BMO Financial Group Equity Research Associate – U.S. Financials in New York, New York
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BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American-domiciled 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.
The Equity Research department covers over 900 stocks across diverse sectors, and provides equity strategy, quantitative analysis and portfolio management services to our clients. Within this, we are currently searching for an associate for our U.S. Financials research team in our New York office.
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 U.S. Financials spectrum. The work environment involves collaboration, co-ordination and a shared knowledge base with the analyst and rest of the team. The associate role requires excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative/versatile team player. Tasks include but are not limited to:
Daily writing of research reports and comments
Analysis of financial statements and press releases
Examination of industry databases and publications
Completion of extraordinary information and data requests
Creation and maintenance of detailed financial models
Communication of recommendations to internal and external clients
Participation in site visits and management meetings
A combination of exceptional writing skills, technical knowledge and skills in equity research, finance or accounting demonstrated through relevant work and educational experience is required. Prior industry experience in the U.S. Financials industry is not required but could be a benefit. Candidates must have a clear and proven track record of achievement throughout their education and career. Other necessary attributes include:
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
A keen interest in Equity Research
A positive attitude, 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 work load and meet stringent deadlines
Flexibility to work irregular or extended hours
Solid technology skills with robust knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Bloomberg
Candidates should have 2 – 5 years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in a related field of study. MBA, CPA/CA and/or CFA certification is preferred. U.S. only: Series 7, 63, 86, and 87 licenses are a plus.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Compensation & Benefits:
Annual base salary: $110,000 - $150,000 USD. The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high end of the BMO Financial Group's salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as skill, experience and qualification for the role. This position is also eligible for a bonus plan.
The base salary and potential bonus is one component of BMO Financial Group's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards and benefits include health insurance, tuition reimbursement, accident and life insurance, and retirement savings plans. To view more details of our benefits, please visit: www.bmousbenefits.com
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