2021 ESG Financial Research Data Analyst
New York, NY
Posted Jun 16, 2021 - Requisition No. 91516
What’s the role?
As a Financial Research Data Analyst for ESG you will be responsible for ensuring the consistency, quality and timely delivery of industry and company data to support Bloomberg Intelligence (BI) research. Research data analysts work closely with experienced research analysts on the BI team to learn the ins and outs of conducting investment research while ensuring that Bloomberg offers the best in class data driven research in the market.
With Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Sustainable Finance at the heart of Bloomberg’s global strategy, ESG focused teams now work across the organisation in Global Data, Global Products and Global Research & Media. BI ESG team leverages Bloomberg's differentiated platform, proprietary technology, data analytics, and culture of innovation - to deliver unique ESG and thematic insight and solutions to our clients.
In this role, you will be supporting the development of BI ESG research franchise in North America and also have the opportunity to contribute to broader ESG initiatives within Bloomberg and in the markets.
You can expect to:
Acquire, maintain and improve comprehensiveness of ESG data content on BI dashboards in a timely and accurate manner
Support BI ESG team in research project, maintain data specific to research projects and deliver exhibits to input in reports
Attain in-depth knowledge of all aspects of ESG disclosure, such as carbon emissions, proxy voting, ESG ETFs and ESG Debt
Manage large and complex data projects related to ESG datasets, such as ESG Scoring, Carbon Transition and Historical Carbon Estimates
Apply problem-solving and data analysis skills to identify innovative workflow efficiencies and implement technology solutions to enhance our processes
Learn about and provide support to internal and external clients and stakeholders on BI functionality and ESG and sustainability data content.
Identify current gaps and working with stakeholders to onboard new data sets
Contribute to BI research content, including charting and visual support
Build relationships and work closely with the BI ESG team and overtime foster collaboration with other BI research analysts
Liaise with other departments, such as, Product, Sales and Engineering to enhance relevant product databases
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor's or/and Master's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or in a Sustainability subject
Knowledge and demonstrable understanding of the ESG market, with preference for prior experience in an ESG data or research role
Intermediate or advanced proficiency in Excel, VBA a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, particularly stakeholder management
Effective project management skills and ability to prioritize tasks accordingly
Ability to isolate issues and resolve problems logically
Ability to adapt within a fast-paced and dynamic environment, and desire to work on multidisciplinary teams and improve and further develop our products.
Legally authorized to work full time in the United States and will not require visa sponsorship now or in the future
We’d love to see:
CFA designation or ESG-related education such as CFA ESG examination (or working towards it)
Experience with or knowledge of Bloomberg Intelligence and/or ESG data products and competitors landscape
Experience conducting research and relaying findings in succinct, concise manner with ability to identify key industry performance indicators, players and trendsetters
Experience transforming workflows into more timely and efficient processes
Knowledge in information technology and statistical analysis or computer programming for example SQL and/or Python.
If this sounds like you:
Apply! If we think you’re a good match we'll get in touch to let you know the next steps.
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