Cambridge Associates is a leading global investment firm. We work with non-profit institutions, pension plans, and private clients across the globe to build investment portfolios that help them meet their philanthropic goals, pensioners' obligations, or personal endeavors. We offer a variety of services from acting as an outsourced investment office, to robust investment consulting, to providing access to our world-class digital research platform. Committed to independence since our founding more than 40 years ago, we are motivated only by what is best for our clients.
Our clients trust the experience, leadership, and integrity of our investment professionals. We have a global team of outstanding investment advisors and an extensive research platform to support them. With more than 1,200 employees in nine locations around the globe, we are constantly looking to discover new ideas for our clients' portfolios. This extensive network helps us to identify and access the best global investment opportunities all over the world.
The Corporate Finance analyst position is responsible for developing and maintaining various complex financial models to analyze and support key business decisions and outcomes. Key deliverables include discounted cash flow models to monitor and inform the firm's valuation, dilution analysis for various shareholder and option activities, return on capital analysis to inform shareholders and inform Management of outcomes relative to business plans. The Corporate Finance analyst will partner with peers in accounting, finance, and stakeholders across the business to analyze and inform key business trends. Develops & maintains both long and short range capital planning and forecasting that is informed through stakeholder connections in accounting/finance as well as across the business. In addition to ongoing analysis and reporting needs, the role will support special projects and requests from the business and partner with stakeholders across accounting, finance, and the broader business to provide high impact financial analysis and insight.
Assist maintaining discounted cash flow model supporting the firm valuation
Coordinate with Equity Compensation team to integrate shareholder/ option holder changes to inform and model forward looking implications for the ownership cap table and dilution
Develop return on capital models to analyze returns for various investment considerations (new regions, business ventures, capital investments).
Monitor and inform return on capital outcomes over time relative to up front business plans.
Assist with long range business and capital planning and current year cash/capital forecasting
Maintain provide analysis regarding shareholder returns over time
Interact effectively with key stakeholders in the business and finance/accounting areas to inform underlying business trends and assumptions, support and model budgeting/ forecasting outcomes
The qualified candidate will have
a Bachelor's Degree in Finance
3-5 years of experience with complex financial modeling and analysis
advanced working knowledge of MS Excel is essential (including a full understanding of pivot tables and reference logic) and a basic understanding of MS Access and query logic
experience with budgeting and forecasting a plus.
Highly organized, self-motivated, and conscientious toward deadlines, quality, and team dynamics
Excellent communication skills, written, oral, & presentation / excel graphing and power point
Ability to work in a dynamic fast paced environment, demonstrating flexibility, while maintaining accuracy