Equity Research Associate – Technology

Location
Toronto (City), Ontario (CA)
Salary
Available upon request
Posted
28 Apr 2022
Closes
28 May 2022
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Equity Research Associate – Technology 

BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American-based financial services provider offering equity and debt underwriting, corporate lending and project financing, merger and acquisitions advisory services, securitization, treasury management, market risk management, debt and equity research, and institutional sales and trading. BMO Capital Markets has approximately 2,700 professionals in 33 locations around the world, including 19 offices in North America.

The Equity Research department covers over 900 stocks across diverse sectors, and provides equity strategy, quantitative analysis and portfolio management services to our clients. We are currently searching for a research associate focusing on the Technology sector in our Toronto, Ontario office.

We will not review applications submitted via Easy Apply on LinkedIn. See below for instructions.

Description
As an Equity Research Associate, the successful candidate will work closely with an analyst in support of providing insights and research on numerous companies across the technology sector. The work environment involves collaboration, co-ordination and a shared knowledge base with the analyst. The associate role requires excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative/versatile team player. Tasks include but are not limited to:
-    Creation and maintenance of detailed financial models
-    Analysis of financial statements and press releases 
-    Daily writing of research reports and comments
-    Compiling and analyzing relevant company and industry information, originating from a broad variety of sources (such as financial databases, industry publications and tradeshows/conferences) 
-    Communication of recommendations to internal and external clients
-    Participation in site visits and management meetings

Experience/Skills
Exceptional writing skills are essential. A combination of technical knowledge and skills in finance or accounting demonstrated through relevant work experience is required. Other necessary attributes include:
-    A keen interest in Equity Research and in the technology sector
-    Superior verbal communication skills
-    Excellent writing skills
-    Intellectual curiosity, the ability to learn quickly, and strong attention to detail
-    Superior work ethic, self-motivation and the ability to work independently
-    Ability to systematically manage a heavy workload and meet stringent deadlines
-    Flexibility to work irregular or extended hours
-    Solid technology skills with robust knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Bloomberg 
-    A background in technology (academic or work experience) would be an asset but isn’t required.

Education
Candidates should have an MBA/M.Fin degree with excellent grades, or have an undergraduate degree in finance or accounting, with strong work experience. Candidates advancing towards the CFA and/or CA designations are preferred.

If you meet the qualifications outlined, please include a detailed cover letter, resume and one short writing sample in your application.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 

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