Citi Consumer Staples in London, United Kingdom

  • Primary Location: United Kingdom,England,London

  • Education: Master's Degree

  • Job Function: Research

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 17065910

Description

Job Purpose:

We are seeking to employ an equity research analyst (up to VP level) to join our Consumer Staples team in London. This broadly based role will include lead coverage responsibilities for high profile Consumer Staples stocks. The role will include contact with Citi’s sales and trading platform, institutional equity clients and senior investment bankers with the common goal of developing all aspects of Citi Research Consumer Staples franchise.

Job Background/context:

Citi Research is a highly rated research unit comprising more than 300 research analysts in more than 30 locations around the world. Citi Research provides its client with fundamental analysis on more than 3,000 companies, representing over 90 percent of the market capitalization of the major global indices. This is provided alongside economic, macro and quantitative analysis of global markets and sector trends. Combined with Citi's exceptional sales and trading, the core focus of the group is to help investing clients make informed decisions by providing value-added, independent, insightful analysis.

In EMEA, Research covers over 800 stocks and has a research presence in a number of markets, namely the UK, Italy, South Africa, Israel, Poland, Turkey Dubai and Russia

Key Responsibilities:

• Responsible for lead coverage (over time) of a number of key Consumer Staples stocks, as well as supporting coverage by other team members. Taking a lead role in obtaining formal client and corporate recognition for the team and for Citi Research.

• Enabling maximum commercialisation of the team’s expertise by Citi globally.

Qualifications

Knowledge/Experience:

• Extensive years relevant financial services and/or specific industry experience. We are particularly interested in candidates with prior experience in the Consumer Staples and/or experience of the investment decision process in buy-side or sell-side investment firms.

• An accountancy or other relevant qualification will be taken into account.

Qualifications:

ACA/MBA/CFA preferable

Skills:

• Clear knowledge of the equity research model

• Sound grasp of financial analysis, financial modeling and valuation techniques

• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

• A proven track record of rigorous analysis and thought leadership

• An interest and understanding of stock markets

• Experience in developing client relationships

• An ability to work calmly and with accuracy under pressure

• An ability to meet difficult deadlines

• A team player

• Understands the client base and meets their requirements

Competencies:

As above

Candidates applying for this role must be aware that it is a Certified Role, subject to the Certification Regime. The Certification Regime is one element of the Individual Accountability Regime which has come into effect on 7 March 2016. Under the Certification Regime, certain Citi entities must ensure that employees working in certain roles categorised as specified significant harm functions (Certified Roles) are assessed as fit and proper to carry out their role.

Under the guidance provided by the FCA and PRA, firms should have regard to the following when assessing fitness and propriety:

• Honesty, integrity and reputation

• Financial soundness

• Competence and capability

In order to comply with the requirements of the Certification Regime, certain Citi entities must take reasonable care to ensure that an employee does not perform a Certified Role without first being certified as Fit and Proper. For this reason, you will be assessed for this role against the Fit and Proper requirements, as described above. This assessment will be carried out through extensive interviews, self-disclosures, permitted criminal record checks, reference checks, credit checks and other background checks. If hired for this role, you will also be required to complete an annual declaration regarding your Fitness and Propriety.

By submitting your application, you acknowledge that you have read the information above and that you are applying for a Certified Role. You also agree to Citi carrying out any additional screening required, including permitted criminal record checks, reference checks, credit checks and any other background checks.

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Valuing Diversity: Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organizational success.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer.