Friday, December 13, 2013

Research Analyst (International Equities) - Chicago

Title:  Research Analyst (International Equities) / 190-010-811
Location:  Chicago
Compensation:  Commensurate with experience
 
Summary/Responsibilities:
  • Established Investment Management firm seeks an experienced Research Analyst to perform fundamental, in-depth equity research analysis on existing positions and new investment ideas. Research involves spreadsheet modeling, interviewing management teams and extensive third party research with suppliers, customers and/or competitors.
  • Research global equities at all market capitalization levels, encompassing a wide range of sectors
  • Construct/analyze industry value chain using various methods, such as annual reports, other publicly available information, company management, customers, suppliers and/or competitors.
  • Conduct industry and company competitive analysis to determine the sustainability of returns and assess reasonableness using industry comparables.
  • Analyze historical company financial statements to evaluate quantitative investment characteristics
  • Create valuation models utilizing various techniques, incorporating earnings, cash flow analysis and asset-based metrics, in order to identify attractive valuations, growth opportunities or potential threats.
  • Present investment analysis findings to senior research professionals
  • Travel to international countries in order to meet with company representatives as part of the research process
  • Assist the team with ad hoc projects as assigned

Requirements:                          
  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Economics, or related field required
  • 3-5 years of prior investment analyst experience, preferably in international equity
  • MBA or CFA preferred
  • The ability and willingness to travel internationally for 1-3 weeks at a time; approximately 2-5 times per year
  • A strong understanding of finance and accounting
  • Excellent PC skills using MS Office (Excel, Word), FactSet, Bloomberg, (or other financial services systems)
  • Possess excellent financial analysis, organizational and business judgment skills
                                               
Send resume and inquiries  to:
Nathan Stange
BCI - Financial Services Recruiting
nathan@bcius.com

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