Cornell University seeks a qualified Investment Analyst. This position, as an integral part of the
working under the direction of the Senior Investment Team, will provide investment support related to the selection and due diligence of investment firms managing the University's $5.5 billion long term investment portfolio. It requires the quantitative financial, analytical, and investment skills necessary to evaluate the University's external investment managers and service providers. A keen interest in a broad range of investment topics and a willingness to learn about new investment strategies and concepts are necessary. It also requires the qualitative and interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with Investment Office colleagues, the campus community, external managers and the University's Investment Committee and sub-committee members.
The Investment Analyst will be responsible for compiling and analyzing data which will be used to support investment decisions; designing and presenting reports; and assisting in management of one or more asset classes in the investment portfolio, along with participation in special projects as assigned.
This is a 2-year term appointment with the possibility of extension
Bachelor's degree with 6 months experience (relevant internships count towards this) or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
- Must have in-depth knowledge of financial and investment theory, economic and political history, and an understanding of the current investment environment. Knowledge of investment terminology and financial mathematics is essential. High proficiency in using spreadsheet software required.
- Willingness to travel, at times extensively, on average 15% of time.
- Must be self-motivated; must represent the University in a professional manner and have enthusiasm for higher education; must have a positive attitude and gain and maintain credibility with the campus community and investment managers.
- Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
Background check will be required
No relocation assistance is provided for this position.
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