Investment Analyst

Company Name Rhode Island Commerce Corporation
Location Providence
Date Posted February 6, 2018
Job Type Full-time


Position Summary

The Investment Analyst will support the Investment Team by acting as an efficient team player with the ability to quickly assess the needs of, develop a work plan for, and excel at all tasks given regardless of previous knowledge. The candidate must have a working knowledge of financial fundamentals and financial modeling.  Real estate experience is a plus, but not required. The overall purpose of this role is to support Commerce RI’s goal of drawing business to the area and getting Rhode Islanders back to work.


  • Support asset management and performance metrics related tasks
  • Support the evaluation process of applications for state business and real estate incentive investments, including financial modeling and memos for investment approval
  • Support the negotiation and closing process for all transactions/contracts

Key Competencies

  1. Intelligence: The ability to acquire understanding and absorb information rapidly. A quick study.
  2. Resourcefulness: Passionately finds ways over, around, or through barriers to success.  Achieves results despite lack of resources.  Goes beyond the call of duty. Shows bias for action.  A results-oriented “doer.”
  3. Written Communications: Writes clear, precise, well-organized documents using appropriate vocabulary, grammar, and word usage.
  4. Goal Setting: Sets fair stretch goals for self and others. Encourages individual initiative.
  5. Ambition: Desires to grow in responsibility and authority.


  • A Bachelor’s degree is required. An academic concentration in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business, Strategic Management, or related field is preferred.
  • Relevant professional experience in economic development, financial analysis, private equity, real estate, investment banking, and/or consulting.
  • Highly proficient in MS Office, especially building flexible Excel models.
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.
  • Exceptional verbal and written skills.
  • Interest in economic development and motivated by Commerce RI’s mission.

Posting will remain open until Friday, February 23, 2018.  Submit a cover letter with salary requirements and a professional resume, preferably via e-mail to:



Rhode Island Commerce Corporation
Attention: Human Resources
315 Iron Horse Way - Suite 101
Providence, Rhode Island 02908

The RI Commerce Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer