Equity Research Associate, NYC in New York, NY at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 2/6/2018

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Job Description

We are looking to hire a full-time associate in equity research in New York City. We are preferably looking for individuals with a few years of experience in either a related area of corporate finance or within equity research/investment banking. We are also open to 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: strong understanding of 10Qs/10Ks is required, alongside ability to discern basic accounting ratios tied to profitability and asset turnover.
  • Strong Accounting Background: require at least some formal accounting academic training (BBA or accounting courses in school) and preferably, 1-3years of professional accounting experience as well.
  • Ability to Communicate Effectively: strong written communication skills are required, as well as confidence around a clear verbal thesis presentation.
  • Strong Organizational Capabilities: the role of a research associate requires the ability to filter and organize information efficiently and thoughtfully. We are looking for individuals who enjoy improving information gathering and compilation techniques, as well as analyzing the underlying data.
Hands-on Training
We intend to provide hands-on training under our seasoned senior analysts as well through our broader associate development program that 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.

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.

Key Corporate Bank is a full-service corporate and investment bank focused principally on serving the needs of middle market clients in seven industry sectors: consumer, energy, healthcare, industrial, public sector, real estate, and technology. Key Corporate Bank delivers a broad product suite of banking and capital markets products to its clients, including syndicated finance, debt and equity capital markets, commercial payments, equipment finance, commercial mortgage banking, derivatives, foreign exchange, financial advisory and public finance.


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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