SunTrust Banks Associate - Equity Research / Biotechnology in New York, New York

Req ID: W455234

Job Description

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey is looking for Equity Research Associates to join our expanding Biotechnology team in our New York office. The associate(s) will play an integral role in the due-diligence and writing of proprietary research as a team member of the Senior Analyst's research franchise. The associate will have significant interaction with biotech management teams, clinical and scientific thought leaders, buy-side clients and SunTrust’s sales and trading teams. Responsibilities:

  • Support the senior biotech equity analysts, and work closely with the biotech team
  • Analyze industry macro trends and company financials under the direction of the senior analyst
  • Construct and maintain financial models for individual companies
  • Collect and analyze data related to therapeutic sectors — notably oncology
  • Attend both scientific and clinical meetings
  • Write company notes, thought pieces and collaborative pieces – in a timely manner, often with tight deadlines.


Minimum Requirements:

· BA/BS degree

· 4 years of related work experience

· Strong knowledge of investment banking, market, industry sector, and/or financial products

· Mastery of financial and accounting concepts to facilitate the creation or review of in-depth financial models involved in transactions

· Strong organizational and leadership skills

· Advanced skills in written and oral communications, and interpersonal relationship management

· Solid analytical and sales skills

Preferred Requirements:

  • Ph.D., M.D., or advanced knowledge in the life sciences from a top-tier school
  • Experience in oncology and immunology is key
  • Ability to multi-task with strong attention to detail
  • Strong quantitative, financial modeling and Excel skills
  • Knowledge of equity research, investment banking, and/or financial products is a plus
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, manage tight timelines and handle long and demanding days, and be a team player across groups
  • Understand or ability to learn about financial modeling and accounting principles
  • Interest in finance and the markets but not required — such as FINRA licenses or started CFA. Equal Opportunity Employer: SunTrust supports a diverse workforce and is a Drug Testing and Equal Opportunity Employer. SunTrust does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national originTo review the EEO Poster, copy and paste the following link into your browser:

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