Quantitative Analyst/Assistant Portfolio Manager

Employer
VFM
Location
Cape Town, Cape Town Metro (ZA)
Salary
Salary will be based on experience
Posted
Jun 02, 2021
Closes
Aug 01, 2021
Ref
Opportunity in systematic/index fund management
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Quantitative Analyst/Assistant Portfolio Manager

 

Established in 1999, Vunani Fund Managers (VFM) is a boutique asset management company which provides a broad suite of investment solutions for institutional clients in South Africa. Largely due to growth in the demand for our systematic and index tracking funds, we are looking to employ a suitable individual.

This individual would partake in the management of systematic funds. Perform analytical research in the area of systematic fund management. Conduct performance and quantitative analysis for the investment team. Assist in the management and use of data in the VFM database as well as the bespoke VFM investment management software.

Requirements

  • Relevant Degree e.g., finance, mathematical sciences, financial engineering
  • South African Citizen
  • Qualify as a candidate in terms of the Employment Equity Act of South Africa
  • 5 years relevant experience

Advantageous

  • Part or full completion of CFA charter
  • Current registration in terms of the South African FAIS Act
  • System skills such as programming, SQL, relational database concepts

Competencies

  • Excellent analytical, statistical and mathematical skills
  • Self-starter/independent thinker
  • Attention to detail
  • Inquiring mindset
  • Relationship-building and interpersonal skills
  • Confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Results oriented.

Applicants should send cv to: carmenh@vunanifm.co.za

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