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Research Analyst Job in Kenya

Kingdom Securities Limited

Research Analyst
Are you looking for an employer who promotes individual excellence and mutual respect in a team-driven culture with a key focus on social empowerment?
The Co-operative Bank Kenya, “the kingdom bank” is the place for those looking to the new horizons.
Our mission is to offer value-added financial services to our chosen market segments with special emphasis on the co-operative movement through a highly effective network of service points, excellent customer service and a highly motivated team of qualified personnel.

It is against this background that we are looking to recruit a creative and self-driven professional with strong analytical skills, intellectual curiosity and a genuine interest in the financial markets to join Kingdom Securities Limited, a subsidiary of The Co-operative Bank Group as a Research Analyst.
Job Summary: The job holder will be expected to initiate and conduct research on companies, monitoring performance of stocks and offering recommendations to investors on whether to buy or sell particular financial instruments.
He/she will also be required to will analyze and maintain financial market information and avail it to clients.
The Role
Specifically, the successful holder will be required to:
·         Carry out in-depth analysis of economic and industry dynamics as well as analyzing trading of particular companies on NSE and report on findings of the same.
·         Maintain an extensive coverage list of companies and monitor of all developments on those companies.
·         Review and interpret cash flow statements, income statements and balance sheets on publicly traded companies.
·         Provide fundamental research on industry and individual company and help generate timely and accurate investment recommendations.
·         Develop, maintain and manage business contacts with companies’ management, buy-side analysts and investment community peers.
·         Participate in industry conferences, investor briefings, on-site visits, gathering first-hand information and help enhance investment process.
·         Develop financial models to accurately reflect companies’ overall performance and valuation to help make sensible investment decisions.
·         Calculate financial ratios and perform exchange rate calculations as well as supporting research and periodical publication activities.
·         Develop, maintain and analyze generic and specific company, industry and market overviews.
Minimum qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in a business, economics, finance or related field with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar capacity within a brokerage firm or investment bank.
·         Qualifications in CFA, CISI, CIFA program or other relevant professional course.
·         Advanced Word, PowerPoint and Excel knowledge with sound understanding of database architecture.
·         Advanced accounting and financial modelling.
·         Strong communication skills with ability to exercise objective and independent thought.
·         Innovative problem solving skills with excellent analytical capability.
·         Self-supervising – personally accountable for the quality and accuracy of work.
How to Apply
If you meet the role, qualifications and person profile and you are interested in taking on an exciting opportunity to add value to your career, send your detailed Curriculum Vitae to by 4th June, 2019.
Please quote this reference on your application and on the subject line of your email as RA/KSL/2019.
We are an equal opportunity employer

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