Investment Research Company (SME): Investment Research Assistant

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9 Aug, 2013

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Vacancies in Nigeria

Job Title: Investment Research Assistant
Company Name: Investment Research Company (SME)
Minimum Qualification:
Required Experience: 0-2 years
Available Slots: To be determined
Application Deadline: 2 weeks from now
An investment research company seeks to immediately hire an Investment Research Assistant. The ideal candidate should have 1 – 2 years experience working in the investment research or asset management division of an investment bank, brokerage firm or pension fund. This is an excellent opportunity to LEARN and GROW in a successful firm for a bright recent graduate with either financial internships during college or professional examinations enrolled with certain stages already passed.

Job Responsibilities:
 Collect data, summarize notes
 Assist with reporting in Excel
 Conduct research on the internet
 Handle requests from the Head of Research and an Analyst
 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.

Qualifications and Requirements:
 Minimum of a 4-year degree (2’1 or better) in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics or Accountancy ONLY.
 Must pass our quantitative aptitude test (No exceptions)
 Either financial internships during school or enrolled in professional exams that the knowledge base is useful to an equity research assistant: CIS, CFA, ACA or ACCA
 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
 For the right candidate, this role could lead to growth into an Analyst role down the road.
 Maximum age is 25 as at August 31st, 2013
 For candidates without any work experience, only applicants that completed their NYSC program this year (2013) will be considered for interviews.
 Applications without cover letters applicable to this position will not be considered. Kindly take note!

Kindly note that this job is on Lagos Mainland, applicants who do not have interest to work on the Mainland should not apply.
Method of Application Interested candidates should send CVs and Cover letter to [email protected] with job title as Investment Research Assistant.

Application closes on 16th August, 2013

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