Research Associate, Oil & Gas

Calgary, Alberta
Salary to be determined
Apr 07, 2021
Apr 20, 2021
Industry Sector
Investment Bank
Employment Type
Full Time


Research Associate, Oil & Gas

Reference: R2106883

Duration: Full Time

Work Location: 110 9th Ave. SW Calgary

Deadline Date: 2021-04-20

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

Job Level

Desjardins Capital Markets is currently seeking a Research Associate in the Oil & Gas sector for its Equity Research team in Calgary.

You have an opportunity to work with an equity analyst on the publication of company and industry research reports and comments. Also, you have the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of the Oil & Gas sector and the institutional equity business.

Additional information

  • Develop an expertise in the Oil & Gas sector.
  • Assist in the development of comprehensive company/industry specific financial and operational models.
  • Help maintain and develop sector specific databases.
  • Compile and evaluate industry information and research.
  • Assist in generating company and industry research reports and comments.
  • Provide analytical, quantitative and administrative support to the analyst as required.
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects, presentations and assignments as needed.
  • Liaise with sales, trading and other areas of the firm.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key personnel from companies under coverage.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • A minimum of six years of relevant experience
  • Undergraduate/graduate degree in business preferred and/or CFA, CPA or MBA (an asset)
  • Experience in analyzing financial statements and creating financial models in Excel
  • Experience in the Oil & Gas sector (an asset)
  • Previous research experience (an asset)
  • Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered.
  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required.

Specific knowledge

  • Strong computer skills, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Bloomberg in addition to sourcing data from the internet, Knowledge of VBA or programming (an asset)

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

  • Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning

Key competencies for the job

  • Differences, Interpersonal Savvy, Nimble learning, Strategic mindset

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