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VP Global Stock Selection Researcher

ExecuNet Greenwich Full-Time
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About The Team

The Global Stock Selection (GSS) group is responsible for the portfolio management and research of Company's strategies relating to individual equities and equity related securities across all global liquid markets. GSS models are applied to market-neutral long/short portfolios in Company hedge funds as well as to long-only, relaxed-constraint and low volatility portfolios for institutional equity mandates and mutual funds.

Your Role

Company Capital Management is seeking a talented Vice President level Researcher to join our team focusing on our proprietary strategies related to global stock selection and asset allocation. Candidates should be motivated and enthusiastic about implementing new ideas and are expected to be hands-on and self-sufficient in conducting all aspects of research projects. The role will involve collaboration with other researchers, portfolio managers, risk managers and traders to develop new and improve current investment strategies. Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform statistical and economic research using financial data to develop new, and improve current investment strategies in collaboration with existing research teams 
  • Conduct research on various aspects of the implementation of investment strategies such as trading cost models, risk models, optimization, and portfolio construction
  • Add features to proprietary research system to implement new research ideas

What You’ll Bring

  • Advanced Degree in Math, Statistics, Economics, Econometrics, Operations Research or Finance
  • 5+ years’ of related experience covering systematic equities research within in a similar financial environment
  • Experience working in a similar quantitative or technical environment
  • Experience using programming skills to manipulate large financial data sets for empirical research. Strong skills in one or more high-level languages required, with Python or Java preferred.
  • Strong quantitative skills with demonstrated understanding of mathematics, probability, statistics and linear algebra
  • Strong understanding of economic and financial concepts and demonstrated intuition around applying these concepts in a quantitative environment
  • Demonstrated ability to express and articulate ideas and thought processes in both verbal and written form
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Who You Are

  • Mature and thoughtful, with the ability to operate within a collaborative, team-oriented culture
  • Committed to intellectual integrity, with a high degree of ethics
  • Hard working and eager to learn in a highly intellectual, innovative environment
  • Well-organized, detail- oriented, with strong communication skills; able to multi-task and keep track of various deadlines

Recommended skills

Attention To Detail
Portfolio Management
Securities (Finance)
Hedge Funds
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