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Investment Management - Equity Research (Financial Sector) - Buyside
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London
Full-time | Associate (3 to 6 years)
70 - 89K
Finance
Deadline: on a rolling basis

POSITION PURPOSE
The Equities Research Associate Analyst supports both Portfolio Managers and Analysts in their Investment
decisions. The position involves attending company meetings, forecasting profits & cash flow as well as valuing
businesses. The successful candidate should have modelling experience and working knowledge of accounting and
finance coupled a keen interest and passion for investing.


PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Models corporate financial statements into the future (minimum of 3 years) to assess potential company earnings and/or cash flow.
  • Evaluates corporate financial statement outputs to assess the worth of the company using multiple techniques such as discounted cash flow analysis, price-to-earnings ratio and price-to-cash flow ratios.
  • Participates in conference calls to review companies' quarterly earnings and quickly assimilates the information to assist the Analysts in their investment decisions.
  • Handles various projects such as analysis of competitive funds, managing stock watch lists for possible buys/sells, and quantitative screening of companies which in turn provides information to Portfolio Managers and Analysts that help make them more effective in their buy/sell decisions.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES / SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS
Required:

  • Academic excellence.
  • Strong and demonstrable financial analysis including accounting & financial modelling skills.
  • Strong interest and knowledge of financial markets, especially Equities.
  • Keen interest in investing.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills and a good writer.

Preferred:

  • Solid understanding of the Financials sector - Insurance/Asset Managers/Banks
  • Personal and/or professional investment experience (i.e. internships)
  • CFA qualification or in progress
  • Competitive nature
  • Experience with market data services (ex. Factset, Bloomberg etc.)
  • Approx. 4 years’ experience from Investment banking, Private Equity or Investment management
  • Maybe grad programme followed by 2 years in Equity research
  • Financial sector coverage – Insurance, asset managers or banks
  • Excellent academics
  • Evidence of an interest in investing
  • Modelling skills
  • Leaderships skills
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London, London, United Kingdom