Quantitative Equity Analyst (Research) — one vacancy in NICE - Full-time position

  • Competitive
  • Nice, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Scientific Beta
  • 22 Oct 18

As part of its policy of transferring know-how to the industry, EDHEC-Risk Institute has set up ERI Scientific Beta. ERI Scientific Beta is an original initiative which aims to favour the adoption of the latest advances in smart beta design and implementation by the whole investment industry. Its academic origin provides the foundation for its strategy: offer, in the best economic conditions possible, the smart beta solutions that are most proven scientifically with full transparency of both the methods and the associated risks.

As of December 31st, 2017, the Scientific Beta indices corresponded to USD 25bn in assets under replication. With offices in Boston, London, Nice, Singapore and Tokyo, ERI Scientific Beta has a dedicated team of 45 people who cover client support, development, production and promotion of its index offering.

As part of its international development programme and in order to strengthen its index development activity, the EDHEC group, one of Europe’s leading research and teaching institutions, is recruiting a Quantitative Equity Analyst for ERI Scientific Beta in Nice, France.

The successful candidate will be a quantitative equity analyst with significant skills in the construction of quantitative equity portfolios, the implementation of equity factor investing, and the publication of research reports. The position requires a Master’s degree in Finance or Financial Engineering from a leading institution and experience in constructing quantitative equity portfolios within an equity index provider, investment bank, or asset management firm. Experience in drafting and publishing research reports for a broad audience in English is a must. The candidate also needs to have a sound command of Matlab for financial computations, in particular in the area of portfolio construction and performance analysis. Experience in working with large equity datasets (such as CRSP, Compustat) would be an advantage. The successful candidate, who will report to Scientific Beta’s director of research, will participate in Scientific Beta's research work in factor investing and will contribute to the design or validation of equity investment strategies and performance and risk analytics.

Written and spoken English is essential, and French would be a plus. An EU work permit is mandatory.

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Your salary will be determined according to the EDHEC pay scale, based on your qualifications and prior experience.

For more information about ERI Scientific Beta, please visit www.scientificbeta.com or https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRL91F-LvhLPc9M9OD7LQgA