Our client is an established and reputable Asset Management company based in Cape Town who has a current need for a junior Quants Analyst – this role could suit a young BEE graduate who has a quants degree (Math, Stats, Actuarial Science, etc,.)

Job Purpose:
The purpose of this role is to provide quantitative analysis 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

• This role could suit a Quants graduate who has a real interest in the financial markets or someone with experience in a performance role within an asset management environment
• Understanding of performance and attribution methodologies and portfolio risk statistics
• An understanding and interest in investment strategies, financial instruments and financial markets
• Financial mathematics or statistical orientation
• BBusSci/ BCom / BSc (Actuarial or Quantitative Management or Maths or Statistics)

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

• Excel essential
• 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 role please send your CV and supporting documents (Academic qualifications and transcripts) to operations@asearch.co.za 

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