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Hotchkis & Wiley

Research Associate

– Los Angeles, California
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Research Associate

About the Position

Hotchkis & Wiley is seeking a highly motivated individual to become part of our Research Associate Program. The Research Associates support our Investment Team, which currently consists of over 20 members. The program is a two year program (which the company may extend to three years) and would provide an excellent foundation for someone who wants to eventually become an equity analyst or portfolio manager for an institutional asset management firm. While this program was originally designed to give pre-MBA candidates the unique opportunity to experience the asset management business prior to Business School, we will not discount applications from interested MBA or MFin candidates whom we believe would derive benefit from our program. Note that the applicant must be able to legally work in the U.S. without sponsorship.

The Research Associate will work together with our equity analysts/portfolio managers in conducting in-depth fundamental research for companies within one or more industries, including financial modeling and preparation of investment memos. The position is located in Los Angeles.  

Specific Responsibilities Include

  • Research and evaluate potential investments and monitor current portfolio investments
  • Create and maintain detailed financial models including long term projections and valuation estimates
  • Collaborate with company management as well as conduct calls and meetings with analysts and industry experts
  • Compose investment updates and assist in creation of detailed investment presentations
  • Understand and incorporate relevant economic and industry trends
  • Provide analysis for client service as needed

Skills & Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree (CFA a plus) with excellent academic credentials
  • A passion for equity investing combined with creativity, integrity, and intellectual honesty
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, including intermediate knowledge of Excel, accounting and finance.  Experience with Bloomberg a plus
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience in investment banking, accounting, or related financial services
  • Good communication skills, particularly written
  • Team oriented individual who is willing to take the initiative and accept increasing responsibility

About Hotchkis & Wiley

Hotchkis & Wiley is an institutional asset management firm overseeing U.S. and global value equity and high yield portfolios for clients worldwide.  The firm currently manages approx. $30 billion in assets and is majority owned by its management and employees.  For more information refer to our website, www.hwcm.com.

Hotchkis & Wiley is an Equal Opportunity employer (EEO), and all employees and applicants will be entitled to equal employment opportunities when employment decisions are made. Hotchkis & Wiley will take affirmative action to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, gender identity, or membership in a historically under-represented group.

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  • Location
    Los Angeles, California
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
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