Short Specialist Analyst

Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Menlo Park, CA, USA
May 06, 2018
May 13, 2018
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About Ameriprise:
With the right company, life can be brilliant. At Ameriprise, we're not just in the business of managing our clients' finances — we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential, too. Be part of an inclusive, collaborative culture that rewards you for your contributions and work with other talented individuals who share your passion for doing great work. You'll also have plenty of opportunities to make your mark at the office and a difference in your community. So, if you're talented, driven and want to work for a strong ethical company that cares, take the next step to create a brilliant career at Ameriprise Financial.

Posting Title:
Short Specialist Analyst

Job Description:
The investment professional will be part of Seligman's highly regarded Generalist Technology/Consumer research team.

* Experience covering a Technology Hedge Fund as a Sell Side Analyst or experience actively shorting Technology stocks for a large hedge fund portfolio
* The candidate must be fluent in financial statements, valuation methodologies, and the creation of detailed financial models.
* Expertise in or experience covering one or more of the following areas is required; worked with forensic accounting doing stock research in Technology, Telecom, Industrial and Consumer sectors.

Required Qualifications:
* BA/BS degree required
* 10+ years of relevant experience at a Hedge Fund or Forensic Accounting Research Team
* Ability/desire to be part of a team
* Deep understanding of financial statements and the ability to create and maintain detailed financial models

Preferred Qualifications:
* Experience as a buy side analyst for a large institutional asset manager preferred.
* Experience as a Technology analyst for a long/short portfolio strongly preferred
* CFA preferred