Investment Research Analysts / Associates Needed Urgently in Lagos

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19 Apr, 2012

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Research Jobs in Nigeria, Vacancies in Nigeria

We seek some Investment Research Analysts/Associates to join an existing research team due to upcoming projects. Kindly note that this is an EXPERIENCED Investment Research position. Applicants without prior WORK experience in Investment Research should not bother applying.

Requirements: (This IS NOT an entry-level position)

– Must have at least TWO years of work experience in the Research
Department of an investment bank, asset management, pension fund, insurance company or brokerage firm preferably having risen through the ranks.
– MUST HAVE direct experience writing investment research reports on companies
– Stellar writing skills; writing samples will be required
– Knows that a career in equity research is a voluntary choice they have made and not still
career curious
– Experienced in navigating through Excel
– Comfortable in use of MS Powerpoint in putting together presentations
– Great spoken English and comfortable conversing with clients, brokers
and potential clients over the phone and in person
– Zest for challenge and comfortable thinking outside of the box
– Passed at least the first level of CFA preferred though not a must; charter holders are welcome
– MBA OR Masters in Finance highly preferred

– Foreign trained graduates are highly encouraged to apply
– Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
– Write research reports, equity comments and result commentaries on
Nigerian companies from start to finish.
– Analyze annual reports and record observations for future use
– Listening in on conference calls and asking insightful questions
– Establishing relationships with companies under coverage
– Put together a detailed monthly stock market report
– Compilation of company data table and forecasts for two years
– Send out breaking news to clients on companies covered as and when
– Meet with management to discuss company affairs on a regular basis and
be comfortable asking tough questions
– Compile, analyze data and prepare reports on the mutual funds, pension
funds and fixed income industry
– Price discovery (fair valuation of companies)
-Oversee equity research assistants and work together to complete investment research reports
Receipt of applications closes on April 25th, 2012
CVs and cover letters should be sent to [email protected] with the job title as the subject of the email. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.

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