Investment Research Analyst - Associate

Employer
Crestwood Advisors
Location
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Salary
Crestwood pays competitive salaries depending on candidate's experience
Posted
Jun 13, 2019
Closes
Jul 13, 2019
Ref
research analyst 2019
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Investment Research Analyst - Associate

Crestwood Advisors LLC is a fast‐growing wealth management firm that is selectively seeking a Research Analyst to join our energetic team. Crestwood Advisors is a fee‐only registered investment advisor that manages $2.9b in assets and provides clients with comprehensive wealth and investment management solutions.  Crestwood builds globally diversified portfolios with individual stocks, mutual funds and ETFs with a focus on meeting clients’ long-term goals.

Job Summary:  The Research Analyst will be responsible for researching mutual funds and ETFs, updating marketing materials, helping to determine investment allocations, and assist research efforts for individual stocks.  This person will work with all areas of Crestwood’s Research team to help improve investment results and firm-wide communications.
 
Responsibilities:
•    Asset Allocation: Work as a member of the investment team on global asset allocation, analyzing market behavior and predictive factors to help improve portfolio performance. 
•    Marketing: Coordinate and disseminate information to the organization, regarding investments, performance and client matters.
•    Research: Conduct in-depth asset class research to improve Crestwood’s tactical positions.  Work on security selection process: build mutual fund screens, interview investment managers and identify attractive funds. 
•    Equity Research: Assist Equity Analysts in equity research and assist in inquiries from Portfolio Managers.
•    Projects: Research and respond to investment related inquiries from Portfolio Managers.
•    Performance attribution: Identify and communicate the value added from various investment decisions for client and model portfolios.

Requirements:
•    Bachelor degree and 3+ years relevant work experience required.  Progress towards MBA/CFA preferred.
•    Must demonstrate ability to contribute to the investment process.
•    Must exhibit strong fundamental analytical skills including ability to work with quantitative factors.
•    Must have working knowledge of investment technology and applications – Bloomberg, Excel, PowerPoint and data analysis experience are a plus.
•    Experience in selection of mutual funds and working knowledge of asset allocation a plus.
•    Must be a motivated self-starter with the ability to work in a team environment.
•    Must exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills.

This position requires someone technically proficient in data analytics and able to clearly communicate portfolio themes and strategy to the firm.  This person must be able to work well with coworkers and demonstrate intellectual curiosity regarding capital markets.  We offer an attractive compensation plan including competitive salary, opportunity for bonus and a full suite of benefits. Please e‐mail cover letter and resume to: info@crestwoodadvisors.com


Crestwood Advisors values a diverse workforce. Women, people of color, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ community are encouraged to apply. Crestwood Advisors is a member of Boston Women’s Workforce Council, a public‐private partnership committed to closing gender‐based pay gaps and removing the visible and invisible barriers to women’s career advancement.