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Title:  Equity Research Associate - Gold & Precious Minerals

 

 

 

Requisition ID: 82979

 

Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.

 

Research Associates play an integral role in the Equity Research department by providing crucial assistance to our Equity Research Analysts.  Individuals in this role are learning and developing the techniques and skills necessary for investment analysis and research of securities.  The Research Associate works closely with a seasoned Research Analyst to develop financial forecasts and provide recommendations on particular stocks.  Associates typically gain an in-depth understanding of the financial and operational issues within a particular sector, gaining valuable skills, knowledge, and relationships.  This position is based in Toronto.
 
 
Qualifications & Skills:

  • University degree in business 
  • CPA designation or Masters of Finance degree is preferred
  • Enrolment in/completion of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program would be an asset
  • Two to five years of work experience in an accounting, financial, analytical, corporate development or M&A capacity with exposure to the mining sector would be an asset
  • Capital Markets knowledge/experience would be an asset
  • Strong accounting, financial modeling, graphing, and analytical skills
  • Experience in analyzing financial statements and valuing companies 
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Suite, with a particular emphasis on Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential to succeeding in this role 
  • Experience using Bloomberg and FactSet would be an asset   
  • Good business judgment and decision-making skills
  • Ability to perform under pressure and meet tight deadlines, sometimes for extended periods of time
  • Ability to multi-task and manage several on-going projects at the same time
  • Self-motivated, hardworking, enthusiastic and detail-oriented

Major Accountabilities:

  • Perform comprehensive financial statement analysis and create and maintain financial models 
  • Conduct in-depth industry analysis and research using industry and financial sources
  • Collect, consolidate and interpret company and industry data
  • Assist in writing research publications and morning comments
  • Follow overall market news and evaluate market data to assess short and long-term trends
  • Generate tables and graphs
  • Prepare marketing presentations for analyst meetings with institutional and corporate clients
  • Communicate and handle enquiries from institutional investors on the analyst's behalf
  • Develop and maintain connections with investor relations and management of companies under coverage group
  • Liaise with sales, trading and other areas of the firm within regulatory guidelines and under the analyst’s supervision

Evening and weekend work is required.
 

 

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.

 

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.


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