• Global Investment Research, Macro Research, AEJ Portfolio Strategy, Analyst - Hong Kong

    Location(s) HK-Hong Kong
    Job ID
    2019-54834
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst
    Function(s)
    Investment Research
    Region
    Asia Except Japan
    Division
    Global Investment Research
    Business Unit
    Global Macro Research
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    OUR IMPACT

    From macroeconomic forecasts to individual stock analysis, our team develops tools and insights to help shape investment strategies for clients and the firm. Our analysts work on client-focused research in the equity, fixed-income, currency, and commodities markets, mining big data that enters markets around the world each day to identify game-changing insights. You’ll be part of a team that is intellectually curious, creative, analytical, and passionate about performing market research.

     

    YOUR IMPACT

    Are you passionate about research and generating investment ideas?  We’re looking for a professional to join our AEJ Portfolio Strategy team in Hong Kong, who is interested in working with our writing analysts to develop valuable insights and investment ideas for our clients.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    The Portfolio Strategy group analyzes the direction of equity markets, the impact of economic influences on industries and evaluates the attractiveness of investment in various sectors. The group advises institutional investors on strategies for profit maximization and risk management for equity portfolios.

     

    Working closely with the AEJ Chief Portfolio Strategist and other members of the team, the Analyst will assist in:

    • Analyzing and interpreting large amounts of data related to stock market, economic and political events
    • Presenting data and conclusions in a clean and efficient manner
    • Collaborating with macro and single-stock groups within research
    • Communicating with the Equities sales force/traders and external clients

     

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR


    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree required (Masters or PhD also welcome), preferably majors in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) or Economics or Finance or Accounting
    • 1-2 years of experience analyzing, creating and marketing investment ideas
    • Understanding of statistical analysis, experience with packages such as R, MATLAB, SAS, Stata, etc. preferred
    • Good understanding of Equity markets is preferable
    • Proficiency in the use of external databases including Bloomberg, Reuters, CEIC, DataStream, FactSet, Haver is a plus
    • Excellent command of English is a must; high level of proficiency in Mandarin is a plus

     

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Inquisitive, enthusiastic researcher/model builder
    • Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills and ability to interact with global stakeholders
    • Flexible and work well under pressure
    • Good organizational/multi-tasking skills and focus on meeting deadlines
    • Ability to work in a team-based environment, and adapt to a dynamic and changing organization
    • Ability to coordinate and interact effectively with the team

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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