The Investment Analyst, as a member of the Investment Office team, will report to the Chief Investment Officer. On a day-to-day basis, the Analyst will work closely with other members of the Investment Office team to support management of the Endowment and the Office’s overall responsibilities within NYU. The Analyst will be integrally involved in the analytic and documentation activities related to the selection, monitoring and oversight of the Endowment’s external investment managers. He/she will also be involved in a range of activities involving preparing portfolio analytics, market research, analyses for the Chief Investment Officer and Investment Committee, and ad hoc analyses and research. He/she will be responsible for producing high quality work, including material that is readily presentable to constituencies outside of the Investment Office.
Bachelor’s Degree with an overall GPA of 3.6 or higher.
Two to five years of professional experience, with relevant analyst training in an investing, strategy, consulting, or banking environment.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Must possess an attitude that is proactive, self-motivated, hardworking, enthusiastic, and accountable. Intellectual curiosity, keen attention to detail, and a commitment to fact checking and follow-up. Superior problem solving and analytic skills; advanced proficiency in Excel and familiarity with statistical analyses. Excellent oral and written communication skills with advanced proficiency in Powerpoint. The interpersonal qualities necessary to establish credibility within the Office and University, and with external managers and service providers. The flexibility to work both autonomously and collaboratively. The ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a dynamic and demanding setting. A desire to have a meaningful impact and deliver results. A strong moral compass and the highest ethical standards. Good sense and sound judgment.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Familiarity with performance calculations and investment/research systems and applications. Familiarity with various asset classes and general knowledge of investments. Understanding of capital markets. Understanding of financial statements.
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