Equity Research Associate – International Oil & Gas

Calgary, Alberta
Base salary + performance bonus
01 Nov 2021
30 Nov 2021
Passed CFA Level I
Employment Type
Full Time

Equity Research Associate – International Oil & Gas 

Scotiabank is seeking a Research Associate to join our Calgary Equity Research department. Research Associates play an integral role in the Equity Research department by providing crucial assistance to our Equity Research Analysts. Individuals in this role are learning and developing the techniques and skills necessary for investment analysis and research of securities. The Research Associate works closely with the Research Analyst to develop financial forecasts and provide recommendations on particular stocks. Associates typically gain an in-depth understanding of the financial and operational issues within a sector, gaining valuable skills, knowledge, and relationships. This position is based in our Calgary, Alberta office. 

Qualifications & Skills: 

  • A university degree in business, engineering, geology or geophysics is required 
  • A CPA or enrolment in/completion of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program is preferred 
  • Work experience in a financial, engineering, analytical, corporate development or M&A capacity in the oil & gas sector would be an asset 
  • Strong accounting, financial modeling, graphing, and analytical skills 
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Suite, with an emphasis on Excel 
  • Experience using mapping software such as GeoScout would be an asset 
  • Fluency in Spanish or Portuguese would be an asset 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Capital Markets knowledge/experience 
  • Experience using Bloomberg and FactSet 
  • Good business judgment and decision-making skills 
  • Ability to perform under pressure and meet tight deadlines, sometimes for extended periods of time 
  • Ability to multi-task and manage several on-going projects at the same time 
  • Self-motivated, hardworking, inquisitive, enthusiastic and detail-oriented 

 Major Accountabilities: 

  • Perform comprehensive financial statement analysis and create and maintain financial models 
  • Conduct in-depth industry analysis and research using industry and financial sources 
  • Collect, consolidate and interpret company and industry data 
  • Assist in writing research publications and morning comments 
  • Follow overall market news and evaluate market data to assess short and long-term trends 
  • Generate tables and graphs 
  • Prepare marketing presentations for the analyst’s meetings with internal and external clients 
  • Communicate and handle enquiries from institutional investors on the analyst's behalf 
  • Develop and maintain connections with investor relations and management of companies under coverage group 
  • Liaise with sales, trading and other areas of the firm within regulatory guidelines and under the analyst’s supervision 

Evening and weekend work is required. 

Scotiabank rewards initiative with a competitive salary and benefits package. If you are interested in being considered for a Research Associate position, please forward your résumé and detailed cover letter to EquityResearch.Resumes@scotiabank.com and indicate the sector of interest in the subject line. 

As Canada’s International Bank, the Scotiabank Group is a leader when it comes to inclusion. We are a diverse and global team, speaking more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the bank and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please. 

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