As part of the GIIN’s mission to accelerate the scale and effectiveness of impact investing, we publish job openings from members of the GIIN Investors’ Council and other impact investing leaders.

Research Analyst

at Boundless Impact Investing in New York, NY -OR- Remote

About the Job

Boundless Impact Investing creates high-quality and objective research for impact investors interested in maximizing the social value of their investments. Our state-of-the-art knowledge platform offers sector-specific investment research, social, environmental and economic impact metrics and proprietary access to subject matter experts and other impact investors.

Boundless is seeking a Research Analyst with environmental and data science experience, as well as an understanding of Life Cycle Analysis. The Analyst must have strong modeling skills and will apply quantitative techniques to compile, analyze, interpret large amounts of data, perform statistical analysis, create innovate environmental and financial metrics, present the findings to clients, and produce substantiated recommendations. The Research Analyst will work with corporate clients and the Boundless team.

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsibilities and experience should include, but are not limited to:
Prepare project proposals
Identify and understand problems through forecasting, gap analysis, quantitative reporting, research, and statistical analysis
Attend client calls, respond to client questions, demands and needs
Data analysis and statistical modeling experience
Working knowledge of LCA and climate impact measurement
Develop and build clear environmental and financial impact metrics
Implement changes and improvements based on research findings
Support Boundless documentation through Powerpoint presentations and technical reports

The Analyst needs initiative and follow-through and be able to anticipate the needs of clients. He/she must also be resourceful, professional, and a team player. and be able to handle numerous tasks simultaneously, prepare various written client deliverables, prioritize, meet deadlines, work well with minimal supervision.

Position will work closely with the Research Advisor, Research & Project Coordinator and the CEO on all projects. Candidates should be prepared to devote approximately 20 hours a week, with the possibility of transitioning to full-time.

Qualifications

Qualifications/Skills:

Master’s degree in Environmental or Data Science or related academic qualifications; dual degree with MBA preferred but not required
General interest in impact investing, social finance or corporate responsibility
Minimum of 5 years of experience in quantitative data analysis and statistical modeling
Able to manipulate large, complex data sets using a variety of software applications (SPSS, SAS, Excel), including the use of relational databases
Working knowledge of machine learning and AI; predictive algorithms
A critical thinker with attention to detail and the ability to work with large data sets
Strong written and verbal communication skills with technical writing skills a must
Experience with programming languages (Python/R) and working knowledge of financial software tools

Soft Skills:

Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
A creative problem solver who can apply innovative solutions to data challenges;
A team player who can collaborate across a diverse team;
Self-motivated, resourceful, able to thrive in a fast paced environment;
Positive attitude, entrepreneurial spirit, easy to work with

To apply

Please send CV and a short letter of interest (including availability) to rmukherjee@boundlessimpact.net

Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. Early application strongly encouraged.

Boundless Impact Investing

Boundless is the premier market intelligence resource for impact investors. We deliver high-quality, objective and actionable research, analysis and expert advisory for investors to maximize the social and environmental value of their investments. Our unique brand of impact intelligence offers sector-specific industry research, social, environmental and economic impact metrics, and proprietary access to a community of subject matter experts and like-minded investors.