Careers

Working with Thesis

Thesis is growing and we’re looking for talented people to take on a variety of challenging and exciting roles within the business.

We are always on the look out for people who share our approach to business and life – we are open, approachable and straightforward. Our clients come first and our own business success follows naturally on from this.

If you are interested in joining Thesis please contact careers@thesisam.com


Current vacancies

Marketing manager

Location: Guildford
6 Month Temporary Contract

A vacancy has arisen with the award winning Thesis Asset Management for a temporary Marketing Manager to join the Guildford team for a period of 6 months.

This role will provide a challenging and exciting opportunity for the right individual, acting as the point of reference for the team, providing support and guidance to managers and staff on all areas relating to relevant product groups.

You will be involved in the day to day management of a busy marketing department.  This will include managing resources to achieve product marketing and project deliverables on time and within budget.  You will also be responsible for the preparation of press releases, maintaining contacts with journalists and promoting the firm’s services and performance.

In addition, you will organise and take part in direct marketing campaigns, promotions and initiatives, liaising with media and advertising agencies, ensuring that all new business leads are followed up.

Occasional attendance at other locations and outside normal working hours and some physical work will be required.

The successful candidate will likely be a graduate, possibly with a further relevant qualification. S/he must be a good communicator verbally and in writing. S/he is likely to have at least three years’ experience in marketing preferably within UK financial services, e.g. investment/asset/wealth management environment.

The role requires the ability to manage a broad range of marketing activities, adjusting priorities as required to meet the marketing demands of an ambitious and growing company.  Previous experience of managing and leading a team is essential.

To apply for this role or to request a full job description, please contact HR by email at: careers@thesisam.com.

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Marketing Administrator

Location: Guildford
6 month temporary position

A vacancy has arisen for a temporary Administrator to join our Marketing and Business Development team in the Guildford office for a period of 6 months.

The role is responsible for providing administration support to a busy team, including answering phones, diary and appointment management, implementing stock control, data inputting and other assistance as needed.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for ensuring meeting rooms are cleared and set up, greeting attendees and making tea/coffee. They will also be updating content on the website and intranet and managing the administration of events.

Occasional attendance at other locations and outside normal working hours and some physical work will be required.

The ideal candidate is likely to be educated at least to A Level standard (grades A-C) and be very familiar with MS Office suite. The candidate will likely have gained at least two years’ office experience, for example in a PA or secretarial role, ideally within financial services.

This role requires the job holder to have strong organisational skills and the ability to contribute to and track multiple projects at once. Also required is an excellent command of written and spoken English, with the ability to work calmly under pressure to demanding deadlines, paying attention to detail and maintaining accuracy at all times.

The job holder must be motivated to support a busy team, achieving high standards in all work whether the task is simple or complex.

To apply for this role or to request a full job description, contact HR by email at: careers@thesisam.comApplications must be supported by a covering letter and CV. 

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Assistant Investment Manager

Location: Lymington, Hampshire
Full time

A vacancy has arisen for an Assistant Investment Manager in the Lymington office.

The role will assist the Investment Managers in the management of client portfolios.

Principal Activities: You will be involved in placing and monitoring deals for Investment Managers, writing investment proposals, recommendation reports and client correspondence. The Assistant Investment Manager (AIM) will assist with client presentations and attend relevant client meetings with the Investment Manager, as well as undertaking supervised management of client portfolios. The position will also include collating and checking performance data, producing cashflow forecasts and resolving general administration queries.

The job holder will be studying for the relevant qualifications to obtain FCA authorisation to manage or advise on investments and to meet the firm’s own internal competency requirements. As a minimum the job-holder will be educated to ‘A’ Level standard (minimum 2 ‘A’ Levels or equivalent at grades A-C as well as English and Maths GCSE or equivalent at grades 9-4 (A-C)) but is likely to be a graduate with a degree in a relevant subject and/or hold an appropriate threshold qualification such as the Investment Management Certificate.

Ideally, the job holder will have passed two elements of either the CFA charter or CISI Level 7 Chartered Wealth Manager qualification or be working towards one of these.

