Path to quant analyst?
- 5 years private wealth mgmt, fund research, asset allocation
- 3 years corporate FP&A
- CFA charter, BBA Finance (your average large American university, good gpa)
- Age: 32
Goals/Soon to achieve:
- Double major; MS Analytics, Statistics from Georgia Inst. of Technology (top 10 in comp science/math)
- Transfer to company in finance industry (currently in ecommerce) as FP&A and transfer to quant related role after graduation (1.5-2 years)
Highly possible? Slim chance?
Defining quant analyst within these areas: pricing models, portfolio risk analysis, pattern detection in financial securities at big banks, automated trading models, risk management, so on and so forth…