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Quantitative Equity Research Analyst

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1 September 2018



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£35,000 - £45,000


Top tier asset manager are looking to add an analyst to their Quantitative Equity Investment team

This is a newly created position due to significant inflows into their Global Equity strategies. This role will focus on providing quantitative based research which will have significant input into the investment process.

The main responsibilities include:

  • Developing bespoke quantitative equity screens and models for Portfolio Managers
  • Active involvement into the fundamental research
  • Contributing to new investment ideas for the Global Equity team’s Alpha model and presenting recommendations to investment team
  • Determining the efficacy of various signals via collation of data, writing code to look for the events of interest, and analysis of the stock performance post the event
  • Working alongside Portfolio Managers to establish potential further direction for analysis
  • Management of equity stock screens based on Portfolio Managers requests

The successful candidate will have:

  • 1-2 years’ experience within a quantitative capacity in a financial services environment
  • Graduate degree in a quantitative/analytical subject; working towards professional qualification such as CFA would be preferable
  • Matlab, R or VBA programming skills preferable
  • Knowledge of equity markets
  • Positive and proactive attitude

Mason Blake acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Mason Blake is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.


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