Junior Research Analyst

  • £25k+ depending on experience (plus pension entitlement, private healthcare & discretionary bonus)
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Absolute Return Partners
  • 15 Sep 17

ARP’s investment team is responsible for actively researching, identifying, performing due diligence, investing in and monitoring a range of third-party alternative investment managers, focusing particularly on more esoteric asset classes. We are currently looking to add an investment analyst to the team.

Job Description:            

Junior research analyst whose role will be to support the wider investment team.      

Responsibilities:            

  • Quantitative/qualitative screening of new potential managers which are generally in less mainstream alternative asset classes.
  • Maintenance of performance and risk metric databases.
  • Maintenance and development of cap intro contacts & ARP manager database.
  • Meetings with investment managers – identifying and arranging meetings; summarising notes and opinions post meetings.
  • Minuting Research and Investment Committee meetings.
  • Preparing document packages for research trips, client trips and other meetings.
  • Ad hoc research for the preparation of the Absolute Return Letter.
  • Provide cover for the analyst pool.
  • Education & Experience   Minimum 2:1 BA/BSc with strong academic record.

Skills required:              

  • Strong analytical/quant skills.
  • Able to take evidenced based views and to multi-task.
  • High attention to detail.
  • IT skills – database management, risk systems; excellent Excel knowledge.
  • Organised, proactive self-starter.
  • Excellent note-taking skills. 
  • Language skills also appreciated.

Firm Profile:                  

ARP is an independent investment management firm with a focus on niche alternatives. It is a relatively small team and so the successful candidate will be exposed to all areas of the business. More information available at www.arpinvestments.com

Compensation:              

£25k+ depending on experience (plus pension entitlement, private healthcare & discretionary bonus)