PhD Quant Analyst, Real Estate Investment Management, London

London
Ref: QIA-2804
£££ Excellent + Substantial Bonuses
World-leading Commercial Real Estate PE Investment Manager
PE, Credit Default modeling, FX, Interest Rates, Swaps

This world-leading Real Estate PE Investment Manager is seeking a Quantitative Analyst to join their team of financial analyst tasked with maintaining and expanding its diverse real estate investment platform. You would play a critical role in every financial aspect of the European real estate investment activity, focusing on industrial real estate across the UK, Germany, Poland.  This is a challenging opportunity to apply your strong math modelling skills at the very frontier of quant analysis of Industrial Real Estate portfolios.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop financial models to evaluate, monitor and project investment performance.
  • Facilitate the investment decision-making process and assist with ad hoc statistical analysis (e.g., regressions, attribution analysis, etc.)
  • Evaluate financial statements to quantify the probability of default and credit hedging opportunities
  • Evaluate FX and interest rate hedging (caps, swaps etc) opportunities
  • Prepare internal and external investment memoranda and other presentation materials
  • Communicate with senior management about existing and potential investment opportunities
  • Assist developing new infrastructure, methodologies, data models & libraries.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

  • 1-5 years’ experience post-doc in quantitative finance or quant research
  • Advanced degree (PhD preferred) in scientific discipline (e.g., mathematics, statistics, physics, Engineering, etc.)
  • Good programming skills in Python, Excel, VBA, SQL and an OO language such as C++ or C#
  • Develop math models, statistical & probability analysis, FX and interest rate hedging type issues
  • Previous Data Science, ML experience useful / essential
  • Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Sincere interest in Commercial Real Estate