Quantitative Analyst

Location United Kingdom
Contact name: John Nestor

Contact email: john.nestor@greshamhunt.com
Job ref: 960

Gresham Hunt are recruiting on behalf of a Commodity Trading Firm based in London.

They are looking to hire a Quantitative Analyst, who will support the Front Office, calibrate a wide range of exotic derivative products and assist with the development of risk methodologies.


You will be learning from a management team who have over 25 years quantitative experience within a commodity trading environment. As no prior experience is required, this role is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate looking to begin their financial services career.


The firm operate a hybrid working model of 3 days a week in the office.


  • Develop expertise across products including weather derivatives, swing contracts and hydro storages
  • Act as point of quantitative support across the business
  • Develop methodologies for Risk models
  • Assess the theoretical assumptions of front office pricing models
  • Build relationships with stakeholders across Trading, Risk and IT


  • MSc or above in a numerical discipline (Physics/Mathematics/Financial Engineering)
  • Strong knowledge of Options theory and Monte Carlo methods
  • Keen interest in financial services and commodities markets
  • Experience using Python, R, Matlab or C++
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to break down technical concepts

For more information, please submit your CV below. Alternatively to hear about all my current roles, please contact me on lewis.clarke@greshamhunt.com.