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Working at Columbia Threadneedle Investments you'll find the promise we make to our clients is the same one we make to our employees: Your success is our priority.
Here, you'll find growth and career opportunities across all of our businesses. We're intentionally built to help you succeed. Our reach is expansive with a global team of 2,000 people working together. Our expertise is diverse with more than 450 investment professionals sharing global perspectives across all major asset classes and markets. Our clients have access to a broad array of investment strategies, and we have the capability to create bespoke solutions matched to clients' specific requirements.
Where you'll fit in & what our team goals are...
The Columbia Threadneedle Investments UK Equities Team are looking for a talented Research Analyst, to be focused on enhancing our coverage of the UK Markets.
How you'll spend your time...
Integrating relative value analysis and in-depth industry research into actionable recommendations
Conducting primary research on broader industry trends and specific companies via expert calls, earnings calls, company visits, industry meetings, and sell-side events, you will generate ideas that aid portfolio performance.
You will utilise effective communication to appropriately influence and share ideas with colleagues
Performing financial modelling of security, company and industry information and assumptions
Incorporating macroeconomic analysis into research recommendations
Interacting with management from firms within the sector, attending company meetings and conferences as needed
Contributing to team strategy discussions, including daily market meetings
Assisting portfolio management teams in portfolio construction and risk management
To be successful in this role you will have...
Considerable and demonstrable experience in research for an Asset Management firm
Advanced communication and relationship skills to appropriately influence and share ideas with Portfolio Managers and Analyst colleagues and to interact with company management teams, as required
Quantitative and qualitative analytical skills to perform company, industry and economic analysis, including proficiency with software tools such as Excel and database management
Ability to create detailed earnings models and written reports to support stock rankings
Diverse knowledge and experience of valuation methodologies
Significant proficiency in financial modelling
If you also had this, it would be great...
Asset management or Investment analyst background
Accounting qualification and/or CFA
Columbia Threadneedle is a people business and we recognise that our success is due to our talented people, who bring diversity of thought, complementary skills and capabilities. We are committed to providing an inclusive workplace that supports the diversity of our employees and reflects our broader communities and client-base.
We appreciate that work-life balance is an important factor for many when considering their next move so please discuss any flexible working requirements directly with your recruiter.