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Director, Investment Division

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Date: Aug 24, 2017

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92617

Company: The Irvine Company

We are master planners, community builders, real estate investors, and asset managers committed to a comprehensive master plan for The Irvine Ranch® drafted in the early 1960s. We plan and bring to life balanced, sustainable communities with a full range of housing, job and retail centers, schools, recreation, trails, parks, greenbelts and permanently preserved open spaces. Our vision — like our history on this precious land — is long-term. We invest our talent, energy and resources in the highest quality planning, design, and construction that will last for generations, and assure an unparalleled quality of life for those who live and work here.

Position Summary:

The Director position is part of the Company’s fast-paced Investment Division. Activities include evaluating equity, fixed income and other investment opportunities; performing sector and company-specific research and analyses; preparing written summaries and recommendations for senior management; producing investment models; analyzing special projects as needed; preparing investment reports; and maintaining in-depth knowledge of economic trends. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze potential investment opportunities and prepare well-researched and well-reasoned analyses
  • Maintain and update investment portfolio reporting systems and financial models
  • Produce investment reports
  • Prepare materials and exhibits for senior management meetings
  • Complete time-sensitive special projects, including ad hoc analyses
  • Maintain positive attitude and collaborate with colleagues

Essential Job Functions:

  • Independently research, analyze and value investment opportunities and provide recommendations
  • Summarize results and present conclusions in a clear and concise manner, both verbally and in writing
  • Regularly monitor developments and news for assigned companies and sectors; communicate relevant information to colleagues and update recommendations if warranted
  • Prepare presentations for senior management meetings
  • Update holdings, run reports and prepare financial analyses
  • Perform general market research & analyses 
  •  Respond quickly to ad hoc requests

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in investment-related field
  • Extremely well-organized with exceptional attention to detail
  • Highly motivated, solves problems independently and able to meet firm deadlines
  • Maintain positive attitude and teamwork in a fast-paced environment
  • Protect confidential information and respect compliance procedures at all times
  • Strong financial modeling skills
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel; VBA programming skills strongly preferred
  • Strong writing, quantitative and communications skills
  • Strong proficiency in investment concepts and terminology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CFA Charterholder or CFA Program Candidate
  • MBA or relevant academic background
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language
  • Experience using Bloomberg terminal and Excel plug-in


The Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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