The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) and its employees embrace their commitment to its core values. These core values are the pillars on which CFF stand and will continue to sustain us as we move forward.
Keep sight of what really matters: Our decisions are based on what is best for people with cystic fibrosis and their families.
Aspire for excellence in all we do: We take pride in our work. We are committed to continuous learning and improvement.
Stronger together: We collaborate and work together so that we can learn more and achieve more.
Innovate with courage: We embrace challenges. We reach beyond boundaries in pursuit of our vision.
Care about our people: We deeply care about each other and all who support our shared mission. We listen with respect. We support one another.
Our highly mission-focused Foundation is seeking an experienced Investment Performance and Reporting Analyst that is willing and able to contribute to the investment team in a variety of capacities. This position will be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely reporting of performance on a diversified portfolio of public and private investments and providing performance and risk analytics that inform decision making by Investment team.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conducts portfolio and fund-level analysis – returns, attribution, and exposure analysis using portfolio management software and Microsoft Excel.
Conducts extensive data gathering, analyses, and integration for public and private investments, portfolio liquidity and exposures, fees, benchmark and peer comparison. Maintains current and historical documentation related to portfolio returns, reporting templates, and benchmarks.
Utilizes standard monitoring and reporting tools for timely and accurate internal and external reports.
Assists with preparation of various internal and external audit workpapers and schedules.
Assists with regular monitoring of ongoing investments in accordance with established policies.
Monitors the accuracy of all cash flows and exposure data entered into the performance analytics system by third-party service providers. Monitors investment-level performance estimates and valuations conducted by third parties.
Assists with investment, cash, and unfunded commitment reconciliations.
Assists with new investments’ onboarding in the system by setting up workflows and working with the investment team to understand key investment properties and benchmarks, reading legal documents, and entering fee and liquidity terms.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Minimum of 2 years of experience in similar role, preferably at a foundation or endowment.
Superior analytical skills with advanced ability in Microsoft Excel. A quick learner of new software systems.
Advanced ability to produce charts, graphs and tables as well as streamlining report design. Experienced in data visualization.
High level of understanding of Global Investment Performance Standards (“GIPS”), performance measurement methodologies (Modified Dietz, geometric returns, time-weighted returns, IRRs) and many portfolio risk characteristics (beta, standard deviation, Sharpe Ratio, correlation, duration).
High level of knowledge on the reporting of different investment strategies, such as hedge funds, private equity, fixed income and derivatives.
Experience using different research/contact management software (e.g. Bipsync, Backstop, Dynamo) and portfolio/risk management systems (e.g. Caissa, Solovis, Bloomberg, FactSet).
Ability to synthesize data and summarize complex sets of financial information.
Excellent attention to detail and ability to meet strict deadlines.
Ability to multitask, manage priorities, and be self-sufficient.
A collegial work style and a willingness to perform a wide range of tasks.
CFA, CAIA, CIPM, FRM preferred.
About Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with CF the opportunity to lead long, fulfilling lives by funding research and drug development, partnering with the CF community, and advancing high-quality, specialized care.
The CF Foundation is the world's leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis, and nearly every CF-specific drug available today was made possible with our financial support. We are a donor-funded, 501(c)(3) nonprofit that is fully accredited by the Better Business Bureau's (BBB) Wise Giving Alliance program.