Equity Research – Utilities, Associate / VP, Hong Kong

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 22 Jan 19

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I. Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, wealth management and investment management services. With offices in more than 42 countries, the Firm’s employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals.

II. Research Division

Morgan Stanley has earned a strong reputation for the originality of its research and the value it creates among investors and decision makers. Consistently ranked among the top in its field, our Equity Research team looks at economic, market, industry and company data to enhance the performance of clients' global portfolios and to help companies set their strategic direction.

III. Equity Research

Based in Hong Kong, this role will entail an understanding of companies in Utilities sector in different countries and putting them in perspective from an Asian and global context. The Associate will support the Lead Analyst in database management, financial modeling & analysis, client presentations, understanding press releases or disclosures and research report writing. Candidates with more relevant experience will be able to cover stocks in Hong Kong and/or China.

Responsibilities:


Support lead analyst as follows:

• Identify key industry and company investment opportunities through financial and industry analysis and contribute to sector and company thematic reports
• Create & maintaining financial models leveraging skills in accounting, finance and economics
• Prepare external marketing materials and pitch books
• Liaise with client and other professional parties on a regular basis for any enquiries
• Assist Lead Analyst with expanding stock coverage universe and maintenance or updates of models and databases
• Play an important role in producing and writing company and sector research

Note: Individuals with the right blend of experience and skillset may have their own stock coverage.



Qualifications:



Qualifications:

• University degree with 3+ years of relevant sell-side experience in the financial industry
• Native or professional proficiency in both English and Mandarin are mandatory
• Sector experience is not required, but some relevant industry experience is a plus
• Ability to work independently and work well under pressure
• Strong analytical ability with a focus on financial modeling and earnings forecasting
• Excellent and well-structured written & verbal communication skills required
• Proactive & hard working with strong professional accountability

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test and modeling assessment.

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