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Trainee Equity Analyst

A position is available for a Trainee Equity Analyst at an investment company based in the southern suburbs. (EE position.)

DUTIES:
To research mainly Financial Companies (banks, insurers etc.) listed on the JSE
Conduct thorough and rigorous financial analysis of the relevant companies
In depth industry analysis
Competitor analysis, including analysis of competitors listed in offshore markets
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 presentations and
reports

REQUIREMENTS:
CA(SA) (or actuarial) qualification with CFA level 1
Other relevant post graduate qualifications will be considered for candidates with a strong
understanding of accounting and finance
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
Self-motivated and have the ability to use initiative