Financial Research Analyst – Internship Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Oct 22, 2016

Job Title: Financial Research Analyst – Internship, Nairobi, Kenya
 
Job Description: The position requires excellent commercial, business and financial analytical skills; excellent written English, and the ability to communicate complicated and difficult concepts and recommendations in a succinct way.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Write data-driven research and reports that combine our proprietary data with outside data sets to identify key trends and analyze start-ups, companies and investors within specific sectors
  • Conducting sector research and intelligence, analyzing existing business models, tracking new start-ups / technologies, tracking investor activity and building insights into landmark companies
  • Carry out detailed research via the telephone and meetings to develop an internal database
  • Develop and maintain industry contacts to assist with the production of market leading intelligence and reports
  • Understand and develop forward-looking analyses and insights
  • Develop and give client and prospect client presentations to discuss research report
  • Support PR requests with data and category knowledge
Required Experience:
  • Minimum First Class or Upper Second degree required in Economics, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Physics or any quantitative or research based field
  • Further degree or qualification - a plus
  • Writing experience a must – can be within the fields of market research, journalism, equity research, i-banking or consulting experience
  • Strong analytical skills and pay attention to even the tiniest details
  • Strong MS Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to synthesize data and develop meaningful conclusions and predictive insights
  • Strong communication/presentation skills and leadership abilities. You should feel comfortable speaking to clients/prospects as an authority on the business and the category
  • Ability to multi-task and manage the details while keeping an eye on the big picture
  • Must have an inquisitive, exploring mind and a geek about all things finance 
  • Must be passionate and knowledgeable about the corporates, start-ups, venture capital and M&A
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, team-based environment
  • Must be able to manage work and prioritise multiple assignments under tight deadlines
  • Motivated self-starter, showing creativity and energy
About Us: We are a financial advisory firm providing exclusive advice and research to corporates, investors and start-ups, both locally and globally. 

Application Process: 

Send your CV, Cover Letter to: recruitksm@gmail.com before 5th November 2016.

Rolling interviews in progress.




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