Strategy Analyst

London, South East England

Job Purpose

Sources new fund investment ideas in the Equity L/S segment. Perform due diligence on the funds which have been pre-approved for potential investment. Subsequent monitoring of these investments reappraising investment thesis

Key Accountabilities

  • Sourcing new investment ideas for Equity Long/ Short strategy
  • Due diligence analysis on these funds
  • General research on the industry and the underlying managers to help make investment decisions
  • Building relationships with industry participants (e.g. prime brokers, fund managers)
  • Monitoring of current and new investments
  • Full report writing in terms of due diligence documents and monitoring reports as well as other projects
  • Able to compare pro’s and cons of fund investment idea against multiple fund investments within the same category


University graduate – CFA desirable


Relevant experience in Equity Long Short Strategy or Equity research/ sales

Solid, demonstrable experience within a hedge fund, FoHF or Asset manager in the field of Long/ Short Strategies, Equity trading or Stock Picking

Derivatives experience also highly valued

Knowledge and Skills

Strong analytical skills with a deep understanding of financial statement analysis and accounting concepts

Proficiency with figures and the ability to maintain accuracy and be detail orientated while complying with deadlines

Solid communication skills, verbal and written


Passion to invest and sell investment ideas to investment committee