Research Associate / Senior Associate

  • Base + bonus
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Melbourne Victoria AU
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Royal Bank of Canada.
  • 16 Apr 18 2018-04-16

As the Research Associate you will be responsible for fundamental analysis of companies in the Resources (mining) sector.

What will you need to do?

  • Assist in the development and detailed modeling of company specific financial models
  • Coordinate, generate and maintain research reports, presentations and databases
  • Provide research support to analyst as required
  • Incumbent is in the process of developing core Research Associate skills
  • Develop an expertise in the mining sector
  • Support and answer client queries as they relate to the sector
  • Proactively identify operational risks/ control deficiencies in the business
  • Review and comply with Firm Policies applicable to your business activities
  • Escalate operational risk loss events, control deficiencies and risks that you identify to your line manager and the relevant risk and control functions promptly

What you need to succeed?
Must have:

  • Undergraduate degree or similar qualification with a focus on Business, Mathematics or other quantitative fields
  • Previous exposure to capital markets or 1-2 years of experience within the mining sector a definite asset but not specifically necessary
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Strong PC skills specifically in Microsoft Office applications and sourcing data from the internet and various technology publications
  • Superior customer service focus and attitude for internal and external clients
  • Commitment to task and an attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize work and multi-task responsibilities

Nice to have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and networking abilities with business leaders
  • Able to work independently and under pressure, with a high degree of flexibility and willingness to take on new challenges
  • Flexibility to travel