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Long only Asian Equity Analyst (SEA focus)

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Sydney, New South Wales
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 285902/001_1553760235
  • Sector: Finance, Phaidon International
  • Date posted: 28/03/2019

Long-only Equity Research Analyst- Asian (SEA, Ex Japan and China) Stocks, Industrials, Financials, Consumers, Healthcare, Generalist. Market Research, Strategy. Location; Australia - Sydney.

Key Responsibilities

  • Asian Equity Research Focus (SEA, Ex Japan and China)
  • Highly regarded global asset manager
  • Exceptional opportunity to move to the buy-side
  • Proven enthusiasm for investing in India/South East Asia. Experience in the region a positive.
  • Working alongside a talented Portfolio Manager / analysis team.
  • Assist development of business and strategic activities by providing insightful market analysis.
  • Provide up to date weekly information updates.
  • Work closely with commercial desk to identify potential trading opportunities.
  • Assist with projects as required.
  • High level of responsibility, will influence portfolio positions from day one.
  • Opportunity to work across sectors, countries, style. Opportunity to work on global stocks outside of Asia. Opportunities to learn, gain seniority, path to run money.

Key Competencies:

  • Strong analytical problem solving and technical skills.
  • Experience doing long only equity analysis.
  • Capability to see the big picture thinking and identify relevant and reliable information
  • Highly effective written and oral communication skills to produce written reports and presentations as you will be based in Australia and dealing with the region (Asian language capabilities highly advantageous)
  • Ability to work as part of a team and willingness to have an impact.
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills, including ability to manage own workload.
  • Ability to model and value a company;
  • Advanced critical reasoning and ability to make judgement calls;
  • Conduct company and industry research;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Cultural fit and the ability to blend into a highly collegiate environment;
  • Degree qualifications in a financial discipline with strong academic transcripts. CFA qualification highly regarded but not essential.
  • Have a strong sense of the financial markets and be able to provide insightful analysis of potential investee companies

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2-8+ years' experience in equity research within South East Asian markets (Ex Japan and China) with strong contacts
  • Minimum First-Class Honours in economics, commerce, or finance degree. Masters would be looked on favourably.
  • Able to develop own views on market and translate into commercial implications
  • Be willing to be based in Sydney, Australia office
  • Reporting to Portfolio Manager

This is an exceptional opportunity for a passionate and ambitious candidate looking to make their move into a direct equity investing role with the added benefits of gaining greater diversity of knowledge within a multi-asset class fund and working for a dynamic, Sydney based asset manager.

Candidates will likely to have gained minimum 2 to 8 years in investment banking, the advisory area of a 'Big 4' CA firm, management consulting, equity research or funds management.

All applicants must have full Australian working rights to be considered for this role.