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Job : Equity Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Qatar

Lesha Bank

Lesha Bank is in search of the greatest talent and brightest minds to contribute to the current growth phase taking place at our bank. We are looking for top-tier individuals who are passionate and hungry to add value from day one. Every day at Lesha is a different day that presents a new challenge with the opportunity to contribute and grow. We are currently looking for a Equity Analyst.

Job Purpose:

We are seeking to recruit an experienced equity analyst to join our Doha-based Asset/Equity management team. The new team member will assist in the day-to-day management of the equity investments by conducting research, generating investment ideas, and monitoring positions.

Specific Accountability:

  • Assist the portfolio manager by providing industry insight, bottom-up fundamental research, and actionable stock recommendations using expertise to positively impact the performance of equity investments.
  • Conduct primary and secondary research.
  • Perform complex financial modeling and valuation.
  • Assist in developing investment strategies and build asset-allocation models to maximize performance and manage risk.
  • Generate periodic reports on portfolio performance/ return attribution analysis/ benchmarking.
  • Daily monitoring of portfolio holdings for corporate actions and relevant events; liaise with back office and risk management teams.
  • Preparing material for presentation of investment opportunities and regular updates to management.
  • Develop and sustain frequent contacts with management teams and industry sources utilizing company/industry publications, sell-side analysts, etc. to drive insights.
  • Assist with daily trading execution and documentation.
  • Support in analysis, recommendation, and monitoring of local and international equity markets
  • Monitoring local and international news, economic updates, and other monetary and fiscal drivers
  • Review and assess fund manager performance in line with strategy
  • Analysis of financial statements
  • Preparing financial models and presentations

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A generalist with experience in Equity Research MENA exposure is a plus but not mandatory.
  • Solid quantitative and qualitative analytical skills and strong Excel modeling skills.
  • Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of a team and enjoy contributing in a cooperative and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Strong communication skills – able to communicate clearly and succinctly, both verbally and in writing.
  • Capable of developing independent opinion and defending own views.
  • Experience using Bloomberg.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Post Graduate Degree in a relevant discipline. A CA/CFA is highly desirable.
  • Arabic speaking is a plus, but not necessary.
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