Equity Research - Airlines & Freight Transportation Sr. Associate/VP

Morgan Stanley
New York, USA
Jan 08, 2022
Jan 22, 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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Equity Research
The Equity Research department is responsible for researching macroeconomic and microeconomic conditions, along with company fundamentals. It also collects and analyses financial information to make investment recommendations on stocks in specific sectors. Research analysts build financial models to explore alternative scenarios, examine industries and communicate with companies and investors. Equity Research team members discuss their analysis and investment recommendations in research notes. A career in investment research at Morgan Stanley demands a commitment to excellence and a passion for the markets as well as the highest level of integrity.

We are seeking a Vice President or Senior Associate-level individual to join our Airlines & Freight Transportation Research Team in New York City
The Airlines & Freight Transportation research team covers 30+ stocks across Airlines, Rails, Trucking, Parcels & Logistics. The team is well known on the street for its out-of-consensus views balancing timely tactical calls with deep thematic work (including specializing in areas of technology disruption like autonomous trucks, drones, eVTOLs and digitization of freight) as well as maintaining a class-leading data/model set
• Assist in writing research reports for initiations of stock coverage, analysis of data, earnings results, industry news, and thematic topics
• Create and maintain earnings, valuation and industry models leveraging skills in accounting, finance and economics
• Leverage all available resources to create differentiated content for research reports (company-specific or industry)
• Interact with institutional investors to discuss companies under coverage, investment theses, and respond to requests
• Keep abreast of industry-related news/industry developments flow and analyze implications for companies under coverage
• Develop and maintain relationships with investor relations personnel and management of companies under coverage
• Conduct industry diligence and primary research through surveys, expert conference calls, and various channel checks to evaluate industry trends
• Assist internal sales and trading teams in the timely analysis of breaking news in the sector


The candidate will have 4 to 7 years of professional experience in Finance or Accounting
• Work experience/sector knowledge of Airlines and/or Freight Transportation is highly desirable
• Ability to think outside the box and being a self-starter
• Experience and strong knowledge of utilizing Excel to Build / Maintain Financial models, an advanced level of excel proficiency is expected and required.
• Experience writing in a professional capacity, e.g. c orrespondence; presentation and/or development of industry reports
• Expected to be adaptable and have the ability to work well under pressure
• Strong attention to detail is a must
• MBA or CFA is a plus
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