CIB – Global Research – EMEA Equity Research – European Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology – Analyst or Associate – London

Last updated 21 minutes ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

Our Business

J.P. Morgan has a unique global franchise in Research and a career within the department is fast-paced, demanding and intellectually stimulating. The main purpose of Equity Research is to provide advice to institutional investors about the stocks they should buy or sell to make profits for their clients and we work closely with colleagues in Equity Sales, Sales-Trading and Trading to deliver the service. Our strong Research franchise with institutional investors, the market insights we develop and the close relationships we establish with the companies we cover are also very valuable to internal clients such as Investment Banking, Derivatives, Credit & Rates and Private Equity.

Opportunity

An opening has arisen for an Analyst/Associate to work within our Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology team in London. We are seeking an Accounting professional with 2-3 years experience with a degree in life sciences.

Key responsibilities

The Candidate will be working within our top rated Team, providing support to the Senior Analysts. The primary responsibilities will initially include:

  • Maintaining and updating valuation models and databases;
  • Preparation of materials for the regular publication of research reports, including data analysis and presentation;
  • Contribution to writing of research reports, including quarterly results alerts, stock reports and thematic pieces;
  • Communication with institutional investors and company representatives, as well as internal clients (Sales, Sales-Traders and Traders).
Requirements
  • Passion for the stock market;
  • Strong analytical, accounting and quantitative skills;
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and confidently with colleagues across J.P. Morgan and external clients;
  • Fluency in English is essential, both oral and written;
  • Ability to produce accurate and detailed materials, while meeting tight deadlines;
  • Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint proficiency;
  • Data analysis and coding skills (e.g. Python) would be beneficial;
  • Past experience in Accounting would be advantageous.
This role encompasses the performance of UK regulated activity. The successful candidate will therefore be subject to meeting UK regulatory requirements in the assessment of fitness, propriety, knowledge and competence (as assessed by the Firm) and (where appropriate) approval by the UK Financial Conduct Authority and/or the Prudential Regulation Authority to carry out such activities.