Japanese Investment Analyst

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Robert Walters Hong Kong
  • 12 Feb 19

A top tier Hedge Fund is looking for a Japanese Investment Analyst. This position is based in Hong Kong and will involve covering Japan as a sector generalist. The ideal candidate will be passionate about fundamental investment and will be looking to learn from experienced professionals in this area.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting team members in assessing opportunities for publicly listed Japanese equity portfolios based on rigorous fundamental research and monitoring positions in the Portfolio
  • Focus on in-depth, bottom-up, fundamental research, with extensive interaction with company management teams, sell-side analysts, and other related industrial professionals
  • Build up preliminary financial models of the targeted companies; Clearly present ground work materials and conclusions to CIO and whole investment team during internal discussions or meetings.
  • Create historical and projected financial models, analysing key financial and operational metrics
  • Generate in-depth research reports based on specific earnings forecasts, providing key supports to CIO's final investment decisions

Key requirements:

  • 1-4 years of finance / investment work experience
  • Fluent in Japanese & English
  • Undergraduate degree in a numerate discipline
  • CFA qualified or part-qualified preferred
  • Highly independent thinker, sound judgement and analytical skills, strong interpersonal skills and information collection capability

About the organisation:

This company is a top tier Hedge Fund focused on partnering with companies that have superior business models, favourable growth prospects and the potential to be part of long-term positive structural dynamics of Asian countries and economies. The company currently manages over US$4.5bn in AUM and has a strong performance track record.