2017 Market Data Analyst - Japanese Speaker (Boston Career Forum)

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Aug 3, 2016 - Requisition No. 53153

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. Our Market 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.

We'll trust you to:

  • Acquire, update, maintain and process financial data using various internal systems and proprietary company software
  • 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 4-week training program giving you a thorough overview of financial concepts, various data sets, and of course our state-of-the-art Bloomberg terminal
  • Gain in-depth, hands-on experience of one particular market sector (For example: Equities, Fixed Income, Economic Statistics etc.)
  • Opportunity to gain exposure to and interact with key market players in the financial industry
  • Real potential for exciting and varied career-progression

What we look for

We look for candidates who:

  • Can have the final interview with us at the Boston Career Forum booth (Nov 18 or 19, 2016)
  • Can join us full-time on April 4, 2017 or sometime July or August 2017
  • Are fluent in both Japanese and English is a must
  • Have earned a bachelor's or Masters' prior to joining us
  • Previously interned in finance, business management or data/research would be a plus
  • Extracurricular activities in addition to coursework
  • Prior coursework or involvement with the financial markets
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (additional knowledge in VBA will be an advantage)
  • Project management and organizational skill

We'd love you to have:

  • Interest in, and knowledge or experience of the financial markets
  • Prior experience of data research or process engineering

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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