Quantitative Analyst

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Scientific Beta
  • 05 Dec 17 2017-12-05

As part of its policy of transferring know-how to the industry, EDHEC-Risk Institute has set up ERI Scientific Beta. ERI Scientific Beta is an original initiative which aims to favour the adoption of the latest advances in smart beta design and implementation by the whole investment industry. Its academic origin provides the foundation for its strategy: offer, in the best economic conditions possible, the smart beta solutions that are most proven scientifically with full transparency of both the methods and the associated risks.

As of June 30, 2017, the Scientific Beta indices corresponded to USD 16.46bn in assets under replication. With offices in Boston, London, Nice, Singapore and Tokyo, ERI Scientific Beta has a dedicated team of 45 people who cover client support, development, production and promotion of its index offering.

As part of its international development programme and in order to strengthen its index development activity, the EDHEC group, one of Europe’s leading research and teaching institutions, is recruiting a Quantitative Analyst for ERI Scientific Beta.

Quantitative Analyst — one vacancy in Nice, France and one vacancy in London, UK - Full-time position

The successful candidate will be a quantitative analyst with significant skills in quantitative equity portfolio construction and equity factor investing implementation. The position requires a Master’s degree in Finance or Financial Engineering from a leading institution and experience in constructing quantitative equity portfolios within an equity index provider, investment bank, or asset management firm. The candidate will support the Client Services team in analysing and coordinating clients’ requests (index simulation, index performance analysis, client reports). Experience in drafting and publishing equity analysis reports for a broad audience in English is a must. The candidate also needs to have a sound command of Matlab for financial computations, in particular in the area of portfolio construction and performance analysis.

Flexibility, responsiveness and team spirit are essential. Written and spoken English is essential, as well as basic spoken French. An EU work permit is mandatory. 

Your salary will be determined according to the EDHEC pay scale, based on your qualifications and prior experience.

For more information about ERI Scientific Beta, please visit www.scientificbeta.com or https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRL91F-LvhLPc9M9OD7LQgA