Investment Analyst

Position Summary:

Argent Trust is hiring an analyst for the investment management team to support multiple professionals/committees that are investment driven & multi-asset based structured. The successful candidate will work directly with the CIO and several Sr. Portfolio Managers, on a coordinated basis, on many aspects of the investment research process including, but not limited to: building and maintaining financial modeling, data warehousing, preparing reports/lists for individuals and group discussions, performing financial and credit analysis, writing research reports(both internal and for published literature), developing various industry analyses and competitive assessments, conducting investment reviews, and preparing request for proposals (RFPs). It’s preferred, though not mandatory, that this analyst should have broad exposure to the research process that investment analysts utilize to make decisions. The successful candidate could, in time, present in front of clients, prospects, and professional partners.

Job Location:

Nashville, TN or Oklahoma City, OK

Requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree in a related area of study. A MBA or CFA is a positive, but not required. (It’s also understood that this successful candidate will progress towards becoming a CFA Charterholder, if not already earned)
  • Prefer candidate with 1-2 years of relevant work experience
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written (will be asked to provide sample)
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills (again, sample will be needed)
  • Bloomberg, Morningstar Direct, and Value Line knowledge a plus
  • Demonstrated capacity to be a team player
  • Self motivated & willing to be proactive
  • Willing to be “coached”

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