Associate/ Vice President, Quantitative Analyst - ESG Strategy Team, APAC, Global Research

Bank of America

Hong Kong

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Full Time

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About the Role

The candidate will work with the Asia Pac ESG research team developing investment strategies and trends to be published in research reports.
Help in the implementation of new research ideas using backtesting and time-series analysis.
Identify quantifiable ESG metrics to assist with alpha generating ideas.
Proactively automate processes and find programming solutions to assist with research workflow
Responsible for conducting quantitative analysis of ESG Data.

Requirements

  • The successful candidate must be highly analytical, numerate and detailed minded

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance or similar analytical field.

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in a similar role

  • Experience coding in Python, VBA, SQL, and Microsoft Office

  • Experience working with third-party data vendors (FactSet, Bloomberg, Thomson-Reuters/Refinitiv) would be an advantage

  • Experience working with large and unconventional data sets and in back testing investment strategies

  • Has an interest in finding solutions to analytical problems using out-of-the-box methods, with a passion for automation

  • Proven ability and willingness to work as a member of a team

  • The position in located in Sydney or Hong Kong