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Research Associate

Job ID 20227408 Primary Location Sydney, Australia; Job Category Research
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Citi is recruiting an Associate to join the Australian Metals & Mining research team.  The Associate will support the lead Analyst in all aspects of the analysis of Metals & Mining research covering constituent companies including financial modelling, publishing research reports and engaging with institutional investor clients and sales & trading.

The role offers an opportunity to be at the forefront of the debate on the Metals & Mining sector and interact with major investors, key industry participants and Citi’s sales & trading desk.  

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years’ experience in buy-side, sell-side research or the resources sector.  This will suit a driven and analytical individual who can scrutinise a company’s prospects and possesses the client relationship management skills to thrive in a market-facing role.   


  • Undertake bottom up analysis of constituent companies to provide investment recommendations
  • Develop and maintain financial models used to forecast company earnings and company valuations.
  • Originate research ideas identifying commercial investing insights
  • Publish written company and industry reports in a clear, succinct and timely manner
  • Liaise with and present to clients (internal and external) and stakeholders
  • Assist internal sales and trading teams in the timely analysis of breaking news
  • Attend site visits, industry and company conferences
  • Respond to client requests


Technical/Specialist skills/competencies

  • Strong financial & analytical skills to critically dissect earning reports and develop detailed financial models to produce rigorously supported valuations.
  • Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to articulate investment insights and research in written products
  • High attention to detail

Business/Industry knowledge/competencies

  • Familiarity of equity markets and investment valuation techniques is expected
  • Relevant industry knowledge essential

Personal Attributes/Interpersonal skills

  • Willingness to work under time constraints, handling multiple priorities
  • Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Inquisitive and discerning, able to identify and market commercially viable industry insights.
  • Ability to demonstrate original thought and sound judgment


  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Post-graduate qualifications in finance e.g. CFA, MBA, Masters, Chartered Accounting would be an advantage
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in sell-side equity research (preferably in the relevant sector) or other relevant financial or mining industry experience


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Job Family:

Research Analysis


Time Type:

Full time


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