Working at FPA

We believe that the success of our firm is thanks to its people and their commitment to excellence. We lead with integrity, foster an ownership mindset, embrace teamwork and seek to always make choices that maintain our most important legacy – our reputation. As of September 30, 2019, FPA manages approximately $28 billion across multiple strategies. Independently owned, FPA has 89 employees, with 31 investment professionals. If you are interested in applying for any of the jobs listed below, please click on the link and submit your application. Resume and cover letter are required.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the fact or perception of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship, religious creed or belief, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, marital/domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, or any other basis protected under federal, state or local law.


Contrarian Value - Generalist Analyst

Los Angeles, California

Position Description:

We are seeking a Generalist Research Analyst to join our Contrarian value group focused on a value-oriented, contrarian, and long-term horizon investment strategy.  The position will support fundamental investment strategy portfolio idea generation through conducting deep, fundamental bottom-up research analysis across capital structure, geographies, sectors and market caps.  The successful Research Analyst will be highly motivated with strong intellectual curiosity to support and validate investment theses by conducting due diligence, interfacing with top management, analyzing financial statements and industry press, and collecting distinctive information.    

Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years experience in any combination of investment banking, investment management, or consulting industries.  Extensive knowledge and experience in financial statement analysis, valuation and making qualitative assessments with proven ability to conduct in-depth company analysis.

Candidates must submit their resume and a sample research report, with examples that demonstrate ability to provide deep, fundamental analyses, and qualitative assessment of businesses and industries. Applications will not be considered unless accompanied with at least one investment memo. Submissions and inquiries sent to must include “FPACX Analyst” in the subject line for consideration.

FPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.