Junior equity research analyst

Posted in: Jobs on July 9, 2020


Intellidex is recruiting a junior equity research analyst to join its capital markets team. The junior equity research analyst will help in the preparation of equity research reports on a broad range of JSE companies with an emphasis on small- and mid-cap sectors. This position involves financial modelling, valuation, discounted cash flow, fundamental business analysis, general market awareness and participation in capital markets team.

The analyst will also support our ETFs analysis. He or she will be required to develop a deep understanding of ETF regulatory guidelines and product structures to provide insight on the evaluation of a range of local and foreign ETFs, write ETF notes and conduct ongoing macro/micro research to identify developments that could impact ETFs covered by Intellidex.

The candidate may also be asked to provide support to strategy and market research teams.

Essential requirements are:

  • Any relevant financial qualification. Studying towards CFA designation is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of company financial statements
  • Basic financial analysis skills 

Additional requirements are:

  • A strong interest in financial markets
  • Good writing skills
  • Curious and enjoys problem-solving and creative thinking
  • Collaborates effectively in teams
  • Comfortable working with numbers.
  • Previous experience in investment research or fund management an added advantage

We are also recruiting for a more senior role which may be of interest.

Intellidex offers a unique environment that draws together top academic skills, financial markets research and insight on South Africa’s policy development. We work with financial institutions and companies, as well as domestic and international policymakers to improve outcomes for all South Africans. Intellidex is well-recognised for high quality research and you will become a core part of a highly skilled team, providing significant learning opportunities to advance your career.

Performance will be judged by the delivery of high-quality research projects and reports, as well as engagement with clients and other audiences. We have offices in Sandton, where this position will be based, London and Boston. The position will report to the senior equity research analyst.

We offer a small company environment in which you will have considerable latitude to shape your role. Remuneration will be a mixture of basic (in the mid-level researcher range) and performance-based pay.

Our standards are high. You will be working with MBAs, CFA charterholders and PhDs on our team to ensure that Intellidex delivers high levels of client satisfaction and responds dynamically to new business opportunities.

If you are interested in the position, please send a covering letter in which you address the nine requirements listed above using the form below. There is no deadline for applications, but the role will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.

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