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BMO Financial Group Equity Research Associate, Mining in Toronto, Ontario

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100 King Street West

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Customer Solutions

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 an associate for our equity research team focusing on Mining in our Toronto, Ontario office.

Description

As an Equity Research Associate, the successful candidate will work closely with an analyst and provide insights and research on numerous companies within the precious metals sector. 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

Experience/Skills

A combination of exceptional financial modeling/accounting skills, technical knowledge, and strong written and verbal communication demonstrated through relevant work and educational experience is required. Although mining industry experience is not required, a demonstrated interest in mining is preferred. 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 and mining

  • 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 workload and meet stringent deadlines

  • Flexibility to work irregular or extended hours

  • Solid technology skills with robust knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Bloomberg, FactSet

Education

Candidates should have a CA designation and/or an MBA/M.Fin degree with excellent grades. Candidates should also be enrolled in (or completed) the CFA Program. A mining background with real world experience would be beneficial.

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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At BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.

As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

To find out more visit us at https://jobs.bmo.com/ca/en.

BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other’s differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

BMO Financial Group Serving customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider – the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $728 billion as of October 31, 2018, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.We serve Canadian clients through BMO Bank of Montreal®, our personal and commercial banking business, BMO Nesbitt Burns®*, one of Canada's leading wealth management firms, and BMO Capital Markets™, our North American investment and corporate banking division.In the United States, clients are served through BMO Harris Bank, a major U.S. Midwest personal and commercial bank, and BMO Private Bank, with wealth management offices across the United States, as well as BMO Capital Markets™, our North American investment and corporate banking division.We help our customers make money make sense by delivering the broadest range of financial services through a single point of contact. Our financial service professionals provide access to any services our customers require across the entire enterprise.

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