Senior Associate – Equity Research

Roles and responsibilities

  • Candidate will be supporting buy-side/sell-side analysts focused on equity research projects such as building/maintaining financial models, writing investment thesis and conducting valuation (based on DCF, Relative Valuation, SoTP, etc.)
  • Preparing comprehensive financial models with forecasting and valuation based on understanding of company KPIs and industry drivers
  • Performing data-intensive tasks such as maintaining sector-specific databases, and preparing custom dashboards and database-driven screeners
  • Contributing to various kinds of equity reports including earnings notes, initiating coverage notes, sector notes, thematic notes
  • Supporting the client on ad-hoc research tasks relating to companies, sectors or theme s
  • Supporting the client in various product and process development projects
  • Relating latest developments in the capital market and sector to valuation of the coverage stocks
  • Communicating with the client team independently for daily tasks and ad-hoc requests
  • Contributing to or working on challenging pilot projects

Ideal Candidate

  • Candidate should have relevant experience of at least 1-4 years in financial and/or investment research in a KPO or advisory Firm
  • The person should have completed MBA (Finance) or CFA or CA
  • Strong grasp of financial concepts and accounting and their application in financial analysis and valuation
  • Should possess experience in financial modelling, forecasting, valuation and writing investment research
  • Must possess expertise in using financial research databases (Bloomberg, Capital IQ, Thomson ONE)
  • Expert understanding of MS-Office tools particularly advanced Excel
  • Strong business acumen and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication (both written and oral) and presentation skills
  • Aware of latest macroeconomic trends and their impact on global capital markets
  • Able to quickly develop understanding on new sectors and identify key drivers or risk factors
  • Desire to work in a fast paced, challenging environment
  • Mature individual with a professional work ethic, and high degree of ownership and accountability