Associate Research Analyst

Location
US - CA
Salary
Competitive Salary With Benefits
Posted
Sep 11, 2020
Closes
Nov 10, 2020
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Certifications
Passed CFA Level I
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Position Description:

We are seeking a generalist Associate Research Analyst to join our Contrarian Value group focused on a value-oriented, contrarian, and long-term horizon investment strategy. The position will support the investment process through short-term project work focused on fundamental bottom-up research analysis across capital structure, geographies, sectors and market caps. Candidates will be expected to fill the position for two years, and will learn the foundational skills required to become an equity analyst in the asset management industry. The successful research analyst will be well rounded, a quick study, self-starting, numerate, with strong critical reasoning and intellectual curiosity to support and validate investment theses by conducting due diligence and collecting distinctive information.   

Position requirements: 

Bachelor’s degree and 0-2 years’ experience in accounting, investment banking, investment management, or consulting industries. Passage of at least the Leve 1 CFA exam, in addition to understanding and experience in accounting including income statements, balance sheets and financial statement analysis are highly preferred.  

Candidates must submit their resume, cover letter, and two writing samples. Please note that as part of the screening process, candidates will be asked to complete tests of writing skills, accounting knowledge, and critical reasoning.

FPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.