Front Office Quant Fixed Income Business Analyst, Hedge Fund, London

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Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Dependent on experience
Posted
29 Apr 2022
Closes
28 May 2022
Ref
14695615
Job Function
Hedge Funds
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
This business analyst role is with a leading hedge fund who are investing heavily in their quant and technology stack as part of their wider growth plan. The role will involve being focused on identifying areas of opportunity and then look bring those ideas to fruition by working with the quant team. This will include being responsible for the full lifecycle of project management tasks involving requirement gathering, analysis, testing and delivery.

The fund is investing heavily into their quant and technology stack as they look to find additive and divergent alpha streams. This means there are plenty of exciting projects to work on immediately and the role has great visibility throughout the business. As a result, the successful candidate will be capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously and working in a dynamic environment. The candidate should have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, capable of adapting their style to work with a range of teams, from technology and quant through to experienced discretionary portfolio managers.

They are looking for candidates who are currently working as a Business Analyst for a investment bank, asset manager or hedge fund. Candidates coming from a quant analyst or quant developer background will also be considered if they have the required project management skills. This experience should be allied with experience with booking trades and the valuations of fixed income and fixed income derivative products. Due to the sophisticated nature of the fund, those with a strong technical, academic background will be well suited to this role.

Responsibilities
  • Taking responsibility for full lifecycle of projects for the quant team
  • Working on multiple projects simultaneously with a range of stakeholders
  • Working with business teams to build new solutions to deliver new functionalities
  • Resolving technical issues alongside quant and technology tea

Requirements
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Ability to understand quantitative and technological issues and identify potential solutions
  • Strong academic background from a top tier University in a technical subject (e.g. Math, Finance, Accounting, Computer Science, Economics etc)
  • Strong experience working with fixed income products
  • Ability to gather business requirements and implement solutions
  • Strong communication skills both in person and in writing

This is a unique opportunity to join a top hedge fund in a collegiate environment that has excellent chances for owning responsibilities and associated career progression.

Due to demand we are advertising this role anonymously. If you would prefer to speak to someone before submitting a CV please send a blank application to the role and someone will be in touch to discuss.

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