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Equities Quant: Wealth management, Indexes

Optima Connections

Posted on Mar 27, 2021 by Optima Connections

New York, NY 10001
Immediate Start
$160k - $160k Annual

Tags: Wealth Management, Equities Quant, Benchmark, Portfolio Construction, Portfolio Management, Fund Management, Asset management, Performance Attribution, Indices, Indexes, ETF, Smart Beta, Product Manager, Director, Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Strategy, Quant Research.

An experienced, client facing, Research Analyst/Equities Quant Analyst is required by a leading, medium sized firm who is experiencing unprecedented growth backed by sustained revenue generation.

They are specifically looking for a person with a strong background in Fund Management and Wealth Management product development within Equities from a market and product/technical standpoint. You will join their Research and Analytics group as they grow and diversify into new product areas, focusing on creating and improving primarily Equities and ESG based products, using your cross asset research analysis experience to build both innovative research products and increase penetration within the investment community. The role involves both research and communication including representing the firm in meetings, articles, white papers etc. Some of key areas of experience include:

risk models

stock fundamentals

climate and ESG portfolios

portfolio optimisation and risk based portfolios

thematic portfolios

different asset class in equities (such as REITs, Infrastructure, etc.)

portfolio analytics

They are interested in talking to people with a strong academic background in Mathematics and 8+ years experience in Quantitative, Multi-Asset Research and Strategy encompassing primarily Equities but with an interest in learning about new areas eg. ESG/SI and ideally some experience of Alternative or Pricing Indices. To complement your business product understanding, you will have solid coding skills in SQL, Matlab or Python to enable you to map out and implement new models and develop new Machine Learning modelling applications.

Your background in Fund Management, Portfolio Construction and/or Asset Allocation together with providing top down and bottom up research with be utilised and built upon creating market-pertinent Research, working in close collaboration with the senior management team at Director and Managing Director level.

This is a great time to be joining an expanding team, working on new products in a highly successful, global firm.

Reference: 1142883091

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