Long/Short Equity Analyst - Sydney

Selby Jennings Singapore
Sydney, Australia
AUD200000 - AUD300000 per annum
Jan 16, 2019
Mar 09, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Key Responsibilities

  • Australian/New Zealand Equity Research Focus
  • Highly regarded global hedge fund
  • Exceptional opportunity to move to the buy-side
  • 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.

Key Competencies:

  • Strong analytical problem solving and technical skills.
  • Experience doing long/short equity analysis.
  • Capability to see the big picture thinking and identify relevant and reliable information
  • Highly effective written and oral communication skills (English essential) as you will be based in Australia and dealing with the region.
  • 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 written skills - produce written reports and presentations;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication 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:

  • 5-8+ years' experience in equity research (Australia/NZ markets) with strong contacts
  • Able to develop own views on market and translate into commercial implications
  • Be willing to be based in Sydney, Australia office
  • Reporting to Head of Research/PM (based in Sydney)

This is an exceptional opportunity for a passionate and ambitious candidate looking to make their first 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 hedge fund.

Candidates will likely to have gained five to ten 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/NZ working rights to be considered for this role.

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