Equity Research Associate, Insurance

Expiring today

Recruiter
Berenberg London
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive + Bonus
Posted
23 Jul 2019
Closes
23 Aug 2019
Ref
6177931
Job Function
Insurance
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Established in 1590, Berenberg is one of the oldest banks in the world, and with this heritage comes fantastic opportunities for bright and aspiring individuals. With its Head Office in Hamburg, Germany, and with a strong presence in the financial centres of London, Frankfurt and New York, it is one of Europe's leading privately-owned banks. 1,600 employees carry the Bank's long tradition of success into the future. Through its business divisions of Investment Banking and Corporate Banking, Wealth and Asset Management, Berenberg is able to offer a broad range of services into corporations, investment institutions and private individuals.

Berenberg has a strong reputation based on first-class performance, and although the company has a long history it remains entrepreneurial in its approach. A combination of the meritocratic culture and flat hierarchy enables talent to flourish and progress at Berenberg.

Equity Research Associate, Insurance

We are currently looking to add resource to help with the build out of our coverage of the Insurance sector, so this is an exciting opportunity if you would like early exposure and rapid career progression. The sector has many complexities, so ideally we'd like someone who is familiar with the industry on a commercial level - whether that is working as an actuary, underwriter or in one of the financial services clients with Insurance client coverage. This opportunity is perfect for somebody looking to make a career change into the Equity Research sphere.

Your responsibilities:
  • Conducting research on a range of companies within the Insurance sector, attendance at company presentations, attendance of meetings with company management, researching company accounts/reports and other sources and drafting research notes
  • Financial modelling and valuation
  • Undertaking various support tasks associated with the research function, updating databases, reviewing and archiving research material

Your profile:
  • Previous experience in a commercial, analytical role is essential, preferably within the Insurance sector.
  • Working in a systematic and methodical way
  • Showing evidence of clear analytical thinking
  • Taking attention to detail
  • Degree level education or equivalent experience required
  • Advanced IT skills, including all standard Office applications
  • Knowledge of company valuations and financial modelling
  • ACA Qualification is a significant advantage
  • CFA level 1 is also highly regarded