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Global Emerging Markets Equity Analyst - #222725
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Principal Financial Group | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Area: Investments

Business Area: PGI Equities

Location: NY;IA - Des Moines

Career Category: Experienced Professional

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Date Posted: 2019-03-13


Principal Global Equities, part of Principal Global Investors, managing approximately 90 Billion USD in AUM is looking for an experienced Global Emerging Markets Equity Analyst to join our research team. As a member of the research team, this Analyst will make specific company recommendations and provide essential insights into industry trends supporting global emerging markets and regional portfolios in keeping with our firm's investment philosophy and process. Consistent across all strategies, our approach is to evaluate and select stocks from a broad investment universe and construct portfolios in alignment with specific objectives and risk management parameters supported by our proprietary quantitative tools. We seek companies demonstrating positive fundamental change, with exploitable expectation gaps and pricing anomalies. Our conviction is built on fundamental bottom up insights rather than making macro-based calls.


* MBA with finance emphasis and/or Chartered Financial Analyst designation required.
* Three plus years investment experience working as an Equity Analyst required. All sector experiences considered. Financials and Materials experience preferred.
* Prior GEM research experience required. Strong preference for Asia regional coverage experience.
* Strong analytical and quantitative skills and solid understanding of valuation techniques.
* Must have the ability to work within a team in a self-directed basis.
* Possess a clear passion for the markets and investing.
* Must have excellent English and verbal communication skills to effectively contribute to our global structure.
* Additionally, having another applicable emerging market language is a plus.

This position may be subject to SEC restrictions on personal political contributions.


This position will be based in either New York City, Des Moines, Iowa or Honk Kong. The emerging markets team works across offices in Hong Kong, New York and Des Moines.

Additional Information

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Principal is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic partner status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Investment Code of Ethics

For positions with Principal Global Investors, you will be required to comply with a Code of Ethics which covers a number of obligations related to personal and business conduct as well as personal trading activities for you and members of your household. These same requirements may also apply to other positions across the organization.

About Principal Financial Group

Principal Financial Group, Inc. (PFG) is a provider of retirement savings, investment and insurance products and services. The Company's United States and international operations is engaged on the asset accumulation and asset management. In addition, the Company is also engaged in providing a range of individual and group life insurance, group health insurance, individual and group disability insurance and group dental and vision insurance. The Company operates in four business segments: U.S. Asset Accumulation, Global Asset Management, International Asset Management and Accumulation, and Life and Health Insurance. (Source: 10-K)