Crypto Research Analyst

Bequant | Top liquidity Top service
  • Full Time
  • London or Remote

About

BEQUANT is a one stop solution for professional digital-assets investors and institutions. Our breadth of products include prime brokerage, custody, fund administration enhanced by an institutional trading platform providing low-latency, liquidity and direct market access.

Overview

St. Julians, Malta

  • Full Time
  • London or Remote

Job Description

Company Description:

BEQUANT is a European regulated institutional exchange and prime broker. We pride ourselves on offering professional investors a one stop solution. Our breadth of products include prime brokerage, custody technology, fund administration services enhanced by an institutional trading platform providing low-latency, liquidity and direct market access to the top exchanges.With institutional investment in digital assets gathering pace, BEQUANT is perfectly positioned to cement its position as one of the leading organisations in the FinTech industry. The aim is to create market efficiencies by reducing friction while delivering exceptional client services.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a Research Analyst with extensive experience in traditional and digital financial markets to join our team either in London, Malta or remotely from anywhere in the world. As you will be joining a promising and growing start up in the crypto brokerage space, you will have the opportunity to further develop Bequant’s research department. This means that along with providing excellent market insights to our clients and internal teams, you will be working together with the entire team, to build auxiliary data solutions products for our Prime Brokerage clients. Bequant offers a supportive and dynamic work environment with plenty of opportunities to learn and progress.

Responsibilities:

This role entails keeping up to speed on market sentiment, events and trends as well as publishing weekly market updates and a monthly chart-based report, and conducting deeper dives into DeFi and other areas of interest such as NFTs and the Metaverse. Responsibilities include developing relationships with the media and other stakeholders, commenting on the markets, and writing articles for the press.

  • Researching, analysing, interpreting, and presenting data related to cryptocurrency markets and any correlation to the traditional financial market
  • Writing research reports and providing commentary and market guidance to internal sales team, clients and journalists
  • Develop Bequant’s research department from the ground up
  • Contact companies and agencies who can provide useful financial data
  • Communicate with business leaders, financial officers and market representatives
  • Actively engage with external practitioners and research trade bodies to make sure Bequant takes center stage in the development of the crypto brokerage industry

Experience:

  • Previous Equity, FICC or cryptocurrency research experience
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Advanced speaking and report-writing skills for effective communication
  • Quantitative analysis experience
  • Ability to work with large data sets
  • Work with media and journalists
  • Attention to details and a commitment to accuracy
  • Fluent in English and preferably with experience in writing investment research reports
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Finance, Mathematics or Computer Science
  • Solid experience with Python, SQL
  • Knowledge of traditional finance, economics, crypto, DeFi and data analysis
  • Able to work independently and remotely, if necessary
  • Knowledge and experience with crypto data providers and ability to analyze and present raw data
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High attention to detail and organization
  • Team player
  • Passionate about crypto

What we offer:

  • Career progression path
  • Career coaching
  • Internal mobility schemes and upskill training
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote working
  • Latest hardware
  • Being at the forefront of a new industry
  • Opportunities to learn about the crypto and financial services markets
  • International team
  • International team travel
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Stock Options plan for outstanding and long-term team members
  • Defined KPIs, regular reviews and end of year bonus
  • Opportunity to take responsibility and initiative
  • Complimentary after work drinks and nibbles at a venue near the office
  • Pool and table tennis relaxation area in the office
  • Weekly companywide updates and live chats with all team members across all locations
  • Supportive environment

At Bequant, we are committed to equal opportunities and value the diversity of our people and the varied experiences, expertise, backgrounds and perspectives they bring. We work hard to foster a culture where those differences can thrive and where every one of us can fulfil our potential. We encourage everyone interested in our position to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or any other trait that unfairly targets a group of people.


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