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Quantitative Reporting Associate at Kabouter Management

Location: Chicago

Job Type: Full-Time

Description:

The Quantitative Reporting Associate is responsible for supporting the firm’s equity research, portfolio management, and client reporting functions through development, validation and maintenance of risk models, internal databases, performance reporting and attribution analysis, stock screening and factor testing. This role will also work on ad hoc quantitative projects, risk studies and various other enhancement initiatives related to internal models and processes.

Responsibilities
• Performance reporting and attribution analysis; calculate portfolio and benchmark metrics and risk including, asset allocation, stock selection, alpha/beta and historical turnover
• Augment, validate and maintain internal databases, spreadsheets and models
• Perform factor testing and attribution analysis; ensure accurate reporting
• Ensure data integrity utilizing quantitative and programming skills
• Perform client reporting and other operational functions, as necessary
• Perform ad hoc market and portfolio analysis and respond to monthly/quarterly client reporting requests, including RFP’s

Qualifications
• BA or BS degree required; preferably in Accountancy, or a related field of study such as Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or Economics
• Fluency in English required
• Previous experience in the investment management industry; Minimum 1 year, preferably in a quantitative research, portfolio risk, or performance attribution capacity
• Excellent analytical, mathematical and critical thinking skills
Exceptional written, oral and interpersonal communication skills; strong ability to form complex mathematical arguments, articulate methodology and succinctly convey results
• Ability to both work well independently and collaborate as part of a team
• Superior organization, time management and prioritization skills
• Strong understanding of statistics, econometrics and financial risk management
• Experience working with vast data sets
• Solid programming skills in Python, SAS, R or another language; previous experience using skillset in a quantitative financial environment strongly preferred
• Basic knowledge of relational databases and SQL
• Proficient use of Microsoft Office 365 tools

Company Website: https://kaboutermgmt.com/

Job Posted by: David Matsumura

How To Apply:

Please send an email with resume to david.matsumura@kabouterfund.com