Friday, 12 June 2015

Global Data Graduate Analyst at Bloomberg

Bloomberg is looking for a Global Data- Graduate Analyst in Johannesburg. This role is for an immediate start and is based in Cape Town. This role is for a February 2016 start and is based in Cape Town.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 Role

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. 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; Economic Statistics; 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.


  • Source and validate raw data that enables our clients to make better-informed decisions

  • Maintain, improve and deliver accurate, high quality information for the Bloomberg Professional Service

  • Assist our world-renowned client support help desk with data related client inquiries

  • Acquire market and client insight to drive developments of our data products, coverage, and quality initiatives

  • Apply problem-solving skills to identify innovative work-flow efficiencies and implement technology solutions to enhance our processes and software tools

  • Liaise with Product, Sales, News and Research & Development to enhance relevant product databases

Qualifications, skills and experience required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Prior experience/coursework or strong knowledge and understanding of the financial markets

  • Keen interest/knowledge of information management/ technology, product development and problem solving

  • Ability to adapt in a fast paced changing environment

We are also looking for candidates to possess at least one of the following skills:

  • Knowledge in information technology or statistical analysis or computer programming (for example VBA, SQL, MATLAB, Python)

  • Effective project management skills and ability to prioritize tasks accordingly

  • Experience in Customer Service or Client Relationship Management

How to apply

Click here to apply

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