Economist

Employer
JB Securities (Pvt) Ltd
Location
Colombo (LK)
Salary
An attractive remuneration package is available for the right candidate.
Posted
Aug 08, 2022
Closes
Sep 07, 2022
Job Function
Economics
Industry Sector
Brokerage
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

JB Securities is a founding member of the Colombo Stock Exchange and has been in operation for 35 years. Our mission is to help our clients to navigate the investment environment and make better decisions. Our research is focused on the intersection between economics and financial markets in Sri Lanka and is distributed internationally through S&P Global. You will be guided and mentored by the CEO of the company.

Responsibilities
• Analyze and publish periodic reports on economic sub-sectors.
• Build and maintain databases and economic models to forecast macroeconomic variables.
• Contributing macro insights to supplement the investment process.
• Develop and publish thematic research and bespoke reports.
• Liaise with the firm’s industry and company analysts to develop insights into the state of the economy.
• Prepare macro presentations to both foreign and domestic investors.

 

Expertise and Qualifications
• Undergraduate or master's degree in economics or equivalent; working towards the CFA charter is an added advantage.
• Understanding of macroeconomics, equities and other asset classes.
• 1+ year experience in financial markets or related industry, economic analysis is not a prerequisite.
• Detail-oriented self-starter with strong organizational and communication skills, and a proven ability to multitask.

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