Fixed Income Analyst (Japanese-Speaker)

Careers at Bloomberg

Tokyo

Posted Nov 14, 2018 - Requisition No. 72002

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, 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 Bloomberg’s internal systems and proprietary company software
  • Constantly be looking for ways to make our data-related processes more efficient, accurate and timely – coming up with creative solutions and improvement ideas which leverage technology and other channels
  • Deliver on projects which require you to collaborate closely with colleagues and stakeholders across the globe – adhering to tight deadlines and juggling multiple priorities
  • Partner with other Bloomberg departments such as Sales, Analytics, News and Engineering to efficaciously identify and develop business solutions for our clients
  • Take the lead in driving projects forward, while acting as a strong representative for perspectives of your team and market
  • Provide a platinum level of service to Bloomberg customers

What's in it for you?

  • Comprehensive 2-week training program giving you a fundamental overview of financial concepts, our usage of technology in Global Data, and of course our state-of-the-art Bloomberg terminal
  • Gain in-depth, hands-on experience of a particular market sector (For example: Equities, Fixed Income, Economic Statistics etc.) with the potential to expand such experience and knowledge to other sectors
  • Opportunity to gain exposure to and interact with key market players in the financial industry
  • Rich learning resources, events and activities for professional growth and skills development
  • Real potential for exciting and varied career-progression

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Business level proficiency in Japanese and English
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent numerical and communication skills
  • Ability to identify patterns and trends from data, and to find connections between key pieces of information
  • Programming-related knowledge and/or experience (VBA, SQL, Python or other object-oriented programming languages etc.)
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritise and work to tight deadlines
  • Strong passion and drive to challenge the status quo
  • A positive attitude with good inter-personal skills
  • Capacity and desire to learn new concepts and skills, take on challenges and respond positively to change
  • Availability to start working full-time in early 2019

We'd also love you to have:

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

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.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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