Marketable Alternatives Analyst

Location
Westwood, Massachusetts (US) or Carlsbad, CA (US)
Salary
Salary is commensurate with experience
Posted
Apr 01, 2019
Closes
May 01, 2019
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Certifications
CFA Charterholder
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

The Analyst will work directly with the Public Markets investment team to perform manager due diligence.  The position’s responsibilities will include:

  • Meeting with and evaluating the capabilities of marketable alternative investment managers including hedge funds, hedge fund of funds and commodity managers.
  • Participating in and coordinating investment manager searches for clients.
  • Producing deliverables that review the funds identified during a manager search.
  • Presenting our research and recommendations to prospective and existing clients.
  • Conducting research that contributes to improvements in the quality of the company’s investment advisory services (e.g., writing white papers).
  • Involvement with internal committees/decision making bodies

Key areas of experience/knowledge:

  • Research of hedge fund strategies and other Marketable Alternative strategies
  • Attending client meetings
  • Working with research teams across the firm to facilitate new pathways of execution and research
  • Writing on micro and macro topics within Marketable Alternatives. 

Required Qualifications/Skills:

  • Strong quantitative skills, including facility with financial and statistical concepts
  • Superior verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including facility with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Professional and effective writing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately under time pressure, and to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and to proactively seek new responsibilities
  • Ability to work well with employees from other company departments
  • Solid interpersonal skills and ability to thrive in a team-oriented environment
  • Three to five years of experience in the investment industry, preferably reviewing hedge funds or hedge fund of fund investments
  • MBA, MSF, CAIA and/or CFA charter holder is preferred

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of five years of experience in the investment industry, a strong background in economics, finance, and statistics, a broad understanding of the investment world, and demonstrated superior writing and presentation skills.  Qualified candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to excellence that is exemplified in their attention to detail and quality of work.  Professionalism and integrity should be hallmarks of their workplace legacy, and they must also have the ability to travel up to 50% of the time.

About the Job and Firm:

Meketa Investment Group has been consulting to institutional clients for over 40 years.  With offices is Boston, San Diego, Miami, Portland, London, and Chicago we advise over 154 clients with assets in excess of $470 billion.  Consultants are supported by a robust team of investment and administrative professionals.  While our work is deadline-driven, our recruiting philosophy keeps us well-staffed so that we can continue to provide the highest level of client service in the industry.  We possess a corporate culture that encourages intellectual curiosity and fosters continued growth and development both personal and professional.

No phone calls, please.

Please send resume and cover letter via e-mail to: RecruitingHF@meketagroup.com

Meketa Investment Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related disability.            

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