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Analyst, Investor Relations and Investments

Company: James River Management Company
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

At James River Group, we are committed to providing a stable and rewarding work environment supported by our Core Values and Guiding Principles: Integrity, Accountability, Innovation, Customer Service, Communication, and Teamwork. James River Group is a subsidiary of James River Group Holdings, Ltd. We are proud of our recent national recognition as a 2022 and 2021 Top Workplaces USA awards. James River Group Holdings, Ltd. is a Bermuda-based insurance holding company which owns and operates a group of specialty insurance and reinsurance companies. The Company operates in three specialty property-casualty insurance and reinsurance segments: Excess and Surplus Lines, Specialty Admitted Insurance and Casualty Reinsurance. The Company tends to focus on accounts associated with small or medium-sized businesses in each of its segments. Each of the Company's regulated insurance subsidiaries are rated "A-" (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Job SummaryThe Analyst or Associate, Finance, Investments and Investors Relations will be a critical member of a small team that focuses on wide range of important public company finance functions for James River. Responsibilities will include evaluating and monitoring investment opportunities for a $2.4 BN investment portfolio; providing support for the key external facing finance functions including all investor relations and rating agency activities; and assisting with other ad hoc finance projects. The candidate will be expected to work closely with other members of the finance and accounting team to create and update presentations, draft press releases and conference call transcripts, and work with rating agency capital models. The role is a great career building opportunity for an energetic individual to develop a well-rounded skill set and benefit from broad exposure to other functional areas of the company, as well as Senior Management.Duties and Responsibilities* Continuously exhibit and uphold Core Values of Integrity, Accountability, Communication and Teamwork, Innovation and Customer Service* Engage with existing and prospective investment managers to evaluate investment markets and opportunities* Work closely with accounting and investment managers to monitor performance and budget for net investment income* Monitor investment portfolio to ensure compliance with investment guidelines* Assist with creating key external disclosures, including investor presentations, drafting press releases and conference call transcripts* Monitor sell-side research, industry news flow and trade publications for information relevant to investor relations activities* Analyze sell-side research models to understand drivers of consensus estimates* Review shareholder lists to monitor changes in ownership and target potential and existing public investors* Create quarterly performance presentations for the Investment Committee of the Board* Support creating presentations and collecting data for rating agency communications and information requests* Learn the drivers of the rating agency model and assist with forecasting models* Assist with or coordinate other ad hoc projects as assigned by managementKnowledge, Skills and Abilities* General knowledge of and ability to analyze financial statements* Knowledge of financial modeling techniques* Strong valuation analysis skills* Interest in financial markets* Strong organizational skills and attention to detail * Resourcefulness and a natural curiosity to learn* Excellent written and verbal communication skills* Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment* Analytical and problem-solving skills* Ability to build relationships with internal and external constituents/stakeholders* Self-starter who works well independently and in a team environment* Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)* Ability to travelExperience and Education* Bachelor's degree required* Minimum of two years of experience in investment banking, equity or credit research, corporate finance or asset management required* Previous experience in the insurance or financial services sector preferred #LI-KS1#LI-Remote

Keywords: James River Management Company, Chapel Hill , Analyst, Investor Relations and Investments, Professions , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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