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Equity Research Analyst – Recent Grad - Short Hills, NJ-835500
At Franklin Templeton, everything we do is focused on one thing – delivering better client outcomes. We do that by partnering closely with our clients, assessing their strategic needs, and identifying the solution or solutions that can meet the challenge. Over 12,000 employees working in 34 countries around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 160 countries. For more than 70 years our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people.
Franklin Mutual Advisers (FMA) is an investment advisory unit of Franklin Templeton managing more than $35 billion. We are looking for a recent graduate from an MBA or Master’s in Finance program to join our team as an Equity Research Analyst in Short Hills, New Jersey. FMA takes a collaborative team-based approach to investing. We are looking for a self-starter, team player, and someone who has a passion for equity research and investing.
The successful candidate will have an opportunity to be mentored by a team of senior investment professionals and make contributions to portfolio decisions. They will interact with our diverse investment team, including investment analysts, and our portfolio managers. Analysts at FMA are encouraged to follow their intellectual curiosity, engage in independent thinking, and work with the team to develop compelling investment ideas.
What makes FMA desirable?
FMA is an investment advisory unit of Franklin Templeton managing more than $35 billion. We are fundamental, bottom-up value investors with a 50-year track record. Our research approach takes a long-term perspective. We actively engage with company management and recognize the importance of ESG factors in our research process.
We provide a hands-on, dynamic, and professional environment. Every investment professional has the ability to impact portfolios and investment performance through their research and contribution to the teams’ performance. We work collaboratively and balance independent work with thoughtful feedback. Analysts are mentored by senior members of our investment team to help them achieve their career goals and develop professionally. We strive to ensure that our employees are compensated fairly with a mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results.
What are the responsibilities?
Perform fundamental research across several industries/sectors.
Engage with company management and develop a holistic understanding of industry dynamics through interaction with advisers and industry contacts.
Analysts are encouraged to present their investment ideas in both written and verbal formats.
Gather information from multiple sources to develop impactful financial models.
Present investment research findings, ideas, and recommendations to the broader investment team.
The opportunity to attend industry conferences, trade shows, and company specific events.
What qualifications, skills and experience would help someone to be successful?
A new or recent graduate with an MBA or Master’s in Finance or similar field of study.
0-2 years of work experience.
Intellectual curiosity, willingness to learn, and desire to be part of a collaborative team.
Ability to build detailed financial models.
Excellent written and oral communication skills that can help analysts clearly communicate their ideas to the broader investment team.
This position will be in Short Hills, New Jersey
Highlights of our benefits include:
Three weeks paid time off the first year
Medical, dental and vision insurance
401(k) Retirement Plan with 75% company match, up to the IRS limits
Employee Stock Investment Program
Tuition Assistance Program
Purchase of company funds with no sales charge
We believe that being a good corporate citizen is good business. To us, corporate citizenship means being accountable, serving our clients, being an employer of choice, managing our environmental impact, and supporting our communities. An emphasis on corporate citizenship is embedded in our culture and values, and is an important element of how we achieve success.
We are also committed to your learning and development with resources focused around Experience, Exposure, and Education, to help you achieve your professional development goals. Take some time to, meet some of our people, and see what it means to say, “I AM Franklin Templeton”.
Franklin Templeton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, or gender expression, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation. We invite you to visit us at http://www.franklintempletoncareers.com/ to learn more about our company and our career opportunities.
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JOB FUNCTION: Investment Management and Research
PRIMARY LOCATION: United States-New Jersey-Short Hills