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Analyst/Associate, Junior Research Analyst(Internet/Game, Retail, Machinery), Global Research

Tokyo, Japan

Job Description:


Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for its international businesses and is a long-established participant in Asia Pacific with a presence since 1947. With 23 offices in 12 geographies, covering nine currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, the company offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across Global Corporate & Investment Banking, Global Markets and Wealth Management, serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining top diverse talent from across the globe. Our diversity and inclusion mission is to actively promote an inclusive work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve personal success and contribute to the growth of our business. Each of our global Employee Networks bring together employees, create dialogue and awareness in support of our Diversity and Inclusion mission.


  • Construction and maintenance of data for coverage sectors, using a wide range of information sources.
  • Preparation of research notes, slide presentations and other research-related documents on a local and regional level.
  • Responding to internal and external client information requests.


  • At least 2 years of experience in equity junior analyst job / research assistant job is preferred.
  • Must have knowledge about accounting to create / maintain earnings models
  • Excellent analytical skills and familiarity with building and maintaining database for coverage companies and sectors.
  • Excellent Japanese writing skills, strong verbal communication ability and strong interpersonal skills. The candidate must also be proficient in speaking and writing English.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Responsible, efficient, detail orientated and self-motivated
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Good computer skills especially in Excel; familiarity with statistical/econometrics software; familiarity with market databases such as Bloomberg a plus.

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1-4-1 NIHONBASHI, CHUO-KU, Tokyo, 103-0027