Equity Research Associate - UK Mid Cap Real Estate, London

Berenberg London
London, United Kingdom
Highly Competitive
Feb 21, 2019
Feb 25, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Responsible, dynamic, competent.

Established in 1590, Berenberg is one of the oldest banks in the world, and with this heritage comes fantastic opportunities for bright and aspiring individuals. With its Head Office in Hamburg, Germany, and with a strong presence in the financial centres of Frankfurt, London, and New York, it is one of Europe's leading privately-owned banks. 1,600 employees carry the bank's long tradition of success into the future. Today Berenberg has more than 120 equity analysts, the largest sales team for European equities and assets under management of €41.5 billion. Through its business divisions of Wealth Management and Asset Management, Investment Banking and Corporate Banking, Berenberg is able to offer a broad range of services into corporations, investment institutions and private individuals.

Berenberg has a strong reputation based on first-class performance, and although the company has a long history it remains entrepreneurial in its approach. A combination of the meritocratic culture and flat hierarchy enables talent to flourish and progress at Berenberg.

Equity Research Associate - UK Mid Cap Real Estate, London

As we continue to increase our stock coverage within the UK MidCap team, we are looking to hire at Associate level to help cover Real Estate in our Equity Research division in London. This is an exciting opportunity if you are keen to make a career change into Equity Research from a relevant industry/background, or are particularly passionate about the sector after relevant study, or work experience.

Your responsibilities:

  • Conducting research  on a range of companies within the Real Estate team, attendance at company presentations, attendance of meetings with company management, researching company accounts/reports and other sources and drafting research notes;
  • Analysis and interpretation of sector specific data to assist with publishing notes and investment ideas;
  • Financial modelling and valuation;
  • Undertaking various support tasks associated with the research function, updating databases, reviewing and archiving research material.

Your profile:

  • Degree level education or equivalent experience required
  • Suitable backgrounds may be:
  • A recently qualified RICS surveyor - ideally from an investment-biased graduate scheme, with experience at one of the large commercial real estate agencies OR;
  • A recently qualified ACA/ACCA that worked with real estate businesses (transactional services/restructuring) who knows the key parts of real estate valuation and can find their way around the financial accounts OR;
  • Somebody that comes directly from the real estate industry, ideally in a junior investment or finance function (RICS)
  • A good understanding of commercial property and its specific terms, with strong knowledge of the Real Estate markets and accounting/investing
  • Working in a systematic and methodical way
  • Showing evidence of clear analytical thinking
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of company valuations and financial modelling preferable, or ability to learn
  • CFA level 1 is also highly regarded

Have we sparked your interest? Then please apply online.

Berenberg · Human Resources · Emily Gill

EC2R 8HP United Kingdom

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