Equity Analyst

Published on 25.09.2019

Sifter Fund is a global investment fund based in Luxembourg with an office in Helsinki, Finland. Currently Sifter Fund operates one public long-only investment fund, Sifter Global. Investors are family offices, families and other professional entities from Finland, Switzerland and France. They believe that the sustained performance of a well-run business is the cornerstone of a good investment. An exceptional business model and the consistent efforts of skillful management creates shareholder value, which in turn drives investor returns. They believe that, over time, it is the sustained performance of these businesses and the consistent efforts of their management that creates shareholder value. Sifter Fund excels at identifying and understanding such businesses to find opportunities and forecast their outlook, providing excellent long term results. To familiarize yourself with Sifter Fund, their portfolios and philosophy, visit www.sifterfund.com. You may also read more about Sifter Fund through these articles from Talouselämä and Kauppalehti

Sifter Fund is looking for an ambitious Equity Analyst to join their equity analyst team. The person we are looking for will be working independently with the guidance of experienced portfolio analysts and investment committee. Equity Analysts follow the development of the portfolios on a daily basis, and report and focus on in-depth qualitative business research in order to create investment suggestions to the Investment Committee. The financial analyses are conducted with the assistance of Sifter Fund’s own analysis tools.  

Sifter Fund offers the candidate a variety of demanding tasks and a steep learning curve, so we hope you to be independent, analytical, and eager to learn. You are a business-savvy person with great social and problem-solving skills and the courage to challenge others. The person we are looking for is flexible, adaptive and enthusiastic towards this position, Sifter Fund as a company, as well as the stock market. Your way of working can be described as efficient while having an eye for detail. Additionally, you understand the big picture and have the ability to summarize relevant information. We value versatile study backgrounds and lay focus on your ambition and skills. 

Sifter Fund offers you an opportunity to join their compact and lean team, and to grow with them. While the work is independent, we value everyone’s input and reward the whole team for its success. Additionally, we value everyone’s opinions and we don’t micromanage. As you start working as an Equity Analyst, you will have support for your growth.

We are looking for:

  • Master’s degree in relevant field with excellent grades
  • Analytical mindset, willingness to work independently, and eagerness to learn 
  • Interest in qualitative as well as quantitative business analysis  
  • Excellent communication skills in English (spoken and written) and good skills in Microsoft Office (especially Excel)

We consider as a plus:

  • Work experience in related tasks 

We offer:

  • The possibility to make rapid progress on your career and learn from experienced co-workers
  • Interesting, international clients 
  • Flexible working hours and a centrally located office
  • The support of a small team of professionals

If you’re the right person for this job, send your CV, application letter and transcript of records in PDF-format here: https://apply.atalent.fi/sifter-fund-equity-analyst-9-2019 by Wednesday 9th of October the latest. Please mention your possible starting date and salary request. For further information about the position and the application process contact Recruitment Manager Laura Seppä (+358 40 557 93 89, laura.seppa[at]atalent.fi) during 25.9.-2.10. and Recruitment Manager Vilma Vuorinen (+358 50 513 4740, vilma.vuorinen[at]atalent.fi) from 3.-9.10.

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