Fundamental L/S Analyst - Japanese Equities

Location Hong Kong
Discipline: Hedge Funds & Proprietary Trading
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: James Findlay

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Job ref: 1666
Published: 9 months ago

Fundamental L/S Analyst - Japanese Equities

We are thrilled to represent a prestigious Asian hedge fund managing over $1 billion in assets, as they seek a dynamic and highly skilled Long-Short Fundamental Equities Analyst to enhance their investment prowess.

Company Overview: Our client is a dominant player in the global financial landscape, renowned for their astute investment strategies and consistent performance. With an impressive track record of generating substantial returns, they are committed to delivering excellence for their investors and stakeholders.

Location: Hong Kong OR Tokyo

Responsibilities: As a Long-Short Fundamental Equities Analyst, you will collaborate with a world-class team of professionals to identify, evaluate, and execute investment opportunities across the equity markets. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting thorough research and analysis to identify long and short investment opportunities in a diverse range of industries and regions.
  • Developing in-depth financial models and valuations to assess potential investment targets.
  • Evaluating macroeconomic trends, industry dynamics, and company-specific factors to make informed investment recommendations.
  • Collaborating with portfolio managers and fellow analysts to formulate investment theses and strategies.
  • Presenting your analysis and recommendations to internal stakeholders, contributing to the decision-making process.
  • Monitoring and tracking the performance of investments and adjusting strategies as needed.

Qualifications: To succeed in this role, you should possess the following qualifications:

  • A strong background in finance, economics, or a related field. An advanced degree (MBA, CFA, or equivalent) is preferred.
  • Fluent Japanese speaking
  • Proven experience as a fundamental equities analyst, ideally within a hedge fund, asset management firm, or investment bank.
  • Exceptional analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to conduct in-depth research and financial modeling.
  • A deep understanding of global financial markets, macroeconomic trends, and industry dynamics.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, enabling you to convey complex ideas and insights effectively.
  • A track record of successful investment recommendations and generating alpha in both long and short positions.