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Wedbush Securities is one of the nation’s largest full-service investment banks and brokerage firms. Our award-winning Equity Research team is one of the most respected providers of small and mid-cap equity research in the nation. Our research analysts offer in-depth and differentiated research coverage of high information flow sectors across a wide-array of industries. We our seeking an Equity Research Assistant to support our Senior Analyst in the Consumer sector, specifically footwear and apparel.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide fundamental analysis of companies in the Consumer sector, specifically having a passion for footwear and apparel
  • Build and maintain detailed company financial models, collect and analyze industry data and develop sector databases
  • Assist with the timely publication of research notes and reports
  • Assist with existing coverage and contribute to new company initiations
  • Assist with special ad-hoc projects, presentations and reports as assigned
  • Stay informed of the market, company and industry news
  • Communicate with internal sales force, institutional clients and company management teams
  • Perform other duties and work on special projects as required

Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university required, preferably in Business, Economics, Finance or other quantitative focus
  • 1-2 years Equity Research experience preferred
  • MBA or CFA preferred but not required
  • Ideal candidate will have a passion for the market
  • Will require obtaining FINRA licenses 87, 86 and Securities Industry Essentials (when SIE is required) licenses
  • Experience in the Consumer sector helpful but not necessary
  • Excellent accounting and financial skills; keen understanding of valuation techniques
  • Critical thinking and strong analytical ability
  • Excellent writing and communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to perform under pressure, meet time sensitive deadlines, prioritize and multi-task
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently