Data Researcher – I, Key Developments and Events

at S&P Global Market Intelligence
Location Islamabad, Pakistan
Date Posted December 11, 2020
Category Information Technology Jobs in Pakistan
Job Type Contractor
Education Requirement Bachelors / Masters
Career Level Entry Level
Experience +1 Year
Base Salary Competitive Salary
Street address Islamabad

Description

If you are an internal candidate please apply through our external careers site at careers.spglobal.com as you would need to take an assessment for this role. Follow the instructions at the bottom of the Job Description.

About the Role: As a Content Analyst in Key Developments and Events, your main task would be to extract, scrutinize and standardize the essential financial and non-financial data relevant to mergers & acquisition, spin-offs, earning releases, dividends, key happenings, personnel/hierarchy data, corporate calendars and company’s presentations, which is then provided to our clients in the form of a formulated end product for S&P Global.

The Location: This position is based in Islamabad, Pakistan.

The Team

We are a truly global firm! With a presence in Pakistan and India, you, along with your counterparts will be providing high quality, accurate, and timely content to our customers which is essential for their decision-making.

The Impact

Content and cross-content teams are the operational backbone of our company and are pivotal to its success. Key Devs and Events is one of the most important data-sets across all domains because of which we have the highest number of hits for it.

The Career Opportunity

Our Company prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer and a result faced meritocracy. We set high standards and value accountability for all. At the same time, we seek to identify and reward extraordinary performance with growth opportunities. Based on planned growth & initiatives, you have an opportunity to emerge to more specialized roles and act as a resource for the team.

Responsibilities
Your main responsibility will be to collect essential intelligence and extract useful data of both financial and non-financial nature tracked by the Key Developments and Events department.
Reviewing feedback on abstracts/tasks to minimize errors and help establish refined procedures and processes to improve accuracy falls under your job description as well. Keeping up-to-date in the knowledge of content sets and building industry knowledge is vital for career growth.
Being the primary source of data gathering, you would be routing that particular data to the respective departments after extracting useful information.
Responding to queries and requests from various client departments to collect data in a timely manner, updating maintaining and running reports to generate useful audits for your department and providing input and ideas for new collection methods and product improvements related to the covered data all fall under your responsibilities.
Lastly, troubleshooting problems or issues and providing substantial feedback to co-workers and building. Also, maintaining relationships with contacts from other departments to actively track information on the covered content sets can take you far in this role.

Shift: This is a rotational shift job. You should be flexible working in all three shifts (morning, evening & night).

What's going to make you stand out?
In order to succeed, the individual should have:
In-depth understanding of financial concepts in all domains such as financial ratios, mergers & acquisitions, dividends, spin-offs, hedging, derivatives, financial documents/statements and financial reporting standards (IFRS & GAAP), etc.
Good research and analytical skills
Articulate and fluent communication
Ability to perform under tight deadlines
Excellent attention to detail
Overall a positive work attitude

Education Requirements

BBA & MBA Finance, BS and MS A&F, and/or relevant experience required.

ADDED APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR CURRENT EMPLOYEES/INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY
Please use your current S&P Global email address in your application.
Under Source, please select ‘I Am Current Employee’
Select ‘Yes’ when asked ‘Are you currently employed at S&P Global?’ under
the Application Questions.
Once all the required details are filled out, you will be notified of a pending task while on the Candidate Portal.
Click on the ‘Take Assessment’ button to complete the Pymetrics games. which is a required step in the application process.

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