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Research Investment Analyst, Sustainable and impact Investing

Company: Cambridge Associates LLC
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

CAREERS THAT CHANGE THE WORLD

OUR CLIENTS

Cambridge Associates believes our clients come first.

Our clients are the most compelling endowments, foundations, pensions, private clients and institutional investors around the globe. We lock arms with them to meet and exceed their investment objectives, so they can change the world.

OUR CULTURE

Cambridge Associates believes culture is central to your success and ours.

We believe in a vibrant, values-driven culture that is supportive, inclusive, and diverse. Here, we celebrate the individual while we support global connectivity. At CA, collaboration wins, kindness matters, and your success is our priority.

  • We foster an inclusive and diverse environment that enables all individuals to engage and bring their full selves to work.

OUR PEOPLE

Cambridge Associates believes we do our best when you do your best.

At CA, we are only as successful as you are. We actively recruit and invest in the most dynamic and diverse talent and then empower you to succeed. By leveraging your unique skills, developing your individual career goals, and building a collaborative global community of connected, diverse individuals, we build a community that is stronger together.

But enough about us. Tell us about YOU

  • Are you a bold individual seeking an opportunity to contribute to a value-based, collaborative environment in some of the most exciting cities around the globe?
  • Are you eager to work for an organization committed to diversity, inclusion, sustainability, and Corporate Social Responsibility?
  • Do you strive to work in an environment that encourages innovation and teamwork?
  • Are you a thought leader who cares about making a difference in the world while contributing to an amazing culture?
  • Do you value a challenging professional opportunity where you can leverage your skills, gain a valuable foundational in finance and investment, and build a long-term career development plan?
  • Are you seeking a competitive salary a robust and comprehensive benefits program, and a variety of attractive benefits and perks?
  • Do you excel at: research, analysis, and problem solving?

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Cambridge Associates Sustainable and Impact Investing (SII) Group is dedicated to assisting clients in the broad area of impact and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing across asset classes and thematic areas such as climate change and social equity. The SII Research Team completes extensive due diligence on fund managers across asset classes and identifies best-in-class investment ideas for clients looking to incorporate sustainability, impact, diversity and/or ESG into their investment portfolio.

We are currently hiring for a full-time Investment Analyst to support the SII Research Team. The Investment Analyst will conduct research across the spectrum of impact and ESG investing, including diverse managers with intersectionality with sustainability and/or impact themes, and support client teams as needed. The Investment Analyst will focus on two responsibilities: (1) research impact and ESG managers across asset classes (equities, credit, real assets, and private investments) in coordination with Investment Directors; and (2) support the development of the SII Team through operational, analytical, and research support.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct investment manager research and prepare written deliverables for use by investment directors and clients. Research activities include active participation in meetings with fund managers, reference calls, due diligence project management, data analysis, and writing deliverables (e.g. notes, memos, and detailed diligence reports).
  • Provide support to Research Investment Directors, which includes quantitative and qualitative research projects in addition to the support and/or leading of investment due diligence processes as assigned.
  • Play a key role in developing and maintaining internal content related to impact, ESG, and diversity investing, which could include business development and training materials as well as other operational or analytical tasks.
  • Serve as a resource and complete requests for client teams considering or investing in impact, ESG, and diversity investing strategies.
  • Work on additional thematic projects, such as published research reports and PowerPoint presentations, which enhance colleagues' and clients' knowledge of relevant topics.
  • Present primarily to internal audiences to share research findings and investment ideas

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-2 years of work experience preferred, but not required
  • Bachelor's degree with a record of high academic achievement
  • Demonstrated intellectual curiosity and interest in investing and the capital markets
  • Familiarity and keen interest in impact and ESG investing (including sustainability and/or diversity)
  • Collaborative, team-player with strong communication skills and a desire for continuous improvement and growth;
  • Open-minded mindset that values diversity of thought and perspective
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
  • Strong writing capabilities
  • Strong project management skills: ability to work independently and assign priorities to multiple concurrent, competing requests, while ensuring their integrity, accuracy, completeness, and timeliness
  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship

Please submit cover letter and resume for consideration

Want to learn more?

Click HERE to learn more about how Cambridge Associates lives our firm values every day. (https://www.cambridgeassociates.com/about-us/firm-values/)

Click HERE to learn more about Cambridge Associates invests in diversity and inclusion. (https://www.cambridgeassociates.com/about-us/diversity-inclusion/)

Click HERE to learn more about our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility. (https://www.cambridgeassociates.com/about-us/corporate-social-responsibility/)

Keywords: Cambridge Associates LLC, San Francisco , Research Investment Analyst, Sustainable and impact Investing, Other , San Francisco, California

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