Investments Analyst

Organization
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Location
Bethesda, MD
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
03/31/2021
How to Apply
Apply directly online
Where to Apply
https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CFF&cws=1&rid=3445
Tags
Full-time

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Investments Analyst supports the oversight and management of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s $5 billion investment portfolio. This position does not require prior professional experience in finance or investing. The Analyst role is based on an apprenticeship model centered around learning, development, and collaboration with the Investments Team. The Analyst assists in formulating the investment strategy, uncovering and researching new investment opportunities, and implementing best practices and operational infrastructure to support the total investment program.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Researching investment strategies, sector verticals, geographic markets, and other areas that offer potential investment opportunities
Investment due diligence, selection and monitoring of investment partners, including fund managers, co-investments, and direct investments
Sourcing new opportunities and investment partners across the globe and all asset classes
Preparing and presenting investment analysis and recommendations to the internal team and Investment Committee
Improving the investment process, including work on investment operations, performance management, and risk management

REQUIREMENTS, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Four-year college degree required
0 – 3 years of relevant experience required
Ability to work collaboratively with team members to accomplish objectives
Ability to take initiative to identify and take steps to support and sustain a disciplined investment process
Ability to prepare well-written, organized material and present recommendations in a clear and concise manner
Ability to analyze and synthesize information and data
Ability and interest in researching and uncovering new insights
Ability to communicate effectively and foster deep relationships
Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

TRAITS THAT STRONG CANDIDATES POSSESS:

Enjoys reading and continuous learning
Desires early-career development and mentorship
Succeeds in an environment that focuses on relationship building
Interest in finance, investments, and research

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports to the Managing Director, Investments. No direct reports.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Standard office environment.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

The CF Foundation is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. We strive to recruit and maintain a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, physical or mental disability, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, sex, marital status, genetic information or testing, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or any characteristic protected by law.

Reasonable Accommodation Notice

The CF Foundation is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or would like to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at HROps@cff.org.