Global Equities, Research Process & Analytics Analyst

Research Process and Analytics Analysts work within the Global Equities COO team to empower investment professionals and enhance the research process through automation, reporting, and technology. We are fundamentally looking for outstanding candidates in this space with exceptional education, communication and the functional understanding of Equities.

This job will suit and Investment analyst skillset.   Someone that has been doing Equity research on sell side wishing to transition to a Hedge Fund.  Functionally this is doing research but will appeal to someone that wants more alternative data experience.

The client that we are recruiting for is a global investment firm built around world-class talent, sound risk management, and innovative leading-edge technology. The have delivered meaningful and measurable results to top-tier investors around the world, including sovereign wealth funds, public institutions, corporate pensions, endowments and foundations. With an unparalleled ability to identify and execute on great ideas, operating from offices including Chicago, New York, San Francisco, London, Hong Kong and Shanghai, deploy capital across all major asset classes, in all major financial markets.  We are recruiting this fucntion in two locations, New York and Chicago.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Investment Analysts, Portfolio Managers, and the internal technology specialists to design and implement innovative tools that enhance the investment process, portfolio construction, and risk management for the sector investment teams
  • Source and leverage fundamental equity data to help streamline modeling and investment research interpret, evaluate and interrelate research data and develop integrated business analyses for incorporation into strategic decision-making
  • Create informative, actionable and repeatable reporting that highlights relevant business trends and opportunities for improvement
  • Build customized analysis and data visualizations that incorporate internal and external data
  • Develop strategic vision for future technology initiatives
  • Collaborate with Technology, Quant Coverage, and other internal functions on deliverables to support our investment professionals
  • Assist in new hire onboarding through coverage planning, infrastructure design and tool training
  • Conduct due diligence on buy side technology offerings and build relationships with niche vendors

Skillset Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, preferably in finance, statistics, engineering and/or computer science must have GPA 3.5 or above from a top 20 University/College
  • Strong written, oral communication, and project management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and thrive in a fast-paced team environment  
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Passion for fundamental analysis and public markets investing
  • Deep understanding of financial accounting, equity valuation and statistics
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel/Data Visualization – built-in functions, aggregation, lookups and creating dashboards, Tableau
  • Proficiency in R, Python, SQL, VBA, and Linux/Unix experience, statistics, or data analysis