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Investment Analyst - Equities

  • Salary: £200 - £300 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Sector: Financial Analyst
  • Date posted: 03/11/2016
  • Job reference: J342808A

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My client is a global investment firm in need of a talented Investment Analsyt with experience in Equities and ideally multi-risk asset management. Experience of CFA or equivalent and a FAcset/Bloomberg and excel skills are essential.

Technical Skills, Qualifications & Experience Required
· Strong quantitative background - mathematics/econometrics/engineering preferred
· Experience in a similar role
· Risk management/portfolio construction/portfolio management background
· Knowledge of fundamental analysis
· Understanding of equity portfolio characteristics
· Strong Equity bias required but experience of multi-asset risk management useful
· Strong FactSet/Bloomberg/Excel skills essential
· Knowledge of derivatives strategies & implementation useful
· CFA or equivalent (or can demonstrate progress towards this)

Behavioural Competencies Required
· Active risk management mindset - a rounded approach to building portfolio risk insights is key
· Risk model evaluation/ability to understand risk models from first principles and evaluate outputs
accordingly (need to be able to challenge model outputs from a basis of deep understanding of how
risk models are constructed and the implications of the assumptions under which they are specified)
· Good communication & presentation skills (experience presenting internally at minimum/to clients or
consultants useful)
· Experience of researching/writing articles on new investment ideas/thought-pieces useful
· High degree of reliability and accuracy
· Ability to demonstrate strong organisational skills
· Need to be able to apply judgement/form & express views on portfolios/markets based on analytics
· Self-starter, able to work autonomously where needed but collaboratively also - a team-player
mindset is preferred.

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