Research Analyst / Portfolio Construction / Global Equities / ESG / Quantitative / Portfolio Managem

Q Networkers
London, United Kingdom
£80k - £110k + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
27 Feb 2022
18 Mar 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role

There are a number of aspects to the role including participating in research projects under the guidance of portfolio management to support investment decision processes such as
  • Conduct exploratory data analysis on new potential data sources, including ESG and unstructured data.
  • Researching new signals across value, quality, sentiment and ESG to integrate within our existing signal library
  • Improve the management of investment risk and help to develop portfolio construction tools
  • Summarise research findings in written research to articulate clear conclusions and highlight key drivers and risks in the investment process
  • Take ownership of the model output on a daily basis together with the other member of the research team
  • Collaborate with teams such as Data Insights Unit and Sustainability Team to enhance the use of shared research and datasets

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
  • Analytical academic background
  • Interest in and affinity with financial markets and research
  • Ability to work in an intellectually challenging, collaborative team environment
  • Hard-working, self-motivated, innovative, proactive and responsive
  • Good communicator and inter-personal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Efficient and well-organised, including clear prioritisation of work load ;
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
  • Experience with statistics, optimisation and analysis of large datasets
  • Experience in fundamental industry or sustainability
  • Structured problem-solving capabilities
  • Programming skills in languages such as Python, SQL or Matlab
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification or ambition to enrol in the program

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