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Research Analyst at Cordros Capital

Cordros CapitalLagos, Nigeria Data and Artificial Intelligence
Full Time
Cordros Capital Limited is a company committed to growth - the growth of our clients and their assets. We are a leading Financial Services company, licensed as Brokers/Issuing House and Fund/Portfolio Managers by The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC). We work with a diversified clientele, consisting of private clients, small businesses, financial institutions & corporations and governments. Every relationship is built on a true partnership and underpinned by Cordros’s growth philosophy. The use of the nautilus shell - with its continuous growth pattern - is a visual symbol of this philosophy. Not only does it reflect the real-life application of the golden ratio* but it is relevant to the safe harbouring of management and finances. While every nautilus shell is identifiable by its miraculous spiral, each one is different. It is with this in mind that we create solutions that are relevant and add value to the specific needs and goals of each one of our clients.

Job Purpose

  • Cordros Securities Limited needs an experienced Research Analyst in the firm who is responsible for producing research reports which analyze data related to financial markets and make recommendations for internal and external clients of the business.
  • A Research Analyst is quantitative, analytical, logical, and good at managing numbers and data.

Objectives of this role:

  •  To establish and produce a leading macroeconomic research franchise across the Nigerian environment.


  • Understand and maintain all existing models related to Industrial goods and Telecommunications sectors. Firm understanding of either one of these sectors is a pre-requisite.
  • Contribute to the Cordros’ half-yearly and quarterly strategy and outlook reports.
  • Produce periodic macroeconomics and investment-related reports for domestic and offshore based investors. 
  • Produce insightful reports on new policies and/or initiatives from the FGN, CBN, DMO, and other economic managers
  • .Participate in the company’s roadshows, conference calls, and telemarketing. 
  • Complete and respond to bespoke and ad-hoc client requests.

Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or a related field. Also, possession of relevant professional qualifications such as CFA, ACA, ACCA, CIS and other relevant certifications, or identifiable progress in pursuit of these certifications will be an added advantage.

Work Experience

  • Minimum of three years’ work experience in Economic and Financial Research within the Capital Market.

Key Knowledge and Skills    


The incumbent must have proficiency knowledge in the following areas:

  • Must be able to handle a fast-paced environment and be able to make informed split-second decisions.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office suites.


The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Excellent analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to multitask and manage time effectively. 
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and take initiative.
  • Results driven.

Behavioral Attributes

  • Adaptable, flexible, and able to thrive on challenges whilst handling a multitude of tasks and responsibilities.
  • Self-motivated with drive, energy and initiative.  
  • Integrity, honesty and total commitment to the requirement to maintain client confidentiality.  
  • Demonstrable interest in local and international finance, economics and politics
  • A team player, who is willing and able to assist the team in meeting and exceeding its objectives.

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