Working closely with the Investment Office team, the Investment Analyst will support the management of New York University’s endowment. The Investment Analyst will be integrally involved in analysis and reporting related to the selection, monitoring and oversight of the Endowment’s external investment managers, with a focus on the marketable portfolio (hedge funds, long-only public equity, and fixed income). The Investment Analyst will support the Investment Team, Chief Investment Officer and Investment Committee and contribute to investment decisions for current and prospective managers by preparing performance, portfolio and risk analytics for individual investment managers, marketable asset classes, and the overall endowment. The Investment Analyst is responsible for producing analysis and reports for the Investment Office, and support for presentations for the Investment Committee.
2+ years professional experience, with relevant analyst training in an investing, strategy, consulting, or banking environment.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
• An attitude that is proactive, self-motivated, hardworking, enthusiastic, and accountable • Intellectual curiosity, keen attention to detail, and a commitment to fact checking and follow-up • Superior problem solving and analytic skills; advanced proficiency in Excel, familiarity with statistical analyses, comfort using data sources including Bloomberg, and ability to quickly learn new software tools • Excellent oral and written communication skills with advanced proficiency in Powerpoint • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with professionals in the Investment Office and University, and with external managers and service providers • The flexibility to work both autonomously and collaboratively • The ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in a dynamic setting • A desire to have a meaningful impact and deliver results • A strong moral compass and the highest ethical standards • Good sense and sound judgment
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Familiarity with performance calculations and investment/research systems and applications. Familiarity with various asset classes and general knowledge of investments. Understanding of capital markets. Understanding of financial statements.
New York University is a welcoming community that inspires its members to embrace and lead change in a rapidly transforming world. We offer a collegial and supportive culture and excellent benefits package. The package includes a hybrid workplace, generous vacation, holidays, and other time off along with health, dental, and other benefits. NYU also offers tuition remission to graduate programs at the university, including the world-renowned MBA program at NYU's Stern School of Business.
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