GIR, Information & Business Services Equity Research, Business Analyst- SF

Location(s) US-CA-San Francisco
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Global Investment Research
Business Unit
Global Equity Research
Employment Type



From macroeconomic forecasts to individual stock analysis, our team develops tools and insights to help shape investment strategies for clients and the firm. Our analysts work on client-focused research in the equity, fixed-income, currency, and commodities markets, mining big data that enters markets around the world each day to identify game-changing insights. You’ll be part of a team that is intellectually curious, creative, analytical, and passionate about performing market research. 


Working closely with the Senior Analyst and other members of the Information & Business Services Equity Research team, the goal of the Business Analyst/Associate is to:

  • Build strong industry knowledge of the Information & Business Services sector, which includes Equifax, FactSet, Gartner, Moody’s, Nielsen, S&P and Thomson Reuters, as well as ADT, Brink’s, H&R Block, Robert Half, Manpower and ServiceMaster
  • Contribute to the generation and execution of investment ideas
  • Write reports/notes on companies under coverage
  • Communicate with the equities sales force and traders, clients and company management teams
  • Interpret data and perform analysis on market, economic and technology trends
  • Develop financial models

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, mathematics or related field with a strong academic track record
  • Exceptional work ethic
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Adept in Excel
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding team orientation

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in investment banking, equity research or private equity
  • Strong knowledge of accounting, finance and valuation
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-energy environment
  • Comfortable taking initiative and being resourceful/entrepreneurial
  • Ability to multitask
  • Interest in the Information & Business Services sector
  • Progress toward earning the CFA designation



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