VC Associate @ ICONIQ Capital in San Francisco, CA

ICONIQ Capital is a global multi‐family office/merchant bank, representing a group of families for investment management, trust & estate, philanthropy, insurance, lending, and a variety of family office services.

OPEN POSITION: Investment Associate

This is an opportunity to join the Investment Strategy Group (ISG), supporting all facets of the investment program, including: investment selection, fund and co-investment due diligence and monitoring, asset allocation, performance analysis, risk management, macro and market research, and portfolio strategy. This role offers a high degree of collaboration with senior team members and the ability to drive results for the organization and our families.


  • Evaluation of investment managers across public markets and private markets, including private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, fixed income, equity, credit, and real estate
  • Monitoring existing managers and co-investments
  • Building and maintaining investment database and forward calendar of potential opportunities
  • Developing proprietary research on asset classes and capital markets
  • Conducting performance measurement and attribution
  • Supporting investment operations and technical systems
  • Improving and developing proprietary quantitative models and forecasts
  • Continuing to drive improvements in the due diligence and monitoring process
  • Working closely with family office teams on the execution of portfolio strategies


  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience in buy-side investing, equity or fixed income research, investment banking, consulting, or other quantitative role with a proven record of academic achievement
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, mathematics, or another quantitative field from a top university
  • CFA and/or CAIA preferred


  • Strong understanding of investment principles
  • Works in an open and dependable manner
  • Able to identify relevant data and analyze a complex problem
  • Adapts quickly to shifting priorities and demands
  • Communicates clearly and fluently
  • Actively networks and data mines for new opportunities
  • Compares and assesses alternatives
  • Identifies and collects data requirements to analyze a complex problem
  • Uses a data-driven approach to decision making

If interested, please apply here.


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