidates should have relevant experience in at least one of these segments
  • Business research and analysis experience gained in a professional services or financial services / consulting / investment environment
  • Experience of designing and delivering training on online information products and research services
  • Familiarity with analysis, research techniques and report writing
  • Knowledge of ESG / Climate Change related factors as they relate to Financial Services would be an advantage


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