Please exercise due diligence when applying for this job vacancy.
He/she will undertake research to provide information and investment ideas to fund managers. The information they provide enables fund managers to make decisions relating to the investment portfolios they manage.
He/she may be involved in a broad range of activities and disciplines, which vary according to the nature of the company.
Essentially he/she will provide an insight on economic trends and evaluate investment potential.
He/she needs to develop an understanding of financial information, such as financial statements, company accounts, and sector data.
He/she will also need to access and understand wider business information such as relevant economic data and political events.
- conducting due diligence on the company by researching, reading financial statements and market data;
- analysing financial information relating to the company, e.g. company results, profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow statements to determine how the company is positioned to deliver for investors;
- keeping up to date with market developments, new investment products and all other areas that can affect the markets, e.g. movements in the economies of relevant countries;
- considering how the economic implications of factors such as natural disasters, weather, wars, etc. might affect the performance of company and it's funds;
- monitoring the financial news using specialist media sources;
- drafting and writing research reports for fund manager or client use;
- meeting with and providing information to fund managers; this might include, summaries of research, investment ideas, key events from the preceeding day as well as key drivers for the day ahead;
- making recommendations to fund managers, being able to position ideas and articulate to the fund manager about the risk or payoff for each recommendation;
- ensuring that all compliance regulations are met.
A minimum of Bsc
Must have good communication and interpersonal skills
Must be a computer literate
Must possess ability to work under pressure
Must be a good team player.