Becker Capital Management, Inc. is seeking a Research Associate to join our growing investment team.
The Research Associate will support the manager research and macro market research efforts across traditional, alternative and Impact/ESG asset class verticals. The Research Associate will work alongside the Investment Team to conduct qualitative and quantitative research, evaluating investment managers as well as the current market environment.
Responsibilities will include participation in quarterly diligence meetings with managers, ongoing vetting of investment opportunities, presenting summary findings/ recommendations to the Investment Committee and, when appropriate, directly to clients. The Research Associate will also be involved with asset allocation studies and analysis.
The successful candidate will demonstrate entrepreneurship, collaboration, initiative, and an inquisitive intellect.
Four-year college degree required.
1-4 years of relevant work experience.
Demonstratable track record of self-starting and problem solving are essential.
Knowledge of and passion for financial markets, portfolio theory and analysis, economics, statistics, and financial analysis.
Strong math, analytical and research skills are mandatory.
Ability to effectively communicate in writing and verbally to both internal and external audiences.
Focus and attention to detail on projects with a high level of accuracy.
Commitment to completing projects on deadline, seeking efficiency and a polished output.
Progression or interest in achieving an advanced degree or CFA designation preferred.
Working knowledge of various information technology interfaces and coding background: Advanced Excel skills, R, Python, SQL etc.
About Becker Capital Management
Becker Capital Management, Inc. is an employee-owned, boutique investment adviser. Since 1976, the firm has employed a consistent investment philosophy to provide comprehensive services to high-net-worth individuals, families, endowments, and foundations. Becker Capital provides a competitive salary and benefit package, including health care insurance, parking, and a corporate profit-sharing plan.
Becker Capital is passionate about creating an inclusive environment that values each employee’s unique differences. Applications are strongly encouraged from candidates reflecting diverse educational, cultural and experiential backgrounds. Becker Capital is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, and pay wages without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by law.
All inquiries will be strictly confidential.