Analyst at Hedge Fund

Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive - TBD
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Closes
Nov 16, 2017
Job Function
Hedge Funds
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Role & Responsibilities

  • Perform detailed financial analysis on prospective and current investment opportunities, including preparation and ongoing maintenance of detailed financial models, valuations and sector-wide company comparisons
  • Track, analyse, interpret and present macro-economic, sector specific and company specific data to support the investment decision-making process
  • Carry out detailed financial analysis using a combination of in-house proprietary research and external 3rd party sources such as analyst reports, company reports and discussions with management, suppliers or consultants
  • Support the portfolio managers in screening, researching, analysing, and monitoring prospective and current investment opportunities
  •  Produce and update investment memoranda and presentations for both internal and external use
  •  Attend industry conferences, management meetings and liaise with company IR teams as required
  •  Pro-actively solve problems and seek new ways to support the investment process
  •  Where appropriate, candidates should be willing to take on early responsibility and ownership of tasks given to them
  •  Successful candidates will be expected to begin working towards relevant professional qualifications (CFA/ACA/CAIA etc.) in their first year of work

Skills & Experience

 

  •  Undergraduate degree from a top university (non-quantitative subjects must be able to demonstrate strong numerical ability)
  • Excellent English and communication skills (written & verbal). Fluency in another European language desirable but not essential.
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Strong analytic and research ability
  • Problem solver/lateral thinker
  • Comfortable performing data analysis and working with spreadsheets
  • Proven self-starter with ability to work autonomously and in a team
  • Less than 3 years experience. Internships or relevant industry experience desirable