POSITION: Evercore ISI seeks a Research Associate to join its NYC-based Restaurants & Packaged Food Analyst Team. He or she will report directly to the Lead Analyst (Senior Managing Director).
ABOUT THE TEAM: This team is among the highest-ranked on Wall Street and is the only analyst team that covers both the Restaurant and Packaged Food sectors. The Lead Analyst has covered the consumer space for 20 years and has been named to the Institutional Investor All America Research Team for over 12 years. And the team has earned concurrent II-rankings in both sectors since 2017. Currently, the team consists of the Senior Managing Director and Lead Analyst, a Director, and a Vice President.
WHAT DO WE DO? We help our clients make investment decisions in the world of Food and Restaurants. We do this by producing compelling proprietary research about companies and mega-trends- which ultimately helps determine our Buy/Hold/Sell ratings on specific stocks. In addition to producing top research, we host unique proprietary client events and maintain strong relationships with industry leaders and company management teams. Stocks covered include Mondelez, McDonald's, Kraft Heinz, Starbucks, General Mills, Yum! Brands, Conagra, Hershey, Chipotle, and many others.
WHAT WILL YOU DO? Candidates should be ambitious, self-motivated, and comfortable working both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment. Specific responsibilities include:
Produce and maintain financial models (e.g. income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, M&A and divestiture models)
Perform research (i.e. reading and listening, asking and interviewing, exploring and observing - and great note-taking skills)
Analyze and manipulate large datasets to discover actionable insights
Draft research reports on industry trends and specific companies
Build and maintain graphics, tables, and other exhibits to be used in research reports
Respond to inquiries from clients, sales, traders, and others
Other duties as necessary
Inquisitiveness and a passion to discover new insights
Financial modeling and corporate finance
Data analysis, manipulation, and visualization
Outstanding writing and communication skills
Teamwork and collaboration
Willingness to receive and ability to incorporate constructive feedback
Ability to perform well under significant time pressures
Passion for business, equities, financial/capital markets
1-5 years of experience in Equity Research, Investment Banking, or Consumer industry strategy/research/corporate finance.
Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and an ability to quickly learn new software.
PLUSES TO BE CONSIDERED:
CPG (especially Packaged Food) and/or restaurant industry knowledge or experience
Experience using consumer industry data sets such as Nielsen, IRI, or NPD
Sales, business development, or account management experience
Internal Number: 6004909
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