Senior Research Associate, US Quantitative Research at AllianceBernstein

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Employer: AllianceBernstein

Expires: 05/31/2020

We are looking for a Senior Research Associate to work with our Head of U.S. Quantitative Research and team in the New York office of Bernstein’s premier sell-side Equity Research platform. You will have a high level of responsibility on a 4-person team and be empowered to make an important contribution.As a Senior Research Associate, you will:Acquire expertise working with the Bernstein Head of U.S. Quantitative Research and teamDevelop and implement sophisticated quantitative tools including stock selection models, risk models, and portfolio analysis. In addition to contributing to our published research, the role will have responsibility for a high level of bespoke products for our institutional client base.Demonstrate thought leadership and make significant contributions to our highly differentiated written product and forward-looking financial analysisDevelop relationships with institutional clients, sales, trading as well as interact with senior leaders in the industryFor this role we require a minimum three years of relevant professional experience with a thorough understanding of financial and statistical modeling concepts. Candidates should also be familiar with financial statements and accounting. The ability to build solutions to complex analytical problems and communicate with a sophisticated institutional client base are essential. Proficiency in SAS, Matlab or R required, Python and/or Visual Basic are a plus.Our Senior Research Associates should meet the following criteria:Track records of outstanding academic performance, including honors and awards. Academic credentials typically include testAt least a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Statistics, Quantitative Finance, Financial Engineering and/or a related field. A post-graduate qualification in a related field is welcome, but not a requirementExcellent broad-based analytical skills, along with strong foundations in finance, markets, and statisticsOutstanding verbal and written communication skillsStrong quantitative backgrounds (may have credentials such as the CFA, ACA or CPA)Relentless intellectual curiosity and a drive to excel at the highest levelWe look for consummate team players who seek a highly rigorous and collegial environment for their career development. These are typically 3-5 year positions with outstanding growth potential. Historically, our associate positions have proven to be excellent platforms for successful professional careers in investing.