Analyst at Hedge Fund

  • Competitive - TBD
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 19 Oct 17 2017-10-19

Graduate analysts will support the investment team by producing research, fundamental analysis, financial modelling, presentations and other ad-hoc tasks to identify and support ongoing investment decisions. This will include macro-economic, sector- and company-specific research to support both public and private investment opportunities, across the entire capital structure and for a diverse range of sectors. Candidates must demonstrate a keen interest in financial markets and investing. Support and sponsorship for professional designations such as the CFA, ACA and CAIA will also be available.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Perform detailed financial analysis on prospective and current investment opportunities, including preparation and ongoing maintenance of detailed financial models, valuations and sector-wide company comparisons
  • Track, analyse, interpret and present macro-economic, sector specific and company specific data to support the investment decision-making process
  • Carry out detailed financial analysis using a combination of in-house proprietary research and external 3rd party sources such as analyst reports, company reports and discussions with management, suppliers or consultants
  • Support the portfolio managers in screening, researching, analysing, and monitoring prospective and current investment opportunities
  •  Produce and update investment memoranda and presentations for both internal and external use
  •  Attend industry conferences, management meetings and liaise with company IR teams as required
  •  Pro-actively solve problems and seek new ways to support the investment process
  •  Where appropriate, candidates should be willing to take on early responsibility and ownership of tasks given to them
  •  Successful candidates will be expected to begin working towards relevant professional qualifications (CFA/ACA/CAIA etc.) in their first year of work

Skills & Experience

 

  •  Undergraduate degree from a top university (non-quantitative subjects must be able to demonstrate strong numerical ability)
  • Excellent English and communication skills (written & verbal). Fluency in another European language desirable but not essential.
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Strong analytic and research ability
  • Problem solver/lateral thinker
  • Comfortable performing data analysis and working with spreadsheets
  • Proven self-starter with ability to work autonomously and in a team
  • Less than 3 years experience. Internships or relevant industry experience desirable