Trainee Equity Analyst

Primary Job Functions:
1. Conduct thorough and rigorous financial analysis of the relevant companies
2. In depth industry analysis
3. Competitor analysis, including analysis of competitors listed in offshore markets
4. 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
5. To critically review sell side research
6. Maintain company models and continuously update with new information and results
7. Provide support to Portfolio Managers and assist in assimilating data and compiling presentations and
reports

Basic Job Requirements:
1. Actuarial student finishing BBSc / Bcomm / Honours degree, newly graduated engineer or recently
qualified CA.
2. Currently studying towards or willing to complete CFA would be advantageous
3. Other relevant post graduate qualifications will be considered for candidates with a strong
understanding of accounting and finance
4. Enthusiasm and passion for investments
5. An ability to synthesise masses of economic, industry and company information, and to effectively
analyse this and formulate an investment rationale
6. An ability to communicate in a lucid and concise manner with colleagues and external managements,
both in oral and written form
7. A team player who relates well to colleagues
8. Strong ability to critically analyse data and financial statements and maintain excel spreadsheets

Key Competencies Required:
1. Strong communication (written & oral) skills
2. Strong analytical and accounting ability
3. Attention to detail and tenacity
4. Adaptability and a willingness to continuously learn
5. An ability to work independently and in a team
6. Self-motivated and have the ability to use initiative
7. Innovative thinking
8. An ability to maintain high level of productivity and work hard

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