Graduate Investment Analyst

Recruiter
FinalytiQ Limited
Location
Basildon
Salary
Up to £25,000 per annum ( plus bonus, depending on performance)
Posted
09 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a recent graduate with an ultra-analytical mind and data analysis skills to join a fast growing investment consultancy firm.
The ideal candidate is a dedicated worker and team player who isn’t afraid of searching for a proverbial needle in an investment haystack!
You will enjoy working with data and have the skill to analyse, interpret and manipulate large dataset.
The role provides an ideal training ground for a solid career in the investment industry. It involves the following activities on a daily basis;
  • Conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis of funds, portfolios and investment/pension products
  • Developing mathematical models to solve various problems relating to retirement income investing
  • Leading key investment research projects including extensive study of multi-asset funds and model portfolios
  • Attending, chairing and presenting at investment committee meetings
  • Writing articles, commentaries and detailed reports on relevant investment subjects
  • Conducting external research meetings with asset managers and product providers
  • Contributing to relevant team projects and ongoing development of the firm
Got the skills?
  • A degree in Math, Statistics, Physics or Finance is essential
  • CFA Level 1 or the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) is desirable
  • Advanced Excel skill is a must. Good grasp of other programming languages such as R or Java will give you an edge in this role
  • Working knowledge of fund research and portfolio construction is highly advantageous



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