Event-Driven Analyst

Colombo (LK)
Top of market pay
Apr 11, 2019
May 11, 2019
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

LightStream Research is collaborating with a Hong Kong-based hedge fund adviser
interested in identifying and developing young (1-5 years’ experience) local Sri Lankan
talent as event-driven analysts.

We Offer
• Culture

  •  Freedom from thoughtless platitudes and rules for the sake of rules
  •  A team with zero tolerance for selfishness
  •  An environment for learning quickly and maximising your potential
  •  Trust of those who deserve it

• Career

  •  Top of market pay with uncapped upside for exceptional performers
  •  Exposure to complex analytical techniques employed by arbitrageurs
  •  Direct access to hedge fund professionals with decades of experience
  •  The opportunity to measure yourself against the global elite

We Look For

• Attitude

  •  An understanding that it’s not all about you
  •  Recognition that worrying about work-life balance in your 20s is doing it wrong
  •  An abhorrence for rote learning and thoughtless work
  •  Flexibility and adaptability

• Talent

  •  Top percentile (1st class honours/top 2-3 of batch) academic ability
  •  Excellent numeracy
  •  A knack for unearthing information trails
  •  The ability to quickly identify what is irrelevant within complex information sets

• Character

  •  Total commitment to honesty
  •  The spine to uphold the above
  •  Propensity to over-communicate rather than under-communicate
  •  An allergy towards group think

• Skills and Achievements

  •  Ability to THOROUGHLY understand financial statements (eg. CIMA/ACCA/CFA)
  •  Basic understanding or strong interest in finance and equities
  •  Succinct and articulate English
  •  Successful CFA Skills challenge participants are highly welcome

Contact: tl@quiddity.ltd with the subject “I Like Challenges”