Investment Analyst – Global Income Strategies
The Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois is seeking an Investment Analyst to assist in the oversight of the System’s Global Income Strategies portfolio. The current portfolio includes investments to public fixed income mandates, as well as a growing private credit allocation. This position will support comprehensive analysis and ongoing management of the current portfolio, as well as research, evaluate and recommend new public and private investments to the program.
Candidate will be actively involved in the TRS investment process and is expected to possess superior analytical skills, knowledge of complex investment strategies, organizational abilities and attention to detail. The ability to clearly communicate research and complex analysis is essential. Further, the candidate should have the confidence to express thoughts on the market environment, and how that environment might impact portfolio positioning and/or the total TRS asset allocation.
A bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, accounting or business administration, or quantitative fields such as statistics, mathematics or engineering, is required. Two years of related work experience and CFA charter, or credible progress toward earning the CFA charter, is preferred. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Applicants may apply by submitting a cover letter and resume no later than September 13, 2019 online or to:
Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois
Office of Human Resources - Investment Analyst
P.O. Box 19253
Springfield, IL 62794-9253