Senior / Lead Analyst

Location
Colombo (LK)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 22, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Job Role
Business Analyst
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified

JOB DESCRIPTION
Produce detailed, thematic reports on emerging technologies, new industries, and new global/regional business trends with a high level of analytical insight, aimed at supporting business and investment decision-making and formulation of business strategy.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Over two years of experience in writing industry/company research reports
  • Special preference will be given to:
  • Candidates who have authored equity research reports (and have advanced skills in both report writing and  financial modelling)
  • Candidates with experience in consulting, corporate planning and strategy
  • Candidates with prior specialised knowledge in the Technology sector
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Business or Science/Mathematics (Upper Second or higher
  •  from a top three local or a top 100 international university with a preference for First Class Honours)

OR

  • Members of CIMA, ACCA or ACA (having completed all subjects in the first sitting)
  • CFA charter-holders (or candidates working towards it) will be given preference

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Strong interest in finance/economics/investing and ability to conduct high-level numerical analysis
  • Independent thinker with the desire and ability to form their own opinions rather than indulging in group-think
  • Passion for creating high quality written reports with the ability to write clearly and succinctly
  • Self-starter with excellent time management skills who works with a sense of urgency
  • Cooperative and considerate teammate with the ability to communicate openly and maturely by giving and receiving honest feedback

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Fluency in English – strong written and verbal skills

REMUNERATION
Pegged with industry standards, pay will be commensurate with education and experience