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Cib – Equity Research – Biotechnology (Smid Cap) - Analyst/Associate


JP Morgan

New York, NY

Posted February 24

Job Description


Job Description

As an Analyst/Associate in Equity Research, you may help to conduct and facilitate industry analysis and company-specific coverage. This involves core research ranging from dissecting earnings releases and regulatory filings to assessing relevant news events, modeling financial statements and industry dynamics, performing detailed valuation work, writing research notes and sector pieces, and speaking to internal/external clients and management teams about the stocks/sector.  You will work with our partners in both sales and trading to provide comprehensive client coverage, including fulfilling client requests for market updates and market intelligence. Research is fast-paced, demanding and intellectually stimulating. We look for candidates who possess strong accounting, finance, quantitative and business writing/communication skills, as well as modelling, forecasting, and valuation experience.


 This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

·         Heavy emphasis on quantitative skills

·         Ability to multi-task and collaborate within a team environment

·         Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines in a dynamic environment

·         Experience in research, investment banking or another analytical and demanding role

·         Advanced level of proficiency in Excel
 
·         Strong written and oral communication skills

·         A passion for the markets and interest in industry specific coverage with science background a plus

·         A CFA, or progress toward a CFA, is a plus
 
** Strong academic background in the life sciences. Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a life science/biotechnology discipline required. Advanced degree in the life sciences (MD and/or PhD) preferred.
 
CIB Research

One of the world’s most highly respected advisory franchises, J.P. Morgan’s fundamental and quantitative research has earned top rankings in surveys by Institutional Investor, including the #1 ranking for global research in 2018, for the third year in a row. We provide thoughtful and differentiated fundamental analyses on sectors and companies, actionable ideas and thematic insights that empower our clients to make well-informed investment and strategic decisions.

 
CIB Markets

J.P. Morgan’s global Markets business is comprised of the world’s leading securities and derivatives sales, trading and research groups. Our professionals are at the center of the world’s financial markets, providing liquidity, insights and analytics, competitive pricing across the full spectrum of asset classes – all focused on helping clients outperform their benchmarks.

Our clients are the world’s largest public and private institutional investors including:  asset managers, financial institutions, public and private pension funds, governments, hedge funds, insurance companies, corporates and more. We offer clients a full suite of services to meet their specific needs from award-winning research and sales ideas, analytics, trade execution, to post-trade services like clearing and settlement. J.P. Morgan Markets is the firm’s institutional portal, providing direct electronic access to these products and services.

 
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank

J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries.

 

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.

 

Qualifications

The candidate should have 2-3 years of research or investment banking experience, ideally in an industrial sector. We look for intellectually curious candidates with a strong work ethic, an advanced level of proficieny in Excel, superior written and oral communication skills, and a passion for the markets. An MBA or CFA is a plus.

Candidates should be adaptable and have the ability to work well under pressure in sometimes-intense environment, and should also be able to work independently to produce accurate, detailed materials while meeting tight deadlines.

 

 



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