Lark Research, an independent investment research firm, has an opening for a part-time associate analyst. The ideal candidate will have experience or completed coursework in accounting, experience in financial modeling, good written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated interest in pursuing investment research as a career. The position requires coursework or experience in accounting to the intermediate level, advanced skills in Excel and demonstrated proficiency in Word. Experience with PowerPoint, Access and WordPress are a plus. Besides building and updating financial models and participating in the research and writing of company reports, the responsibilities of the position will include preparing blog posts and publishing report summaries on other investment platforms and through email communications. The associate analyst will also assist in the marketing of Lark Research’s investment research services to institutional investors through social media, email and regular mail and in updating and maintaining a customer relationship management database. The position offers 30 hours of work per week at a rate of $15 per hour. Hours and wages will increase over time as the analyst demonstrates proficiency in the assigned tasks. While some of the work may be performed remotely, the analyst will be required to work at least two days per week at my office in Linden, New Jersey, which is conveniently located about a block from the Linden NJ Transit station on the Northeast corridor, about 40 minutes from Penn Station, NY.