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Point72 Catalyst - US 2024

Point72 Catalyst - US 2024
New York, US
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Job Description

**Point72 Catalyst **

Point72 Catalyst is a pathway for experienced professionals to train for a potential transition to a role as an investment analyst on the buy-side of the financial services industry.

Building on the success of the Point72 Academy, which has placed more than 160 analysts at our firm as of March 2024, this program is designed to round out your skillset as an investor with the potential for an opportunity to be placed on a team. If you successfully graduate, you will have the opportunity to join our firm as an experienced analyst.

This role offers the opportunity to learn from a dedicated team of professionals while honing your ability to generate independent investment ideas. You will learn the fundamental research and analysis skills needed to be an analyst at Point72 and apply your intellectual curiosity in a role that prizes creativity, autonomy, and analytical rigor.

As an analyst at Point72, you will benefit from our mentorship culture and ongoing professional development resources that are dedicated to your continued growth.

During the program you will:

  • Be prepared to ramp on an industry with assigned companies
  • Be immersed in classroom training in our New York office with Point72 instructors (themselves former investment professionals), Point72 PMs and Analysts, and experts in skills like accounting, and modeling
  • Work on various stock pitch archetypes with constant feedback from instructors dedicated coaching staff
  • Build robust financial models for your assigned names and industry
  • Be trained on the firm’s proprietary software systems as well as understanding how to integrate a wealth of data provided from our proprietary data teams into your research process
  • Utilize interactive and tailored compliance training throughout the program from dedicated compliance professionals to Point72 Academy
  • Undergo rigorous best practices and compliance training for corporate access
  • Complete a compliance training curriculum to prepare for an analyst role
  • Become part of a deep alumni network of Academy graduates across seniority levels
  • Receive mentorship and feedback from PMs, senior analysts, and a dedicated coaching staff

Who we’re looking for:

  • Candidates with 2+ years of work experience

  • While financial sector experience is beneficial, it is not a prerequisite for this role, as we value diverse skill sets and perspectives

  • A demonstrated passion for the public equities market

  • Existing skills in research, valuation, modeling, accounting, and financial analysis

  • Unique perspectives and a willingness to challenge consensus in building a variant view

  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills

  • A commitment to the highest ethical standards

We take care of our people

We invest in our people, their careers, their health, and their well-being. When you work here, we provide:

  • Fully-paid health care benefits

  • Generous parental and family leave policies

  • Mental and physical wellness programs

  • Volunteer opportunities

  • Non-profit matching gift program

  • Support for employee-led affinity groups representing women, minorities and the LGBTQ+ community

  • Tuition assistance

  • A 401(k) savings program with an employer match and more

About Point72

Point72 Asset Management is a global firm led by Steven Cohen that invests in multiple asset classes and strategies worldwide. Resting on more than a quarter-century of investing experience, we seek to be the industry's premier asset manager through delivering superior risk-adjusted returns, adhering to the highest ethical standards, and offering the greatest opportunities to the industry's brightest talent. For more information, visit

The US annual base salary range for this role is 140,000 – 160,000 (USD) which does not include discretionary bonus compensation or our comprehensive benefits package. Actual compensation offered to the successful candidate may vary from posted hiring based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level, among other things.

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