Junior Analyst (Korean or Japanese speaking) Junior Analyst (Korean or Japanese speaking) …

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Oct 21
Schonfeld Strategic Advisors
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Oct 21
Posted by:
Tanya Jain • Recruitment Coordinator (International)
Posted by:
Tanya Jain
Recruitment Coordinator (International)
Our team manages a fundamental long short equity market neutral strategy in the Asia Pacific region and focuses on Japan and Korea companies. We are looking for a junior analyst to assist the Portfolio Manager on investment research.

What you’ll do 

  • Lead the team’s initiative to systematically track all forms of alternative data points and to assess potential data sets for idea generation and tracking.
  • Assist the PM on investment research, financial statement analysis and other tasks as required.

What you’ll bring

What you need:

  • Graduate with strong academic performance and a background in finance, accounting, economics or equivalent
  • Strong understanding of investment, trading, capital market and equities related knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills    
  • Fluent in Japanese or Korean (with the ability to read and write at least one of the 2 Asian languages)
  • 1 to 3 years of working experience in investment related field is a plus
  • Internship may also be considered for exceptional candidates

We’d love if you had:

  • Coding or other tools such as Python, VBA, SQL, C++, JavaScript, Bloomberg
  • Buy-side or sell-side internship experience is strongly preferred

Our Culture

The firm’s ethos is embedded in our people. ‘Talent is our strategy’ is our mantra and drives how we approach all initiatives at the firm. We believe our success is because of our people, so putting our talent above all else is our top priority.

Schonfeld strives to create an environment where our people can thrive. We foster a teamwork-oriented, collaborative environment where ideas at any level are encouraged and shared. The development and advancement of our talent is honed through interactions with each other, learning & educational offerings, and through opportunities to make impactful contributions.

At Schonfeld, we strive to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout all of our employees with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the forefront of this mission. As a firm we are committed to creating a hiring process which is not only fair, but also welcoming and supportive. On a daily basis, our employees welcome diversity across identity, thought, people and views which serves as the foundation of our culture and success. You can learn more about our DEI initiatives here - Belonging @ Schonfeld.

Who we are

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors is a multi-manager platform that invests its capital with Internal and Partner portfolio managers, primarily on an exclusive or semi-exclusive basis, across quantitative, fundamental equity and tactical trading strategies. We have created a unique structure to provide global portfolio managers with autonomy, flexibility and support to best enable them to maximize the value of their businesses.

Over the last 30 years, Schonfeld has successfully capitalized on inefficiencies and opportunities within the equity markets. We have developed and invested heavily in proprietary technology, infrastructure and risk analytics. Our portfolio exposure has expanded across the Americas, Europe and Asia as well as multiple asset classes and products.

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