Research Associate, Fund,Technology

Franklin Resources Incorporated
San Mateo, USA
Oct 22, 2019
Oct 28, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description - Research Associate - Franklin DynaTech Fund (Buy Side Technology) (830124) Job Description Research Associate - Franklin DynaTech Fund (Buy Side Technology) - 830124
At Franklin Templeton, we are dedicated to delivering strong results and exceptional service to clients, team members and business partners. Over 9,000 employees working in 60 offices around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 150 countries. For over 65 years, our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join our team.

We are looking for an Equity Research Associate, with 1-2 years of post-undergraduate experience, to work closely with the investment team on the Franklin DynaTech Fund. The Franklin DynaTech fund is an $8 billion global growth fund that invests in companies which are leaders in innovation and disruptive technologies. These companies generally take advantage of new technologies, have superior management, and benefit from new industry conditions in the dynamically changing global economy.
What are the responsibilities?
The Equity Research Associate will be responsible for equity research and marketing functions for the DynaTech Fund. The Associate will study disruptive technologies and megatrends and apply it to investments of public companies. The Associate will help screen initial stock ideas, looking at market potential, company strategy, competitive analysis, and valuation. The Associate will interact with sell-side analysts, do first-hand market research, and learn valuations skills. The Associate will also generate reports that help portfolio managers make buy sell for the fund. This is a pre-MBA position and will be located in San Mateo, CA.
Additional responsibilities include:
  • Analyzing companies and industries
  • Attending and reporting on conferences
  • Attending company meetings with management
  • Listening to company quarterly calls and investor meetings
  • Reading sell-side research reports on companies, industries and market trends
  • Reading daily news regarding a stock and/or industry
  • Writing research reports
  • Generating reports to make portfolio decisions
  • Collaborating with the investment team to produce new marketing materials
  • The Associate will be encouraged to pursue the CFA designation

What ideal qualifications, skills & experience would help someone to be successful?
  • Bachelor's degree from a top university
  • Strong academic performance with a GPA of 3.5 and above
  • 1-2 years of work experience in the investment or technology industry (high-tech, biotech, etc.) Note: The compensation is commensurate with a 1-2 year post undergraduate level position
  • Strong intellectual curiosity and desire to understand and learn about companies, industries, megatrends and markets
  • Self-directed, can work within broad guidelines and prioritize work flow
  • Ability to consume, distill large quantities of information and develop insights from vast sources of information, including research reports, industry news, daily news publications, company press releases, etc.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking skills a must
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative environment

What makes Franklin Templeton unique?
In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Franklin Templeton, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of -the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results. Highlights of our benefits include:
  • Three weeks paid time off the first year
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with 75% company match on your pre-tax and/or Roth contributions, up to the IRS limits
  • Employee Stock Investment Program
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Purchase of company funds with no sales charge
  • Onsite fitness center and recreation center*
  • Onsite cafeteria*
*Only applicable at certain locations We believe that being a good corporate citizen is good business. To us, corporate citizenship means being accountable, serving our clients, being an employer of choice, managing our environmental impact, and . An emphasis on corporate citizenship is embedded in our , and is an important element of how we achieve success. We are also committed to your learning and development with resources focused around Experience, Exposure, and Education, to help you achieve your professional development goals. Take some time to, , and see what it means to say, "I AM Franklin Templeton". Franklin Templeton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, or gender expression, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation. We invite you to visit us at to learn more about our company and our career opportunities. #LI-US #ASSOCIATE Job Function : Investment Management and Research Primary Location : United States-California-San Mateo Schedule : Full-time Job Posting Date : Aug 26, 2019, 5:01:35 PM
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