Pre-MBA Equity Research Analyst Opportunity

Spitfire Capital is a long-term value-oriented investor in small and mid-cap public companies. Our investment approach combines elements of private equity, value and public market investing and is grounded in extensive primary research including significant company and industry due diligence. Our portfolio is typically concentrated across 15-20 businesses that offer an asymmetric risk/reward over a multi-year holding period.

We seek a motivated individual to join our team as a pre-MBA research analyst for a period of two to three years. Candidates are not required to have previous investing or research experience but should be avid students of all things business and be able to demonstrate a genuine passion for investing; strong skills in accounting, financial statement analysis and modeling; a strong work ethic and desire to continuously learn and improve; and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

We will consider candidates with one to three years of relevant job experience as well as recent graduates in business, finance or accounting.

– Assist the portfolio manager in general research activities;
– Conduct due diligence on companies and industries;
– Maintain quantitative screens for potential new investments;
– Monitor portfolio companies for news, events and third-party research;
– Financial modeling; and
– Assist in general operational and marketing activities.

If you would like to be considered for the role, please submit a resume, cover letter and write up of an investment idea to William Perocchi.