Global Data Analyst - German speaker 2016

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Sep 13, 2016 - Requisition No. 54026

You're the type of person who has a passion for taking raw numbers and turning them into actionable insights for the world's business and financial decision makers. Your friends all know you as the one who has a true interest in technology, and who likes nothing more than spotting a creative way to improve a process.

You have a natural eye for detail, and an interest in the financial markets. You are independent and determined, but thrive as part of a team. You enjoy dealing with people, and you're that person who knows what customer service really means.

Our team:

Bloomberg runs on financial data, and our Global Data department is responsible for acquiring it and supplying it to our clients. Our Data Analysts collect, analyse, process and publish the data which is the backbone of our iconic Bloomberg Terminal- the data which ultimately moves the financial markets.

They apply problem-solving skills to identify innovative workflow efficiencies, and they implement technology solutions to enhance our systems, products and processes- and all this while providing platinum customer support to our clients.

What you can expect from this opportunity?

You will take part in the Global Data Training Programme which will help you build the foundation for your entire career at Bloomberg. Joining the Global Data department means that you are a part of one of the world's leading sources of data; providing accurate, up-to-the-second insights for financial market professionals. You will enhance your financial knowledge, learn about our clients and their needs and build relationships throughout the company. The training will teach you financial concepts, data and the functions of our state-of-the-art Bloomberg Terminal.

You will be matched with a team covering one or several of the following products; Equity Fundamentals, People Profiles or Economics.

As your experience grows, you will be expected to have greater influence on Bloomberg's coverage of the market. Whether that is through technical or financial market expertise, project management or leadership!

We'll trust you to:

  • Maintain, improve and deliver accurate, high quality information for the Bloomberg Terminal
  • Assist our world-renowned client support help desk with escalated client inquiries
  • Apply problem-solving skills to identify innovative work-flow efficiencies and implement technology solutions to enhance our processes and software
  • Liaise with other departments, such as Product, Sales, News and Research & Development to enhance relevant product databases
  • Manage large and complex data projects
  • Take ownership and be proactive with key areas of responsibility.

We need you to have:

  • Fluency in English plus German
  • A degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Computer Science, Economics, Econometrics, Quantitative Economics, Applied Mathematics, Applied Statistics or equivalent work experience
  • Availability to start the position in 2016
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, particularly client management
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Prior experience or strong knowledge and understanding of finance
  • Keen interest in information management and technology and product development
  • Ability to adapt in a fast paced changing environment
  • Effective project management skills and ability to prioritise tasks accordingly
  • Knowledge in information technology and statistical analysis or computer programming (for example VBA, SQL, MATLAB, Python, Regex)

It would be great if you had:

  • Master's degree or advanced certification such as CPA or CFA charterholder
  • Strong knowledge or prior experience of accounting
  • Understanding of key macroeconomic indicators and concepts
  • Experience in customer service or client relationship management

Does this sound 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!

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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