Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from 747 offices in 42 countries. 

Through timely, in depth analysis of companies, industries, markets, and world economies, Morgan Stanley has earned its reputation as a leader in the field of investment research. The Asia Research Division is currently seeking a Sydney based Equity Research Associate to support the Australian Mining Research Team. 
Candidates will have practical work experience in an analytical role within a research or business development team in a corporate, or have relevant sector analysis experience from an accounting, consulting, investment banking or investment management background. 

Key Responsibilities:

Create and maintain earnings/valuation models leveraging skills in accounting, finance and economics 
Keep abreast of domestic and international news flow and identify the trends, the landscape, the evolving content and services of companies related to the Australian Mining sector 
Develop and maintain relationships with investor relations personnel and management of companies under coverage 
Regularly interacting with the equity sales team 
Assist Lead Analyst with expanding stock coverage universe and maintenance or updates of models and databases 
Prepare and write research reports with a company or sector focus 
Handle and respond to requests for data and information from internal and external clients 
Contribute effectively in divisional projects 
Analyze macroeconomics factors & industry trends 
Assist and collaborate in the design and preparation of marketing strategy and materials 


Skills Required:

Minimum 2 years experience in mining/equity research 
A natural curiosity in how businesses operate, succeed and fail 
Ability to think laterally, creatively and problem solve 
A university degree in Economics, Finance, Engineering or post-graduate Finance related study 
Ability to construct detailed financial models or some recent and relevant industry experience in the Mining sector 
Strong written and verbal communication skills 
Quick learner with a structured mind-set and accountability 
Energetic with a solid work ethic 
Proactive and hard-working 
Strong focus on coordination, collaboration and teamwork 

Rahul Anand, CFA, Vice President   
Morgan Stanley | Research    
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