Bloomberg Intelligence - ESG Associate
Posted Nov 5, 2021 - Requisition No. 97237
BI ESG team is looking to hire an ESG Analyst in London, to expand all aspects of the team’s work.
In this role the analyst will help drive understanding of how ESG and sustainable themes can be used to make better-informed investment decisions through the development of company, industry and thematic proprietary research. Through research publication, data management and marketing, the analyst is expected to effectively communicate relevant insights and investment themes, identifying financial impacts of complex issues. The analyst will be expected to promote BI ESG insights internally and externally.
In this role, the analyst will also have the opportunity to contribute to broader ESG initiatives within Bloomberg and in the markets.
We’ll trust you to:
Research & Analysis
Produce outstanding notes and reports concerning ESG issues, themes, and trends affecting companies, industries and financial markets - including the creation of impactful materials with a keen eye for visual representation of complex and striking data and findings
Translate research and analysis into investment implications in collaboration with market strategists and industry and company analysts
Perform analysis and modelling of ESG data such as emission, proxy voting as well as financial metrics in order to identify meaningful signals
Contribute to the wider ESG product and data development projects within Bloomberg
Internal Stakeholder & Client Engagement:
Build relationships and work closely with the BI ESG team to innovate and develop a strong franchise
Foster collaboration between with other research analysts, the BI industry teams
Partner closely with multiple teams across Bloomberg (including Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), Bloomberg Data and Bloomberg Product teams) in the execution of joint research work, and to design and construct ESG analytical tools and frameworks to suit investor requirements and preferences
Engage with clients to provide views and perspective in capacity as an ESG specialist
Travel as required and represent BI ESG team at internal and external events
You’ll need to have:
The successful candidate will possess a passion for critical thinking about both ESG and financial markets, as well as a desire build an individual research franchise and be part of a fast-growing team.
Previous experience in an analytical research role either in Asset Management, working with Asset managers or owners, or a closely related business is essential.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are key. The analyst is expected to individually publish research reports and regularly collaborate to publish research with Bloomberg Intelligence colleagues. The analyst is expected to expertly communicate ESG investment conclusions with Bloomberg terminal clients via phone calls, in-person meetings and online chat, and will likewise articulate research findings with Bloomberg News and Media and at internal and external events.
The analyst should be a self-starter, driven to publish individually but also in a collaborative and team-oriented manner, with a creative and innovative mind-set, pragmatic problem-solving skills, and effective client and stakeholder management.
ESG Expertise and Market Knowledge:
Solid experience in ESG research, on the buy-side or sell-side, is essential
Subject matter expert in various ESG themes with the ability to articulate investment relevant insights and research
Solid understanding of financial markets, investment theories and asset valuations
Passion for investing and sustainability
Research and modelling skills:
Track record of leading analysis and authoring thought leadership related to ESG
Excellent written and oral communication skills to articulate methods, insights and recommendations from complex and quantitative analysis in a compelling and influential way, both internally and externally.
Strong analytical and decision-making ability, combined with intellectual curiosity and honesty.
A Degree in Accounting/Finance and experience working with Accounting/Financial Statements preferred or equivalent experience
Working Knowledge of Bloomberg Terminal would be a plus
Fluency in a second language would be a plus
MBA/CFA would be a plus
If this sounds like you:
Apply if you think we're a good match and we'll let you know the next steps. In the meantime, check out: http://www.bloomberg.com/professional/bloomberg-intelligence/
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