Trainee Analyst Graduate at Ipreo

Ipreo is looking for a Trainee Analyst graduate with Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Cape Town.

As a Trainee Analyst, you will be responsible for consulting with international companies regarding their institutional shareholder base and equity trading activity. The position in the Market Intelligence Group is a multi-faceted one that requires verbal communications skills, writing skills, research skills, analytical abilities, and financial acumen. Ipreo provides hands-on training in an atmosphere that fosters teamwork and emphasizes client service. Successful analysts at Ipreo are detail-oriented, committed to client service, exhaustive researchers, and self-starters. Active telephone communication with clients and the investment community are required for success in this role.

Ipreo is a global leader in providing market intelligence, data, and technology solutions to all participants in the global capital markets, including sell-side banks, publicly traded companies, and buy-side institutions.

What’s in it for you:

  • Live research between issuers and buyside
  • Feedback directly into Investor Relations department of client
  • Analytical skills on market sector and stock flows : the rationale behind shareholders’ investment decisions
  • Exposure to Ipreo back-end systems, research methodology, and training in expanding our contacts universe
  • Further training in shareholder identification, Excel, fund flow analytics, report writing where required
  • Exposure to whole Investor Relations workflow including contact management, shareholder targeting, perception, earnings breakdown, roadshow planning
  • Opportunity to craft and develop daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly reports & feedback to issuers and key market players.


  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree (or equivalent), or working towards, preferably with a concentration in business, finance, or economics. However, all majors will be considered.
  • A minimum of one year of business/financial-oriented experience is required, preferably in Market Intelligence, Shareholder Identification, and/or Investor Relations.

Desired Requirements

  • Prefer familiarity with Bloomberg, Reuters, etc.
  • Complete Excel mastery & data manipulation skills essential
  • Additional language skills are advantageous

Skills Required

  • Detail orientated
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Good communication skills, including written and verbal.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with deadlines and multi-tasking abilities
  • Strong phone skills
  • The candidate must have a willingness to reach out to various parties in the corporate and investment communities.
  • This is NOT an advertisement for a position for CFA-qualified financial analysts.

How to apply

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