European Consumer Associate

London (Central), London (Greater)
19 Dec 2018
16 Jan 2019
European Consumer Associate
Contract Type
Full Time

Title:  European Consumer Associate

Location: London

Job Purpose:

The Associate will be part of Surveyor Capital’s European Equities team and will report to the European Consumer Analyst in the London office.  The Associate will conduct analysis of Consumer stocks and make investment recommendations and decisions based upon his/her independent research and analysis. 

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Utilizing knowledge of Consumer companies to perform detailed valuation and financial modeling both in Excel and within proprietary applications
  • Considering various scenarios and catalysts, and the resulting valuation sensitivity / market reaction
  • Synthesizing and presenting long and short investment ideas to an Investment Analyst and/or Portfolio Manager
  • Actively participating in quarterly earnings calls and monitoring material news events related to companies under coverage
  • Analyzing related drivers such as supply chain and customer analyses, macroeconomic issues, trade and regulatory issues, and historical trends
  • Evaluating material news events relevant to companies under coverage
  • Conducting channel checks and surveys within the supply and distribution channel of relevant companies
  • Maintaining data and analysis of relevant industry metrics
  • Evaluating new coverage opportunities
  • Gaining an understanding of all proprietary and available third party technology applications, and how they can be applied to the team’s research process
  • Formulating investment decisions

Job Requirements:

  • Valuation experience and an appropriate level of experience in the Consumer or Industrials  sectors
  • Strong process orientation and attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree in economics or finance from a top-tier university plus a Master's level degree in economics or finance
  • Relevant experience in investment banking and private equity is required 
  • Excellent Excel modeling skills, with an aptitude for technology 
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to think quickly under pressure
  • Experience coordinating priorities with multiple constituencies within a global team
  • Experience in meeting with Company Management teams and conducting independent research and analysis
  • Extremely professional demeanor with strong interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in an extremely fast-paced environment
  • Passion for fundamental analysis and public markets investing

Salary: Competitive

Closing date: 16 January 2019