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Slow Finance is the antivenom to years of poisonous developments in the industry, where private investors have been encouraged to lever up and to churn their speculative portfolios on an obsessive basis- all the kinds of activities that line the pockets of the lenders and brokers and do nothing to allocate capital in the real economy.
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I hope the Slow Finance movement catches on, and fast. That is the conclusion of renowned fund manager Gervais Williams. The MAM manager has released a book called Slow Finance, encouraging investors not to be swayed by the rapid- and unsustainable- growth of the past 25 years but instead advocating buying into small companies, reinvesting income and reaping the rewards.
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Visit the Australia site. Continue on UK site. Risk management jobs are usually considered to be in the middle office.
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So are compliance jobs. And so are technology jobs. Be warned, however, that not all risk, compliance and technology jobs in banks are in the middle office. And then you might get a risk person miles away in the corporate centre, in which case they'd be in the back office. Chris Wheeler, banking analyst at Atlantic Equities in London, points out that people in the middle office have risen in stature as banks stop focusing on making revenues at all costs and start thinking about the risks they're taking to earn those revenues.
They'll also work to ensure that procedures are in place to allow the trade to be settled. The back office in an investment bank refers to all the functions that are behind the scenes. Back office professionals work in settlements , making sure that payments are processed. They work in human resources, making sure bankers get paid, or hired, or fired. They work in technology, making sure that central systems are running correctly. They can also work in areas like central compliance, monitoring employees' conversations and making sure they're not trading forbidden securities on their own accounts.
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Back office jobs in investment banks can be considered uninteresting and undesirable. There's a reason for this. It was a repetitive job with very slow career progression. The good news, however, is that as banks automate systems and look for ways of saving money, technology jobs in investment banks are far more important than they used to be. The other thing to note is that it's not cool to talk about the front, middle and back office any more.
Goldman Sachs, for example, has renamed all the functions in its middle and back office "The Federation. Get the latest career advice and insight from eFinancialCareers straight to your inbox.
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Search Jobs. Graduate Guide. What's the front office, the middle office and the back office in an investment bank? And does it matter?