Associate - Equity Research / Biopharmaceuticals

New York City, New York (US)
Varies per individual
Dec 19, 2018
Jan 18, 2019
Employment Type
Full Time

We are seeking an equity research associate to support coverage of the global major bio-pharmaceutical sectors. The position is based in New York City. The ideal candidate will have exceptional quantitative (modeling) and written/verbal communication skills, outstanding time management skills, and a passion for conducting and communicating unique and thought-provoking research. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual that has a passion for the healthcare industry and especially the fast changing pharmaceutical industry. Experience in healthcare banking or research and CFA/MBA qualifications would be a plus.

 Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree and/or CFA or MBA
  • 4 years of related work experience
  • Strong knowledge of investment banking, market, industry sector, and/or financial products
  • financial models involved in transactions
  •  Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Advanced skills in written and oral communications, and interpersonal relationship  management
  • Solid analytical and sales skills

Preferred Requirements:

  • Financial modeling: Understanding of the three primary financial statements, how they relate to each other, and how to build models in Excel to forecast key value
  • Statistical analysis: Familiar with statistical methods used in clinical trials
  • Writing: the ability to succinctly and clearly explain complex information
  • Computer skills: Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Familiarity with IMS and Scott Levin data
  • Specific industry skills: Some direct experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry or former pharmaceutical or healthcare sell-side/ buy-side experience a plus
  • Resourcefulness: the ability to find or develop answers to questions starting with incomplete information and limited direction
  • Attention-to-detail: a perfectionist approach to analysis and communication
  • Speed: the ability to respond to requests very quickly while maintaining a perfectionist approach