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Quantitative Analyst

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Date: May 8, 2019

Location: Newport Beach, CA, US, 92660

Company: Irvine Company

Position Summary:

The Quantitative Analyst position is part of the Company’s fast-paced Investment Division.  Responsibilities will include creating, maintaining, and updating investment models; managing portfolio accounting and reporting systems; assisting in evaluating equity, fixed income, and alternative investment opportunities; leading special quantitative projects upon request, and assisting in the preparation of written investment reports and recommendations for senior management.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create, maintain, and update investment portfolio Excel models
  • Manage portfolio accounting and reporting systems; take ownership of data reliability and accuracy

  • Analyze and evaluate potential investment opportunities and prepare written summaries

  • Prepare materials and exhibits for senior management meetings

  • Complete time-sensitive projects, including ad hoc analyses

Essential Job Functions:

  • Use quantitative problem-solving skills to find and create efficiencies in models, programs,  and processes to improve speed and reliability of results

  • Work with third party data providers and internal groups to reconcile cash flows, daily cash balances, and GAAP & Tax accounting, automating as much of the process as possible

  • Research, analyze, and value equity, fixed income, and alternative investments

  • Summarize results and present conclusions in a clear and concise manner, both verbally and in writing

  • Prepare presentations for senior management meetings

  • Perform general market research & analyses

  • Respond quickly to ad hoc requests

  • Maintain a positive attitude and constructively collaborate with colleagues

General Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, computer science, engineering, or a related field

  • Mastery of Microsoft Excel including VBA programming experience

  • Proficiency in at least one programming language

  • Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail

  • Highly motivated, solves problems independently and able to meet firm deadlines

  • Strong writing and communications skills

  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and constructively collaborate with colleagues in a fast-paced environment

  • Highly dependable with the utmost integrity and the ability to protect confidential information

  • Strong desire to learn and grow in all aspects of the investment field

Additional Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of experience in investments

  • CFA or CFA candidate preferred

  • Working knowledge of financial concepts - IRR, NPV, etc.

  • Experience using Bloomberg terminal and Excel API

  • Working knowledge of GAAP and Tax accounting

  • Proficiency in investment concepts and terminology


About Us:
Irvine Company is a privately held real estate investment company and master-planner committed to creating and sustaining communities that thrive for generations.

With diversified operations throughout coastal California, Irvine Company plans and brings to life balanced, sustainable communities with a full range of housing, job and retail centers, schools, recreation and permanently preserved open space.

We take as much pride in our employee community as we do the communities we create. It’s an environment populated with talented and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.


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.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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