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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/21/18

Applications Due10/21/18

Vacancy ID60098

AgencyInsurance Fund, State

TitleJunior Investment Analyst (Special Investment Officer)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $65000 to $95000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50

Workday

From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address 199 Church Street

City New York

StateNY

Zip Code10007

Minimum Qualifications Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in any degree discipline
• Strong interest in the financial markets with excellent quantitative and analytical skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Candidate should possess intellectual curiosity, focus and creativity, as well as a keen research instinct with creative problem-solving abilities

Preferred Qualifications:
• Preference may be given to candidates who have obtained their MBA or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credential (CFA study at any level is a plus)
• Familiarity with financial markets preferred, but not essential
• Ideal candidate must have an entrepreneurial spirit and drive to deliver results



Duties Description The Investment Department of the New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF) is seeking a Junior Investment Analyst to assist with all aspects of its Investment operation. This position reports to the Chief Investment Officer.

Duties will include, but not be limited to:

In addition to working with analysts, portfolio managers and traders, the Junior Investment Analyst will interact frequently with the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and senior Investment staff. There are four core areas that the candidate would experience either through rotation or via direct placement: Risk Analysis; Trading; Portfolio Management; and Credit Analysis.

• Assisting with quantitative, qualitative and administrative aspects of managing NYSIF’s portfolios.
• Collaborating with Investment Department colleagues on daily activities and special projects.
• Assisting with the development and of regular and ad-hoc reporting for senior management and staff.
• Interfacing with other departments, including finance, compliance, and cash management.
• The candidate will perform analysis on Bloomberg and other market related systems.
• Working with Microsoft PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel and Word


Additional Comments Candidates must be New York State residents or willing to relocate. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Renee Bartholomew

Telephone

Fax 518-437-1618

Email Address hrexec@nysif.com

Address

Street 15 Computer Drive West

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12205

 

Notes on ApplyingCandidates should email or mail a resume and cover letter to:

The New York State Insurance Fund
Attn: Human Resources
15 Computer Drive West
Albany, NY 12205
E-Mail address: hrexec@nysif.com

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