Equity Research Associate

Position Summary:
Professional entry-level position that supports Senior Equity Analyst in preparing industry and company research by collecting, organizing and analyzing data, assisting in the preparation of investment-related research reports and maintaining financial models.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Equity Analyst in preparing written industry and company-specific reports;

  • Assist in maintaining and developing financial models for revenue and income forecasts, cash flow analysis, balance sheet and quarterly projections;

  • Develop familiarity with industry and related companies in order to assess the relevance of news and other data;

  • Collect information on assigned industries and companies;

  • Perform qualitative analysis of macroeconomic variables that impact the industry;

  • Maintain computer databases covering industry and related companies;

  • Regular attendance required

Required Skills:

  • Excellent academic record: post-graduate qualification from a leading Business or Engineering School, preferably with a specialization in Finance;

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken English and knowledge of a continental European language would be an asset.Must be able to effectively summarize, explain and field questions about specific industry-, company- and market-related developments;

  • Quantitative and analytical skills sufficient to assist in developing corporate financial projections and equity valuation metrics;

  • Organizational skills sufficient to perform duties with frequent interruptions and changes in response to company announcements and/or market conditions;

  • PC skills sufficient to create Word documents, complex Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations and Outlook email;

Licenses and Certificates: Participation strongly preferred in CFA, IMC or ASIP
Hours: 40+ (Additional time may be required).
Travel Required: Minimal (Less than 10%)
Working Environment: Climate-controlled office environment during normal business hours
Functional Area: Equity Capital Markets