Equity Research Assistant Needed (Lagos Mainland)

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9 Aug, 2012

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Vacancies in Nigeria

An independent investment research company seeks to hire an Equity Research Assistant Trainee. The ideal candidate should have committed themselves to a career in investment research and be very comfortable scrutinizing numbers. This is an excellent opportunity to LEARN and GROW for a bright recent graduate with either financial internship during college or professional examinations enrolled with certain stages already passed. Career seekers in equity research sought; job seekers need not bother applying.

To ensure that we weed out job seekers, kindly note that the first month of employment will be UNPAID; if the initial probationary period is passed, salary will commence at the end of the second month for those that successfully complete the first month onthejobtraining.

Job Responsibilities:

Collect data, summarize notes
Assist with reporting in Excel
Conduct research on the internet
Handle requests from Analysts
Call companies under coverage to get information; compile information
Special projects as necessary
Provide support by performing market analysis
Monitor company/sector news and events and perform other related duties as assigned
Update the company’s website daily with the required information.
Increase our client base through reaching out to new clients and explaining our research products and why they need to patronize us. This shows you believe in what you are doing and its relevance. –Physically go out to collect annual reports for companies under coverage.

Job Requirements:

Minimum of a 4year degree (2’1 or better) in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics or Accountancy ONLY
Must pass our quantitative and verbal aptitude test (No exceptions)
Some knowledge of finance and the stock market is REQUIRED
Experience using the internet to search for varied information successfully
Strong writing, communication, and analytical skills
Very strong computer skills, especially on Excel
Significant experience with Excel
Desire for a career in investment research and not just curious about a new job
Comfortable communicating with other people in person and over the phone and confident to face challenges and work under pressure.
Comfortable reaching out to potential clients to increase patronage of our research products
Comfortable thinking outside the box and taking initiative

Apply info:

Applicants are advised not to lie on their curriculum vitae. Test invite will be by email only.
For the right candidate, this role could lead to growth into an Analyst role down the road.
If you fit the bill, kindly send your CV AND Cover Letter to [email protected]. Deadline is August 10th, 2012. Tests invites will be on a rolling basis until the right candidate is found. Applications without cover letters will be deleted automatically!

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