Senior Analyst – Alternative Investments in Cleveland, OH at CBIZ

Date Posted: 7/30/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level.   

CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions: 
•    2020 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work®
•    2020 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence
•    Top 101 2020 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation
•    2020 Healthiest 100 Workplace in America
•    2021 Top Workplaces USA

CBIZ Benefits & Insurance Services is a division of CBIZ, Inc., providing benefits consulting, HRIS technology, payroll, human capital management, property and casualty, talent and compensation solutions, and retirement & investment solutions to organizations of all sizes. CBIZ is ranked as a Top 20 Largest Broker of U.S. Business (Business Insurance Magazine) and a Top 100 Retirement Plan Adviser (PLANADVISER).  

Essential Functions and Primary Duties:

•    Perform manager due diligence, follow internal process on investment selection, monitoring, and removal of managers, and present findings / recommendations to the Research Advisory Board
•    Cover / Monitor approved managers and provide firm / team updates, performance attribution, and write ups, and maintain investment profiles and due diligence activities in the in-house research database
•    Analyze economic and market trends in private markets, and engage in team discussion and presentations
•    Incorporate market conditions and portfolio construction considerations into manager analysis
•    Actively participate in asset class research as a component of the firm’s asset allocation decisions
•    Lead or engage in strategic projects that enhance the research team’s process and operations
•    Effectively utilize resources such as Pitchbook, eVestment, Bloomberg, and Morningstar Direct
•    Perform special investment research as required by client needs and present at client meetings periodically
•    Collaborate with advisors and consultants on client-related projects
•    Lead or assist in development of the analyst team
•    Additional responsibilities as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, mathematics or other areas that contain strong analytical course content

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • At least five years of professional, investment experience
  • Possesses advanced knowledge and understanding of industry and professional concepts, principles, practices, and procedures
  • Possesses expert knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, and professional standards
  • Expert use of applicable technology
  • Proficient use of MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and enterprise communication and travel solutions (Concur, Skype)
  • Experience performing work that requires initiative and leadership skills
  • Experience in coaching and teaching others 
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) or other approved credentials or those required by law
  • Ability to anticipate and elicit customer needs
  • Ability to self-learn and develop business and technical knowledge quickly 
  • Motivated team player with demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable working with quick turnaround times and deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to travel as necessary


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