EDWARD JONES Associate Analyst I, Research - Strategy 31147BR in Saint Louis, Missouri

This opportunity with Edward Jones is for an Associate Analyst in the Research Department on the Strategy Team. The Strategy Team is responsible foranalyzing the markets and the economy and then helping our 16,000 financial advisors and 7 million clients understandwhat the informationmeans and whataction they should take, if anything. We provide our financial advisors and clients withinformation, perspective and opportunity, and we are looking for an associate to join the team and assist our senior strategists.Finance, Economics or Accounting Bachelor's degree and/or MBA preferredSuccessful progress towards completion of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designationSeries 7/63 required or attainable within one year of hire.Strong understanding of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.Minimum Years of Experience Required0-2 years in related field.Functional knowledgeBasic knowledge of economic, statistical and investment concepts.Ability to utilize various information sources including software tools and excel to identify relevant information needed to make an investment decision.Ability to prepare reports and statistical data for use in the formulation of guidance and recommendations as it relates to investments and our clients' primary needs. Develop understanding of Edward Jones investment philosophy and firm business model.Establish an understanding of client and investor needs as they relate to long-term goals and investment strategies consistent with our investment philosophy. Strong written and verbal communication skills for preparing and presenting analysis to the Strategy team, Research teams and internal teams/departments, as well as responding to requests from FAs and various internal departments and committees.Strong interpersonal skills are necessary to express ideas and research.Effective in using various database tools and resources to gather, organize and display financial information for evaluation or inclusion in reports and presentations. VEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran ReferralsEOE -Veteran /Disabled/Minority/AA/F/M/SO