Monday, November 12, 2012

Sr. International Equity Analyst - Newport Beach, CA

Senior International Equity Analyst
DATE: October 2012
REPORTS TO: Portfolio Manager
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POSITION SUMMARY: Perform fundamental, long only research and analysis on companies and industries to support and augment the investment decision-making process. PRINCIPAL

JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Research International companies across multiple sectors. Identify and analyze relevant information including, but not limited to, financial reports, fundamental reports, industry data, competitor intelligence, suppliers, customers and other primary sources. 2. Identify long-term investment themes and catalysts at companies and find unique long-term attributes. 3. Write in-depth company reports that include an analysis of the business model, catalysts, risks, valuation, competitive positioning, products etc. 4. Write comprehensive industry reports that outline the industry’s business dynamics, changes, risks, opportunities and competitors. 5. Interview management of firms under coverage and management of other firms in the sector to determine the prospects of each firm. 6. Develop and maintain valuation models 7. Attend relevant investment conferences, industry tradeshows, and analyst days/field trips. 8. Present analysis, both written and verbal, to Portfolio managers and members of the Research Team.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - Education, Experience, Licenses or certificates, knowledge, skills and abilities required: 1. MBA preferred; Undergraduate + CFA designation also considered. 2. Five to ten years of investment industry experience, preferably long-only buy-side experience. 3. Financial Services and/or Asian equity experience are strong pluses. 4. Excellent analytical and accounting skills. Experience in analyzing financial statements is required. 5. Detailed and multitask-oriented with strong organization skills. 6. Exceptional written and oral communication skills including the ability to prepare detailed stock research reports. 7. Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as a member of the internal research team and to interact with professionals from outside the firm. Note: This job description is a summary of the essential duties and responsibilities of the position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management’s discretion.

To apply, contact:
Allie Flint at Metropolitan West Capital Management

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