Equity Research Associate - Agriculture

US - OH - Cleveland
Salary + Bonus + Benefits (including fully paid healthcare!)
Jul 18, 2019
Aug 17, 2019
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

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Cleveland Research Company is an employee owned, independent research firm, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Founded in 2006, CRC has expanded to 16 research teams publishing research on over 150 companies. We pride ourselves on a disciplined research process that has us regularly engaged with the industries and companies we cover.

We are focused on identifying fundamental inflection points to aid in the rigorous analysis of our covered companies and industry forecasts. Our clients find value from getting in front of key themes and trends that lead to better strategic and financial decisions. We are committed to a singular focus on provide the most accurate and reliable research product in the market. If you are interested in equity and market research within an environment that fosters teamwork and excellence, Cleveland Research could be the place for you!


As a full-time employee, you will work on our Agriculture Team, covering publicly traded companies in this sector.

Responsibilities include:

  • Becoming an expert on the protein, seed and fertilizer industries, as well as your covered companies
  • Develop and maintain relationships with industry sources
  • Attend industry events to gain an in depth understanding of the Agriculture sector and covered companies
  • Gather and analyze proprietary market research
  • Build and update financial models for each company
  • Compile and analyze macroeconomic and industry data
  • Interact and share conviction with our internal sales force
  • Assist in the production of written reports to be distributed to our institutional money manager clients and sources

In addition to working on our Agriculture equity research team, you will have the opportunity within the first 12 months to:

  • Comprehensive training program including classroom style sessions and job shadow experiences
  • Become certified with FINRA after passing your SIE, Series 7, 63, 86, and 87 exams
  • Participate in weekly analytical group discussion with the President & compete in a mock portfolio competition
  • Travel to visit our institutional money manager clients and our industry sources

Position Requirements:

  • A graduate or an undergraduate business degree
  • 2-5 years of experience in a Finance, accounting, agriculture or Consulting related field
  • Strong work ethic and interest in learning the equity research industry
  • Well-developed analytical skills with the ability to master complex tasks and multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Outstanding time management with excellent communication and writing skills