Director of Investments

Job at Arootah

New York, NY

Full time

JOB TITLE

Director of Investments

WHO WE ARE

Arootah is a rising personal and professional development leader in the Investment and Financial Services industry.  Our mission is to empower and elevate the performance of individuals and companies through Coaching and Business Advisory services while utilizing cutting edge SaaS technology. Our founder is Rich Bello, the Co-Founder of the industry-leading $10 billion hedge fund, Blue Ridge Capital. Rich is a Wharton graduate and held leadership positions at Morgan Stanley, Tiger Management, and Ernst & Young. Our offerings support businesses and individuals to raise their high standards—taking the next steps to maximize their potential.

• We coach and consult executives in the investment and financial services industries.

• We seed and develop new business hypotheses through our venture studio.

• We invest with a portfolio of public and private companies that positively impact individuals and society.  

If you're passionate about creating a better world, impacting personal and professional lives, and creating value for businesses, join us!

Visit us at Arootah.com to learn more.

WHO WE NEED

We are looking for a seasoned investment professional, that has that has broad and diverse experience researching and investing across multiple asset classes and investment types.   The top candidate will have knowledge and experience with developing investment processes and procedures, researching and investing in traditional and alternative asset classes, ideally with some crypto experience as well as with public and private investments and vehicles.  Arootah is well funded, and the principals of the firm have deep investment industry expertise, and vast, influential connections. The Director of Investments will be entrepreneurial and energized with the opportunity to join a firm in the initial stages of building an impactful, valuable, and lucrative enterprise.  

WHAT YOU WILL DO

As Director of Investments your primary responsibility will be for designing, building, and managing the investment process for both the Arootah Venture Studio and the Arootah Capital Fund.  This will include conducting detailed research across asset classes and investment vehicles, due diligence, asset allocation, portfolio design, portfolio analysis, portfolio optimization and risk management. Proven experience evaluating and monitoring external investments and effectively communicating recommendations to senior management.

In addition, this individual will be heavily involved in our Hedge Fund & Family Office Business Advisory Services group, providing advice and counsel to Arootah clients who seek help with their own investment policies and procedures. This will involve consulting to some of the leading hedge funds and investment firms in the world and sharing your experience in investment management.

Arootah Capital

  • Identify and invest in both public and private investment opportunities that align with Arootah’s investment criteria.
  • Design investment research and portfolio management Process.
  • Perform due diligence.
  • Portfolio capital allocation.
  • Portfolio risk management.

Arootah Venture Studio - Arootah's Venture Studio marries financial capital, experienced human capital, and analytical rigor with the goal of pairing the significant challenges and opportunities facing society today with the best potential solutions.

  • Develop an algorithmic process to recommend the best ideas to tackle the greatest challenges of our time, i.e., Obesity, Global Warming, etc.
  • Identify Chief Executive Officers to design, build and operate companies aligned with these ideas.
  • Build companies in-house via the venture studio.
  • Exit strategies for companies.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

Technical skills

  • Experience in valuation analysis via financial modelling.
  • Strong research and investigation skills with a depth of knowledge of public and subscription-based sources.
  • ESG/CSR Investing.
  • Experience analyzing public and private market deals.
  • Experience with cash flow modeling and investment valuation techniques.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Superior Microsoft Excel skills including advanced functions.
  • Ability to produce well designed, professional investment memos.

Soft skills

  • Self-motivated and driven.
  • Collaborative, diplomatic, and can cross-functionally partner with different stakeholders.
  • Experience in/comfort with a role with a degree of ambiguity, requiring proactive analysis and action.
  • Proven to work independently, prioritize work, and achieve results.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and proven ability to communicate with executives.
  • Ardent desire to learn continually and grow professionally, driven to master the products they're supporting/offering.
  • Outstanding analytical skills, detail-oriented, proactive, and self-motivated

Preferred Experiences & Abilities/ Education

  • BA required.
  • CFA Preferred. MBA a plus.
  • Crypto and multi strat experience.
  • Strong risk management skills
  • Prior experience in research at a hedge fund, investment bank, family office, and/or venture capital firm.
  • Knowledge of coding (Python) would be an advantage
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-changing world.
  • Be a self-starter who works well as a team member.
  • A minimum of 10 years of research and investment experience.

PERKS WITH US

  • Work for a well-funded disruptor in the finance, wellness, and technology space.
  • Culture of inspired continuous improvement in all areas of business and life.
  • Competitive benefits including health, vision, dental, and 401k
  • Equity Opportunities.
  • Autonomy in your work.
  • The ability to work remote.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Access to our Digital Wellness Center, including past webinars, seminar videos, and workbooks.

Be a part of a high energy, thriving company in the early stages of expansion! We’re growing our family, now is the time to join!

Visit us at Arootah.com for more information. 

JOB STATUS

Full-Time

Company: Arootah

Website: https://arootah.com/

Skills: financeanalystfinanceweb3python

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