Posted on :
21 Jul, 2016
21 Jul, 2016
Bloomberg Global Data is one of the world’s leading sources of data, providing accurate, up-to-the-second insights for financial market professionals. The data collected provides transparency into the markets and specific securities and will continue to build on the core foundation of our business as we expand our depth and breadth of coverage.
As an entry level Data Analyst, you’ll play a key role in sourcing and updating the numbers, algorithms, and analytics that make Bloomberg data the most influential data in the world. You will enhance and report financial markets content for the Bloomberg Professional service (the Bloomberg Terminal) that inspires news and drives analysis that empowers our clients to make better-informed decisions. Whether you are sourcing market data from new or existing providers, processing complex financial data or implementing technology solutions to enhance our processes and software, your work will expand your data management skills, research skills and bolster your financial knowledge. Data Analysts are also expected to provide unparalleled customer service and solve complex issues, while building relationships with key market players in the financial industry. Your role starts off with the Global Data Training Program and you will be placed into one of the following teams as an Analyst Corporate Finance; Equities; Fixed Income; Funds and Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Please indicate your preferred team using the drop down when you apply to the Global Data Analyst role.
The Global Data Training Program
Your career as a Global Data Analyst will begin with our foundational training programme that focuses on financial concepts, data, and Bloomberg terminal functionality. The training offers an overview across all financial market sectors that build a foundation for a career at Bloomberg by developing product knowledge, understanding our clients, and building relationships throughout the company. In addition, the program supports new hires to develop technical skills to analyse processes, suggest improvements and contribute to our culture of innovation and customer service to meet Bloomberg’s high standards for interactions with our customers. After successfully completing the training, you will be prepared to begin your career as a Data Analyst.
Qualifications, Skills And Experience Required
We are also looking for candidates to possess at least one of the following skills
This role is based in Cape Town, South Africa.
What Bloomberg Does – And How You Can Make Your Mark Here
Bloomberg delivers critical information in a world where information matters. We give influential decision makers in business, finance and government a competitive edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of news, people and ideas. To do that, we need a constant flow of ideas, energy and innovation-which is where you come in.
At Bloomberg, you will have the opportunity to go above and beyond and to take risks. Be a part of an organization that is entering new markets, launching new ventures and pushing boundaries. Our ever-expanding array of technology, data, news and media services fosters innovation and empowers clients – and offers nearly limitless opportunities for career growth.