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Research Associate, Oil & Gas

Calgary, AB
Full Time
3 days ago

Requisition ID: 64150
Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.
Research Associates play an integral role in the Equity Research department by providing crucial assistance to our Equity Research Analysts. Individuals in this role are learning and developing the techniques and skills necessary for investment analysis and research of securities. The Research Associate works closely with the Research Analyst to develop financial forecasts and provide recommendations on particular stocks. Associates typically gain an in-depth understanding of the financial and operational issues within a particular sector, gaining valuable skills, knowledge, and relationships. This position is based in our Calgary, Alberta office.

Qualifications & Skills:
  • A university degree in business, engineering, geology or geophysics is required
  • A P.Eng or MBA designation or enrolment in/completion of the Chartered Accountant (CFA) program is preferred
  • Work experience in a financial, engineering, analytical, corporate development or M&A capacity in the oil & gas sector would be an asset
  • Strong accounting, financial modeling, graphing, and analytical skills
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Suite, with a particular emphasis on Excel
  • Experience with VBA or another object-oriented programming language would be an asset
  • Experience using mapping software such as geoScout would be an asset
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Capital Markets knowledge/experience would be an asset
  • Experience using Bloomberg and FactSet would be an asset
  • Good business judgment and decision-making skills
  • Ability to perform under pressure and meet tight deadlines, sometimes for extended periods of time
  • Ability to multi-task and manage several on-going projects at the same time
  • Energetic, self-motivated, hardworking and detail-oriented

Major Accountabilities:
  • Create and maintain financial models and industry databases
  • Conduct in-depth industry analysis and research
  • Follow market news and evaluate market data to assess short and long-term trends
  • Assist in writing research publications, notes and morning comments
  • Generate tables and graphs interpreting company and industry data
  • Prepare marketing presentations for analyst meetings with internal and external clients
  • Communicate and handle enquiries from institutional investors on the analyst's behalf
  • Interact with sales, trading and other areas of the firm within regulatory guidelines and under the analyst's supervision

Evening and weekend work is required.
Location(s):  Canada : Alberta : Calgary 
As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance please click here . Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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