• Key Bank
  • $123,070.00 -127,920.00/year*
  • New York, NY
  • Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance
  • Full-Time
  • 354 W 54th St

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Keybanc is seeking a qualified pre-MBA candidate as a sell-side Equity Research Associate in Electric Utilities and Alternative Energy space. This person will be responsible for closely following publicly traded Utilities and Alternative Energy companies and supporting the Senior Analyst. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication and financial modeling skills and show high aptitude for gathering and synthesizing complex industry data derived from regulatory filings, news articles and company reports.

The ideal candidate will come from within a regulated Utility or will have experience covering regulated Utilities and familiarity with their business model, rate mechanisms and regulatory frameworks.

This role offers excellent opportunities to gain exposure to and interact with institutional clients and senior management of covered companies and receive hands-on training in building complex forecast and valuation models.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
  • Provide support to the Senior Analyst through contributing to creating and updating company-specific financial models and marketing materials
  • Prepare regular written research reports that summarize the findings of analysis, including estimates of expected current year business results
  • Draft reports/ notes on relevant investment themes, events, and breaking news
  • Closely monitor daily news flow and alert Senior Analyst to important news, as well as quickly adjust financial models and write notes in response to that information
  • Respond to client and internal inquiries regarding research findings and directives
  • Interact with investor relations and management of companies under coverage

Skills & Experience Required
  • BA/BS degree required, preferably with concentration in Finance, Accounting or Economics. Candidates with quantitative/engineering degrees and strong subsequent experience in finance/accounting will be considered
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and ability to build and maintain detailed integrated three statements financial models
  • Familiarity with SEC Filings: a basic but solid understanding of 10Qs/10Ks is required, alongside an ability to discern basic accounting/financial ratios
  • Exception attention to detail and ability to process large amounts of data from SEC documents, utility filings, regulatory bodies and company reports in an organized and timely fashion and with no errors
  • Ability to analyze large amounts of data and detect trends and draw conclusions from information
  • Passion for capital markets and investing
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Ability to deliver under pressure and meet deadlines effectively
  • Must have series 7, 63, 86 and 87 licenses or obtain licenses within 3 months of hire

Hands-on Training
We provide hands-on training under the supervision of our senior analysts, as well through our broader associate development program, which include mentoring, CFA certification financing and new technology/data-oriented training initiatives. Training is also provided through exposure/interactions with senior managements, as well as learning through trade shows/utilities conferences and events


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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