Research Analyst

The Research Analyst plays a critical role in WasteFuel’s growth and will conduct, manage and analyze research and data to drive the development and growth of the company. The Research Analyst will work closely with and report to the executive team.  


The ideal candidate will be highly organized, detail-oriented and comfortable multi-tasking.

Responsibilities include:

  • Research renewable(s) industry trends, best practices, and competitor strategies

  • Create clear and concise executive summary memos, diagrams, and presentations

  • Perform financial analyses to determine the financial health of vendors, potential partners, and competitors

  • Develop queries and reports to describe business operations and unearth opportunities for investigation and improvement

  • Work with business units to gain in-depth understanding of processes, challenges, and strategies. Explain issues and recommend solutions to senior management

  • Lead by helping other team members perform advanced analyses and recommend best practices to solve problems

  • Conduct research and analysis to identify and define additional partners needed to scale the business and conduct and/or support with outreach to collect data and recommend strategic plan and timings

  • Conduct outreach to establish relationships with potential partners

  • Edit and proofread memos, emails, presentations, and reports

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 5+ years’ experience in operations, finance, or research

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong editing skills

  • Advanced Microsoft Office knowledge/proficiency


Benefits of this position include:

  • Health insurance and mobile phone reimbursement

  • Competitive paid time off

  • Performance-based bonus

  • Opportunity to grow within the firm


Office culture is flexible and team-based with open communications. Each WasteFuel employee is encouraged to play an active role in growing our firm. Preferably Los Angeles-based.


About the Company:  WasteFuel is a next-generation waste to fuels company that uses proven technology to address the climate emergency and revolutionize mobility. With an initial focus on air travel, WasteFuel uses proven technology that converts municipal waste into aviation grade biofuel that burns at an 80% reduction in carbon to fossil fuel-based aviation fuel.


Please email your resume and cover letter to and list “Research Analyst – [Your Name]” in the subject line.