Senior Research Analyst – Healthcare

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Jan 2022
Closes
03 Feb 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

The Company:

Mesirow is an independent, employee-owned firm founded in 1937. As specialists in investment, risk management and advisory services, we are committed to helping our institutional, corporate, and individual clients achieve their objectives. We are proud of Mesirow’s culture of fostering team member engagement, entrepreneurship, and empowerment. Our positive culture, volunteerism, and opportunity for advancement makes Mesirow one of the few employers to be included in both Chicago Tribune’s Top Places to Work and Crain’s Best Places to Work in Chicago.

The Opportunity:

A Chicago-based financial services firm with over $25 billion in assets under management for institutional clients is interested in adding an investment professional to its equity investment strategies. 

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze industry and company fundamentals within healthcare sector
  • Screen healthcare sector to create a universe of investable companies
  • Present (written and verbal) recommendations for potential portfolio investments
  • Attend company and broker-sponsored meetings and conferences
  • Actively follow 30-40 securities with secondary coverage of additional names
  • Modest marketing and client service responsibilities
  • In addition, the position may involve presentations to clients, consultants, and prospects to help communicate the firm’s investment philosophy, investment process, and portfolio results

Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will have over five years of fundamental research experience and possess an MBA and/or CFA designation
  • Previous experience and specialization analyzing and managing the Healthcare sector with a demonstrated record of success is required
  • Incremental experience covering Energy and/or Materials sectors with a demonstrated record of success is beneficial
  • Knowledge of the small and SMID cap equity universe and the ability to identify strong potential investment candidates is essential
  • Experience in other sectors in addition to the aforementioned is a positive
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written are necessary
  • The ability and desire to work in an entrepreneurial atmosphere with a team-oriented philosophy is critical

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