Citi Research Associate- Utilities in Australia

  • Primary Location: Australia

  • Education: Associate's Degree/College Diploma

  • Job Function: Research

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 17047247


Position Summary

Citi is looking for a motivated person to join its highly respected Research team as an Associate in the Energy & Utilities team, with a focus on the Utilities sector. 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 Australian Utilities industry either in corporate strategy or finance. 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

  • Supporting the analyst covering the Energy & Utilities sectors by conducting examinations of the companies involved.

  • Compiling, analysing and maintaining industry models, charts, tables and databases

  • Building and maintaining financial models used to forecast company earnings and carry out company valuations.

  • Responding to client requests and liaising with and presenting to clients

  • Attending industry and company conferences;

  • Originating and preparing written company and industry notes and 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.


Key Requirements & Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualification in finance / accounting or Engineering

  • Likely to have post-graduate qualifications i.e., CFA, MBA, Masters, Chartered Accounting

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the Australian Utilities industry.

  • 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

  • Critically analyse financial statements

  • Strong attention to detail, including the ability to perform reasonableness on their own work without prompting

  • Ability to demonstrate original thought and sound judgment

  • Strong work ethic and willingness to work under time constraints

  • Able to multi-task and prioritise

  • Able to present and discuss views

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