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Trainee Investment Analyst

Our client, a boutique hedge fund and traditional investment management firm based in Stellenbosch is looking to employ a Trainee Investment Analyst.

Primary Responsibilities
To assist the portfolio managers in:

* Ad hoc tasks to optimise the portfolio manager’s time
* Portfolio cash management
* Trade cycle management and implementation including pre and post trade compliance.
* Portfolio risk measurement, monitoring and reporting
* Portfolio performance measurement, monitoring and reporting.
* Maintaining and developing credit and equity analysis models.
* Maintaining and developing interest rate and inflation models.
* Liaising with outsourced administration providers.
* Compilation of accounting and audit information.

Candidates are expected to have:

* An unquenchable questioning nature.
* A highly analytical mind
* Excellent numeracy skills
* A resilient disposition
* A can-do attitude

Candidates are:

* Client focused
* Performance  driven
* Independent thinking
* Absolutely accountable
* Committed to a long term career

Academic Requirements:

* An Honours/ Masters degree in a relevant investment field.
* Experience in data modelling using Python and SQL a definite advantage.