Equity Securities Analyst

Job Title: Equity Securities Analyst
Location: Baltimore, MD
Department: Securities
Reporting to: Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager
Employment type: Full-time
Req#: REQ147479

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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 and support our coverage of the Asia Pac region. LaSalle Investment Management (Securities), a subsidiary of Jones Lang LaSalle, manages ~$5 billion assets on behalf of retail and institutional investors in the public equity markets. We invest in publicly traded REITs and real estate oriented businesses both domestically and abroad.

Accountabilities:

  • Conduct due diligence on public companies and real estate markets in Asia Pac 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 analysts and portfolio managers in making investment recommendations based on the LaSalle Investment Management (Securities) valuation methodology
  • Disseminate ideas to investment team through written and oral communications

 

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, or related field
  • 1 - 5 years of related work experience
  • Fluent in Japanese
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Knowledge of DCF, NPV and cash flow models
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Interest in the CFA program is a plus
  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship at any time