Research Analyst (fluent Japanese And English), Camden Area

United Kingdom, England, Camden Area
Last update 2024-06-21
Expires 2024-07-21
ID #2157706722
Research Analyst (fluent Japanese And English), Camden Area
United Kingdom, England, Camden Area,
Modified May 17, 2024


Research Analyst (Fluent Japanese-speaking)
International Investment Fund
Permanent, Hybrid
Salary based on experience plus excellent company bens
2-Res An/MK

The Client:
VWA is recruiting for a highly entrepreneurial, successful and reputable investment fund; based in Mayfair, this is a firm with global reach and a strong presence. Our client is now seeking to add to the London-based Research team, to take on a highly stimulating Research Analyst opportunity.

Applicants must be fluent in English and Japanese (required) and Mandarin (ideal but not essential).

Kindly note that this opportunity is not a fast-track to an Investment Professional role.

The Research Analyst Role:
This Research Analyst position will sit under a Director and work in a small team; the role will offer much interaction internally and with contacts externally across the globe. The research-focused tasks will be broad and include:
Receiving a multitude of different research tasks in relation to market areas, politics and geographical locations.
Juggling concurrent research projects with the ability to prioritise and work to sometimes tight deadlines.
Internal communications with stakeholders across different business areas.
External communications with consultants, experts, research providers and managing these relationships.
Other duties as required.

Required Skills & Experience:
Fluent English and Japanese
Fluent Mandarin would be ideal but not essential
Applicants will ideally be of degree-calibre from a top university
Several years’ experience in business consulting research, financial journalism, or another financial services company with demonstrable skills, and a keen interest, in research.
Strong qualitative and quantitative skills when handling data
Curiosity and adaptability to take on breadth of research tasks
Relationship management skills
Resilience and creativity
Managing workload effectively during periods of intensity
A keen interest and demonstrable understanding of financial markets
Advanced Microsoft Excel

Additional Details:
A unique opportunity to join a prestigious company and work within a friendly, high-achieving and supportive group of individuals.

Core hours for the role are 9am – 6pm and will require flexibility to work towards tight deadlines which may fall outside of core hours.
Salary will be based on experience plus a discretionary bonus and excellent company benefits.
Hybrid working (Tuesdays and Wednesdays required to be office-based).

If you are experienced in research and want to work with a close-knit team where you can add value from day one, please apply today!

Kindly note that due to the high volume of Linked In applications we receive, we are only able to respond to candidates whose CVs meet our clients’ requirements. If your CV is not progressed for this particular role, you will be considered for other openings. Please feel free to contact the team directly at

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Research analyst (fluent japanese and english)

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