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Securities Research Associate (Ref# 001879)

  • Administrative & Corporate Services
  • Full time
  • R-356241

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Corporate Risk helps all Wells Fargo businesses identify and manage risk. The team focuses on several key risk types, including conduct, credit, financial crimes, information security, interest rate, liquidity, market, model, operational, regulatory compliance, reputation, strategic, and technology risk.

The group provides leadership, enhances communications, assists with problem identification and solutions, and shares best practices. In addition, the group provides an enterprise-wide view of risk, assists management and our Board of Directors in identifying and monitoring risks that may affect multiple lines of business, and takes appropriate action when business activities exceed the risk tolerance of the company.

Wells Fargo Securities, LLC seeks a Securities Research Associate in New York, NY.  

Job Role and Responsibility: Perform highly complex activities related to creation, implementation, documentation, validation, articulation and defense, and on-going maintenance of complex models grounded in highly complex statistical theory used to quantify, analyze and manage markets; Utilize structured securities and provide expertise on theory and mathematics behind the data; Develop expertise on companies in the Internet Services sector; Write research reports on key company updates and industry themes; Create and update financial models and databases; Attend company and industry events; cultivate relationships with covered companies and industry contacts; Communicate team views on covered companies with internal and external constituents; Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals; Manage market, credit, and operational risks to forecast losses and compute capital requirements; Identify structure to include global assessments, inclusive of technical, audit and market perspectives. Telecommuting is permitted up to 2 days a week. Position must appear in person to the location listed as the work address.

Travel required: None

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, or related quantitative field. Position requires 2 years of experience in the job offered or in a related role in financial services.

Specific skills required:

  • 2 years of Securities Research experience or related experience in financial services.
  • 2 years of advanced experience with Microsoft Excel, VBA Macros, and investment tools including Bloomberg or FactSet applications.
  • 1 year of experience with the US GAAP and IFRS accounting principles in a capacity within the capital markets industry.
  • 1 year of experience analyzing the digital advertising industry and web scraping.
  • 1 year of experience analyzing public companies within the US Internet sector and publishing reports based on conclusions from assessing earnings impacts and sensitivities, macro-economic impacts as well as corporate actions such as mergers and acquisitions, and debt and equity financing.
  • 1 year of experience analyzing financial statements including 10Q/K SEC filings, investor presentations, industry reports and data from relevant trade associations, and earnings transcripts; conducting data-driven research projects that examine industry growth and competitive dynamics, including regulatory developments; and, interacting with senior management of companies under coverage
  • 1 year of experience with three-statement financial modeling to forecast companies’ fundamental financial factors and to conduct detailed valuation analysis

Qualified applicants send resume to: and reference Requisition #001879 in the subject line.

Salary: $133,300 - $237,100

Pay Range

$0.00 - $0.00


Wells Fargo provides all eligible full- and part-time employees with a comprehensive set of benefits designed to protect their physical and financial health and to help them make the most of their financial future. Visit Benefits - Wells Fargo Careers for an overview of the following benefit plans and programs offered to employees.

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave
  • Critical Caregiving Leave
  • Discounts and Savings
  • Health Benefits
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Scholarships for dependent children
  • Adoption Reimbursement

Posting End Date:

15 Apr 2024

*Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

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