Performance Analyst Intern (COR210604-3) - 2018 Logo

Closing Date 2021/09/05

Reference Number COR210604-3

Job Title Performance Analyst Intern

Job Type Classification Intern

Location - Country South Africa

Location - Province Western Cape

Location - Town / City Cape Town

Job Description

An exciting opportunity for a quantitative graduate to join a leading asset manager. Coronation, in Claremont, Cape town is looking for a Performance Analyst intern to support the Investment Risk and Performance team in providing the business with accurate performance and risk, and attribution calculations.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Full involvement in the performance cycle

• Responsible for daily and monthly performance procedure

• Ad hoc performance queries

• Ex-post performance and risk analysis

• Compiling and evaluating performance data for business pitches

• Responsible for the performance data sign off process

• Maintenance of performance databases

• Maintenance of performance systems

Ideal Qualifications

• Financial mathematics or statistical orientation

• BBusSci/ BComm (Actuarial, Quantitative Management)

• BSc (Maths, Statistics)

Ideal Experience

• Understanding of operational work-flow, performance and attribution methodologies and portfolio risk statistics.

• An excellent understanding of investment strategies, financial instruments, and markets.

• Understanding of detailed investment data sets and fund accounting data

Most Important Attribute

• Responsible

• Diligent

• Strong communication skills

• Team player

• Willingness to learn

• STRONG attention to detail

• Pride in accuracy

• Ability to multitask and prioritise

• Deadline orientation

Systems Knowledge

• Good systems knowledge and skills required

• Excel essential

• Statpro (Performance & Attribution, Interactive) an advantage

• Morningstar Direct, INet an advantage

• SQL knowledge an advantage