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Research Associate - Financial Services

Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd.

Equity Research Associate

Financial Services

Toronto

Macquarie Securities Group (MSG) encompasses Macquarie's institutional stockbroking, equity derivatives and equity finance activities. MSG utilizes its skills in research and risk management to develop equity-based financial solutions and services for clients globally. Providing analysis and market intelligence across key industry sectors, Macquarie Research has one of the largest research teams in the Asia pacific region and has a significant presence in the UK, North America and South Africa. 

Working in Toronto, you will have the opportunity to support a Research Analyst on Financial Services companies. This is your opportunity to play an integral role in the growth of our business. With our flat management structure, performance recognition and career flexibility, we offer a dynamic and rewarding environment in which to work. As a member of a highly ranked and growing team, you will be involved in generating reports that assist in our institutional clients' investment decisions. You will help provide industry analysis, financial modelling, managing and building databases and generating reports and investment opinions.

To be successful, you will:

•  have a university degree in a relevant discipline (finance, accounting or economics) and a CA designation and/or progression through the CFA program would be an advantage

•  have at least 2 years of relevant experience in the corporate sector in finance, accounting or strategy or, alternatively, direct experience in equity research

•  be highly numerate, with exceptional financial analysis and modelling skills

•  demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate ideas succinctly

•  possess sales and marketing capabilities 

•  have the ability to manage several projects concurrently and provide support to other members of the research team as required

•  show initiative to help build a quality product and be willing to work the hours to achieve your goals