Quantitative Research Analyst

CFRA’s quantitative research analysts provide quantitatively-derived insights to CFRA’s customer base through the use of a variety of publicly available information sources.  The Quantitative Research Analyst will work across CFRA’s various businesses to support key business objectives.  A portion of the Analyst’s efforts will be spent supporting existing quantitative products and the balance of time will be spent developing new tools for CFRA’s internal and external stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in CFRA’s effort to innovate in the Quantitative Research area including. but not limited to, documentation and building data pipeline processes, model building and performance reporting ensuring the highest production quality and reproducible quantitative research
  • Proactively monitor trends in reports and communicate insights to a variety of stakeholders
  • Design and regularly distribute dashboards and visualizations featuring critical KPI’s that support business initiatives and internal research efforts

Requirements:

  • The ability to communicate complex information effectively in writing and in person
  • Excellent Word, Excel, SQL skills
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn Python
  • Aspirations to perform quantitative investment research
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail and extreme curiosity of data
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and desire to help build and grow CFRA’s core businesses
Quantitative Research Analyst