Corporate Events Analyst- Mergers & Acquisitions

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Sep 8, 2016 - Requisition No. 53959

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

Our Corporate Events team forms part of the Global Data family. We manage, interpret, enhance and report corporate events content for the equity markets. Concentrating on Mergers & Acquisitions, you will dig deep into companies in order to understand the actions they take, and why they take them. You will look beyond the headlines to understand the importance of the underlying data, discovering trends and links between companies and across industries.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Acquire, update, maintain and process Mergers & Acquisitions data using proprietary company software and other methods
  • Come up with innovative ways to enhance our systems and to make our data-related processes more efficient, accurate and timely
  • Participate in time-sensitive projects, and collaborate with your global colleagues to deliver new initiatives
  • Partner closely with internal departments such as Sales, Analytics, News and Engineering
  • Provide a platinum level of service to Bloomberg customers

What’s in it for you?

  • Comprehensive training giving you a thorough overview of financial concepts, corporate events data-sets, and of course our state-of-the-art Bloomberg terminal
  • Opportunity to gain exposure to and interact with key market players in the financial industry
  • Work on the cutting edge of finance and technology
  • Real potential for exciting and varied career-progression

You’ll need to have:

  • Prior experience in a role utilising corporate events data
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Interest in, and knowledge of the financial markets
  • Excellent numerical and communication skills
  • A positive attitude with good inter-personal skills
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritise and work to tight deadlines
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong project management skills
  • Aptitude for learning quickly

We’d love you to have:

  • Programming-related knowledge and experience (VBA, SQL, Python, MATLAB, R)
  • Prior experience of data research or process engineering
  • Fluency in an Asian language

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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