Midtown Manhattan investment banking firm seeks energetic person that is passionate about technology. Supervised by a senior analyst, the Research Associate position is an opportunity to help grow and maintain research coverage. Key candidate attributes include strong written and oral communication skills, passionate about doing things efficiently yet thoroughly and a passion to learn. The associate will be trained to lead all aspects of the research process, including but not limited to analyzing company reports (10K, 10Q, 8K, 13F, 4F, website materials, etc.), developing channel contacts and executing channel checks, interviewing senior management of companies in the technology sector, competitors and suppliers and utilizing the collected information to model projected financial results, understand company valuation and whether a company is under or over-valued and write thought provoking research. Minimum requirements are proficiency in MS Excel and excellent understanding of financial statement analysis. Competitive compensation and bonus opportunities.