Senior Research Analyst

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 10, 2020
Closes
Oct 09, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Position: Senior Research Analyst

Who We Are

A fundamental, concentrated, long only asset management firm located in Chicago. We are a nearly $2 billion investment management firm with multiple, concentrated investment strategies with exceptional long-term performance.

Who You Are

An entrepreneurial, talented, and passionate individual who is looking for the opportunity to join our dedicated research team. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, capable of working autonomously and possesses a genuine interest in company research and analysis, as well as a strong desire to contribute to our unique research process.

The Role

The Research Analyst will be a member of a small, highly integrated, and interactive research team focused on identifying and monitoring investments for the firm’s investment portfolios. This position reports directly to the Chief Investment Officer. In this role you will perform in-depth company analysis that is aimed at quantitatively and qualitatively evaluating these investment opportunities; travel extensively to meet with company management teams, perform customer, supplier, and competitor due diligence, attend industry conferences and trade shows, as well as factory and R&D center tours.

Required Skills and Characteristics

• Passion for investing and a genuine interest in the financial markets; must have a proven ability to showcase this interest by providing an investment example

• Extensive experience with financial modeling, analysis, and review of financial statements; proficiency in accounting and/or finance

• Ability to communicate complex business attributes and characteristics as well as key points clearly and efficiently

• Ability to work well independently and as a member of the research team

• Ability to think independently and have a contrarian mindset

Desired Skills

• Research experience or unique knowledge of the technology, software, and/or healthcare (non-biotech) industries; expertise as an operator within these industries

• Marketing experience and ability to speak with institutional investors

• Proficiency with Bloomberg, FactSet, and other data applications to extract research ·

Education and Experience

• Minimum of 5-7 years relevant research or operational experience required; if you do not meet the requisite years of experience, your resume will be eliminated upon receipt

• Bachelor’s Degree is required, MBA and/or CFA is preferred.

Please email careers@portcapllc.com with your resume and, if possible, an example of your research and thought process with a written company recommendation.

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