Research Equity Analyst (1 year contract)

  • Aquarius Recruitment Specialists
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Jun 21, 2018
Permanent Investment

Job Description

Play an integral part of the manager selection process within manager selection. You will be expected to contribute to all aspects of the process ranging from the analysis of quantitative data to conducting face-to-face due diligence meetings as part of the qualitative assessment in order to facilitate informed investment decision-making

Job Responsibilities
• Detailed understanding of asset manager strategies locally and globally
• Screening of investment manager universe through various sources
• Conducting manager meetings as part of the investment due diligence and on-going monitoring process
• Ability to articulate the investment philosophy & process, positioning and performance of various manager strategies, and proactively flag concerns
• Integral part in compiling and maintaining the approved “buy-list” for the various parts of the business
• Build strategic relationships with asset managers within the asset management industry
• You will be expected to keep up to date with changes within the asset management industry

Experience
• At least 3 years manager research experience within the multi-manager, fund of funds or asset consulting environment

Qualifications
• B.Com (Hons) / Business Science degree majoring in Finance, Economics, Financial Analysis or Portfolio Management
• CFA or related studies beneficial


Key Competencies
• Strong presentation, verbal and written skills
• Confidence in articulating and defending a position
• Ability to focus on what is relevant
• Questioning and inquiring mind that takes pleasure in figuring things out
• Team player

Systems knowledge
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office essential, INET and Morningstar preferred

Employment Equity
• Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups

Job Level

Skilled

Salary Range

Negotiable