Research Analyst - APAC Financials

Franklin Templeton Asset Management
Singapore, Singapore
23 Apr 2022
23 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Research Analyst - APAC Financials to join the Global Equity Group team based in Singapore or Hong Kong. This role has the primary responsibility to conduct research and analysis of financial companies in Asia Pacific (including Japan and Australia) business and financial position; including cash flow, balance sheet and income statement evaluations, and give recommendations on these companies. Other sectors on top of financials will potentially also be included in the coverage.

What are the ongoing responsibilities of this position?
  • Conduct independent research and fundamental analysis of public-listed financial companies (banks, insurance and fintech) in Asia Pacific region including Japan and Australia.
  • Analyze and interpret financial statements and all other pertinent sources of investment information for assigned companies
  • Develop detailed financial models, research reports and insights on assigned companies
  • Provide written and oral presentations of investment recommendations to the investment team and keeping the team updated on a regular basis of any changes to the recommendations or forecasts
  • Analyze and interpret economic developments, trends, and political developments in the assigned coverage
  • Maintain a general knowledge of the global investment climate, market conditions and economic environment

What qualifications, skills and experience would help someone to be successful?
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • CFA & MBA are preferred
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant experience with deep knowledge of the financial sector preferably from buy side
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills in English is essential
  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to multitask
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented

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 Total Rewards-the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results.

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 supporting our communities. An emphasis on corporate citizenship is embedded in our culture and values, 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, meet some of our people, and see what it means to say, "I AM Franklin Templeton."

Franklin Templeton Investments values diversity in its workforce and welcomes employees from different backgrounds, generations, capabilities, cultural identification, sexual orientations, and gender expression, in addition to other attributes that contribute to a truly diverse and inclusive community.

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