• Locations
    • Austin, TX
    • New York
  • Date Posted
  • Nov. 11, 2021
  • Function
  • Business Intelligence
  • Sector
  • Fintech

At Novus, we help investors of all stripes succeed. We are now looking for a Jr. Analyst to dive into the complexities of the Hedge Fund industry to provide our clients with fresh perspective on the skills necessary to maximize their performance potential. Become a part of Novus and change the way the world invests.

What You’ll Do

You will report directly to a Client Analytics Team Lead, and be based in either New York City or Austin. For this position, we are looking for recent college graduates with up to 1 year maximum of relevant experience post graduation.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Organize, integrate, aggregate and reconcile Hedge Fund and Fund of Fund portfolio data on the proprietary Novus platform
  • Operate, improve and troubleshoot intricate and large data sets and databases
  • Develop a deep understanding of the connection between the Novus platform and the embedded financial data to tactically resolve issues
  • Supporting data scrubbing needs for reporting, analysis and projects as required
  • Using our current processes and creating new ones you will deliver high quality data in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Applying data mining skills to liaise with clients and third-party vendors to rectify data quality issues
  • Validating data quality and supporting the Client Management Team Lead with ad hoc requests and internal projects

Qualifications

  • Work Experience: You have 0-2 years of relevant experience working with financial data sets
  • Experience working with SQL is preferred
  • Educational background: Computer science, Mathematics, Statistics or similar is preferred
  • Interpersonal skills/Communication: You are a strong verbal and written communicator, whether discussing clients’ portfolios, current financial trends, and ability to articulate complex calculations or ideas into digestible concepts.
  • Analytical skills: Ability to analyze large data sets and portfolios to come up with actionable insights.
  • Organizational skills: You are comfortable managing competing client demands and deadlines and know how to prioritize, manage expectations, and provide results.
  • Interests: Demonstrated desire to work in the Finance & Investment space evidenced by regularly reading books and keeping up with current financial & economic trends.

Our Mission

Novus serves capital allocators and managers, helping them enrich and manage their data, extract actionable investment insights, and improve stakeholder communication via visualization and automation. We strive to be the center of the institutional investment ecosystem: where the world’s greatest investors gather to manage their portfolios and engage with one another.

Over $120 trillion is invested annually on behalf pensions, endowments, sovereign funds, private investors, and family offices. These groups strive to affect the world in unique ways—be it through funding scholarships, protecting pensions, establishing charitable foundations, supporting medical research, preserving wealth, and more.

Unfortunately, many of these institutions are using outdated and disconnected tools to manage their portfolios. Novus offers comprehensive solutions for the multi-asset class portfolio. By providing a single platform that streamlines data processes, quantifies investment skill, uncovers bias, and helps investors plan more accurately, we are helping investors amplify their impact.

Our Values

We expect our team members to deliver on their responsibilities and understand how each and every component of our company works to generate our collective success. We hold ourselves and our colleagues accountable to the highest standards.

  • If the following sounds like you, we look forward to getting to know you—
  • You do not want to “just work;” you want to be a part of something bigger and have an impact.
  • You drive yourself and others around you to become better.
  • You have a passion to know more and challenge yourself and others to look at problems from new and different perspectives.
  • You thrive in a smaller environment and welcome the opportunity to collaborate with teams across the organization.
  • You know that constructive criticism, whether about you or from you, is about improving yourself, your team, and your company.
  • You are not afraid to share your opinions, offer, or ask for help.
  • You enjoy digging into excel models and datasets and figuring out how they work together.