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Finance Journalist - Equity Analyst

$70k – $120k • 0.1% – 0.3%
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Simply Wall St is looking for a passionate writer with expertise in equity analysis to join the Simply Wall St News team and help us on the mission of transforming the way everyday people around the world invest, through empowering them to understand complicated financial data and make better, non-emotional decisions.

You will be building a world-class product revolutionary in many ways - unique data visualizations, making complex and complicated things simple and replacing work previously done by humans. We are solving a very interesting problem in a very underserved space; the average retail investor massively underperforms the market but they really don't have to.

Simply Wall St News is the future of finance journalism - it's a fully automated, algorithm powered news site providing high-quality, well-written stock analysis to millions of retail investors every month. Some of the world's biggest finance media brands are already using our systems.

This is an opportunity to work at a well-funded, fast-growing Fintech startup with a global impact that is still in its early stage. We are growing really fast but the team is still very small - you will have a big impact on how our product works and feels.

Finance Journalist - Equity Analyst

As a member of the Simply Wall St News team your role will be to leverage your financial knowledge and analytical thinking to provide retail investors with fully automated stock-market insights utilizing our rich financial data sources.

You will learn how to turn your writing into natural language generation models which are the building blocks of Simply Wall St’s research insights, you will be identifying areas of companies to research and, teamed with our equity analyst, coming up with scalable analysis approaches. You will be also involved in helping us uncover the needs of retail investors through user research and in deriving this knowledge into editorial direction. Whatever your skillset is, you will learn a lot.

We really care about you being an excellent writer, results of your work will be read by millions of stock investors around the world and you will be responsible for ensuring the overall high quality editorial standards for the whole team.

This role would be best suited to somebody with equity research experience, interest in technology and a passion for educating the general public.

We see our role as helping people make better decisions and educating them, we are not aiming to provide stock picks.

Who are you?

You are a passionate writer with interest in educating the general public and making long-term stock investing understandable
You have excellent knowledge of the equity markets with experience in equity analysis, fundamental analysis and good understanding of valuation techniques
You are highly-numerate, enjoy working with data, exploring new datasets and solving complex problems
You are interested in finance news and have understanding of the space, you also believe in the potential of algorithmic journalism
You have native or professional proficiency in English with excellent English writing skills absolutely necessary

What we would like to see from you?

Examples of stock investing related content which is enjoyable to read and is providing useful information in an engaging and easy to understand form
2+ years of experience in finance news/content publishing focused on general public
A university degree in Economics, Finance or CFA highly regarded
Basic knowledge of coding & SQL is considered a plus, but as long as you are computer savvy and excited to learn we can teach you

How to apply

Take some time to explore our product and analysis model. Apply at adam(at)simplywallst.com with your cv, relevant samples of the content you have written and a short document (max one page) covering why you find this role interesting and summarizing the financial news/content space from the perspective of a retail stock investor.

If we think you’ll be a good fit, we’ll be soon back in touch with the next step of application process. We are looking forward to your application!
Job type
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2+ years
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Adam Hejl

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Simply Wall St focuses on Finance, Stock Exchanges, Finance Technology, and Invest Online. Their company has offices in Sydney. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Simply Wall St has raised $5.1M of funding; their latest round was closed on March 2017.

You can view their website at http://simplywall.st/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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