Research Analyst

Title: Research Analyst

  • Employer: Menta Capital LLC
  • Salary: Commensurate
  • 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 quantitative investment strategies for the global equity markets.
     Conduct research on the implementation of investment strategies such as trading cost models, portfolio construction etc.
     Identify relevant sources of data to support the research effort.
     Collaborate with Portfolio Managers to monitor and enhance existing investment strategies
    The ideal candidate will possess:
     Advanced degree in finance, accounting, economics or a related discipline.
     Proven research experience (3+ years) in the areas of bottom-up stock selection research or top-down macroeconomic research.
     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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