Junior Portfolio Manager

Recruiter
Picard Angst Gruppe
Location
Pfäffikon, Switzerland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Dec 2021
Closes
07 Jan 2022
Ref
12934783
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Job Description
  • Management of quantitative equity and commodity strategies as well as multi‐asset class portfolios for institutional clients as well as Picard Angst sponsored investment funds
  • Implementation of investment decisions and assisting portfolio managers in developing investment strategies
  • Production of marketing material and performance analysis
  • Contribution to market research reports and compilation of resources
  • Support in the conception and project development of bespoke fund solutions

What we expect

For this challenging position, we are looking for individuals who thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, who are self‐starters and possess strong social and organizational skills. Successful candidates will fit the following profile:
  • Strong quantitative analysis skills (will be tested)
  • Excellent knowledge of financial market and portfolio theory acquired in the course of university studies concluding in a master's level degree
  • CFA or equivalent certification a plus
  • Some prior portfolio management experience, working knowledge of commodities, equities and fixed income
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office products, in particular MS Excel
  • Programming skills (especially in VBA, R, Matlab or Python). A working knowledge of relational databases and SQL is advantageous
  • Knowledge of financial information systems (especially Bloomberg Professional)
  • Independent team player with a strong analytical bent
  • Excellent English and German skills (French a definite plus)

What we offer
  • Opportunities for advancement in a dynamic and growing investment boutique
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision‐making processes
  • High degree of self‐responsibility
  • Attractive and performance‐oriented compensation and fringe benefits
  • A modern and progressive work environment

The division is currently expanding in growth areas, namely the development of systematic equity selection using machine learning methods and customized mandates that integrate ESG data into investment strategies. The successful candidate will gain exposure in both our core expertise area as well as the specified growth areas.

Contract type: open‐ended, Position: full‐time, Starting date: immediate availability or by arrangement Location: Pfäffikon SZ (in the office)

Please submit your complete documentation including a cover letter via the apply button with the position title in the subject. Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered. All admissions will be treated confidentially.
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