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Experienced Equity Analyst
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Wrigleyville, Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Research
Requirements
  • A bachelor's degree (CFA preferred, but not required)
  • 5+ years of work experience in fundamental equity research (preferably in the equity options space or hedge fund)
  • A solid understanding of fundamental research and factors that impact company valuation
  • Strong analytical, quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with various corporate actions a plus
  • Computer programming skills (preferred, but not required)
  • The ability to communicate clearly, think independently and work collaboratively
  • The willingness to learn new techniques/skills and teach others
Responsibilities
  • Identify event-driven trade opportunities and work with traders to capture these opportunities, focusing on maximizing your impact on overall desk PnL
  • Perform scenario analysis for relevant upcoming events and analyze time sensitive headlines for companies within your coverage sector(s) and predict their influence on volatility and/or stock price
  • Assist in the growth of our fundamental research team through various avenues (i.e. creating processes to monetize fundamental-driven trading ideas)
Optiver US

201-500 employees

Trading firm that provides market-based services
Company Overview
Optiver's mission is to improve the market unites us. The firm operates as a market maker on many exchanges and asset classes.
Benefits
  • Transparent bonus structure
  • Top tier benefits
  • Generous vacation time
  • Health and wellness programs
Company Core Values
  • Senior staff’s commitment to mentorship and guidance as you progress in your career
  • Ethos of internal collaboration and external competition—when the firm does well, we all do well
  • Organization-wide commitment to excellence and non-stop improvement
  • Facilitation of global transfer opportunities between offices