Vice President – U.S. Large Cap Software Research Analyst

July 6, 2024

Vice President – U.S. Large Cap Software Research Analyst


  • Permanent
  • US-New York City
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Business Overview:

Through our Global Equities platform, BNP Paribas is committed to serving clients with a full suite of investor services from trading to research. With the migration of Deutsche Bank’s Global Prime Finance and Electronic Equities businesses as well as the full acquisition of Exane in particular the Research business, BNP Paribas is positioned to be a leading provider in Global Equities. BNP Paribas is focused on growing the Global Equities platform, including the expansion of U.S. Equity Research.

Candidate Success Factors:

Candidates are measured on the following four performance drivers, which will dictate how individual impact is considered on the Americas platform:

  • Results and Impact
    • Able to influence peers and team.
    • Demonstrates good judgement when making decisions of high complexity and impact.
    • Exercise appropriate autonomy in the execution and delivery of work.
    • Responsible for driving outcomes, which have meaningful effect on team or department.
  • Leadership and Collaboration:
    • Creates trust with colleagues.
    • Acts in leadership capacity for projects, processes, or programs.
  • Client, Customer and Stakeholder Focus:
    • Able to build relationships with a mix of colleagues and clients.
    • Interacts regularly with management and department leaders.
    • Demonstrates the ability to influence stakeholders at the team level.
  • Compliance Culture and Conduct:
    • Takes full responsibility for personal actions and demonstrates courage in facing problems and conflicts.
    • Perceived as a person of high moral character; upholds corporate values and displays high ethical standards.


Equity Research Analysts provide formal independent investment recommendations to advisory clients via published reports and financial models. Their internal and external communication takes the form of written research reports, personal conversations and meetings, and media appearances.

The Research Analyst will focus on supporting the coverage of the Software/Internet sector in the U.S. The Research Analyst will be responsible for assisting the Senior Equity Research Analyst in building, reviewing and maintaining financial databases and models, analyzing company and industry data, building an investment thesis, publishing investment-driven research reports and notes, and meeting with corporates, investors, media outlets as well as internally within the business.

The Research Analyst will be expected to support the growth in coverage as part of the overall strategy to expand the footprint of BNP Paribas Exane Research in the U.S. The Research Analyst will have exposure to corporates’ management, investor conferences, analyst days and own the process of utilizing the available resources to make an investment recommendation. The Research Analyst in conjunction with the Senior Equity Research Analyst will also work with teams within the firm, such as corporate access, research sales, specialist sales and trading.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in business, accounting, finance, economics, or related field of study
  • Over 5 years of experience in sell-side or buy-side financial stock analysis
  • Ability to analyze financial reports and business performance models
  • Expertise on using market data tools, such as FactSet, Bloomberg and S&P Capital IQ
  • Detailed knowledge with financial modeling, stock analysis and valuation using Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CFA, CPA or international equivalent
  • 2-5 years of experience in financial stock analysis in U.S. Software/Internet sector
  • Python coding
  • Software development

FINRA Registrations Required: 

  • SIE, Series 63, 86, 87

CFTC Swap Dealer Associated Person (if yes, NFA Swaps Proficiency Program is required):

  • Not Applicable

SEC Security-Based Swap Dealer Associated Person:

  • Not Applicable

The expected starting salary range for this position in New York (or if the location is in New Jersey we will indicate New Jersey) is between $185,000 to $250,000 annually. The actual salary may vary based upon several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills/experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business line, and geographic/office location.

About BNP Paribas:

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach across the US, EMEA and APAC. It has a presence in 65 countries, with nearly 190,000 employees. In the United States, BNP Paribas has built a strong and diversified presence to support its client base. We continue to grow and strengthen our commitment to the US market through our Corporate & Institutional Banking activities. We are one of a few non-US banks to offer a full value chain for our clients, from trading to financing, and clearing and custody in the US with the international footprint and capacity to deliver both globally and locally. Leveraging the strength of our European roots, our network can support clients in virtually every region of the world, enabling more connectivity and efficiency wherever our clients conduct business. We take pride in our expertise and our ability to adapt while constantly looking ahead to create a more sustainable world.

The bank employs nearly 6,000 people and has a presence in the country since the late 1800s in major cities including New York, Jersey City, Chesterbrook, PA, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Denver and Washington, DC.  

As an international company with a global footprint, the unique cultures and viewpoints of our team members are an integral part of the fabric of BNP Paribas. We are a company with a purpose – to be a responsible and sustainable global leader. We aim to create an environment where our employees feel empowered to drive change, make an impact and be true to themselves. We employ talented individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds, locally and globally, and are inspired by our employees who help us in cultivating a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace through initiatives such as our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Leadership Forum and Employee Resource Group (ERG) communities. We strive to be a workplace where all team members can grow and thrive and offer robust training, development and mentoring opportunities to make that vision a reality. Our leaders are deeply committed to DEI and highly accessible to our employees, consistently soliciting feedback on how we can continue to support our employees to reach their highest potential.

BNP Paribas. The Bank for a Changing World –

BNP Paribas is committed to providing a work environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, age, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disability (physical or mental), marital status, citizenship, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, or any other legally protected status

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