Company Financials - Industry Expert (Hong Kong)

Careers at Bloomberg

Hong Kong

Posted Dec 15, 2017 - Requisition No. 63897

Investors target Alpha- our data and analytical tools help them achieve it. At Bloomberg, we provide our customers with real time information on all aspects of companies’ financial performance. Portfolio managers use this data to analyse profitability & assess the risk and return on their investments. Equity analysts use it to create valuation models, provide stock recommendations and assess the viability of investing in a company.

The Role

The Company Financials team forms an integral part of the Global Data department. We're responsible for improving and reporting fundamentals-related data content for the Bloomberg Terminal. We offer our clients a plethora of information – including as-reported and normalized financials, key analytical ratios, industry-specific data points, and Business Lines and Geographic Segmentation data.

As a key part of this team, working closely with an experienced group of Bloomberg Intelligence (BI) research analysts, you’ll be responsible for ensuring the consistency, quality and timely delivery of special industry data for a portfolio of companies in the Asia-Pacific region.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Acquire, maintain and improve the comprehensiveness of our fundamentals-related data content
  • Maintain our record as having the best-in-class industry-specific data coverage, by identifying gaps and onboarding new datasets
  • Actively contribute to the BI team's content, including charting and visual support for research
  • Provide support to internal and external clients and stakeholders on BI functionality and data content
  • Actively monitor and interpret company and industry corporate actions and developments
  • Manage multiple industry-specific projects simultaneously and ensure that deliverables are met
  • Facilitate lines of communication between internal and external stakeholders to ensure data consistency and accuracy
  • Identify innovative work-flow efficiencies and implement enhancements to our systems, processes and data

What’s in it for you?

  • Gain in-depth hands-on experience of the Equities asset class
  • Learn continuously from industry experts and work closely with key market players in finance and business
  • Make a true business impact on our products and clients – our data moves markets!
  • Real opportunity for exciting and varied career progression

You’ll need to have:

  • At least 2 years' full-time experience in a data management role, ideally with expertise in company industry specific datasets
  • Bachelor's or/and Master's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or Management
  • Business fluency in Mandarin or Cantonese
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting principles with a practical understanding of interpreting financial statements
  • Project management experience with the ability to lead and influence multiple stakeholders while working to tight deadlines
  • Well-practised research and analytical skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present confidently to clients
  • Demonstrated interest or knowledge in a specific industry (eg. Insurance, Pharmaceuticals, Energy or Financials), and an understanding of related key industry performance indicators, players and trendsetters
  • Ability to think critically with proven examples of having improved processes, systems or procedures

We’d love to see:

  • CFA qualification (or be working towards one)
  • Experience or knowledge in data management tools and workflows in a related role or function
  • Experience or strong interest in financial modelling
  • Some degree of technical knowledge or experience (eg. VBA, SQL, Python, MATLAB, R)

If this sounds like you:

Apply! If we think you are a good match we'll get in touch to let you know the next steps. To learn more, visit our YouTube channel "Inside Bloomberg"

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