Research Associate

Recruiter
Inplace Recruitment ltd
Location
Stoke Pound
Posted
08 Oct 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to continued expansion, our client is looking to recruit a Research Associate who will be reporting directly to the Head of Group Investment Research. The objective of the role is to assist senior team members in the delivery of a high quality research proposition that supports the requirements of the overall Investment Proposition.

Equity Research Responsibilities

  • Assist in the maintenance of quantitative databases used for screening equities.
  • Due diligence analysis of companies in order to produce high quality research notes.
  • Work with other team members to create periodic sector/industry outlooks.
  • Monitor and interpret major company developments and write detailed summaries for stocks across multiple market capitalizations and geographies as required.
  • Work closely with Analysts to coordinate research and generate ideas.

Collectives Research Responsibilities

  • Assist in the maintenance of quantitative databases used for screening fund managers.
  • Due diligence analysis of fund managers across all asset classes and investment sectors.
  • Assist in writing fund research reports and summaries following the due diligence process.
  • Review the suitability of funds for model and client portfolios.
  • Assist in the monitoring of manager performance.

Operational Responsibilities

  • Assist in the management of the various funds managed by the group.
  • Assist portfolio managers with the construction of bespoke portfolios for clients.
  • Assist in spreadsheet maintenance and any other operational tasks required.
  • Maintain all operational spreadsheets used by the investment research team.
  • Assist in compliance and other duties as required by the team.

The successful candidate should have between 1 to 3 years’ experience in equity research within an investment firm. You must have a strong grasp of Microsoft Excel with the ability to build financial models. A good understanding of the financial markets with a genuine interest in the macro economy. The ability to communicate at all levels and work within a wider team is essential along with the ability to problem solve and work on your own initiate.

Please note: due to the high level of responses we receive, if you have not heard from is within 7 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful.