Bloomberg runs on data and Data drives the markets. The Global Data team is responsible for acquiring it and providing it to our clients. We collect, analyse, process and publish the data which is the backbone of our iconic Bloomberg Terminal- the facts and figures which ultimately move the financial markets. We apply problem-solving skills to identify innovative workflow efficiencies and we implement technology solutions to enhance our systems, products and processes- and all this while providing platinum customer support to our clients.
The Role: As a Data Specialist you will play a critical role in ingesting and analysing data, handling workflow processes to solve client problems, and providing superior customer service. This may include monitoring industry events and executing upon a variety of projects aimed at improving the timeliness, accuracy, and quality of our data. Data Specialists also provide support for internal and external clients that consume the data so you will be required to collaborate with multiple teams across the firm, making the role diverse and providing an opportunity for continuous learning. The Equity Fundamentals Data Analyst will sit specifically within our Equity teams.
Function as a subject-matter-expert internally and externally by consulting others on the domain - Manage projects to optimize processes and/or improve the quality of our data products
Train and mentor Data Specialists and Data Analysts
Lead continuous improvement by generating and executing upon ideas to improve the quality of our data products and/or associated processes
Support Sales and represent Bloomberg by visiting clients and/or engaging in industry events to promote our data products
Build industry relationships to source content that is not publicly available
Perform incident management, from troubleshooting and root cause analysis to overall problem management
Manage daily vendor operations by handling escalations, conducting training, and managing other ad hoc projects
Extract and rationalize data to Bloomberg taxonomies in accordance with established methodologies
Utilize subject-matter-expertise to set and maintain methodologies for data management
Perform quality control to ensure data accuracy
Provide customer support for users of Bloomberg products such as the Professional Service, News, Enterprise Solutions, and Bloomberg Law by resolving inquiries in a timely manner
You'll need to have:
A bachelor's degree, preferably in Finance or Economics
Experience working with, managing or using financial data (e.g. Company financial statements)
2+ years of experience in similar role
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Experience working with and/or managing 3rd party providers
Experience in using Business Intelligence and/or Analysis
- Proficiency with Microsoft Applications, particularly Excel - Familiarity with data processing paradigms and associated tools and technologies
Solid attention to detail and strong evidence of decision-making and problem-solving skills
Eagerness to learn and collaborate
Interest in and aptitude for technology
Ability to remain calm under pressure in a frequently changing environment
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. In the meantime, feel free to have a look at this: https://www.bloomberg.com/careers/global-data/
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