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Raymond James Financial, Inc. Equity Research Associate - Specialty Pharmaceuticals (NY) in United States


Job Summary:

Under limited supervision, uses specialized knowledge and skills obtained through experience, specialized training or certification to support Equity Analyst in preparing industry and company research by collecting, organizing, and analyzing data, writing investment-related research reports, and creating/maintaining financial models.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops familiarity with industry and related companies in order to assess the relevance of news and other data.

  • Gathers data about assigned industries and companies.

  • Performs quantitative analysis of macroeconomic variables that impact the industry.

  • Maintains computer databases covering industry and related companies.

  • Prepares written industry and company specific reports.

  • Develops financial models for revenue and income forecasts, cash flow analysis, balance sheet, and quarterly projections.

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Company’s working structure, policies, mission, and strategies.

  • Advanced concepts, practices, and procedures of Equity Research.

  • Principles of banking and finance and securities industry operations.

  • Financial markets and products.

Skill in:

  • Identifying relationships, draw logical conclusions, and interpret results.

  • Quantitative and analytical analysis sufficient to assist in the development of corporate financial projections and equity valuation metrics.

  • Using technical/professional knowledge, interpersonal and sales skills to obtain customers’ commitment to ideas, services, or products.

  • Operating standard office equipment and using required software application to produce correspondence, reports, electronic communication, and spreadsheets.

Ability to:

  • Organize, manage, and track multiple detailed tasks and assignments with critical deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.

  • Use appropriate interpersonal styles and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with all organizational levels.

  • Attend to detail while maintaining a big picture orientation.

  • Interpret and apply policies and identify and recommend changes as appropriate.

  • Work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization; including negotiating resources.

  • Project a positive, professional image both internal and with external business contacts.

  • Convey information clearly and effectively through both formal and informal documents.

Educational/Previous Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) in related field and a minimum of two (2) years’ experience.


  • Any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training approved by Human Resources.


  • SIE required provided that an exemption or grandfathering cannot be applied.

  • FINRA Series 86/87 licenses or the ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire.

Job: Investment Management

Primary Location: US-NY-New York-New York City

Other Locations: United States

Organization Equity Research

Schedule Full-time

Job Shift Day Job

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: 2101420