Investment Analyst - ESG (Equities)

Employer
Meredith Brown Associates
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
£EXC
Posted
Aug 22, 2020
Closes
Sep 17, 2020
Ref
8159579
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Role & Responsibilities
  • Work closely with colleagues in the Public Equity team to improve understanding, evaluation and integration of material ESG factors into investment decisions
  • Improve current ESG procedures, including data collection, analysis, monitoring, and reporting
  • Be responsible for monitoring material ESG issues across the internal portfolios and escalate concerns to the portfolio managers
  • Contribute to the investment due diligence process and prepare the appropriate accurate ESG analysis to the Portfolio Managers.
  • Engagement with portfolio companies on financially material ESG topics relevant to the company's business model
  • To continually develop both knowledge and skill in the ESG arena by maintaining up to date information in relation to market developments and regulation changes, through the attendance of external seminars and other professional courses as necessary.

Background & Experience
  • Proactive, self-motivated team player who has the ability to manage a high personal workload with multiple deadlines.
  • Ideally 3-5 years equity/ESG analytical experience gained within a relevant and similar organisation.
  • Demonstrated experience in ESG investing, sustainability and high proficiency in ESG and sustainability data, frameworks, reporting, and industry best practices;
  • Thorough understanding of fundamental analysis, including comprehension of business models and valuation principles
  • A strategic, analytical, and practical commercial mindset
  • Share passion for equity investing.
  • Knowledge of ESG concepts and ability to synthesize analysis in a practical way
  • Conscientiousness: A keen eye for detail and a strong commitment to quality.
  • Effective communication skills including the ability to influence and build good working relationships at all levels both internally and externally.
  • High standards of ethics and integrity
  • High level of numerical, analytical and report writing skills
  • Degree level educated.
  • Ideally CFA qualified or working towards completion of CFA or other related qualification and willing to study further as necessary.

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