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Investment Analyst II



McLean, VA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

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Regular or Temporary:


Language Fluency: English (Required)

Work Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Please review the following job description:

The Investment Analyst (IA) is responsible for working with Investment Managers and the Investment Advisory Group (IAG) to assist in the delivery of Investment Management Services to clients in Truist Wealth who generally have $5mm+ in AUM. The Investment Analyst will typically work with a minimum of 2 Investment Managers to manage a client base of approximately 100-150 relationships with assets under management averaging $1 - $2 billion and revenue responsibility averaging $7.5 - $10 million.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

The investment team is a critical partner in new business development and acts as a primary source for investment communication. The IA assists the Investment Manager in acquiring prospective clients through comprehensive analysis of complex outside portfolios and presentation preparation.

  • Propose, construct, and monitor client-specific, advice-driven investment strategies and solutions for individuals and families.
  • Make proactive recommendations to Investment Managers and/or clients.
  • Responsible, along with Investment Managers, for daily trading activities in discretionary, non-discretionary, and trust-based portfolios and is responsible for adhering to and documenting compliance with Truist, SunTrust Advisory Services, and relevant regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Work with Investment Managers and compliance to monitor client portfolios relative to their investment policy statement and work with the team to identify and address variances.
  • Actively assist in the client onboarding experience and develop the Investment Policy Statement in accordance with the client’s unique situation.
  • Develop and advise on investment recommendations and help transition new clients into a collaborative and on-going portfolio management and client communication cycle.
  • Prepare regular investment reviews for existing clients, recommend, establish, monitor, and adjust, as necessary, investment strategies and solutions designed to achieve the client’s goals.
  • Attend meetings and participate in presentations to clients and interact with other Truist wealth teammates.
  • Actively engaged in risk management.


Required Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field, or equivalent education and related training.
  • Series 65 licenses. Candidates will have 60 days from their Start Date to transfer, or 100 days from their Start Date to acquire all of the registrations and licenses required for this position.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the fundamentals of finance and investment theory.
  • Possesses presentation skills as well as oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient at utilizing complex models, databases, and statistical tools.
  • Performance assessment experience.
  • 5+ years of investment management / trading or related experience.
  • Ability to work on complex projects with minimal supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification [or progress towards CFA]
  • MBA [or progress towards MBA]
  • Additional Professional Designations such as CFP®, CIMA, CAIA

General Description of Available Benefits for Eligible Employees of Truist Financial Corporation: All regular teammates (not temporary or contingent workers) working 20 hours or more per week are eligible for benefits, though eligibility for specific benefits may be determined by the division of Truist offering the position. Truist offers medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, accidental death and dismemberment, tax-preferred savings accounts, and a 401k plan to teammates. Teammates also receive no less than 10 days of vacation (prorated based on date of hire and by full-time or part-time status) during their first year of employment, along with 10 sick days (also prorated), and paid holidays. For more details on Truist’s generous benefit plans, please visit our Benefits site. Depending on the position and division, this job may also be eligible for Truist’s defined benefit pension plan, restricted stock units, and/or a deferred compensation plan. As you advance through the hiring process, you will also learn more about the specific benefits available for any non-temporary position for which you apply, based on full-time or part-time status, position, and division of work.

Truist supports a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, citizenship or national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law. Truist is a Drug Free Workplace.

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