Research Analyst

  • 1380 W. Paces Ferry Road, Suite 1000, Atlanta, GA, us
  • Full-time

Company Description

Edge Capital Partners, LLC is a top financial advisory firm that assists individuals, families, and institutions by creating unique investment management solutions. At Edge, we understand that significant wealth presents uniquely complex situations, ones that modeling and off-the-shelf solutions ignore. That is why we founded Edge—an independent financial advisory firm devoted exclusively to serving individuals, families, and institutions with substantial wealth via customized and sophisticated financial solutions.

Whether the need is to strategically expand cash flow, adjust portfolios for transitory life stages, or preserve and facilitate multi-generational wealth, Edge tailors each financial solution to each client’s unique circumstances from the ground up. We work in concert with clients to RealizeMORE™ in even the most complicated financial circumstances.

Job Description

Do you have a passion for research and an intellectual curiosity that never ceases? There’s an opportunity on our Investment Management and Research team that we think would fulfill that passion.

Edge Capital Partners, LLC is currently seeking a highly motivated junior Research analyst to join our team. The applicant should have a keen attention to detail and demonstrated academic achievement, specifically in economics, business, investments, and accounting. Candidates with investment-related work history in capital markets and / or investment manager diligence including mutual funds and limited partnerships will be preferred. 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordination and assistance in execution of investment due diligence on global investment opportunities across all asset classes (equities, fixed income, and real assets) and across expressions (long-only vs. long/short, public vs. private, active vs. passive).
  • Assist in accounting, performance reconciliation, and trading
  • Integrate financial and client data sources to produce client account review materials
  • Creation of prospective client marketing materials and presentations
  • Research and conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis 
  • Support analyst's team coverage and research of individual equity or industry sectors
  • Analysis of potential new investment products
  • Analyze operational reports and submits activity reports
  • Performing due diligence
  • Responding to inquiries from Edge Capital’s  advisors on investment topics and products
  • Researching industry trends and writing related materials
  • Gathering data from SEC filings, industry publications, and product vendors and maintaining databases
  • Consulting with advisors regarding product options, tools, and resources
  • Taking on and managing significant projects from start to finish

Qualifications

SUCCESS AT EDGE:

  • Ability to analyze complex or diverse information, use intuition and experience to respond to inquiries, exhibit sound and accurate judgment in a fast-paced environment
  • Respond promptly to team needs in a professional manner
  • Must maintain client confidentiality; demonstrate integrity and code of ethics
  • Efficient time-management is a must
  • Accountable, Adaptable and flexible
  • Team oriented
  • Strong work ethic with an ability to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail & ability to multi-task   
  • Proactively participate in ongoing learning and development to enhance support capacity for the research  team
  • Ability to work in teams and assist with due diligence efforts
  • Strong analytical and/or quantitative background
  • Ability to develop an idea and defend conclusion

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year College or University
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or Engineering
  • Active or working towards Series 65
  • Previous experience as an Investment Research Analyst or comparable role

COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience with Advent Black Diamond or other performance reporting systems
  • Experience with Microsoft Access or SQL
  • Experience with Bloomberg, Morningstar, Zephyr, or Alternative Soft

Additional Information

Edge Capital Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer