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MainStreet Partners - Research Analyst

Please submit your application before THURSDAY 2nd May EOB

About MainStreet Partners

Research Analyst – GSS Bonds

We are the trusted ESG partner of top tier investors for a simple reason: we provide a one stop shop for their sustainability requirements at portfolio level. Our clients are some of the most sophisticated and leading Wealth Managers, Asset Managers, Investment Banks, Insurances and Asset Owners in the financial industry.

MainStreet is based in London, regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and it consists of two main divisions:

  • ESG Advisory – we have over 13 years of investment experience creating ESG multi-asset and multi-manager portfolios with mutual funds, stocks and bonds. We develop products with our partners which target United Nations Sustainable Development Goals or thematic investments.

  • Portfolio Analytics – we provide a holistic approach to ESG data analysis such as: transparent and detailed Fund ESG Ratings, assessment of clients’ portfolios to enhance their ESG profile and align them with the “green” regulation.

    Our solutions are delivered through proprietary models and databases available on a unique and user-friendly ESG platform (

    Our clients can create sustainable model portfolios and / or analyse their portfolios thanks to:

  • ESG ratings of issuers (equities, corporate and government bonds, green, sustainability and social bonds)

  • ESG ratings of funds with the addition of extra-financial disclosures and SDGs alignment.

  • Exclusion lists and analysis of controversial activities and behaviours.

  • Advanced models to create universes and portfolios targeting specific SDGs and extra-financial results.

    Further information about MSP is available at

    Job Description

    MainStreet Partners have experienced rapid growth over the past 24 months, more than doubling their headcount in the same time span. We plan to continue expanding to achieve our ambitious target to become the key player within the European industry.

    MainStreet Partners is seeking a talented Research Analyst to join our growing GSS Bonds team who is passionate about sustainable investing and ESG principles. A foundational understanding of fixed income instruments and the GSS Bonds market is expected. In this role, you will play a crucial role in analysing the global market of GSS bonds, uncovering valuable insights, and contributing to our industry leading ESG data offerings.

    The candidate must have the right to work in UK by their start date

    Key Responsibilities

  • Become a GSS Bonds Expert: Analyse reports and extract critical information to assess individual GSS bonds. Gather and scrutinise data on relevant sustainability KPIs, ensuring the accuracy and depth of the GSS Bonds database.

  • Market Trends discovery: Identify and analyse key trends shaping the GSS Bonds market. Translate your findings into actionable insights that inform internal strategy and generate thought content for external audiences.

  • Content Creation: Craft compelling articles and contribute to insightful reports on the GSS Bonds market. Reports will be shared with the global press, helping to raise awareness of the importance of Sustainable Finance, and the understanding of this dynamic sector.

  • Data Storytelling: Run complex analyses on GSS bonds data and translate the findings into clear, concise, and visually appealing formats for internal and external stakeholders.

  • Collaboration: Effectively communicate your data-driven insights with the broader team, fostering knowledge sharing and driving informed decision-making.

    Key Skills

  • 1-2 years of experience within financial services.

  • Proven experience in data analysis and interpretation and fixed income instruments.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.

  • Ability to work effectively across various tasks and in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

  • Highly organised with a strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to manage own time effectively and deliver against strict deadlines.

    Preferred Skills

  • Strong technical skills, including knowledge of Python programming, database management, SQL queries, and Business Intelligence tools (e.g., Power BI, Tableau, QuickSight).

  • Written and verbal skills of Italian, Spanish, Chinese and/or Mandarin.

    What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration.

  • Available from start of employment: Health Insurance with Vitality, Life Insurance + LifeWork Employee Assistance Programme

  • Annual leave: 22 days per year plus one additional day of leave per year of service (until 28 days maximum) plus UK Bank


  • Pension - A contributory private pension scheme available after 3 months service with NEST.

  • Bonus scheme: Discretionary annual bonuses based on both personal and company performance.

  • Hybrid Working Policy: We ask all staff to work from office three days a week (or more if they chose) with the other two days

    from home.

  • Training – given the specific knowledge cultivated within the company we provide technical training on the job, while also

    offering financial support for further training through external experts.

  • Mentorship program: Upon completion of probation period, each employee can choose a senior colleague from a different

    team as a mentor.