J.P. Morgan is a leader in financial services, offering innovative and intelligent solutions to clients in more than 100 countries with one of the most comprehensive global product platforms available. We have been helping our clients to do business and manage their wealth for more than 200 years and we keep their interests foremost in our minds at all times. This combination of product strength, intellectual capital and character sets us apart as an industry leader.
J.P. Morgan is part of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion.
Research is an important component of the firm's equity franchise. Research analysts serve two different "client" constituencies in their career: J.P. Morgan's institutional investor clients and internal personnel from sales and trading who leverage our analysts' research and industry/sector expertise. This capability supports an outstanding network of relationships with corporate and institutional clients that lie at the heart of our Corporate & Investment Bank franchise.
We are looking to hire an Analyst or Associate to join our Semiconductors, Semiconductor Capital Equipment & Tech Hardware team in San Francisco. The research associate’s primary responsibilities include industry analysis and company-specific coverage. This involves core research ranging from dissecting earnings releases and regulatory filings to assessing relevant news events, modeling financial statements and industry dynamics, performing detailed valuation work, writing research notes and sector pieces, and speaking to internal/external clients and management teams about the stocks/sector.
Research is fast-paced, demanding and intellectually stimulating. We look for candidates who possess strong accounting, finance, quantitative and business writing/communication skills, as well as modeling, forecasting, and valuation experience.
The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of experience in research, investment banking or another analytical and demanding role. Semiconductor industry experience is a plus. Candidates should demonstrate an advanced level of proficiency in Excel, strong written and oral communication skills, and a passion for the markets. A CFA, or progress toward a CFA, is a plus.
Candidates must be adaptable, have the ability to work well under pressure in a sometimes-intense environment, and be able to work independently to produce accurate, detailed materials while meeting tight deadlines.
Intellectual curiosity, a strong work ethic and a team player mentality are desired attributes.