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Equity Research - Software, Associate at Mizuho Securities USA Inc.

Posted in Finance 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

Equity Research e - Software, Associate

The candidate will support the Senior Analyst covering Software at Mizuho Securities. Key responsibilities include gathering and analyzing industry information, financial modeling, and writing reports on the software sector and on companies under coverage. Candidates should be able to clearly communicate investment ideas and industry information to internal sales team and external investors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Building dynamic industry models consisting of integrated Income Statement/Balance Sheet/Cash Flow Statements

  • Writing research reports, including company initiations, industry thought pieces, and earnings recaps

  • Sourcing alternative data sets and simplifying and summarizing relevant industry and company information for inclusion in research reports

  • Conducting proprietary research evaluating the competitive landscape, and analyzing industry/company news

  • Creating and maintaining relationships with industry contacts

  • Helping senior analyst prepare for marketing events and conferences


  • Highly motivated professional with a thirst for knowledge and an ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong analytical and financial modeling skills using Excel

  • Ability to write clearly and concisely

  • Effective oral communication skills

  • Effective organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to function independently while maintaining a collegial and collaborative approach to working with other team members

  • Minimum of two years related work experience. Prior, direct experience in the software industry and/or sellside or buyside equity research is a plus

  • An advanced degree (MBA) or CFA and / or Series 7, 63, 86 and 87 licenses is a plus

  • Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience and capabilities

Company Overview

Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution comprising several legal entities, which together offer clients corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. Mizuho’s operations in the Americas connect a broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector groups to local markets and a vast global network. Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG), which is comprised of offices in nearly 40 countries, approximately 60,000 employees, and assets of more than USD 1.8 trillion. Learn more at

Mizuho offers a competitive total rewards package.

We are an EEO Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran.