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|Salary||£50k to £75k|
|Sector||Credit & Risk Management|
A leading global asset manager, based in London is seeking a Quantitative Research Analyst to join their FX Research team. The role has come about as one of the existing team members has moved internally into a Portfolio Management role.
Contribute actively to and lead research enterprises in the expansion of new currency capabilities and enhancements to the existing solutions;
Produce day-to-day analysis, modelling and guidance to senior members of the team.
Provide analytic and product connected provision to the Portfolio Management, Trading teams as well as other internal clients;
Converse recommendations and analyses, both internally and externally, both verbally and in written form.
Act as the business contact and help internal software developers in applying model enhancements and new products.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Degree in a technical field (Mathematics/Engineering/Physics/Computer Science) with good finance knowledge or equivalent would be advantageous although not essential
Experience in currency and fixed income modelling and research would be advantageous
Knowledge of significant programming experience in MATLAB, Python, Excel/VBA, SQL and a good understanding of C++, Java, XML would also be advantageous
Already be or be well on the way to become a CFA charterholder would be beneficial
Have strong mathematical and statistical analysis skills.
Be accurate and highly detail orientated
Be capable of absorbing significant amounts of information and act professional when under pressure
Have strong communication skills and be a team player improving skills of the group
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