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Analyst (Islamic Finance)
Full time at B2Broker in Dubai, UAE

Analyst (Islamic Finance) Full time at B2Broker in Dubai, UAE

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Posted on February 26, 2021

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B2Broker are currently managing a search for an Investment Analyst who will be focused towards different markets of the MENA region.

The Role

Investment Analyst works closely with Portfolio Managers to generate, research and implement investment ideas. The Investment Analyst will conduct comprehensive analysis on an assigned portfolio (including Islamic financial products)


Job duties:

  • Generate investment ideas based on fundamental research and deep knowledge of MENA Region trends. Work closely with a Portfolio Manager to discuss pitch ideas regularly, and monitor current positions, news-flow, sentiment thoughts, sector observations, macro trends, etc.
  • Conducting research on companies, listed in Saudi-Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Oman and other countries of MENA Region.
  • Develop portfolio allocation strategies (shares and Islamic financial instruments, such as Sukuks,Mudarabahs, Tahawwuts etc.) for the Company.
  • Performs day-to-day market analysis, presentations, and investor outreach.
  • Analyze company’s performance to determine the drivers of risk and return, alpha composition and the robustness of the strategy in various market environments.
  • Reviews and interprets governmental monetary and fiscal policies, economic conditions, financial market conditions and applies such knowledge in developing portfolio management recommendations for senior management.
  • Model all positions in a sub-sector portfolio by tracking relative performance, sizing around upcoming events, price target upside/downside, etc.
  • Building own financial models and verification of them: testing, documentation and conveying results.
  • Proposing/testing the models/approaches for pricing bespoke and exotic trades. Regular calculation of model adjustments.
  • Regular calculation of portfolio risks (VaR, Monte-Carlo, СVaR, Markov chain, Garch Models etc.).
  • Calculation of risk-flows for financial products over the MENA Region.
  • Providing consultation for the Management Team on Islamic Financial products (composition, requirements, regulation).


Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Islamic Finance, Economy or Mathematic and/or certification (CFA or progress toward CFA) is preferred
  • Excellent Knowledge of the Arabian language and Islamic Finance
  • Minimum of 3 years conducting multi-manager research or sell-side/buy-side experience as a research analyst in asset management for MENA Region
  • Deep working knowledge of investment strategies and Islamic Financial Markets
  • Solid capabilities in Excel and financial information systems
  • Experience in portfolio analytics/attribution through THR or Bloomberg
  • Strong quantitative, analytical and problem solving skills. Detail oriented and ability to synthesis data and make deductive decisions
  • Excellent english communication skills - written, verbal and presentation skills for internal/external audiences as well as strong listening and questioning skills


Conditions:

  • Сompetitive compensation
  • Comfortable office
  • Great opportunities with fast-growing financial and technologies group
  • Performance bonus


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