We are currently seeking an Equity Research Associate to join our Financial Institutions Group in Nashville, TN.
Work in partnership with the senior analyst to conduct extensive company and industry research
Create and maintain financial models and valuation analyses
Write company reports, industry reports and investment recommendations
Meet with company management teams and interview company customers, suppliers and competitors
Make company visits and attend trade shows and industry conferences
Contingent upon developing industry expertise and familiarity with the coverage universe, additional responsibilities include marketing investment ideas and investment research to our institutional sales force and institutional investors
The associate position is a demanding and fast-paced job that requires the ability to think quickly on one's feet and work independently
Strong candidates will have an intense interest in the stock market and a demonstrated record of professional, academic and personal achievement
Outstanding interpersonal and written communication skills
A strong competitive spirit balanced by a proven ability to work as part of a team
Fluent understanding of financial accounting required, bachelor's degree in accounting or finance preferred.
Strong financial modeling experience required
1 - 2 years of experience in research role preferred but experience in finance role required
Series 7, 63, 86 and 87 required or to be obtained