Passed CFA Level I, Passed CFA Level II, Passed CFA Level III (Charter Pending), CFA Charter Holder
MSCI ESG Research, part of MSCI Inc, is seeking to expand its global ESG Research analyst team. The research analyst is expected to have a strong interest in general Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) trends and specific knowledge about the dominant ESG issues for selected industries. The analyst will investigate and assess core ESG risks faced by the industries and evaluate performance along the key benchmarks for large publicly traded companies globally.
Currently, we have a particular preference for candidates with experience and expertise in Hardware, Software, Information Technology or Energy and Utilities industries.
5-7 industry, country, or issue reports per year
Analyze and prepare research reports for 50-70 companies per year
Ability to present findings externally to clients and stakeholders
Contribution to ongoing improvement of ratings model
SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE SKILLS:
Background in research and analysis
Excellent writing and communication skills
Experienced at presenting results of research in public settings
DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum of Bachelors' degree required
Minimum 2 years of full-time professional experience, preferably in analytical roles
Strong interest in ESG research
Expertise in Hardware, Software, Information Technology or Energy and Utilities industries is preferred
Financial services experience that includes exposure to ESG investment products is a plus
Knowledge of social and environmental impact areas relevant to Asia Pacific market is a plus
MSCI is an independent provider of research-driven insights and tools for institutional investors. We have deep expertise in the areas of risk and performance measurement that is based on more than 40 years of academic research, real-world experience and collaboration with our clients.
Our broad product line supports clients’ needs across all major asset classes and provides them with a consis...tent way of looking at risk and performance from front to middle office. We have a highly flexible business model that enables clients to select the individual products and services they need and integrate them into their own investment processes and methodologies.Our line of products and services includes indexes, analytical models, data, real estate benchmarks and ESG research. We serve 97 of the top 100 largest money managers, according to the most recent P&I ranking.