Research Analyst

Research Analyst

IMC Financial Markets is a proprietary trading firm and market maker for various financial instruments listed on exchanges throughout the world.

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WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO

IMC is a leading global market maker, using algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities on multiple trading venues worldwide. We provide liquidity to the financial markets, driving efficiencies for buyers and sellers.

Founded in 1989, we are an ambitious, innovative company and identified early on the importance technology would play in the fast-paced evolution of trading. This entrepreneurial spirit still drives us today and can be found in all of our offices around the world.

OUR TEAM

We now operate globally from offices in Amsterdam, Chicago, Sydney and Mumbai. Our employees work closely together in multidisciplinary teams, making our success possible.

Technology - At IMC, technology is not a department, it is at the heart of everything we do. Our technologists push the limits of possibility, and then look beyond. In our fast-paced environment, short feedback loops mean projects worked on in the morning can enter production the next day.

Trading – Although our traders come from many backgrounds, they all have one thing in common: they are at their best solving complex problems. Their insight into global events, market shifts and pricing ensure we are trading in the right place, at the right time.

Business Support - Around the world, IMC’s business support teams are essential for sustaining our success. In our dynamic environment, we have many exciting challenges and multidisciplinary opportunities to shape our operations and make a real impact.

OUR CULTURE

Our employees are our greatest asset so we give them lots of responsibility and the support they need to make a difference. Our flat structure fosters a culture of openness and collaboration, encouraging the sharing of ideas and knowledge. It makes no difference if you have been with us for three days or three years, the best idea wins.

While we work hard, we also have a lot of fun; whether solving complex challenges or in team building, leisure and sporting activities. IMC also enables its employees to contribute towards a better society through our foundation.

WHAT YOU'LL DO AS A RESEARCH ANALYST:

  • Monitor and analyze Indian corporate/macro news and determine its impact

  • Identify, monitor and price upcoming events and catalysts, including earnings

  • Provide dividend coverage, including dividend forecasting, for relevant companies

  • Collaborate with traders on strategies across market-making and position taking

  • Provide daily reports and commentary on themes relevant to our trading strategies

  • Maintain constant expertise of Indian market structure, companies, economy and politics;

  • Communicate with other IMC Analysts across EU, US, APAC on trading research and strategies

  • Opportunity for travel to one of the other offices for training.

YOUR PROFILE:

  • Master’s degree or higher in Economics/Finance/Business OR STEM from a Top University;

  • Bachelor’s with a CA or CFA qualification would also be sufficient.

  • Between 1-3 years of experience in financial markets, with an interest in equities

  • Experience with Excel is necessary; Python/R/VBA is a plus;

  • Strong written, analytical, and financial research skills supported by natural curiosity;

  • Basic knowledge of Major Large-Cap Indian equities is essential;

  • Macro/X-Asset exposure a plus;

  • Ability to multitask and perform under pressure in a fast paced, dynamic environment;

  • Skills to contribute and communicate in a team environment are essential;

  • Options knowledge including understanding of the Greeks is a plus;

OUR HIRING PROCESS

To set you up for success, you can find our hiring process including tips on applying and interviewing with us on our website. Now it’s up to you! Apply today to start an amazing journey with IMC

IMC: JOIN A WORLD-CLASS GLOBAL MARKET MAKER

IMC is a world-renowned market maker with offices in Europe, the US and Asia-Pacific. We use algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities across multiple trading venues. Our vital role, at the centre of the financial markets, provides liquidity for buyers and sellers worldwide.

In the late 1980s, IMC quickly identified the importance of technology in the fast-evolving trading environment. Our passion for innovation continues to drive us today. Although our company has grown rapidly over recent decades, we still approach our work with the same entrepreneurial spirit, with an emphasis on continuous improvement and innovation. We like our people to think for themselves and we give them the responsibility and support they need to make an impact. This means real work as well as dedicated training programmes and mentors.

While we work hard, we also have a lot of fun – whether solving complex problems or taking part in team-building, leisure and sporting activities. IMC also enables its employees to contribute to a better society through our foundation.