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  • Posted: May 20, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Standard Bank Group is the largest African banking group by assets offering a full range of banking and related financial services. “Africa is our home, we drive her growth” Our vision is to be the leading financial services organisation in, for and across Africa, delivering exceptional client experiences and superior value. This sets the prim...
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    Senior Global Equity Research Analyst (Financial Sector)

    Role Purpose :

    • To identify, analyse and monitor stocks as part of the investment team.
    • To formulate the house view in the sector responsible by making informed recommendations.
    • Express well-articulated views that help shape decision-making by the equity construction committee.
    • Quality of research output demonstrates thorough understanding of the sector responsible as well as the stocks under coverage.
    • Contribute to rigorous investment debate and fully understand and deliver investment outcomes in line with the investment philosophy.

    Key Responsibilities :

    Identification of investment opportunities (stocks) that have the characteristics of a stock that Melville Douglas would invest in and are likely to positively impact investment performance. This would include the following steps in addition to others you deem appropriate.

    • Identification of investment stocks
    • Analysis of investment stocks
    • Monitoring of investment stocks
    • Motivation of investment ideas
    • Risk management
    • Stock guidelines
    • Balance sheet assessment
    • Management assessment
    • All research to be conducted in a timely manner and saved onto the central repository

    Ambassador of the investment process and contribute to improve the outcomes in your sector as well as others’.

    • Thought-leadership within your sector.
    • Viewed as ‘the’ industry-specialist within our investment team and provide valuable insights on where you believe the sector and opportunity set is evolving.
    • Proactively navigate sector opportunities and pitfalls and communicate these dynamics to the team.
    • Value-add probing across sectors to improve the overall investment debate in the team.
    • Develop a strong understanding across other sectors in addition to your own.
    • Build profile outside MD via internal distribution channels (WI, SBFC). Develop an understanding of how our investment products / insights can be helpful to our distribution channel

    Qualifying Criteria :

    • Post Graduate Degree in Investment management, Accounting, Numerical subjects e.g. Mathematics, Science, Analytics
    • CFA qualification would be preferred
    • Minimum 5 years of relevant analytical experience obtained at a respected financial institution.
    • Demonstrated experience in investments, financial services or consulting industries (preferred)
    • Must have demonstrated Investment Research experience in the Financials Sector ie. The Payments industry, Fintechs and Financial Institutions alike

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Standard Bank Group on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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