Quantitative Associate (Associate / Senior Associate)

Bank of Singapore
Singapore, Singapore
22 Jan 2022
31 Jan 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At Bank of Singapore, we are constantly on the lookout for exceptional individuals to join our team. We promote a culture of openness, teamwork and fairness. Most importantly, we invest in our people through our programmes that develop them on both professional and personal levels. Besides attractive remuneration packages, we offer non-financial benefits and opportunities to develop your potential within OCBC Group's global network of subsidiaries and offices. If you have passion, drive and the will to succeed, rise to the challenge today!

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  • Quantitative Associate based in Singapore who will report to the Head of Investment Strategy, and provide quantitative research inputs to the Investment Strategy team in its research efforts and formulation of overall investment strategy across all major asset classes
  • Performs quantitative and qualitative studies and analyses of macroeconomic and financial data that form key inputs for the Investment Strategy team in developing the Bank's asset allocation strategy
  • Key duties include writing research reports, thought leadership pieces, coordinating with members of CIO office
Main Duties:
  • Contributes to the analysis and maintenance of the bank's Tactical Asset Allocation portfolios that express the Bank's asset allocation strategy, including rebalancing, performance tracking and risk monitoring of the portfolios using various industry-standard metrics such as ex-ante tracking error and Value-at-Risk.
  • Contributes to maintaining, updating and enhancing the team's Fundamentals, Valuations and Technical (FVT) framework, which incorporates analysis of broad economic fundamentals and risks that affect the major asset classes, valuations of the respective asset classes, regional markets and sectors, and the analysis of technical factors including investor positioning, fund flows and index changes used for generating key insights that inform the Bank's asset allocation strategy and the monthly discussions of the Bank's Investment Committee.
  • Performs deep-dive analytics of aggregate index-level data that form critical inputs for both the Investment Strategy and Equity Research teams in developing forecasts for major global equity indices.
  • Undertakes studies and analyses of country, sector and industry-specific earnings and other data to inform the Investment Strategy and Equity Research teams' recommendations on regional, country and sector tilts within equities.
  • Regular extraction, collation and analysis of key non-financial data such as infectious disease transmission data, mobility data and political data to support the research efforts of the Investment Strategy and Equity Research teams in assessing latest developments that may materially affect the teams' investment views.
  • Provides quantitative and technical contributions to key publications for clients as well as internal use

  • Degree in Finance or Economics. CFA, CAIA preferred.
  • Familiarity with financial software such as Bloomberg
  • Proficiency in languages will be advantageous
  • Ability to perform in a high-impact performance driven environment and deliver results.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and presentation skills.
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