Research Analyst

Title: Research Analyst

  • Employer: Menta Capital LLC
  • Salary: commensurate with experience
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Job Description:

    A San Francisco based hedge fund company is looking for a quantitative research analyst to research and develop global equity investment strategies.


    Job responsibilities include:

     Research and develop quantitative investment strategies for the global equity markets with an emphasis on fundamentally-based factor research.
     High degree of expertise in the areas of bottom-up accounting based research or top-down macroeconomic research.
     Job requirements will include:
    o Identifying new investment ideas.
    o Identifying and ferreting out relevant sources of data to support the research effort.
    o Gathering and cleaning data.
    o Coding statistical analyses.
     Interpreting and presenting the results.
    The ideal candidate will possess:
     Advanced degree in finance, accounting, economics or a related discipline.
     3+ years experience in quantitative equity research
     Solid understanding of accounting, valuation, and fundamental analysis.
     Excellent quantitative skills, as evidenced by formal training in econometrics or statistics, and extensive experience in utilizing those skills for the analysis of financial data.
     Hands on research experience working with and analyzing large financial data sets using statistical tools (e.g. R/S+, MatLab, SAS etc.).
     Research experience with international data a plus.
     Effective written and oral communication skills.
     Recent PhD graduates with the relevant qualifications are encouraged to apply.


    We will offer the successful applicant a stimulating and collegial environment in a small dynamic firm, with the ability to "make a difference" to the long-term success of the company. We offer excellent benefits, and compensation based on experience.

  • Contact Details: careers@mentacapital.com

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