Research Analyst Telco Media and Technology

Citi Australia
Sydney, Australia
Jun 14, 2019
Jun 21, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
  • Primary Location: Australia,New South Wales,Sydney
  • Other Location: Australia,Victoria,Melbourne
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Research
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Job ID: 19014496


Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.
Citi is looking for a motivated person to join its highly respected Research team to lead coverage of the Telco / Media / Technology ("TMT") sector. The Analyst will independently initiate fundamental research on companies in the sectors. The role will encompass financial analysis and valuation, organising meetings with company management, suppliers and competitors to develop investing insights and intelligence which will be marketed to Institutional clients and Sales & Trading.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of seven years' experience in the TMT industry either in corporate strategy / development or sell-side research. This will suit a driven and analytical individual who can scrutinise a company's strategy and prospects and possesses the client relationship management skills to thrive in a market facing role.

Key accountabilities for this role include:
  • Undertaking bottom up analysis of constituent companies to provide investment recommendations across a diverse range of industries
  • Developing and maintaining financial models used to forecast company earnings and company valuations
  • Originate research ideas identifying commercial investing insights
  • Publishing written company and industry reports in a clear, succinct and timely manner
  • Liaising with and presenting to clients (internal and external) and stakeholders alike
  • Assisting internal sales and trading teams in the timely analysis of breaking news
  • Attending industry and company conferences
  • Responding to client requests


To be successful in this roles you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:
  • Tertiary qualification in finance / accounting
  • Likely to possess post-graduate qualifications e.g. CFA, MBA, CPA / CA
  • Minimum 7 years' experience in sell-side equity research (preferably in Telco, Media or Technology research) or other relevant financial industry experience
  • Strong financial & analytical skills to critically dissect earning reports and develop detailed financial models to produce rigorously supported valuations
  • Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills with knowledge of macros a positive
  • Ability to articulate investment insights and research in written products
  • Ability to demonstrate original thought and sound judgment
  • Strong sales skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Familiarity of equity markets and investment valuation techniques is expected
  • Telco / Media or Technology industry knowledge highly desirable
  • Highly motivated ("self-starter")
  • Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Inquisitive and discerning, able to identify and market commercially viable industry insights
  • Willingness to work under time constraints, handling multiple priorities
  • Ability to demonstrate original thought and sound judgment
Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.

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