Equity Research Associate - Lifesciences/ Healthcare - ACA with with biology, chemistry, natural sciences, lifesciences, medicine degree wanted

  • Excellent base and bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Greenwich Partners
  • 21 Jun 18 2018-06-21

Top US bank wants an junior analyst, ACA or strategy consultant with a degree in biology, pharmacology, lifesciences, medicine or related field to join their Healthcare and Lifesciences Equity Research Team

Our client is a leading sell side firm who are now looking to recruit an equity research associate to their team. The position will focus on companies in the broad healthcare and lifesciences space.

Main Responsibilities / Deliverables:

  • Developing a clear understanding of how the business models and industry dynamics of companies under coverage work. 
  • Writing detailed and thought provoking research on the companies under coverage with both an eye to the short term view as well as the longer-term drivers of value
  • Dealing with company results. This would typically entail giving a "first glance" opinion, writing an initial post-results comment and talking through the results with the sales desk. Later on it would entail writing a note post the results meeting/conference call and going through any forecast changes in detail
  • Liaising with company management to keep abreast of any developments
  • Liaising with the sales desk and market maker to inform them of any developments that may affect the company's share price or give rise to a change in their opinion
  • Assisting the team with any ad-hoc work. This is most likely to involve client requests
  • Able to demonstrate drive and commitment to pursuing career in Equity Research

They are interested in meeting a professional who will have a background as follows:

- equity analyst, ACA/ chartered accountant with a major accounting firm, strategy consultant or investment banker

- a degree in biology, lifesciences, pharmacology, medicine, chemistry, natural sciences or similar field OR very relevant client exposure in the sector

- real interest in financial markets