2-Year Analyst Program – Analytics at Barings

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Employer: Barings

Expires: 05/31/2020

Job DescriptionThe Investments division of Barings is seeking a two-year analyst for the Analytics team. The team combines mathematical model development with market research to forecast investment performance, construct portfolios, and design customized product solutions and services that are tailored to our clients’ individual needs. The Analytics team also oversees the quality of models to support the investment process. In addition, the team helps build and maintain Barings’ financial data inventory and data management system. The goal of the 2-Year Analyst Program is to train junior professionals such that they are able to provide leverage to senior professionals while utilizing them in a manner such that high performers will want to remain with the firm in roles of increased responsibility.Primary Responsibilities Promote a data-driven decision-making cultureFinancial and operational model analysis across the firm and cross-functional teamsMarket research and data collectionQuantitative model developmentStatistical methodology researchProgrammingQualifications Graduation date of May 2020Passion for the markets and quantitative analyticsSTEM or quantitative finance/economics backgroundProficient in Microsoft Office Suite; advanced Excel skillsWorking knowledge and skill set of computer programming language(s), preferably: VBA, Python, R, SQL, MATLABAbility to manage large data setsBasic knowledge of financial statementsStatistical analysisKnowledge about financial modelingStrong communication abilities to convey complex and quantitative concepts across teamsExpectations of an analyst:Strong communication skillsHighly motivated self-starter with exceptional work ethicAttention to detailEffective time managementResponsivenessIntellectual curiosity and desire to learnReliabilityProfessionalismTeam-oriented