Equity Research Associate, Cleveland in Cleveland, OH at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Cleveland, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/7/2018

Job Description

We are looking to hire a full-time Associate in Equity Research in Cleveland, as we look to expand our equity research team to include coverage of yieldcos and the rapidly growing area of renewables. We considering individuals out of business school (BBA/MBA or with a Masters in Finance degree) who have strong accounting/modeling skills as well as strong writing/communication skills.

We look for the following skill-sets in our ideal candidate:

Attention to Detail: work entails ability to process notable amount of data from SEC documents, regulatory filings and company reports in an organized fashion and with minimal errors.
Strong Excel Modeling Skills: renewable and yieldco models are fairly complex in their structures and require strong excel modeling skills and confidence around complex forecasting. Some professional experience around excel modeling is therefore preferred.
Familiarity with SEC Filings: a basic but solid understanding of 10Qs/10Ks is required, alongside ability to discern basic accounting ratios tied to profitability and asset turnover.
Strong Accounting Background: at least some formal accounting academic training (BBA or accounting courses in school) is required, and preferably, 1-3 years of direct/indirect accounting experience as well.
Ability to Communicate Effectively: strong written communication skills are required, as well as confidence around verbal articulation of a thesis.
Strong Organizational Capabilities: the role of a research associate requires the ability to filter and organize information efficiently and thoughtfully. We are looking for an individual who enjoys continuously improving information gathering and compilation techniques, as well as analyzing the underlying data.
Ability to be Resourceful: the renewables and yieldcos space is a rapidly evolving area of development and we are looking for individuals who are resourceful in tracking and staying ahead of such developments.

Hands-on Training
We intend to provide hands-on training from our long established Utilities team as well through our broader associate development program, which include mentoring, CFA certification financing and new technology/data oriented training initiatives. Training is also provided through exposure/interactions with senior managements of some of the top utilities/ entrepreneurs within the sector, as well as learning through trade shows/utility conferences and events.

ABOUT KEY:
KeyCorp’s roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation’s largest bank-based financial services companies with assets of approximately $136.5 billion at December 31, 2016. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management and investment services to individuals and small and mid-sized businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association and First Niagara Bank, National Association, through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name.

ABOUT THE BUSINESS:
Key Corporate Bank is a full-service corporate and investment bank serving the needs of mid- to large- sized businesses and focusing principally on middle market clients in six industry sectors: consumer, energy, healthcare, industrial, public sector, and real estate.

FLSA STATUS:Exempt

KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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