Careers

Your future direction

Join some of the best people in their field, who are passionate about our mission and values. We are a highly innovative, independent asset manager with a broad range of investment capabilities. Ultimately we are driven to provide our clients with the best possible outcomes for their investments.

Based in London, with a presence New York, Australia and Japan, we are close to 100 employees in total. With roles in Investment, Risk Management, Sales, Investor Relations, Marketing, Compliance, Business Operations, Finance, HR, Technology and Administration. 

In October 2023, Fulcrum was ranked 78th in the 2023 Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces Awards® as a result of a collaboration with the Best Practice Institute (BPI) surveying more than 2 million employees across workforces of varying sizes. The list recognises companies that have created a workplace where employees feel respected, inspired, and appreciated and are at the centre of the business model.

The Fulcrum Values

Our company values are a direct reflection on the type of business we aspire to be; where every member of the team is valued and is able to contribute in a meaningful way to our clients’ successful financial outcomes.  

Our values influence us every day in terms of the way we work, how we interact both with each other and the relationships we build with our clients. The foundation of our values is built on a commitment to strive for the best and having a positive impact on each other and the world around us.

1. Excellence

  • We endeavour to produce work of the highest quality
  • We strive for a repeatable, research-driven and evidence-based approach
  • We recognise our own limitations

2. Integrity

  • We expect high ethical standards in everything we do
  • We believe our clients should pay little for beta and nothing for luck

3. Innovation

  • We challenge conventional wisdom and seek to expand the frontier of knowledge
  • We value reflection and continuous improvement

4. Collaboration

  • We believe in leveraging our collective knowledge to make better decisions
  • We foster an environment where team members feel supported and motivated

5. Sustainability

  • We invest responsibly with a particular focus on mitigating climate change
  • We meaningfully integrate environmental, social and governance considerations 
  • We commit to achieving multi-dimensional diversity in our workforce

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Fulcrum is committed to building a workplace where we respect and value each other’s differences. We collaborate with a number of partners with the goal to help build a fairer society, to encourage equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Benefits

We care about your physical, emotional and financial well-being and want to help you stay motivated and inspired in your role. Being able to balance work and life, have the opportunity to re-charge, enrich your life and take on interesting challenges so you can build a fulfilling career is important to us. We have developed our benefits package to support you across all aspects of your life.

Financial Wellbeing

Financial Wellbeing

  • 6.5% pension contribution from us
  • 4x salary life insurance
  • Income protection if you are unable to work
  • Electric car scheme
  • Season ticket loan

Learning & Development

Learning & Development

  • Professional and academic exam support
  • Study leave
  • In-house training, including a regular series of lunch and learns
  • Performance reviews and feedback every six months

Social Events & Networks

Social Events & Networks

  • Christmas and Summer parties
  • Regular social events arranged by the Social Committee

Mental Wellbeing

Mental Wellbeing

  • Mental Health treatment included in our Private Healthcare
  • Thrive mental health app
  • 3:2 Hybrid working
  • 25 days holiday rising to 27
  • Additional days off for significant life evets

Physical Wellbeing

Physical Wellbeing

  • Comprehensive Private Healthcare for you and your family
  • Private GP services
  • Subsidised lunches
  • Cycle to work
  • Yoga classes
  • Weekly Shiatsu massage

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility

We seek to make a positive impact on our communities, we offer:

  • Volunteering days to spend supporting your chosen charity
  • Partnerships with London schools supporting their outreach programmes
  • Matched charitable donations
  • Partnerships with Charities seeking to increase accessibility to our Industry

Vacancies

Portfolio Management Analyst

The Portfolio Management Group is looking for a junior investment professional to assist with the automation of these tasks, provide support for our existing systematic platform, and to enhance the analytical capabilities of the group and to ensure seamless delivery of analytical information about Fulcrum’s portfolios.

Portfolio Management Analyst

Supporting the management of Fulcrum funds, working closely with our Portfolio Managers and other investment professionals. This role will provide valuable exposure to all facets of investment management.

There are currently no vacancies

Whilst we have no current vacancies, if you would like us to consider you for future positions we may have, please contact us with your CV and we will be in touch.

Early Careers

We have a number of opportunities throughout the year for talented individuals looking to start their career in financial services. Whatever your background, whatever you’re studying, there’s a range of roles or experiences that may interest you.

Graduate entry roles

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Graduate entry roles

We currently do not have any graduate roles. If you would like to share your CV with us and details of the types of roles that you would be interested in, please share here. We will be in contact when a suitable role is available.

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PhD/MSc Interns

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PhD/MSc Interns

We have provided PhD/MSc students part-time work alongside their studies, which has successfully led to the very best researchers joining us as permanent team members upon completion of their academic doctorate. If you are interested in applying for a part-time role in our research team, let us know here.

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Apprenticeships

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Apprenticeships

Starting at various points throughout the year, on the job experience combined with study for a formal qualification (e.g., a degree). Recent hires include those in Operations, Investor Relations and Finance. If you are interested let us know here.

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Sandwich year placements

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Sandwich year placements

We are open to applications from students wishing to spend a year in industry as part of their degree. If you are interested let us know here.

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Summer internships

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Summer internships

Each summer we will offer a limited number of 2nd year degree students an 8-week paid internship. You will work alongside one of our investment teams, working on a project specific to your interests and skills. You will get exposure to the investment team, as well as finding more about what we do and who are our customers. This will give you an excellent opportunity to understand more deeply what it’s like to work in various investment roles. We advertise these roles at various points in the academic year. Follow us on LinkedIn to apply.

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Work experience weeks

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Work experience weeks

Twice a year (at Easter and just before the start of the school summer holidays) we offer a 1 week taster of working in financial services designed for A-Level students. You will learn about what we do and who are our customers. You will have a project to work on with other students, the findings of which you will present at the end of the week. This experience will give you an opportunity to understand the different roles at an Asset Manager. We work with specific schools to provide work experience so please ask your Careers Adviser to contact us if you would like to set this up.

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