Investment Associate

University Of Southern California Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 3 months ago

  • Evaluates and analyzes the performance of investment managers and asset class composites for the Endowment and other university programs.

  • Collects, calculates and analyzes statistical information on investments managers.

  • Assists the Chief Investment Officer on asset allocation, rebalancing and liquidity analysis.

  • Provides investment research to the senior staff in support of investment action taken by the Investment Office.

  • Performs preliminary and advanced work for the selection of potential investment managers.

  • Participates in reviewing, interviewing and hiring investment managers.

  • Works with Risk Officer to analyze risk metrics for various investment strategies and collectively for the Endowment.

  • Maintains performance databases. Recommends database enhancements to assist in reporting and analysis.

  • Maintains market value and cash flow database associated with investments.

  • Communicate to senior staff key developments in private market partnership holdings.

Preferred Education- Master's degree

Preferred field of expertise- CFA or CFA candidate. Master's degree in business administration or related field.

Minimum Education- Bachelor's degree

Minimum Experience - 3 years

Minimum Field of expertise- Finance, brokerage, investment management and/or accounting experience. Good understanding of the capital markets and investment concepts. Knowledge of financial and investment systems. Ability to work independently on projects in a fast paced environment. Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving stills. Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and proficiency in Microsoft Work, Outlook and Access. Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills. Requires a self-motivated team player who is customer service oriented.

Minimum Experience-



Communicationwritten and oral skills

Interpretation of policies/analyses/trends/etc.

Knowledge of applicable laws/policies/principles/etc.



Problem identification and resolution


Statistical analysis

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.

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