Research Analyst at KCB Capital Limited

On Monday, November 9th, 2015
Job Ref: KC04/2015

The Position: Reporting to the Head of Brokerage, the position will be responsible for preparing accurate and complete research reports for the company and clients. 

The candidate will work closely with the Dealers to develop trading ideas and ensure that clients receive sound financial advice.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide research findings on key market trends and opportunities.
  • Ensure the integrity of data gathering and interpretation of market research findings.
  • Keep up-to-date on industry and sector trends and research methodologies.
  • Produce industry/role-specific research as necessary.
  • Conduct fundamental and technical research.
  • Construct, maintain and review the forecasting models.
  • Analyse and synthesize financial and operating information about companies and sectors in order to gain insights and develop opportunities for clients
  • Perform valuation analysis using various methodologies including DCF and market multiples
  • Undertake detailed economic, sectorial and company research & analysis in support of capital markets products
  • Monitor Securities market performance and interpret financial reports as necessary
The Person:

For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

  • University Degree preferably in a business related field.
  • Professional qualifications (CFA/KIB/ACIB/CPA/ACCA, NSE ATS Certificate) or MBA is an added advantage.
  • Must have undergone an Investment Banking and/or Securities Trading training.
  • At least 4 years’ experience as a research analyst in the Financial services sector with experience in the following areas:
  1. 2 years’ experience developing and updating of financial models and valuations.
  2. 2 years’ experience undertaking research on assigned industries or sectors.
  3. 2 years’ experience with Investment Banking products, Bloomberg and Reuters’s platforms.
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of brokerage and advisory business environment, regulations and operations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of both fundamental and technical analysis of a company
  • Excellent knowledge of the fixed income and equities market.
  • Conceptual and Analytical Skills: Flair with figures, and strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret financial information.
  • Excellent, high quality interpersonal, presentation, problem solving, negotiation skills with the ability to positively and clearly communicate with a variety of constituents.
  • Ability to network through all open channels with large technological dependency for the target market.
  • Proven excellent planning, organization and execution skills.
  • A good understanding of risk, credit policies and procedures.
The above position is demanding for which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidates.  
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to [email protected]

NB: In the event that you are successful, we will require that you provide us with a Certificate of Good Conduct that is not more than 6months old.

To be considered your application must be received by Nov. 13, 2015.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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