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Hedge Fund/ Private Equity Analyst


Credit Funds

Ref#: 3043

Date published: 29-Aug-2022

About Fortress
Fortress Investment Group LLC is a leading, highly diversified global investment manager with approximately $44.4 billion of assets under management as of June 30, 2022. Founded in 1998, Fortress manages assets on behalf of over 1,900 institutional clients and private investors worldwide across a range of credit and real estate, private equity, and permanent capital investment strategies. Investment performance is our cornerstone - we strive to generate strong risk adjusted returns for our investors over the long term. For additional information on Fortress, please visit www.fortress.com.

About Credit
Fortress’s Credit business was launched in 2002. Today, the Fortress Credit team consists of over 525 professionals and is focused on investing globally, primarily in undervalued assets and distressed and illiquid credit investments. The investment team has a long and established track record investing throughout a number of credit and distressed cycles around the world. With over 130 professionals dedicated to asset management in 11 office locations worldwide, the Fortress Credit team also has the experience and expertise to manage and service assets with operational complexity.

About The Position
Fortress’s Credit Fund is looking to hire an Analyst to help analyze potential real estate and corporate investments across the US and internationally.  The ideal candidate will hold a degree in in Math, Physics or another STEM field to work alongside individuals with similar backgrounds.  Master’s strongly preferred but Bachelors and PhDs are encouraged to apply. Candidate will apply their strong educational background and analytical skillset to assist with and create the financial modelling required to accurately assess investment opportunities.  The Analyst will learn how to invest in various illiquid forms of assets by working side-by-side with top professionals in a close-knit team with a history of making successful investments. No finance experience or background is required.

Create and manipulate cash flow models in Excel to help analyze potential investments
Analyze company financial standings via the use of research reports, financials, public filings and management discussions
Identify patterns and macro themes
Analyze and model esoteric illiquid assets
Coordinate due diligence on investments including travel as necessary 
Develop and present financial analyses, reports and presentations to support decision making in situations involving new investments and existing portfolio companies and assets
Assist in monitoring, management and valuation of existing portfolio of investments

A degree from a top university, majoring in Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, or similar STEM based major. Master’s degree strongly preferred.
Strong coding skills required
Strong Excel skills preferred but not necessary
Strong organizational skills
Strong quantitative skills 
No finance experience or background is required

The successful candidate will be:
Bright and flexible, with excellent analytical, strategic and implementation skills
Results-oriented, with an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and expeditiously
Able to both take direction and show initiative as appropriate
Ability to work in a very high-pressure environment with changing deadlines and priorities
Proactive and high-energy with a hands-on approach to problem solving
A strong individual as well as a team player, capable of building effective internal and external relationships through appealing personal skill
Uncompromising with respect to integrity in all regards

In addition to a highly competitive package, Fortress will provide sponsorship to the selected candidate if required.

Fortress Investment Group LLC collectively with its subsidiaries and operating affiliates is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.