Fundamental Research Manager – Job Reference: FRM_2023_1

Fundamental Research Manager – Job Reference: FRM_2023_1

Fundamental Research Manager

About this role

Fundamental Research Manager should be an experienced fundamental research analysts with solid experience and skills in financial models, research and valuation. The manager is primarily responsible for managing desk operations and ensures timely delivery of fundamental reports according to credible methodologies and data sources. This role is a client facing role, as it is also responsible for setting research requirements and deliveries and further supporting clients with their research needs across different sectors and different regions.

Key job requirements will be your ability to

  • Manage a team of 3-5 analysts effectively and efficiently to ensure timely reports delivery.
  • Guide, train and mentor the team to enhance and diversify their capabilities in fundamental analysis and stock valuation.
  • Analyze company-specific, industry and macro-economic information from various sources, including regulatory filings, company investor relations websites, third-party research, online sources, newspapers, databases, etc.
  • Analyze companies’ financial statements, build, and maintain financial models, generate forecasts, and use several Fundamental valuation methods to enable our clients to make sound investment theses.
  • Conduct research independently and provide insights on industries, markets, and companies, in the form of investment research reports; initiations of coverage, earnings updates, adhoc reports, and industry/company insights.
  • Keep abreast of industry and economy-related news flow. Analyze implications of news/industry developments to companies under coverage.
  • Interact with Clients, responding to requests for models, reports, and data analysis.

Background & linguistic skills

  • A degree in finance or economics, or a completed professional qualification like CFA or CMA.
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience preferably in Investment Research, Fundamental Research, Financial Analysis, Investment Banking or Corporate Finance.
  • Proficient spoken and written English and Arabic.
  • Competencies:
  • Good understanding of financial markets’ infrastructure, instruments, mechanisms, and trends.
  • Experienced in building financial models.
  • Experienced in analyzing financial statements, creating financial projections, and using Fundamental valuation techniques.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Analytical thinking, resourcefulness, and strong attention to detail.
  • Exposure to GCC markets is a plus.

If interested, kindly send your resume to with mail subject “Fundamental Research Manager” as the job reference.