Job Description :
About Bank of America
Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 35 countries.
In the U.S. alone, we serve almost all of the Fortune 500 companies and approximately 67 million consumer and small-business clients.
We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.
Connecting Asia Pacific to the world
Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 19 cities in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities.
Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region’s leading financial services companies.
The candidate will work with the Asia Pac ESG research team developing investment strategies and trends to be published in research reports.
Help in the implementation of new research ideas using backtesting and time-series analysis.
Identify quantifiable ESG metrics to assist with alpha generating ideas.
Proactively automate processes and find programming solutions to assist with research workflow
Responsible for conducting quantitative analysis of ESG Data.
The successful candidate must be highly analytical, numerate and detailed minded
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance or similar analytical field.
At least 3 years of relevant experience in a similar role
Experience coding in Python, VBA, SQL, and Microsoft Office
Experience working with third-party data vendors (FactSet, Bloomberg, Thomson-Reuters / Refinitiv) would be an advantage
Experience working with large and unconventional data sets and in back testing investment strategies
Has an interest in finding solutions to analytical problems using out-of-the-box methods, with a passion for automation
Proven ability and willingness to work as a member of a team
The position in located in Sydney or Hong Kong
Bank of America is an equal opportunities employer.