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Research Analyst

Research Analyst
New York, US
110,000 - 150,000
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Job Description

Who You 'll Work With

Research defines the culture of AB Equities and is the cornerstone of our collaborative investment process. Our researchers engage in creative, rigorous and long-term strategic studies that is the basis for all of our portfolios. We serve clients globally, with research coverage across developed, emerging and frontier markets and our teams are based in offices including New York, London, Tokyo, Shanghai, Taipei, Sydney and Hong Kong.

This role is a research analyst supporting our International Technology Fund and Global Disruptors, both are growth portfolios with thematic investment styles and focused on identifying and investing in the next generation disruptive innovation leaders across industries globally. We seek to invest in the most disruptive part of the growth curve, which often focusing on earlier stage and higher growth companies. We look for companies with large total addressable market, high quality and sustainable growth, strong competitive moats, outstanding management teams with innovation mindset, and path toward long-term profitability. We have a diversified portfolio, an aggressive investment approach overlaid with a rigorous investment approach.

What You 'll Do

  • Conduct thematic research and identify long-term high potential investable themes; follow and update universe of stocks that best represent such themes.

  • Conduct fundamental research aimed at understanding the economic fundamentals of businesses

  • Create long-term focused financial projections and valuation scenarios based on different fundamental outcomes

  • Willing to take accountability for investment recommendations based on the above, and in the best interests of AB’s clients

  • Willing to work collaboratively with other team members and PMs to further our research.

  • Assist with production of marketing and client communication materials, as well as other thematic thought piece

  • Uphold AB’s fiduciary obligations, adhere to the Code of Conduct and uphold AB’s reputation as a representative with clients and in the broader industry.

  • Promote an appropriate diversity and inclusion culture in the firm.

  • Collaborate with AB’s Responsible Investing team to consider and evaluate, the environmental, social, and governance impact of the companies we invest in.

What We 're Looking For

  • A strong interest in investing, with a particular interest in exploring thematic investing and disruptive innovation

  • Strong intellectual curiosity and flexibility a must. Ability to research and understand mega trends, themes and identify successful industries and business models benefiting from such trends.

  • Demonstrate ability to conduct differentiated fundamental research based on industry structures, competitive advantages, company strategies and key success factors for a broad range of businesses across industries.

  • The ability and willingness to always ask questions and challenge what is considered “status quo” and comfortable balancing intellectual rigor with the ability to make recommendations with somewhat imperfect information in a dynamic environment.

  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.

  • A comfort and enjoyment of engaging company management and conducting meetings.

  • Strong quantitative skills and experience working on complex projects with Excel. Accounting and Finance knowledge must include the ability to create an integrated income statement, cash flow and balance sheet model, along with a corresponding upside downside valuation.

  • The ability to work as a member of a team in a dynamic, collaborative, informal and fast-changing environment. We encourage vigorous and open debate among members of our team in an atmosphere of mutual respect.

  • 3-5 years of experience in fundamental equity research is required; prior buyside experience preferred

  • A record of outstanding academic and professional success.

Who We Are

As a leading global investment management firm, AB fosters diverse perspectives and embraces innovation to help our clients navigate the uncertainty of capital markets. Through high-quality research and diversified investment services, we serve institutions, individuals and private wealth clients in major markets worldwide. Our ambition is simple: to be our clients’ most valued asset-management partner.

With over 4,000 employees across 57 locations in 26 countries, our people are our advantage. We foster a culture of intellectual curiosity and collaboration to create an environment where everyone can thrive and do their best work. Whether you're producing thought-provoking research, identifying compelling investment opportunities, infusing new technologies into our business or providing thoughtful advice to clients, we’re looking for unique voices to help lead us forward. If you’re ready to challenge your limits and build your future, join us.

In accordance with Section 8-107(32) as set forth in the New York City Human Rights Law, the minimum and maximum base annual salary for this role is as follows:

Base Salary Range: $110,000 to $150,000

Actual base salaries may vary based on factors including but not limited to education, training, experience, past performance, and other job-related factors. Base salary is just one component of total compensation at AB, which may include, depending on eligibility, commissions, year-end incentive compensation, short- and long-term incentives and Department-specific awards. In addition AB provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays, sick and vacation time off.

People of color, women, and those who identify as LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply. _AB does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status or any other basis that is prohibited by applicable law. AB’s policies, as well as practices, seek to ensure that employment opportunities are available ". _


New York City, New York

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