Equity and Data Analyst

The most exciting opportunity in investment research.

Accelerate your career as an investment analyst by joining a leading fintech and help expand research coverage on South African consumer facing companies.

22seven’s research business unit, 22seven Insights, leverages aggregated data from 22seven users to publish differentiated, in-depth analysis on listed and unlisted consumer facing companies. Our research seeks to directly influence the investment decisions of South Africa’s leading investors and business leaders.

This role offers a unique combination of both data science and fundamental equity research. You will apply your knowledge in fundamental investment analysis, by using your understanding of accounting and capital markets to identify the right questions, and data science, in collaboration with more senior data analysts, to extract answers from 22seven’s unique dataset. You will report directly to the Head of 22seven Insights and work collaboratively on new research projects.

You will join an established and leading fintech with a playful culture and re-energized growth ambitions. A start-up with an established brand, loyal customer base and enormous opportunity.

As part of the data team, you will also gain first-hand exposure to data-driven decision making that influences 22seven’s internal product decision.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Fundamental equity analyst activities include:

    • Build and maintain financial models for listed companies
    • Reporting on key trends in the consumer market
    • Synthesizing important factors and trends from company reported results
    • Writing research reports
  • As a data analyst you will:

    • Query, clean and filter data for research and business projects
    • Analyze large and complex data sets
    • Identify trends and patterns in the data
    • Build data models
    • Provide reports on analysis to team and business

The successful candidate for this role will be:

  • Able to clearly communicate complex issues to a sophisticated and unsophisticated audience

  • Curious about the world around them

  • Ambitious and self-motivated, able to work on difficult tasks on their own, while also knowing when to seek assistance

  • Passionate about investment markets, demonstrated by evidence of personal trading track-record or a genuine interest in current market events

  • The following are mandatory requirements to be considered for the role:

    • A quantitative or financial undergraduate degree
    • At least 2+yrs of university-level accounting or CFA level 1
    • Intermediate knowledge of Python and SQL for data science applications

The successful candidate will be offered a one-year contract, with the possibility of a permanent role based on individual and company performance.

To apply, send BOTH these documents to .

  1. CV
  2. Copy of academic transcripts