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Research Analyst

Research Analyst – London – £65k-£90k

Peracto’s Client, a powerhouse software vendor, is looking for an exceptional Research Analyst to join their high quality team.

As part of an established team of researchers the successful candidate will work closely with the Product Management team while providing analysis to the business and its clients. Responsibilities will also include designing, prototyping, implementing and testing various risk analytic models for bonds. You will get the opportunity to work in the role of a product owner for the purposes of fixed income risk modelling. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the most renowned businesses in the FinTech industry for what will be an excellent step in your career.

Knowledge and Skills:

• MSc/PHD in Mathematical Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Physics or other scientific discipline.
• At least 4 years of employment post-graduation.
• Working experience within fixed income analytics with a specific focus on risk measures.
• Experience within investment management, central banking, or with an established software vendor within the finance space.
• Some knowledge of MatLab or a scripting language such as Pear, Python or VBA would be an advantage.

The Ideal Candidate:

• A strong knowledge of mathematical methods applied to finance, such as:
o Fixed income pricing and risk management
o Factor Modelling
• Team player who is also capable of working independently.
• Ability to communicate effectively with others both inside and outside the company.
• Excellent proficiency with Windows office applications.

If this post matches your skillset, experience and career aspirations for your next move please apply for more information and a confidential chat.

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