Energy Research Analyst

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
Salary & Benefits package
Aug 04, 2017
Sep 03, 2017
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Team Description

The Research team within the Investment Management division plays an integral role in the creation and communication of market, industry and fund-related research to enhance the distribution of FS offerings and to build FS Investments’ brand as industry thought leaders.

In this role the team is responsible for:

  • Creating expertly written, research-based materials and communications to promote current and future FS funds among internal and external audiences.
  • Tracking and benchmarking the performance of FS and competitor funds.
  • Developing macro-economic research to help educate advisors and their clients on financial markets and the impact on portfolio construction.

Job Description

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Serve as energy-focused subject matter expert in support of the firm’s $5+ billion energy investment platform with a focus on upstream and midstream assets.
  • Develop, publish and present energy-related industry and company-specific research through a broad range of communications, including research notes, commentaries, presentations, webinars, conferences and company-sponsored events.
  • Remain at the forefront of industry trends, company news and regulatory issues
  • Display a strong aptitude for writing in a persuasive, cogent and concise manner.
  • Assist in positioning the firm’s energy offerings with internal teams (Sales & Marketing) as well as external audiences (financial advisors, RIAs, institutions, family offices, media).


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 7 – 10 years of relevant experience as equity or credit energy analyst or similar function.
  • MBA and/or progress towards the CFA charter a plus but not required.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Strong financial modeling and quantitative skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • High attention to detail with proven track record of developing high quality, error-free output.
  • Desire to join a highly collaborative and team-oriented organization.
  • Proved track record of building strong relationships with both peers as well as senior-level managers and/or executives.