Equity Analyst

A position has arisen for an Equity Analyst at our client based in the Southern Suburbs.


Primary job functions

· To research companies listed on the JSE and African markets
· Conduct thorough and rigorous financial analysis of the relevant companies
· In depth industry analysis
· Research on selected mid to small cap companies with view to build long term positions
· Updating and effective use of software systems for the capturing and analysis of equity research and to
maintain the integrity of the relevant research data on a continuous basis
· To critically review sell side research
· Maintain company models and continuously update with new information and results
· Provide support to Portfolio Managers and assist in assimilating data and compiling reports

Basic job requirements

· An appropriate tertiary education with a good understanding of accounting
· Post graduate and or CA qualification will be advantageous
· 3-5 years relevant industry experience
· Enthusiasm and passion for investments
· An ability to synthesise masses of economic, industry and company information, and to effectively analyse this and formulate an investment rationale
· An ability to communicate in a lucid and concise manner with colleagues and external managements, both in oral and written form
· A team player who relates well to colleagues
· Strong ability to critically analyse data and financial statements and maintain excel spreadsheets

Key competencies required

· Strong communication (written & oral) skills
· Strong analytical and accounting ability
· Attention to detail and tenacity
· Adaptability
· An ability to work independently and in a team
· Self-motivated and have the ability to use initiative
· A willingness to continuously learn
· Innovative thinking
· An ability to maintain high level of productivity and work hard