Equity Research Associate

東京都 外資系企業 外資系企業
  • Opportunity to develop investment acumen and build a Financial Services career
  • Chance to join one of the most famous asset management firms in the world


Fidelity International offers investment solutions and retirement expertise to institutions, individuals and their advisers around the world. As a private company Fidelity thinks generationally and invests for the long term. Helping clients to save for retirement and other long term investing objectives has been at the core of their business for over 50 years.

Fidelity managed USD $812.8 billion of client assets (as of end December 2021) for over 2.7 million clients across Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, South America and Canada. In 1969 Fidelity became the first foreign asset manager to open an office in Japan when it established a presence to research and invest in Japanese companies. Fidelity launched its first retail fund for Japanese investors in 1995 and has since built a strong Japan business, providing investment solutions to retail and institutional investors in Japan.


The Equity Research Associate role is designed to collaborate with and support our research analysts across a range of activities, including those specifically aligned to ESG analysis. Associates will be paired with Analysts who will provide training, mentoring, and support while the Associates develop and hone their investment acumen and skills.

Responsibilities supporting fundamental investment activities include:

  • Working with their paired Analyst to provide modelling support including learning, discussing & debating, building and updating investment models
  • Partnering with research specialist teams in Delhi and/or Dalian to provide ongoing and episodic investment analysis
  • Support the preparation and presentation of industry & sector reviews and thematic research
  • Building and maintaining industry models
  • Contribute to the selection process and oversight of suitable investments from covered companies for a variety of mandates
  • Learn from and share your knowledge and insights broadly and collaboratively with investment professionals across the firm
  • Attend relevant internal and external meetings, including company meetings
  • Attend and host broker meetings and expert calls
  • In time, dependent on performance and readiness, cover a designated list of stocks using a variety of research and investment techniques, writing and communicating research notes resulting in high conviction buy / sell recommendations on covered names


For this position, Fidelity is proactively seeking candidates from a range of backgrounds and experience - both within and outside of Financial Services.

Candidates must have innate qualities of being entrepreneurial, highly-motivated, collaborative and comfortable taking calculated risks. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a high degree of independent thought, intellectual curiosity and honesty.

They are looking for candidates who have most, if not all, of the following characteristics:

  • A demonstrated passion for sustainability and business
  • With experience and exposure in fields/roles that require strong analytical, data-mining, numerical, research and/or problem solving capabilities
  • Excellent writing and drafting skills, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Fluent spoken and written English and Japanese
  • Highly motivated, able to think logically, critically & quickly
  • A strong "can do" attitude and sense of urgency, with the ability to influence strategic change and get things done
  • Team oriented with a creative and innovative mind-set
  • Highly organised yet flexible, deadline oriented with an ability to work under pressure
  • Able to effectively prioritise multiple competing time demands
  • Strong attention to detail and appreciation for providing supporting analysis
  • Stakeholder management skills; an ability to form relationships and influence


Fidelity provides a welcoming, caring culture where you will feel valued, trusted and free to express yourself. They recognise the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought and in experience.

Fidelity supports flexible working and has introduced 'dynamc working' which enables the majority of their people to combine home and office working in a way that works best for them, their team and their clients.

This position offers a competitive compensation and benefits, as well as a very attractive career progression opportunity. You will be part of a large global investment team with capabilities across many asset classes, providing you with a variety of choice to drive and develop your career in a truly global asset manager.

Vid Gunapala
+813 6832 8627


Vid Gunapala
+813 6832 8627