Senior Equity Analyst - UK & European Equities

Columbia Threadneedle Investments
London, United Kingdom
May 08, 2019
May 30, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Columbia Threadneedle Investments is a leading global asset manager that provides a broad range of actively managed investment strategies and solutions for individual, institutional and corporate clients around the world. With more than 2000 people including over 450 investment professionals based in North America, Europe and Asia, we manage over £400 billion of assets across developed and emerging market equities, fixed income, asset allocation solutions and alternatives. Our priority is the investment success of our clients. We know investors want strong and repeatable risk-adjusted returns and we aim to deliver this through an active and consistent investment approach that is team-based, risk-aware and performance-driven.

The Columbia Threadneedle Equities Team is looking to recruit a new Senior Research Analyst dedicated to European (including UK) research, working with both the UK Equities and European Equities Portfolio Management desks to enhance our coverage of the European markets.
  • To integrate relative value analysis and in-depth industry research into actionable recommendations.
  • Through primary research on broader industry trends and specific companies via expert calls, earnings calls, company visits, industry meetings, and sell-side events, the analyst will generate ideas that aid portfolio performance.
  • Use effective communication to appropriately influence and share ideas with colleagues.
  • Perform financial modelling of security, company and industry information and assumptions.
  • Incorporate macroeconomic analysis into research recommendations.
  • Interact with management from firms within the sector, attending company meetings and conferences as needed.
  • Contribute to team strategy discussions, including daily market meetings.
  • Assist portfolio management teams in portfolio construction and risk management.
  • European travel with Portfolio Managers/Analysts/CPM's, as required to conduct marketing and to meet clients/institutions.
  • Considerable and demonstrable experience in research for an Asset Management firm.
  • Advanced communication and relationship skills to appropriately influence and share ideas with Portfolio Managers and Analyst colleagues and to interact with company management teams, as required.
  • Quantitative and qualitative analytical skills to perform company, industry and economic analysis, including proficiency with software tools such as Excel and database management.
  • Ability to create detailed earnings models and written reports to support stock rankings.
  • Diverse knowledge and experience of valuation methodologies.
  • Significant proficiency in financial modelling.
  • MBA and/or CFA.
  • Previous experience as a buy-side equity analyst.



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