Senior Financial Economist

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Organisation
Fideres
Locations

London, Rome, or Frankfurt.

Application Deadline

About our Role

At Fideres we champion fair markets for social justice and individual dignity. Through economic investigations and expert reports, we combat corporate misconduct, ensuring accountability and fostering equitable opportunities for all.

Our work has led to major antitrust legal actions against Big Tech (including Apple, Amazon and Facebook), Big Pharma, Big Finance and Big Agriculture. Meanwhile our original and innovative investigations into the dumping of sewage and Covid-19 testing have led to national press coverage.

Our Financial and Securities Litigation team act as consulting and testifying expert for claimants in landmark financial litigations. Over the years, we have supported our clients in recovering billions of dollars in settlements.

We are looking for a professional with a background in economics, statistical or other quantitative discipline, to join our team of Financial Economists and make a positive impact to the global financial market from day one.

This role will work in a project team bringing advanced quantitative and data driven techniques to highly complex disputes involving financial markets and securities litigation.

This role could be based in London, Rome, or Frankfurt

Key Responsibilities

This role will manage securities and financial projects that require econometric, statistical or more quantitative analysis techniques.

Some notable responsibilities include:

  • Conducting detailed quantitative and qualitative analysis of market manipulation allegations as part of the delivery of Fideres’ expert consulting mandates
  • Taking responsibility for the management, timely delivery and overall quality of financial and securities consultancy projects
  • Managing day to day client engagement activities, including managing the project scope, timeline and budget
  • Coming up with new and improved solutions to problems and projects, along with ways to strengthen the quality of our analysis
  • Writing comprehensive reports that summarize the key findings of our analysis in a simple, succinct manner
  • Verbally presenting key findings to clients in a manner that allows them to understand both the results and how they impact their own clients
  • Communicating with clients and stakeholders in a timely, clear and concise manner
  • Contributing to the overall success of the firm by generating new case ideas, and participating in pitches
  • Mentoring and supporting the team, and identifying internal training needs

Key Skills and Attributes

The successful candidate will have:

  • A keen interest in financial markets and a strong belief in fair and transparent markets
  • Proven relevant experience in a sector regulator, or in a consulting/financial services environment
  • Experience of dealing directly with clients (ideally law firms and regulators)
  • A strong record of academic achievement with a relevant degree(s) in economics, financial economics, statistics or other quantitative subjects (data analysis, mathematics etc.)
  • Proficiency with data analysis software and programming experience (e.g., Python, R, Excel). Experience of database programs (e.g., SQL, Postgres) is a plus
  • Hands-on work experience in managing data heavy projects, complex/big data manipulation, management, and analysis
  • Strong writing skills, and experience of writing reports and presentations
  • Strong project organizational skills, able to meet deadlines
  • Enjoys building strong relationships with clients and stakeholders. Has the ability to explain complex concepts, quantitative results, and their implications to non-specialists
  • Enjoys coaching and developing the team
  • Integrity, and a creative, curious mind
  • A high level of accountability, and not afraid to express and opinion and offer new solutions

Work Eligibility Requirements for U.S Applicants Only

Applicants must have the right to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of a U.S employment Visa at this time.

Why Fideres

Fideres’s vision is to become the leading litigation-only economic consulting firm, free of corporate conflicts.

Following years of growth, over the past two years Fideres has started to expand internationally and we now have offices established in London, New York, Rome and Madrid. We plan to open an office in Australia and to grow our presence in Germany. We expect to reach full time staff of over 50 during the course of this financial year.

We are looking for candidates, who are aligned with Fideres’s strategy and values, and who are willing to grow in this phase of our company’s expansion.

What we Offer

You will get to work in a highly innovative environment where training and development is put at the top of the agenda to ensure that our staff are at the leading edge of their academic knowledge, and where rapid career progression and more challenging projects are available to proactive employees who reach out for opportunities.

We offer flexible working hours and hybrid remote working and competitive salaries and bonuses.

We are proud of our values and our diverse and international workforce, and we are committed to building a working environment where employees feel safe, welcome and able to have an open and respectful dialogue on diversity issues.

Application Process

Please submit your curriculum vitae and a cover letter explaining your motivation to join Fideres and your interest in the role offered to careers@fideres.com.

Please note that we consider a thoughtful and considered cover letter to be an integral part of the application.


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