Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Quantitative Analyst - Chicago

Title:  Quantitative Analyst (4-38-711)
Location:  Chicago
Compensation:  Commensurate with experience

Our client is a large independent institutional investment advisor, managing various domestic/global equity strategies as well as alternative investment strategies. They seek a Quantitative Analyst with 5-7 years of risk-related investment management experience, preferably with exposure to Emerging Markets.

Monitor/manage investment risk exposure related to individual securities/group of securities, on a day-to-day/long-term basis
Recommend actions that will reduce risk/shift portfolio characteristics, including developing hedging strategies for Emerging Markets
Develop/maintain quantitative models used to determine asset allocation/define sector weightings and allocations/enhance investment returns
Frequently interact with Research Analysts/PMs

Minimum of 5-7 years of risk-related investment management experience (knowledge of Emerging Markets is considered a plus)
Outstanding technological knowledge including advanced Excel/Access/ SQL
Advanced degree in Physics/Applied Mathematics/Statistics/quantitative discipline
CFA and/or MBA preferred
Ability to successfully communicate with people inside/outside the organization
Successful candidate should be entrepreneurially-minded, intellectually curious, with desire to expand beyond area of expertise

If  interested in this opening, email your resume as an MS Word attachment to:
Kristin Pries
BCI - Financial Services Recruiting

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