Bloomberg Intelligence - Associate - Research Analyst - Insurance Sector

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London

Posted Mar 7, 2017 - Requisition No. 57338

Bloomberg runs on data. Bloomberg Intelligence "BI" takes that data and builds insight which drives financial markets. Our team of experts generates valuable written analysis, interactive charting, and functions which are published on the Bloomberg Terminal. Our work gives trading and investment professional’s foresight into where crucial industries stand today and where they may be heading next.

What's the role?

You would be part of this growing team and be responsible for supporting multiple research analysts in the European Insurance sector. You will be generating insights, constructing data analysis and conducting investment research. Your analysis will be based on Bloomberg's data sets, financial models as well as issuer calls and announcements.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Actively contribute to the team’s daily research activities (i.e. data, written research, idea generation)
  • Monitor and interpret major company developments and identify macro themes and trends affecting industries
  • Manage significant data analysis responsibilities as part of your day-to-day activities
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal departments throughout Bloomberg as well as external company, industry and data professionals
  • Work with other data and core business groups to help develop and improve content and functionality across the terminal
  • Interact with clients via our online messaging systems
  • Review submitted research for adherence to global quality standards
  • Participate in department-wide special projects

You’ll need to have:

  • Graduated with a Bachelor's degree, preferably with a concentration in Finance
  • Financial market research experience is critical in order to be successful in this role
  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills
  • An understanding of advanced concepts, practices and procedures of finance/accounting
  • Solid experience interpreting financial statements and performing quantitative financial analysis
  • Strong organisation skills and capable of handling multiple projects
  • Demonstrable research and analytical skills
  • A commitment to improving and developing products
  • An ability to meet deadlines, logically take on problems and set priorities

We’d love to see:

  • Proficient industry knowledge the Insurance industry
  • CFA designation
  • A Master's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, MBA, or related discipline
  • A high level proficiency with Microsoft Excel and/or Financial Macro Development and knowledge of VBA
  • Previous work experience with the Bloomberg Terminal. Let us know what your favorite functions are!

Opening Date: March 9th 2017

Closing Date: April 6th 2017
Salary: Competitive plus benefits

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match and we'll get in touch with you to let you know next steps. In the meantime, check out http://www.bloomberg.com/professional/bloomberg-intelligence/.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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