Senior European Equity Analyst

Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Chicago, IL, USA
Apr 19, 2018
Apr 22, 2018
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Senior European Equity Analyst is responsible for analyzing and investing client assets in smaller, exchange listed European companies. Additionally, analysts construct valuation models for stock listed European companies and advise Portfolio Managers on relative attractiveness of individual European equities.

-Conduct due diligence on smaller European based companies by communicating with industry participants and tracking domestic trade press.
-Model and analyze financials of European domiciled companies.
-Construct valuation models for stock listed European companies, oftentimes taking into account valuations implicitly assigned to similar, privately held assets through transactions involving local and other trade buyers.
-Advise portfolio managers on relative attractiveness of individual European equities.
-Follow legislative and political developments that may bear on portfolio companies and the macroeconomic environment.
-Identify promising investment themes, and generate specific investment ideas from a universe of smaller European companies.

-MBA or relevant MA/MS in a subject that provides skills and context for making successful investments within the U.S. and globally.
-Minimum of 7-10 years' work experience in investment management, management consulting, corporate finance, private equity or strategy/planning experience within an operating company.
-Eligibility to work in U.S. without company sponsorship.
-Fluency in English and at least one additional European language.
-Demonstrated interest in European economic and political issues proved through work and study experience.
-Excellent quantitative, qualitative and investment management skills.
-Strong math orientation and numerical aptitude.
-Professional business and investment presence.
-Ability to make decisions under uncertainty.
-Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
-Ability to work well independently and collaborate as a member of a team which includes the ability to be flexible and adaptable, and take initiative on one's own.

- Experience covering UK Equities strongly preferred
- CFA designation preferred.