Research Analyst
Genworth Financial, Inc. - San Diego, CA

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Research Analyst

Altegris is a pre-eminent provider of alternative investments. Our mission is to find the best alternative investment managers and bring them to our clients through alternative mutual funds, private funds, and futures managed accounts. Our suite of products is sold through the intermediary channel, including wirehouses, independent broker/dealers and registered investment advisors. We also have a robust Private Client Group that works directly with high net worth individuals and family offices. The Altegris companies represent approximately $3.24 billion in client assets, and provide futures clearing services to accounts representing $843 million in institutional assets. We pride ourselves on our people and are strongly committed to our company motto: Trusted Alternatives. Intelligent Investing.

Genworth Financial Wealth Management, Inc. (GFWM), a wholly owned subsidiary of Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW), is a leader in meeting the increasingly complex needs of today's independent financial advisors. The Altegris Group of affiliated companies are also wholly owned subsidiaries of GNW, and operate as a division within GFWM. This position will be with Altegris Advisors, an SEC-registered investment adviser affiliate within the Altegris companies, located in La Jolla, California.

Altegris is in a very exciting growth phase and is searching for a talented and motivated Research Analyst to be an integral member of the Research team. The right candidate must have the temperament to thrive in our high-velocity, demanding business culture and enjoy interacting with high-octane, committed co-workers who enjoy working together, value collaboration, and are passionate about providing our clients with access to what we believe are some of the best investment managers in the alternatives industry.


Conduct statistical and qualitative analyses on investment manager performance and investment strategies 
Control data management, including performance updates and investment manager files and collateral 
Assist with various aspects of the investment and operational due diligence process 
Work with CIO to create departmental presentations including investment committee collateral 
Create product statistical content including monthly/quarterly fact sheets


2 - 4 years of prior experience, ideally in the hedge fund, managed futures, finance, investment management, asset management, or consulting industry 
Strong GPA and bachelor's degree from a quality institution (Economics, Finance or Statistical/Mathematical major is a plus) 
Demonstrated mix of quantitative and qualitative skills 
Good working understanding of macroeconomics and markets 
A passion for investments, particularly alternative investments 
Strong work ethic and ownership mentality, with a "can do" approach to work 
Detail orientation and strong ability to work with numbers 
Ability to work effectively, efficiently, and accurately in a fast-paced culture 
Ability to find creative solutions to complex problems 
Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written 
Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills, with a preference for experience working with Bloomberg, PerTrac and other related software

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