Global Consumer Analyst - Hedge Fund

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Robert Walters Hong Kong
  • 13 nov. 17 2017-11-13

Our client is a top tier multi-strategy fund with a fundamental long/short equity team. The mandate is global with a strong focus on US and EU markets. The ideal candidate will have 5-8 years of Global Consumer & Retail investment experience, with at least 3-4 years of those years on the buy side. They must be idea generators and fluent/native in English. The role is based in HK.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting the Portfolio Manager in assessing opportunities for publicly listed companies within the global Consumer and Retail sector based on rigorous fundamental research, designing trading strategies, and monitoring positions in the Portfolio
  • Focus on proprietary in-depth bottom-up fundamental research, with extensive interaction with company management teams, sell-side analysts, and other related industrial professionals
  • Build up financial models of the targeted companies; Clearly present investment ideas, ground work materials and conclusions to CIO and whole investment team during internal discussions or meetings
  • Create historical and projected financial models, analysing key financial and operational metrics
  • Generate in-depth research reports based on specific earnings forecasts, providing key supports to CIO's final investment decisions
  • Identify a company's worth and how that fits in with the sell-side earnings revision cycle

Key requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will have 5-8 years of investment experience, with at least 3 years on the buy side within an asset management, private equity or long/short platform covering global Consumer & Retail sectors
  • Fluent in English
  • Fundamental analysis - we take a deep dives into companies and take big stakes, so the ideal candidate should have a sound fundamental analytic background (i.e. not a trading background)
  • Undergraduate degree in a numerate discipline
  • CFA qualified or part-qualified strongly preferred
  • Highly independent thinker, sound judgement and analytical skills, strong interpersonal skills and information collection capability