Research Analyst for Small Cap Hedge Fund
A $250 million long / short equity fund is seeking a Research Analyst to join our firm working closely with our research team in a collaborative environment, with the opportunity to have immediate impact on the investment process. Our ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter capable of completing a variety of unstructured, ad hoc research requests on a wide range of topics. You are a highly quantitative analyst with a strong background in financial modeling and accounting. Additionally, you will have strong phone skills and the ability to make calls to industry sources, business experts, and company executives in many different businesses and industries.
Above all, we are looking for someone who:
1) Wants to be here more than anywhere else - both at a hedge fund, and our fund specifically
2) Has strong, directly relevant experience; 3-5 years of experience
3) Demonstrated ability as a motivated self-starter capable of taking a basic set of directions and running with it
4) Strong attention to detail and ability to reach nuanced conclusions when evaluating a wide variety of businesses and industries
The Research Associate tasks include:
*Conduct industry research, competitive analysis, and due-diligence on a wide variety of topics. We’re looking for someone who can grasp a basic thesis and thoroughly research a topic to either prove or disprove our initial view of the topic. You are the type of person who loves an intellectual challenge and thinking for yourself based on data and facts.
*Strong business sense and quantitative skills, including the ability to build detailed financial models and a strong understanding of how the three financial statements tie together.
*Compose in-depth written investigative reports for potential investments and be able to discuss your findings with colleagues.
*Ability to find answers to complex questions that require extensive internet searches, on the ground research, and phone work.
Please submit a research report on a company of your choice with your application. We are a small cap fund so you would be best served submitting a report on a small cap company. Applications without a research report will not be considered.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive Base + Bonus + Health Benefits