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GFI (Global Financial Institutions) Researcher

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18 Jan 2022

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GFI (Global Financial Institutions) Researcher

Our business has grown rapidly over the past few years, and we are looking for a driven, hard-working, organized individual to join our dynamic Data Quality and Analysis area as GFI (Global Financial Institutions) Researcher. Our analysts and researches are a key part of Citywire's business, enabling us to better classify, understand and interact with our audience.

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the investment industry. Working across Citywire's two key databases of Audience and Fund Managers, you will be responsible for analysis, research and information delivery. You will also be involved in research projects and will be encouraged to contribute ideas and observations to the business.

A little about us... Citywire helps people make better investments. We publish news, analysis and unique fund manager performance information to help professional investors make the best decisions about where to place their clients' money. Sustainability is at the heart of what we do. We employ around 300 staff and look for motivated, passionate and dynamic people from all walks of life and backgrounds. Professional development is paramount to us to keep innovated and we encourage training throughout your career. We have offices in London, Brighton, New York, Munich, Milan and Singapore with expansion planned already for Paris and Sydney. We have fully embraced a hybrid model of working.

Main responsibilities

- Researching the world's largest financial institutions on their global footprint and investment outlook.

- Managing a data and news product for global financial institutions .

- Working with Citywire's global editorial team to increase coverage and audience of global financial institutions.

Job specific skills and requirements

- at least 2 years of previous experience in a Research/Analyst role at similar level within the Finance sector. Other experience will also be considered.

- Good communication and presentation skills - you will be required to work with departments across the business and with stakeholders at all levels.

- Good Microsoft Excel skills are essential - exposure to vlookups and similar formulas

- Analytical mind-set with the ability to research and find key pieces of information. Continually asking questions of the data available to you

- Ability to work with large datasets, spotting trends and similarities in the data

- Organised and Methodical - you'll be able to manage changing objectives and multiple workflows

- Knowledge of the Asset Management Industry would be advantageous.

Competitive salary and additional company benefits:

- 25 days holiday per annum (rising to 28 days after three years' service followed by 30 days after five years' service) plus bank holidays

- Flexible working options

- £480 allowance on any wellbeing activity and/or gym options. We will help with your monthly or annual costs

- We have a personal trainer who runs virtual workout sessions during lunchtime weekly

- Eye-test and glasses allowance

- Medical and Dental private insurance available after probation (3 months)

- Competitive private pension scheme

- Critical illness cover and group life assurance from day 1

- Well-being: access to an independent Employee Assistance Programme available 24/7

- Cycle to work scheme and annual ticket travel card loans

- Techscheme, which lets staff buy the latest tech through their employer. Employees can spread the cost with payments from their salary across 12 months and make a National Insurance saving too

After two years continuous service you will also have access to group income protection.

Please do not miss our Youtube channel where we say a lot about us:

Additional notes

* Please note all our benefits are based on a regular office operations situation. Some of them may not be applicable until the UK resumes normal business operations.

Pre-selected applicants will undertake 2 psychometric tests.

Interviews will take place via Zoom/Teams.

Remote working and flexibility for office/home working in the future is a must for this position.

Citywire is an equal opportunities employer
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