Junior Equity Research Analyst - Financial Services

London, United Kingdom
Competitive, plus annual discretionary bonus
19 Oct 2020
06 Nov 2020
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
We are seeking a Junior Analyst with at least 2 years' relevant work experience in an equity research team, preferably financial services, to join our well ranked team. This role will involve drafting research commentaries, detailed reports and modelling company financials.

This is an excellent opportunity for a bright, enthusiastic and driven individual to progress to writing their own research with guidance and mentoring from senior analysts. A relevant professional qualification (e.g. ACA or CFA) is essential and you must demonstrate a passion to be an analyst.

Reporting to: Senior Analysts

Key Responsibilities:
  • Maintaining and updating industry models, collecting and analysing new data (to support new ideas or reports)
  • Maintaining and updating client presentations
  • Monitoring sector news flow
  • Drafting earnings results comments (key points)
  • Responding to client requests for data / information
  • Attending company meetings and industry conferences
  • Calling companies for data / information and building relationships with companies' investor relations teams
  • Keeping track of earnings calendar /other important dates
  • Using all of the above to build experience and understanding of the industry, and company specific knowledge

Key Relationships:

• Internal: across Sales, Trading, Research and Investment Banking

• External: Investors and management teams

Employment Terms:

• Full-time, permanent contract (following 3 month probation)

• 45 hours per week (7am - 5pm)

• Competitive salary plus annual discretionary bonuses

• 25 days' holiday, increasing by one with each full year of service, up to 30 days

• Comprehensive medical, life and critical illness insurance

• Subsidised gym membership

• Contributory pension scheme

Skills, Attributes and Credentials:


• Clear understanding of the role and interest in Equities

• Fully competent with Office Suite (advanced Excel)

• Financial modelling knowledge
  • ACA or CFA qualified

• Minimum 2 years' experience in a comparable role

• Flexible approach to tasks and workload

• Well organised, detail oriented and strong communication skills

• High degree of integrity

• Enthusiastic and energetic

Liberum Capital Limited is a UK based independent investment bank with an "all cap" focus. Liberum is based in London and also has a wholly owned US subsidiary which provides access to the European markets for institutional investors based in North America. The principal activity of the Group is the provision of institutional and corporate stock broking services, focused on cash equities and investment banking.

The core activities are:
  • Research, Sales and Execution - in large and mid-cap European equities, small cap UK equities and closed end investment funds listed on the London Stock Exchange or Euronext or traded on AIM. It also provides sales, trading and execution services in convertible bonds.
  • Market Making - in small and mid-cap UK equities and closed end investment funds.
  • Investment Banking - provides corporate finance, corporate broking and advisory services to public and private companies and closed end investment funds.

Liberum started trading in 2007 and has had 11 consecutive profitable years. We believe clients are looking for a more tailored service and we aim to be proactive and innovative in our approach and deal with clients responsibly and fairly.

As a business Liberum endeavours to hire and retain people of the highest calibre. The culture is one of a shared and collective responsibility and to this end the company is 100% employee owned.

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