Investment Analyst Job Description

Investment Analyst Job Description (JD)

  • Examine and assess economic and market trends, earnings prospects, financial statements and various other indicators and factors to determine suitable investment strategies
  • Look back at previous investment decisions and the thought process of making the investment decision
  • Liaise with fund managers and network with industry professionals
  • Monitor closely financial press and keep a track of market trends, opportunities, risks and new investment products
  • Compile advisory reports and make informed recommendations on new investment opportunities and funds that could enhance or diversify portfolios
  • Develop complex financial models and analyse legal documents

Requirements

  • Proven working experience as an Investment analyst
  • Solid understanding of financial set-up, procedures, statistics and economics
  • Excellent investment analysis software user
  • Strong numeric skills
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting or related field