• Competitive
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi Australia
  • 2018-09-22

Research Associate Metals and Mining

Research Associate Metals and Mining

  • Primary Location: Australia,New South Wales,Sydney
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Research
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Job ID: 18050917


Citi, the leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 100 countries and jurisdictions. Globally, Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management
Citi is looking for a motivated person to join its highly respected Research team as an Associate in the Metals & Mining team. The role provides an opportunity to work on Excel models, industry data analysis and research reports. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years' experience in the resources industry either in a technical capacity (geology, engineering) or corporate strategy role. Your analytical ability is the crucial ingredient. We are looking for someone who is eager to learn, demonstrates the financial skills to scrutinise a company's strategy and prospects and has a passion for financial markets. There is plenty of scope to progress in the role over time. The candidate needs to meet the challenge of working to deadlines, but also show their own initiative in solving problems.

Key Accountabilities include:
  • Supporting the analysts covering the metals & mining sector by conducting examinations of the companies involved
  • Compiling, analysing and maintaining industry models and databases
  • Building and maintaining financial models used to forecast company earnings and valuations
  • Responding to client requests and liaising with and presenting to clients
  • Attending industry and company conferences
  • Originating and preparing company and industry reports in a clear and succinct manner
  • Initiating new research ideas and picking up and running with existing ones
  • Assisting internal sales and trading teams in the timely analysis of breaking news in the sector


To be successful in this position you must have the following skills and experience:
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in an engineering/technical or corporate development/strategy role with significant to exposure financial statement analysis
  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant technical discipline e.g. geology or mining engineering
  • Likely to have post-graduate qualifications i.e., CFA, MBA, Masters, Chartered Accounting
  • Strong financial & analytical skills to critically dissect earning reports and develop detailed financial models to produce rigorously supported valuations
  • Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to articulate investment insights and research in written products
  • Ability to make sound decisions based on earnings forecasts and industry trends
  • Accounting expertise with an ability to interpret financial statements and models
  • Strong working knowledge of financial sector companies and financial industry
  • Highly motivated
  • Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Inquisitive and discerning, able to identify and market commercially viable industry insights
Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.

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