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8 days ago

Senior Associate Consultant – easy apply

Cambridge Associates, LLC Singapore

The Public Growth Research Team gathers, analyses, and disseminates information and opinions on investment fund manager for use by our consultants… Cambridge Associates, LLC


30+ days ago

Core Data Lead Developer

Cambridge Associates Arlington, VA

This position is in the center of C|A’s data management and innovation strategy. This is an opportunity to participate in the firm’s next generation… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Investment Director, Private Investments Research

Cambridge Associates London, England

The Investment Director will gather, analyse, and disseminate information regarding all aspects of Ex-U.S. private equity and venture capital… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Senior Exchange Engineer

Cambridge Associates Arlington, VA

and Duties: • Provide advanced level expertise relating to (2010 and 2013) • Perform day to day operations around the Exchange… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Investment Director, Private Investments

Cambridge Associates Singapore

advising clients on their private investments; researching PI asset classes, products and investment managers in coordination with the research… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Junior Investment Performance Associate

Cambridge Associates United States +2 locations

The Performance Reporting Group (PRG) is tasked with providing industry-leading portfolio monitoring and evaluation services to clients worldwide… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

System Administrator

Cambridge Associates Arlington, VA

• Create and maintain system restore procedures and perform periodic system backups… Glassdoor


6 days ago

Talent Sourcing Associate

Cambridge Associates Boston, MA

We have recently implemented a new online application process. If you have previously submitted a resume to Cambridge Associates, you may already be… Glassdoor


27 days ago

Investment Director, Non-Profit Practice

Cambridge Associates Dallas, TX +2 locations

Investment Directors in the Non-Profit practice will become a part of the team who services nearly 700 nonprofit institutions ranging in assets from… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Assistant Controller

Cambridge Associates Boston, MA

The Assistant Controller reports to the Controller and is responsible for managing the General Ledger and External Reporting team in the… Glassdoor


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    Save yourself and don't work in MIG.

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    Former Employee - Investment Operations Associate  in  Arlington, VA (US)
    Former Employee - Investment Operations Associate in Arlington, VA (US)

    I worked at Cambridge Associates, LLC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    * Benefits are great - 3 weeks ETO for your first year, 4 weeks after, which is WAY above standard. All benefits are top notch.
    * Colleagues are great. Young, fun atmosphere in that sense. We liked to do happy hours, go out to lunch, etc.
    * Easy work. You do NOT need a college degree to do any job in MIG, though of course it's required. You can learn as much as you want to, but it's not necessary to do the work.
    * C|A as a whole is wonderful. Great CEO/COO, firm has a terrific reputation, clients love us, etc. We also just hired a CTO so hopefully IT stuff will improve. I recommend the company to a friend, NOT the department.
    * Pay, relative to what you do, really isn't that bad. Also, you get OT which can significantly increase your salary.
    * Flextime/flexplace. It's more structured than other places, but it still exists.

    Cons

    * MANAGEMENT. Micro-managers, micro-assistant managers. AMs think they rule the world, and some of them are truly truly awful. Bossy, rude, take all the credit for your work, and the managers aren't around enough to notice. Since a management team shift in September 2012 and the addition of assistant managers in September 2013, there has been insane turnover because the work environment is terrible. The average tenure of my group in the last 12-18 months has probably dropped from ~2 years to less than 6 months. Management acts like they care with their words but never follows through with their actions.
    * Work is repetitive and boring. Once you're through a couple quarters and know what's up, not much is going to change.
    * MIG is too stuck on following standards and guidelines to use common sense.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't be afraid to fire people. There is a culture at Cambridge which is "retain talent", but that doesn't mean "let everyone who is terrible stay as long as they want."

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