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Associate – Equity Research, Metals & Mining

Toronto, , Canada

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. Following the acquisition of Merrill Lynch on January 1, 2009, Bank of America is among the world's leading wealth management companies and is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world.  In Canada, Bank of America has a strong market position on which to continue to build, as well as a clear commitment to the market.

Description
The North American Metals & Mining Equity Research team covers a range of metals and mining companies listed on U.S. and Canadian exchanges. The coverage scope includes many different commodities including precious metals, base metals, uranium, rare earths and bulk commodities. While the team focuses on North American listed companies, mining is a global business and BofA a global investment bank and candidates will be required to develop knowledge of foreign jurisdictions and work in extensive coordination with global colleagues. Candidates seeking a global perspective and who might desire the potential for a global career path should fit with the team well. The ideal candidate for the position should be intellectually curious, have strong experience with financial modeling, financial statement analysis and quantitative analysis as well as strong verbal and writing skills.

Responsibilities

  • Perform complex financial modeling & valuation work.

  • Write regular industry and company reports and company launch initiations from scratch.

  • Develop databases integral to our research product.

  • Demonstrate strong industry knowledge and business judgment.

  • Work with Senior Analysts to develop key industry themes.

  • Build relationships and facilitate information flow with contacts at covered companies.

  • Participate and contribute to client meetings and events.

  • Attend meetings and interact with key opinion leaders. 

  • Closely follow and understand market, industry and company specific activity, and relay to analyst when traveling.

  • Seek out new, unusual sources of information.

  • Leverage our robust network of industry contacts.

  • Interact regularly with clients.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a preference toward MBA’s

  • CFA designation or working toward one an asset

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in accounting, buy/sell side research, banking, or the metals & mining industry

  • Must have strong financial modeling skills

  • Experience with Bloomberg and/or Factset tools a distinct positive.

  • Major(s) and areas of academic excellence must include Accounting and Finance or Engineering.

  • Strong writing and spreadsheet skills. Must be an expert at MS Word and MS Excel.

  • Must enjoy working in industry databases and websites, and doing desktop and field research.

  • Along with Finance and Accounting, should have basic understanding of economics, macroeconomic factors, international affairs, and policy/politics.

  • Must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

  • Must have strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.

  • Must work well in a collaborative team environment.

  • Must have the ability to perform in a fast-paced and sometimes intense environment.

What Bank of America Offers

Bank of America embodies a culture that extends from how we think, to how we behave, and to how we measure performance. By achieving excellence - in everything we do, every time we do it - we deliver the full value of Bank of America for our clients, our shareholders and our employees.

Bank of America places a high value on talent and on maintaining a culture defined by meritocracy. For these reasons, it is deeply committed to professional development, opportunity and accountability at all levels of the organization.

Bank of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Bank of America encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Applicants with disabilities may notify us of any accommodations needed to support your participation in the recruitment process. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying. Please be aware that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted for this position.

Job Band:

H6

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

37.5

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

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. Following the acquisition of Merrill Lynch on January 1, 2009, Bank of America is among the world's leading wealth management companies and is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world.  In Canada, Bank of America has a strong market position on which to continue to build, as well as a clear commitment to the market.

Description
The North American Metals & Mining Equity Research team covers a range of metals and mining companies listed on U.S. and Canadian exchanges. The coverage scope includes many different commodities including precious metals, base metals, uranium, rare earths and bulk commodities. While the team focuses on North American listed companies, mining is a global business and BofA a global investment bank and candidates will be required to develop knowledge of foreign jurisdictions and work in extensive coordination with global colleagues. Candidates seeking a global perspective and who might desire the potential for a global career path should fit with the team well. The ideal candidate for the position should be intellectually curious, have strong experience with financial modeling, financial statement analysis and quantitative analysis as well as strong verbal and writing skills.

Responsibilities

  • Perform complex financial modeling & valuation work.

  • Write regular industry and company reports and company launch initiations from scratch.

  • Develop databases integral to our research product.

  • Demonstrate strong industry knowledge and business judgment.

  • Work with Senior Analysts to develop key industry themes.

  • Build relationships and facilitate information flow with contacts at covered companies.

  • Participate and contribute to client meetings and events.

  • Attend meetings and interact with key opinion leaders. 

  • Closely follow and understand market, industry and company specific activity, and relay to analyst when traveling.

  • Seek out new, unusual sources of information.

  • Leverage our robust network of industry contacts.

  • Interact regularly with clients.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a preference toward MBA’s

  • CFA designation or working toward one an asset

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in accounting, buy/sell side research, banking, or the metals & mining industry

  • Must have strong financial modeling skills

  • Experience with Bloomberg and/or Factset tools a distinct positive.

  • Major(s) and areas of academic excellence must include Accounting and Finance or Engineering.

  • Strong writing and spreadsheet skills. Must be an expert at MS Word and MS Excel.

  • Must enjoy working in industry databases and websites, and doing desktop and field research.

  • Along with Finance and Accounting, should have basic understanding of economics, macroeconomic factors, international affairs, and policy/politics.

  • Must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

  • Must have strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.

  • Must work well in a collaborative team environment.

  • Must have the ability to perform in a fast-paced and sometimes intense environment.

What Bank of America Offers

Bank of America embodies a culture that extends from how we think, to how we behave, and to how we measure performance. By achieving excellence - in everything we do, every time we do it - we deliver the full value of Bank of America for our clients, our shareholders and our employees.

Bank of America places a high value on talent and on maintaining a culture defined by meritocracy. For these reasons, it is deeply committed to professional development, opportunity and accountability at all levels of the organization.

Bank of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Bank of America encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Applicants with disabilities may notify us of any accommodations needed to support your participation in the recruitment process. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying. Please be aware that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted for this position.

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21062174

Band: H6

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Birkan Casper

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
181 BAY ST, Toronto, M5J 2V8