Equities International Small Cap Analyst
Company: Principal Financial Group
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Principal Equities, part of Principal Asset Management, manages
over $100 Billion in assets and is looking for a US-based
fundamental Research Analyst for its International Small Cap team.
As a member of the research team, this analyst will make investment
recommendations and provide essential insights into industry and
regional trends while applying the firm's investment philosophy and
process. Consistent across all strategies, our approach is to
evaluate and select stocks from a broad investment universe and
construct portfolios in alignment with specific objectives and risk
management parameters supported by our proprietary quantitative
tools. We seek companies demonstrating positive fundamental change,
with exploitable expectation gaps and pricing anomalies. Our
conviction is centered on bottom-up fundamental insights while
This analyst will provide and continue to build expertise for
assigned regions/sectors within the investment universe, which
consists of smaller companies in developed markets outside the
United States. They will partner closely with other analysts and
portfolio managers to provide outperformance through stock
selection, while working within the framework of our process and
We're looking for someone with:
- MBA with finance emphasis or Chartered Financial Analyst
designation and 2 years investment experience or relevant work
- Strong analytical and quantitative skills, and solid
understanding of valuation techniques
Additional preferred skills and experience:
- Non-US smaller company equity research experience, along with
some sector specialization
- Must have the ability to thrive in a team-environment and
conduct their work within a structured process and workflow.
- Possess a clear passion for the markets and investing.
- Must have excellent English and verbal communication skills to
effectively contribute to our global structure. Additionally,
having another applicable language is a plus
This position may be subject to SEC restrictions on personal
Salary Range Information
Salary ranges below reflect targeted base salaries. Non-sales
positions have the opportunity to participate in a bonus program.
Sales positions are eligible for sales incentives, and in some
instances a bonus plan, whereby total compensation may far exceed
base salary depending on individual performance. Actual
compensation for all roles will be based upon geographic location,
work experience, education, licensure requirements and/or skill
level and will be finalized at the time of offer.
$127000 - $179000 / year
This role offers the ability for in-office or hybrid (blending both
office and remote work in a typical workweek). You'll work with
your leader to determine which option may align best based on
The preferred location for this position is at the firm's
headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa. Depending on the candidate and
circumstances we may consider other locations. Principal has
investment team members currently working in Hong Kong, Tokyo,
London, Seattle, New York, Chicago, and Des Moines.
At this time, we're not considering candidates that need any type
of immigration sponsorship (additional work authorization or
permanent work authorization) now or in the future to work in the
United States? This includes, but IS NOT LIMITED TO: F1-OPT,
F1-CPT, H-1B, TN, L-1, J-1, etc. For additional information around
work authorization needs please use the following links.
Nonimmigrant Workers and Green Card for Employment-Based
Investment Code of Ethics
For Principal Global Investors positions, you'll need to follow an
Investment Code of Ethics related to personal and business conduct
as well as personal trading activities for you and members of your
household. These same requirements may also apply to other
positions across the organization.
While our expertise spans the globe, we're bound by one common
purpose: to foster a world where financial security is accessible
to all. And our success depends on the unique experiences,
backgrounds, and talents of our employees - individually and all of
us together. Explore our core values, benefits and why we're an
exceptional place to grow your career.
Principal is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran
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