It will be a requirement of the job holder to gain and maintain CF30 status and a Statement of Professional Standing (SPS).

To apply for this role or to request a full job description, contact HR by email at careers@thesis-plc.com.  Applications must be supported by a covering letter and CV.

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Client Data and Finance Administrator

Location: Chichester
6 month fixed term contract

An opportunity has arisen for a Client Data and Finance Administrator to join our Account Opening and Maintenance team for a fixed term period of 6 months.

The role will be responsible for Account Opening and Maintenance processing, particularly focused on client on-boarding.

The job holder is likely to be educated to ‘A’ Level standard or equivalent.  It is essential that they are numerate, with high attention to detail and able to prioritise a changing workload.

The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be effective on the telephone and have the ability to explain technical subjects to non-technical audiences. The selected person will have exceptional time management and organisation skills.

To apply for this role and to request a full job description, please contact HR by email to: careers@thesis-plc.com Applications must be supported by a covering letter and CV.

 

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Finance Manager

Location: Chichester
Full time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Finance Manager to join the Chichester office.

Reporting to the Financial Controller the job holder will be responsible for the following:

  • Financial accounting and Statutory reporting for the Group
  • Preparation of the monthly management accounts and reports
  • Responsible for the preparation of the Group corporation tax schedules and payments
  • Maintaining the data required for quarterly VAT returns
  • Reconciliation of the Group balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.

The jobholder will have several years’ experience in preparing statutory accounts (including experience of UKGAAP FRS 102), management accounts, VAT and Corporation tax preparation and payroll. They will have a good working knowledge of Excel, to at least an intermediate level including pivot tables and more complex formulas. Experience of SUN accounting system would also be desirable.

The role will include working with non-finance staff and the production of written reports to management, so it is essential that the job holder is personable, with excellent communication skills.  Although not essential, prior experience in Financial Services (preferably Asset Management or an Independent Financial Advisory firm) would be advantageous.  The ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workload is also essential.

It is likely they will be a recently qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA/ACMA) or finalist with a good exam record and a strong academic background.

Closing date: 19 March 2018
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Business Development Support Manager

Location: Guildford
Full time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Support Manager to join our Guildford based Business Development and Marketing team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for working with the team to ensure continued delivery of an excellent sales and marketing service.

Duties will include assisting providers on various products including sales promotion and marketing research, controlling and updating the CRM systems records and databases, supporting the sales and marketing staff in their efforts to sell the firm’s services to IFAs and other intermediaries, creating contact strategies for introducers and ensuring they are kept fully informed of Thesis services.

The job holder will have experience working in a similar role/industry and may also be working towards the Diploma in Financial Planning and/or Investment Management Certificate (although these qualifications are not essential).

The ideal candidate will be numerate with excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).  They will be highly motivated, able to perform well under pressure and be able to quickly build rapport with both staff and clients in a straightforward, friendly and helpful manner.

The candidate must also have intermediate Microsoft office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Closing date: 23 February 2018
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Junior Analyst/Programmer

Location: Chichester
6 month fixed term contract

An opportunity has arisen for a Junior Developer to join our Chichester office for a period of 6 months.

Job Description: The purpose of the role is to provide SQL and programming support for special projects and any new developments/existing infrastructure.  This includes, but is not limited to, the Thesis Intranet site, Oracle Servers, internally developed applications and Pulse software.

Responsibilities also include the production and maintenance of technical support and user documentation, identification of areas where systems could be established to improve the use of data, supporting staff in the roll out of new solutions and, on occasions, providing assistance to the IT Support Team

The job holder is likely to have a relevant degree e.g. Computer Science (CS) or combined CS and Business.  Alternatively the job holder will have a maths or science degree. They will have knowledge of ITIL (IT management) processes and a high level of numeracy. A strong background in database development is also required.

The ideal candidates will have generic Investment and Regulatory knowledge, knowledge of the markets in which the firm is active and the data, systems and processes which these involve. Knowledge of methods to obtain and analyse financial data (e.g. Interactive Data) is also desirable.

Closing date: 28 February 2018
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