Research Associate

  • Competitive
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Sydney New South Wales AU
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 26 Apr 18 2018-04-26

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Company Profile

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 42 countries. As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Key Accountabilities

· Perform financial analysis to assist with the regular researching, preparation, and writing of reports
· Maintaining data integrity and perform analysis on macro models, model portfolios and other databases, leveraging skills in finance and economics
· Support the lead analyst covering managed funds and Exchange Traded Products
· Respond in a timely manner to requests for data and information from internal and external clients
· Assisting in the design and preparation of marketing and other materials


Skills Required:

·Strong analytical / financial skills required

·An understanding of key market and financial terminologies

·Strong spreadsheet skills, and conversant with software such as Microsoft Office and Bloomberg

·Strong verbal and written communication skills essential

·Quick learner with structured mind-set and accountability

·Proactive and hard-working with the ability to work to deadlines

·Strong focus on coordination and teamwork

·Degree in Finance and/or Accounting

·Programming and statistical modelling skills would be viewed favourably