Job ref no.: CT3128817-01#4019

Junior Research Analyst

Franklin Templeton Investments

Junior Research Analyst-836839

At Franklin Templeton, everything we do is focused on one thing – delivering better client outcomes. We do that by partnering closely with our clients, assessing their strategic needs, and identifying the solution or solutions that can meet the challenge. Over 12,000 employees working in 34 countries around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 160 countries. For more than 70 years our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills, and persistence of our people, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join our team.

We are looking for a Junior Research Analyst to join our Global Equity team in Hong Kong. Templeton Global Equity Group is part of Franklin Templeton, and a leading global investment organization with a rigorous valuation methodology and a singular culture, philosophy and process. We believe independent thinking, discipline, and patience are essential to capturing long-term opportunity. The group offers Global Equity, International Equity, Regional Equity, Small Cap, and Balanced Strategies.

What are the ongoing responsibilities of this position?

  • Identify investment opportunities using fundamental and valuation screens.
  • Evaluate investment opportunities through extensive financial analysis and modelling.
  • Conduct fundamental and financial analysis on companies, industries, and sectors to understand drivers of growth, profitability and company advantage.
  • Extensive valuation analysis, including project NPVs and business enterprise valuation.
  • Structure written communications for team members and investment committee reviews

What qualifications, skills and experience would help someone to be successful?

  • Bachelor's degree and above
  • CFA or working towards CFA
  • Minimum 3 years of company and sector research and analysis experience
  • Understanding of value-based principles and how and why companies create value
  • Great work ethic, desire to learn, extreme interest in the equity investing
  • Strong numeric, financial modeling, analytical skills
  • Public equity research experience is not a requirement; experience in other sectors such as accounting, private equity, consulting or investment banking welcome
  • Team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Factset or other commercial research database a plus

What makes Franklin Templeton unique?

In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Franklin Templeton, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Rewards—the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results.

We believe that being a good corporate citizen is good business. To us, corporate citizenship means being accountable, serving our clients, being an employer of choice, managing our environmental impact, and supporting our communities. An emphasis on corporate citizenship is embedded in our culture and values, and is an important element of how we achieve success.

We are also committed to your learning and development with resources focused around Experience, Exposure, and Education, to help you achieve your professional development goals. Take some time to, meet some of our people, and see what it means to say, “I AM Franklin Templeton."

Franklin Templeton Investments values diversity in its workforce and welcomes employees from different backgrounds, generations, capabilities, cultural identification, sexual orientations, and gender expression, in addition to other attributes that contribute to a truly diverse and inclusive community.

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified.
 

JOB FUNCTION: Investment Management and Research
 
PRIMARY LOCATION: China-Hong Kong S.A.R.-Hong Kong
 
SCHEDULE: Full-time

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Job ref no. CT3128817-01#4019
Salary
Job Function
Industry
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
Experience
  • 3 years - 8 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
Education
  • Degree
  • Master's degree