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Data Researcher - Financial Services

Employer
Project Recruit
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
25 Oct 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Salary Band
Hourly Rate, At least £12.00
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Data Researcher - Financial Services

Our client, a global leader in the finance industry, is seeking a highly motivated individual with a demonstratable interest in financial markets and excellent English langauge skills to join their team on a 6 month temporary contract starting at the end of October.

This is a great opportunity for recent graduates to begin their career within a leading organisation in the technology and finance industry. Successful applicants will receive world-class training, work in a complex and exciting environment.

The project will involve QC/procurement of holdings data or pricing data from various sources via phone and email communication as well as reviewing the provided data from the sources and/or publicly available documents and publishing the data on our client's internal software.

The successful candidates should express strong interest in mutual funds, ETFs, and financial markets and be fluent in French and English languages.

Responsibilities:

Sourcing and validating raw data as well as doing data quality checks
Reviewing the provided data from the sources and/or publicly available documents and publishing the data on our client's internal software
Updating and processing data onto the database adhering to time sensitivity
Maintaining and enhancing existing database
Building relationships with key market players
Applying problem-solving skills to enhance processes and software
Take ownership and be proactive with key areas of responsibilitiesRequirements:

Practical experience in data research and ability to derive information from public sources
Excellent English langauge skills
Bachelor or/and Master's degree in Finance/Economics or equivalent work experience
High proficiency in Microsoft Excel is a must and experience with programming languages is preferred
Prior experience / strong knowledge and understanding of mutual funds/ETFs and/or finance in general
Ability to think critically and demonstrate examples of improving or developing processes
Strong organization skills with ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously within tight deadlines
Effective project management skills and ability to prioritize tasks in a fast pace changing environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills (Verbal & Written) demonstrated in client facing environment
Ability to interact with leading finance professionals
Keen interest in Financial markets is essential
Persuasion Skills
Strong attention to details
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