The Investment Analyst role at Carnegie Mellon University is an exciting opportunity for someone who is interested in gaining diverse investment experience. Being a CMU Investment Analyst provides a unique role for a motivated individual who is interested in gaining broad-based investment analysis and portfolio management experience in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial culture.
The right candidate will be someone who is detailed and very comfortable with day-to-day analytical work, but who can also think creatively, diligently research new investment opportunities and generate innovative ideas in support of the University's investment objectives. This person must also be confident in his/her ability to effectively present those thoughts and ideas to senior leadership. This opportunity offers a visible role within a small team, with the opportunity to directly impact the University's investment portfolios, which in turn, benefit the University's initiatives and overall mission.
Reporting to the Chief Investment Officer and other senior investment officers, the Investment Analyst assists in managing a comprehensive global portfolio across all major asset classes, including private equity, venture capital, public equities, hedge funds, real estate, natural resources, distressed opportunities and fixed income.
The role of the Investment Analyst is to assist in the generation, analysis, and execution of investment ideas for the Investment Office at both the portfolio and individual investment fund levels, working with some of the world's best investment management firms. The Investment Analyst will work closely with the senior investment staff in performing extensive due diligence, both qualitatively and quantitatively, on promising new markets and investment opportunities. The Investment Analyst will also assist in portfolio monitoring and reporting, including preparation of the quarterly Investment Committee presentation.
The person selected for this role must be able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication, problem solving, organization and analytical skills.
- BS or BA degree that demonstrates the candidate's strong foundation for a career in investment management is required. Possible fields of study include, but are not limited to, Finance, Economics, Statistics/Mathematics, and Accounting.
- Prior experience (including internships) in Finance preferred.
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