Research Associate for Fin/Fin Tech Hedge Fund

Location
San Francisco, CA
Salary
Competitive Base Salary + Bonus
Posted
23 Aug 2021
Closes
22 Sep 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

We, a ~$200 million hedge fund based in San Francisco, are looking to add a junior analyst with 1-4 years of experience to support the research team. Prior equity research (sellside or buyside) or investment banking experience is preferred. The fund runs a concentrated portfolio of long and short equity investments focused primarily in the global financial/fintech sector. The Associate will work directly with Senior Analysts and will receive a high degree of mentorship and exposure to a wide range of subsectors.  The team is small and operates in a collegial and collaborative fashion.

This is a role for an investment analyst who loves to invest in public markets.  The candidate should have a track record of academic and professional success. The Associate should be extremely smart, tenacious and creative with a palpable passion for public market investing.  The Associate must have deep intellectual curiosity, a high level of self-motivation, a desire to work hard and a competitive nature. The role requires the Associate to be a quick study and an avid and detailed reader.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Research associate to support senior analysts covering financials subsectors (traditional and fintech).
  • Build and maintain financial models, valuation analyses and industry databases.
  • Work and interact closely with senior research analysts.
  • Collect, synthesize and analyze publicly available data
  • Idea generation on day one is a plus but not required. 

CANDIDATE SKILLS/ BACKGROUND

  • 1-4 years experience in Equity Research or Investment Banking
  • Experience with companies in the financial sector preferred
  • Highly self motivated, demonstrate strong qualitative, quantitative and communications skills
  • Strong passion for investing and the investment process
  • A bachelor’s degree with a strong academic record
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent broad-based analytical skills with a strong quantitative background (progress towards the CFA is a plus)
  • Relentless intellectual curiosity, a drive to excel at the highest level and a sense of urgency
  • A consummate team player who seeks a highly rigorous and collegial environment for their career development.

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