Our client is a boutiques Asset Management company based in Cape Town – they have a requirement for a young Performance Analyst (BEE candidate ideally) with a few years relevant experience gained in the investments industry

 

Job Purpose:

The purpose of this role is to provide support to the Investment and Business Development teams with accurate performance and risk and attribution calculations.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Full involvement in the performance analytics process
  • Responsible for daily and monthly performance procedure
  • Continuously evaluating and enhancing performance function
  • Ad hoc quantitative / risk-return queries
  • Ex-post risk analysis
  • Compiling and evaluating performance data for business pitches
  • Global Investment Performance Standards Reporting

Requirements:

  • Min 2-3 years’ experience in a performance role within an asset management environment
  • Understanding of performance and attribution methodologies and portfolio risk statistics
  • An excellent understanding of investment strategies, financial instruments and markets
  • Financial mathematics or statistical orientation with good attention to detail.
  • BBusSci/BComm/BSc (Actuarial or Quantitative Management or Maths or Statistics)

Competencies:

  • Team player
  • Willingness to learn
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Pride in accuracy
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise
  • Deadline orientation

Skills:

  • Excel skills are essential in this role
  • Programming (Visual Basic, Python, etc) an advantage
  • Statpro (Performance & Attribution, Interactive) an advantage
  • Bloomberg/Inet an advantage
  • Quintessence by F(x) an advantage

To apply for this job email your details to operations@asearch.co.za


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