Quantitative Analyst

  • Aquarius Recruitment Specialists
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • May 17, 2017
Permanent Investment

Job Description

Our client is looking for a quantitative analyst to join its dynamic team. The focus is mainly on performance and risk analysis, but does also involve knowledge and application of broader quantitative and investment related topics.


Key Responsibilities

  • Write-up of daily market commentary
  • Data gathering, verification and preparation
  • Monthly and quarterly fund and client reporting, including, but not limited to, Investment Analysis Reports and Fund Fact Sheet
  • Updating, maintaining and automating various reporting processes as required
  • Maintaining process documentation
  • Performance and management fees calculations and verification
  • Various portfolio and investment related quants research
  • Adhoc analyses
  • Support function to Administration and Investments; including, but not limited to, daily unit price and client model checking



  • Sc. in Actuarial Sciences/Or other relevent degree


  • Experience within financial services advantageous
  • Strong MS Excel skills


Key Attributes

  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail whilst always linking numbers to the bigger picture
  • Ability to work methodically
  • Good organizational skills
  • Deadline driven
  • A passion for investment analysis
  • Ability to work in a team

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