Analyst, Rsearch

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Acadian Asset
  • 02 Feb 18 2018-02-02

We are seeking an Analyst to join our Global Equity Research investment team. This person will work closely with other research analysts and portfolio managers. The purpose of this role is to add significant value to client portfolios, utilizing a quantitative top-down approach to equity investing.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with large unstructured data-sets;  creating techniques and programs to process and analyze them, and understand non-obvious patterns within them
  • Tackling small sample estimation problems, using tools for increasing forecast precision and robustness
  • Performing sophisticated statistical and financial analysis
  • Analyzing equity and macroeconomic data
  • Communicating research results with clear graphical and written analysis

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (with a strong academic record) in a quantitative field such as mathematics, computer science, statistics, physics, engineering, economics or similar discipline is required
  • Master’s degree or participation in CFA program would be considered favorably    
  • 2-5 years of work experience in a quantitative field preferred
  • Demonstrated interest in financial markets; experience with such markets is a plus
  • Strong experience with programming languages, databases, and tools. Knowledge of at least one of Python (preferred), C/C++, Java, Ruby or similar language is essential
  • Experience with statistical software such as Matlab, R, SAS, STATA, or any other is helpful
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills