Join our client, a prominent global Investment firm specialising in Fund of Funds, with its headquarters in Cape Town. They are currently seeking a dynamic Investment Analyst to join their expanding Investments division. Reporting directly to the Chief Investment Officer, we are in search of a candidate with exceptional potential and qualifications, showcasing a genuine passion for developing a career in the investment domain.
The ideal candidate will possess a strong technical or Quant Finance-based degree, or a background in Computer Science finance would be highly advantageous. This role, rich in quantitative aspects.
As a vital member of an Investment Team comprising approximately 5 individuals, you will gain extensive exposure to Manager Research, Quantitative and Qualitative analysis, and various asset classes and fund types. You will play a central role in providing data-driven recommendations for the company's investments, witnessing the tangible impact of your work in a professionally fulfilling environment.
Any of the following:
Degree + Honours
Degree + Honours + Masters in a relevant subject
Actuarial, Maths, Stats, CompSci, Engineering, Finance, Investments, etc.
CA (SA), studying towards CFA, or any level of CFA already passed advantageous, but not a requirement
Existing understanding of the Investment Lifecycle and financial markets, including regulatory compliance monitoring
Advanced Excel, BI tools, SQL, Python, Java, C#, R, Data Analysis (large data sets), Fund performance attribution analysis, Fund performance calculations, Market data sourcing (Refinitiv, Bloomberg, Morningstar, FE Analytics)
Conduct Manager Research on local and offshore funds
Contribute as a central team player in the Research Division
Conduct Quantitative Analysis & Analytics
Drive process improvements across the Investment function
Perform financial modelling
Prepare and present investment reports internally and to external clients
Key Personal Skills:
Strong moral and ethical values
Ability to engage in open and honest discussions
Committed and dedicated
High-quality work output
Interests and passions outside of work enriching personal opinions and recommendations
Engaging and persuasive personality
If you are eager to advance your career in Investments within this well-established Boutique firm, contact us to explore a role offering broad exposure to the entire Investment lifecycle, and collaboration within a highly collegial team. This is an office-based position, with no work-from-home option.
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