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Associate, Oil & Gas

Research|Houston, TX

About the Role:

Wolfe Research is seeking an Associate in Houston to join its Institutional Investor-ranked Integrated Oil & Gas Exploration team. The associate will report to the Senior Analyst and will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of the Oil & Gas franchise including modeling, note writing, and helping to create differentiated research analyses. As the Associate develops, responsibilities will expand to include communicating with clients and sales/traders, as well as participating in the creative process. The role requires accuracy, attention to detail, and a great deal of critical thinking. Strong writing, modeling, Excel, and PowerPoint skills required. Experience in equity research, investment banking, public accounting, consulting or in the Oil & Gas industry is preferred.

Responsibilities & Professional Experience:

  • Demonstrated ability to generate ideas: work closely and communicate effectively in a time sensitive environment, ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines, strong organizational skills, client service minded and strong writing skills
  • Creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills: working with large data sets in Excel/Access, and ability to source and process information independently
  • Strong communication skills: particularly an ability to write efficiently and concisely
  • Technical skills: Bloomberg and/or FactSet skills helpful, advanced Excel (macros, pivot tables, conditional formatting, short cuts), and statistics (regression, variance, covariance, and correlations)
  • Use mastery of Excel functions: shortcuts, developing complex logic formulas, mastery of reference formulas, ability to integrate graphics/data tables, formatting, and basic programming


  • Min 1-2 years of experience in sell-side research (preferably on an Energy/Oil & Gas team), on the buy-side, investment banking, public accounting, consulting or Oil & Gas industry experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher form an accredited college or university, concentration in Finance, Accounting, Math, or Statistics preferred
  • MBA, CPA, or CFA is a plus
  • Advanced understanding of financial modeling, experience building and maintaining 3-statement models
  • Series 7, 63, 86 & 87 is preferred, or expected to be completed within the first 12 months of joining
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must enjoy following the stock market and developing industry themes, with specific passion for the Refiners subsector
  • Eager to work in a fast-paced environment both independently and collaboratively
  • Comfortable working 10+ hour workdays and some weekends
  • Demonstrated academic ability with a minimum 3.5 GPA

At Wolfe Research we feel passionately about equal pay for equal work and pay transparency is an integral practice for that. The compensation for this role is market competitive with a base salary range of 90,000-110,000. We intend to offer the selected candidate a base salary within this range, based on non-discriminatory factors including but not limited to skill set, job-related experience, and location. In addition, we offer an annual discretionary incentive bonus and competitive employee benefits including: medical, dental and vision coverage; life, accident and disability insurance. Wolfe also offers paid time off packages that include vacation, sick days/leave, paid holidays and paid parental leave.


Interested Candidates, please fill out this application.