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Equity Research Associate

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, 3630 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America Req #293
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Janney is an award-winning full-service financial services firm committed to understanding our clients' needs and providing advice beyond investments.  We are equally committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture where employees can use their talents to thrive and grow professionally with the firm.

The Equity Research Associate will conduct fundamental analysis on a select group of companies in the biotechnology and specialty pharmaceutical sector.  This individual will develop and publish written investment recommendations for these companies based on comprehensive industry and company research through various sources of information, including review of public documents, annual reports, scientific journals, networking with industry contacts as well as interviews with senior management.  Additionally, this individual will focus on providing value-added research in support of an experienced Senior Analyst.  Responsibilities include financial modeling, writing industry & company reports, speaking with industry contacts/company management, and communicating investment ideas to institutional and retail clients, salespeople and traders. 


Responsibilities Include:

  • Research and write reports while responding to requests for data, information and calls from internal and external clients

  • Conduct in-depth analysis of scientific literature and clinical data

  • Create and maintain financial models

  • Keep abreast of industry-related news flow

  • Regularly interact with equity sales force

  • Other duties as necessary


Required Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree required with a concentration in biology or life sciences preferred

  • 2+ years of professional work experience preferred

  • Prior experience with financial modeling and valuation is a plus but not required


Required Skills:


  • Must have intellectual curiosity, a strong work ethic, be resourceful, and be a team player

  • Must be detailed oriented

  • Strong sense of integrity

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong verbal and written skills

  • Ability to conduct primary research and clearly summarize findings in a written report

  • Desire to learn about the biotech and biopharmaceutical industries

  • Successful completion of the Series 7 exam will be required within six months of employment



Janney is dedicated to promoting and supporting diversity within our workplace.  We provide an environment that promotes respect, integrity, teamwork, achievement and acceptance regardless of age, disability, education, gender, gender expression, gender identity, job level, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, or other protected factors. Janney is committed to equal employment opportunities and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.

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