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Equity Securities Analyst


Company: LaSalle Investment Management
Job Title: Equity Securities Analyst                                                                                              
Location: Hong Kong
Department: Securities
Employment Type: Full-time
Reporting To: Managing Director
 

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Objective of Role

We are currently seeking a buy-side Equity Securities Analyst to join our LaSalle Investment Management (Securities) team. LaSalle Investment Management (Securities), a subsidiary of Jones Lang LaSalle, manages over $14.8 billion of assets (as of March 2016) on behalf of institutional investors in the public equity markets. We invest in publicly traded real estate oriented businesses across the globe.

This position will provide the foundation to pursue a variety of career and/or educational paths.  Employees will be prepared to pursue a graduate degree in business, continue a career in securities analysis in real estate or other sectors or assume other finance related positions.

 

Accountabilities

  • Conduct due diligence on public companies and real estate markets by analyzing financial statements, interviewing company management teams and reviewing other sources of market and company information
  • Prepare and maintain earnings and valuation models
  • Monitor news flow from companies
  • Support senior analysts and portfolio managers in making Buy/Hold/Sell recommendations based on the LaSalle Investment Management (Securities) valuation methodology
  • Assist in writing reports on companies and real estate sectors

 

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, or related field
  • Seeking an entry level candidate and/or some related internship experience
  • Coursework in accounting, economics and financial statement/model analysis
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Interest in the CFA program is an added advantage