Equity Research Analyst

Job brief

Employment Type: Full Time

Experience: 2 to 5 years

Job description

Role Purpose:

Analyst is responsible to identify company and sector-specific drivers and utilize fundamental valuation skills to provide impacting research and generate trading ideas, whilst staying abreast of industry news and catalysts to assess and relay their potential impact on equity securities to our clients.

Role Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Lead research coverage on 6-10 stocks within MENA financial markets, based on the respective sector.
  • Performing financial analyses of companies under coverage
  • Preparation of financial forecasts and completion of valuation models
  • Writing equity research reports that conveys the results of the valuation process and the investment recommendation
  • Communicating with clients over the investment recommendation and following-up on client requests and inquiries
  • Updating financial models and investment recommendations based on industry developments and stock market directions
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with the management of companies under coverage



  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, accounting, or any other related field.
  • MSc degree or higher would be a plus.
  • Passing of CFA level II would be a plus.



  • 2-5 years’ experience in Equity Research, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Corporate Credit, Corporate Finance or any other related field


Job-Specific Skills:

  • Strong writing skills. Experience in equity research writing would be a plus
  • Strong quantitative skills. Experience in Stata, R, SAS, or SPSS would be a plus
  • Knowledge of chemistry and/or engineering would be a plus


Core Competencies:

Initiative & Problem Solving:

  • Creates opportunities or minimizes potential problems by anticipating and preparing for these in advance
  • Seeks multiple perspectives to understand the breadth and depth of complex issues
  • Actively finds new ways of doing things to improve quality of work


Adaptability & Flexibility:

  • Keeps staff motivated during times of change, promoting the benefits
  • Reduces the concern of others when leading change
  • Takes ownership of communicating change initiatives clearly, ensuring smooth implementation
  • Alters normal procedures to fit a specific situation/unforeseen circumstances


Working with Others:

  • Understands differences, anticipates areas of conflict in tasks and takes action
  • Backs up team members and stand up for them if they fail
  • Identifies opportunities for joint working and is clear about roles and responsibilities within the team to minimize duplication and deliver shared goals
  • Encourages an environment of sharing ideas, opinions and openness within the team


Effective Communication:

  • Provides timely, appropriate and useful information to others to ensure team members remain focused
  • Is influential and persuasive when necessary
  • Uses a variety of techniques & customization based on situation and people’s differences
  • Takes feedback into consideration while implementing organizational change


Job Specific Competencies:

Financial Modeling:

  • Relating Ratios to each other
  • Uses MS Excel functions for evaluating behaviors patterns


Industry Research:

  • Analyzes and integrates potentially conflicting numerical, verbal and other data from a number of sources
  • Sees emerging trends. Accurate in analyzing market data
  • Ability to analyze various indicators and their impact on the organization goals, strategies, products and services



  • Ensures inclusion of all the legal documents & templates to be included in disclosures
  • Acts to verify information
  • Delivers Presentation Objectives

How to apply

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