Data Specialist, Data - Korean Speaker, Hong Kong (contract till March 2025)

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Hong Kong

Posted Mar 14, 2024 - Requisition No. 123805

Bloomberg runs on data, and in the Data team we're responsible for acquiring it and providing it to our clients. We collect, analyse, process and publish the data which is the backbone of our iconic Bloomberg Terminal - the facts and figures which ultimately move the financial markets. We apply problem-solving skills to identify innovative workflow efficiencies, and we implement technology solutions to enhance our systems, products and processes - and all this while providing platinum customer support to our clients.

We are seeking a number of highly motivated individuals with a background in finance to join our team on temporary contract. This is a great opportunity for graduates of finance, accounting, economics or a related discipline to begin your career with us. Over the course of contract, you will be given multiple opportunities to work on a variety of tasks and projects, ensuring production deliverable, and quality to our clients in datasets such as analyst recommendations, market consensus for companies, and others. You will be expected to be involved in workflows such as updating broker recommendation from different source channels and working closely with other team members to manage quality and escalations. You will gain knowledge of financial markets and data quality procedures by handling multiple projects. You will also have the opportunity to showcase your skills and be considered for full-time employment.


  • Sourcing and validating raw data as well as doing data quality checks
  • Updating and processing data onto the database adhering to time sensitivity
  • Maintaining and enhancing existing database
  • Creating training manuals and developing quality control processes
  • Applying problem-solving skills to enhance processes and software
  • Take ownership and be proactive with key areas of responsibilities


  • Business proficiency or above in Korean
  • Bachelor or/and Master degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated data experience, for example management, governance or quality assurance of data
  • Fluency in another language (Chinese/ Korean/ Japanese) in additional to English
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Prior experience / strong knowledge and understanding of the financial markets
  • Ability to think critically and demonstrate examples of improving or developing processes
  • Strong organization skills with ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously within tight deadlines
  • Effective project management skills and ability to prioritize tasks/ learn quickly in a fast pace changing environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills demonstrated in client facing environment

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this:

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Contract will be administered by third-party vendor as a dispatched worker arrangement with Bloomberg.

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