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BMO Harris Bank

Senior Equity Research Associate – BioPharma/Biotechnology

Business and Financial Operations


Full Time


New York, New York, United States


151 W 42nd Street

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Customer Solutions

BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service financial services provider. We offer corporate and investment banking, treasury management, as well as research and advisory services to clients around the world. #bmocapitalmarkets

BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American-domiciled financial services provider offering equity and debt underwriting, corporate lending and project financing, merger and acquisitions advisory services, securitization, treasury management, market risk management, debt and equity research, and institutional sales and trading. BMO Capital Markets has approximately 2,700 professionals in 33 locations around the world. BMO in total has approximately 48,000 employees.

The Equity Research department covers over 900 stocks across diverse sectors, and provides equity strategy, quantitative analysis and portfolio management services to our clients. Within this, we are currently searching for a senior associate for our BioPharma/Biotechnology team.


BMO Capital Markets is seeking a Senior Equity Research Associate to support one of our Biotechnology/BioPharma Analysts. Candidates should have strong familiarity with the Biotechnology/BioPharma industry preferably gained through experience in equity research, investment banking, consulting, or work as a scientist in the biopharma industry. An advanced scientific degree (MD or PhD) or MBA/CFA is desired, but not required.

As a Senior Research Associate you will perform extensive fundamental research and analysis of Biotechnology/BioPharma companies and their various industries/market segments. You will create, maintain, and update detailed financial models, acquire in-depth industry expertise, and contribute extensively to the team’s written product. You also will support the senior analyst and the BMO franchise through consistent interactions with company management teams, as well as institutional clients and BMO equity salespeople and traders.

Desired Skills and Experience:

Successful candidates require a demonstrated history of internal drive/initiative, as well as unrelenting attention to detail, a high level of curiosity, a strong work ethic, and a positive attitude. Optimal candidates will also have the following:

  • 1-3 years of equity research or investment banking experience, with knowledge of and exposure to US Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical companies
  • Superior technical skills, particularly in financial modeling, financial statement analysis, data sourcing, and broad due diligence
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a coverage team
  • Strong written communication skills (writing samples may be required)
  • Academic excellence, emotional intelligence, and solid professional references
  • SIE, Series 7, 63, 86 and 87 licenses (viewed favorably, but not as prerequisites)


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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At BMO Harris Bank we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.

As a member of the BMO Harris Bank team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

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BMO Harris Bank is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other’s differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. BMO Harris Bank N.A. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.