An exciting career opportunity exists in Cape Town, Woodstock for an Investment Analyst, CA(SA) / MBA within an Investment (Finance) environment. If you have the following behavioral competency and experience, we look forward to receiving your application.
Duties include the following, but not limited to:
Planning and scheduling
Evaluate long term history and numerical data issued by companies.
Ensure that procedure manuals are regularly maintained and kept up to date.
Ensure that meeting notes and action points well documented and filed accordingly.
Ensure that you use resources available (such us Bloomberg and Inet) to assist your decisions making process.
Take complete ownership and responsibility for the companies and sector that you are responsible for.
Ensure that investment decisions recommended by you that are approved, you follow through completely and ensure execution across our model and clients’ portfolios.
Ensure that the companies you are responsible for that their analysis are regularly updated and maintained.
Generate new ideas and make recommendations.
Undertake detailed analysis and accounting and business valuations of listed and unlisted securities with a view to making a long-term investment decision which is ratified by the Investment Committee.
Interact with Senior Business Leaders and Company Management in conjunction with the Senior Equity Analyst.
Conduct investment research and analysis.
Identify investment opportunities to protect and grow portfolios.
Perform detailed fundamental equity analysis, valuation and ratio analysis using stochastic and financial modelling.
Research and analyse companies and the industries in which they operate in.
Prepare investment reports on companies which address all the pertinent issues relating to the company in order to arrive at an appropriate decision.
Undertake comprehensive evaluation and analysis under the mentorship and guidance of your seniors to ensure that a thorough due diligence is conducted before the firm undertakes an investment into a security on behalf of its client.
CA(SA), Articles from Big 4 or an MBA
A CFA qualification will be advantageous
New Qualified or Post Articles 1 - 6 years Experience
Good report writing skills.
Strong analytical ability.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to work in highly automated environment.
Well read and has good general knowledge base.
Ability to handle pressure.
Creative and logical thinker.
Ability to view the bigger picture while still focusing on the details
Salary: Market related
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