Hedge Fund - Investment Analyst

  • Base + Performance Bonus
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Ascender Capital
  • 24 Aug 18 2018-08-24

A small long-only equity strategy fund based in Hong Kong with an excellent track record and at a pivotal stage in its development cycle is looking to expand and strengthen its team with the addition of an Investment Analyst. Depending on the candidate’s experience, this role could be for a Senior or Junior Analyst position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside the CIO/PM in assessing opportunities for portfolio based on process driven analytics, fundamental research, on-site visits with management and rigorous checklists
  • Maintain and improve financial tools for screening and back-testing purposes
  • Perform portfolio analytics and keep abreast of news, events, earnings, etc. for all positions
  • Mentor, train and manage junior members of the team as well as third-party consultants
  • Collaborate with COO to assist in optimizing internal systems and processes

Qualification:

  • Investigative & critical mindset with a strong sense of curiosity
  • Generalist interested in understanding numerous business models across sectors and geographies
  • Works well in highly organized (methodical) but fast-paced investment process
  • 2+ years of experience in investment banking, equity research, private equity and/or management consulting. Willing to also consider backgrounds in investigative journalism
  • Bachelor degree from a top-tier university
  • Fluency in English, Mandarin (or Japanese/Korean) preferable
  • Basic Python coding skills or an interest to learn would be an advantage

Please send your resume to ash@ascendercapital.com