Research Associate, Diversified Financials

London, United Kingdom
05 Mar 2019
09 Mar 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
  • Primary Location: United Kingdom,England,London
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Research
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 18078921


Research Associate, Diversified Financials
Competitive Salary Offered

Job Purpose:

We are seeking to employ a research associate to join the Diversified Financials team in London. 
This role will include assisting with lead coverage responsibilities of Diversified Financials stocks. The role will include contact with Citi's sales & trading platform, institutional equity clients and senior investment bankers with the common goal of developing all aspects of Citi Research Diversified Financials  franchise.

Job Background/context:

Citi Research is a highly rated research unit comprising more than 300 research analysts in more than 30 locations around the world. Citi Research provides its client with fundamental analysis on more than 3,000 companies, representing over 90 percent of the market capitalization of the major global indices. This is provided alongside economic, macro and quantitative analysis of global markets and sector trends. Combined with Citi's exceptional sales and trading, the core focus of the group is to help investing clients make informed decisions by providing value-added, independent, insightful analysis.
In EMEA, Research covers over 800 stocks and has a research presence in a number of markets, namely the UK, Italy, South Africa, Israel, Poland, Turkey Dubai and Russia

Key Responsibilities:

• Responsible for lead coverage (over time) of a number of key Diversified Financial  stocks as well as supporting coverage by other team members.
• Responsibility for detailed company and industry-level modelling.
• Responsibility for major and minor client requests in an accurate and timely manner.
• Contributing to written research product
• Representing Citi Research at company and industry events
• Enabling maximum commercialisation of the team's expertise by Citi globally.


• Extensive years or more relevant financial services and/or specific industry experience. We are particularly interested in candidates with prior experience of the investment decision process in buy-side or sell-side investment firms.
• An accountancy or other relevant qualification will be taken into account.
• A good working knowledge of European Life markets and products


• Clear knowledge of the equity research model
• Sound grasp of financial analysis, financial modeling and valuation techniques
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
• A proven track record of rigorous analysis and thought leadership
• An interest and understanding of stock markets
• Experience in developing client relationships
• An ability to work calmly and with accuracy under pressure
• An ability to meet difficult deadlines
• A team player
• Understands the client base and meets their requirements


ACA/MBA/CFA preferable


As above

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Valuing Diversity:
Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Closing Date: January 16, 2018

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