Barclays Global Investors (BGI) is America's largest money manager,
providing structured investment strategies such as indexing, risk-controlled
active products, and exchange traded funds to investors worldwide. For 35
years, BGI has been at the forefront of developing innovative investment ideas,
applying science and technology to the investment process. Headquartered in San
Francisco and named one of the SF Business Times' ''Best Places to Work in the
Bay Area 2007, '' the Barclays PLC subsidiary employs over 3,500 people
globally and manages $2 trillion in assets.
The following groups are hiring Researchers and Portfolio Managers:
·Global Market Strategies
·Global Index Markets Group
·Strategic Solutions Group
·International Active Equity
The investment teams are a mix of researchers and portfolio managers
sharing their passion for empirical finance. Their numbers include former
academics and PhDs in finance, economics, and other quantitative disciplines.
This provides a vibrant environment for productive research and a collegiate
atmosphere suitable for cross fertilization of ideas between individuals and
across groups within the firm. The role requires staying in touch with state of
the art developments in financial research by attending various academic and
·Combine fundamental analysis skills
and investment insight with disciplined quantitative modeling skills to support
the continuing development of the strategies.
·Contribute investment ideas –
drivers of asset returns, optimal portfolio construction, efficient acquisition
of market exposure.
·Daily fund management
responsibilities, including: portfolio re-balancing, submitting trade lists,
performance attribution, regular performance commentaries, and daily monitoring
of portfolio positions.
·Regular evaluation of portfolio
construction design including backtesting as well as transaction cost and risk
·Regular evaluation of signal and
model performance as well as portfolio management decision performance.
·Ph.D. in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or a quantitative discipline strongly preferred.
·Strong quantitative finance background,
including familiarity with modeling techniques, portfolio construction
methodology as well as forecasting and statistical analysis methodology.
·Experience and demonstrated skill in
fundamental analysis and financial statement analysis.
·Basic programming skills (i.e. Java
or C++) as well as familiarity with statistical analysis software (i.e. SAS,
Matlab, Splus) in order to handle the analysis of large data sets.
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