ESG Investment Analyst (Energy Sector) - Calvert Research and Management
Eaton Vance Investment Managers
May 11, 2018
Washington D.C., D.C.
By joining Calvert, you will become part of a company that is recognized leader in responsible investing with a proven track record in influencing positive change while delivering competitive investment results. We offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, and opportunities for growth and development. We invite you to explore our available job opportunities listed below and look forward to having you become part of our continued success!
Location: Washington DC
Calvert Research and Management is a recognized leader in responsible investing. Our mission is to deliver superior long-term performance to our clients and to enable them to achieve positive impact. Calvert Research and Management is located in Washington DC and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Eaton Vance. For more information, visit www.calvert.com.
Calvert Research and Management has approximately $14.0 billion of mutual fund and separate account assets under management as of January 31, 2018. The company traces its roots to Calvert Investments, which in 1982 launched the first mutual fund to avoid investment in companies doing business in apartheid-era South Africa. Today, the Calvert Funds are one of the largest and most diversified families of responsibly invested mutual funds, encompassing actively and passively managed U.S. and international equity, fixed and floating-rate income, and multi-asset strategies.
We are seeking an Investment Analyst who has experience in the energy sector and is interested in being at the forefront of understanding the transformation taking place in ESG investing. Candidates should have subject matter expertise on issues related to extractive companies, utilities, and ideally experience in alternative energy sources. S/he will be able to communicate views clearly, will be credible with company management teams as well as clients, will enjoy acting as an individual contributor within a highly collaborative investment culture, and will thrive by building strong relationships with colleagues.
Contribute to and publish original research on energy topics
Build and maintain models which reflect our materiality matrix for the purpose of differentiating companies and securities based on their ESG performance, identifying ESG key performance indicators that have proven to be most impactful on stock prices and integrate into research framework
Use information from data vendors and our proprietary research to analyze, score, rate and rank companies on their ESG performance
Seek and evaluate sources of information regarding the environmental, social and governance policies and performance of corporations and other issuers of securities
Further develop expertise on the energy sector and relevant peer groups of companies, contributing to our team's proprietary knowledge of ESG factors and materiality
Use the information that is an output of our models to identify opportunities to engage directly with issuers of securities in order to improve their ESG performance and enhance our returns on the security
Effectively communicate Calvert's ESG research framework within the Eaton Vance organization, to clients, and broader investment community
Assist in creating a productive, collaborative and innovative team culture, including facilitating the team's professional development
Bachelor's degree (Master's degree would be a plus) in Accounting, Finance, Business or related fields
Prior experience in capital markets and investment topics
The ability to work effectively in a thoughtful, collaborative team environment
Strong communication skills, being able to interface effectively with bright quantitative colleagues as well as non-technical audiences
Passion for aligning financial returns with societal impact
Excellent verbal and writing skills in English
Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
Advanced MS Office (Word/PowerPoint/Excel) skills
Experience with financial tools and databases (e.g., Bloomberg, FactSet, MSCI)
The ideal candidate would additionally bring some of the following:
A graduate degree in a quantitative discipline, either in economics or (quantitative) finance, or in the natural sciences or engineering
A strong foundation in applied empirical analysis (experimental work in natural sciences, statistics, econometrics, data science) and facility with manipulating numbers, including programming skills
CFA charterholder or progress toward such certification
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