Investment Risk Analyst

Matthews Asia
San Francisco, CA, USA
Base plus bonus
Apr 11, 2018
Apr 14, 2018
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

TITLE: Investment Risk Analyst

LOCATION:  San Francisco


Matthews Asia is an inde­pendent, privately owned investment manager head­quartered in San Francisco with subsidiary offices in London, Singapore and Hong Kong. Founded in 1991, Matthews Asia specializes in investing in Asia's equity and fixed income markets for institu­tions, intermediaries and retail investors worldwide. For over 25 years our bottom-up, active investment approach has focused on identifying the most attractive long-term growth opportunities in Asia's diverse markets. Our portfolios typically feature low turnover rates and high active share, with holdings that differ significantly from their benchmarks. Our long-term perspective and culture of independent thinking facilitate our delivery of a consistent and distinc­tive value proposition to our clients and partners.

Additional information on Matthews International Capital Management, LLC and Matthews Asia can be found at


The Investment Risk Analyst will report to the Senior Investment Risk Officer


We are an established boutique advisor managing mutual funds and institutional funds in Asia's capital markets. This newly created position will support the Investment Risk team in the development of analytics and tools used by team and portfolio management.  The candidate should have strong analytical skills, programming skills and 3-5 years experience in equity/fixed income or a quantitative field.


  • Develop analytics/ tools to support the investment risk team for both equity and fixed income funds.  The tools will likely be built using Visual Basic, Excel VBA, Tableau, and R
  • Contribute to the build out of a robust equity and fixed income risk management program which includes research, analytics, risk, and attribution infrastructure
  • Develop data architecture to support analytics



  • Strong quantitative background and/or programming skills
  • Visual basic, Excel VBA, SQL, Tableau, or OOP (Java, C++,C#)
  • Attention to detail is critical to minimize potential for errors
  • Curiosity; self-awareness in terms of strengths/weaknesses; willingness to learn
  • Demonstrated interest in Asian/emerging markets
  • Undergraduate in a quantitative discipline (Physics, Math, etc.) and/or Financial engineering/CFA


  • Undergraduate in STEM or finance and MBA/Financial engineering/CFA a plus
  • Expertise in programming / data management
  • Understanding of capital markets, bond math, risk management
  • Curiosity; self-awareness in terms of strengths/weaknesses; willingness to learn
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely, strong quantitative background
  • Previous sellside experience working on an emerging markets/rates/credit desk or buyside experience in analytics /research a plus
  • Experience in statistical software (R or MatLab), FactSet & Bloomberg a plus

Matthews International Capital Management, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. The Company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), age, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, political activity or affiliation, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition as defined under applicable law, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, taking or requesting statutorily protected leave, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws or ordinances.


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