Data Researcher lll

Employer
S&P Global
Location
New York, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 21, 2022
Closes
Jun 23, 2022
Ref
15022976
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
S&P Global Market Intelligence
The Role: Data Researcher llI
Grade: 7 (internal use only)
Location: United States

The Team: 451 Research's M&A Knowledgebase (MAKB) is the mergers and acquisitions database of 451 Research. 451 Research is a team of analysts focused on emerging and disruptive technologies and was acquired by S&P Global Market Intelligence in December 2019. The 451 MAKB team is seeking a detail-oriented and highly curious researcher to gather and process data and insight related to acquisition and funding of technology companies.

The Impact: This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual who wishes to deepen his or her experience in finance/M&A and learn about the technology industry while working in a rapidly growing and client-facing division. In this role, you will be contributing to a highly popular M&A database used by 80% of active technology investment bankers and by many of the most active technology acquirers.

As a Data Researcher, you will support the expansion, integrity and comprehensiveness of the database by utilizing external online research sources such as press releases, newswires, company websites and government & regulatory documents and internal sources to include, but not limited to, 451 analyst reports, CapIQ and Market Intelligence to collect, summarize, and synthesize meaningful information and enter it into the MAKB. You will also be responsible for helping to produce the 451 M&A Knowledgebase Newsletter, emailed daily to over 10,000 subscribers globally.

What's in it for you:

The position offers tremendous potential for a person to learn about technology markets, startups, venture funding and mergers and acquisitions - and the ideal candidate would have a high degree of curiosity about these areas. The candidate should also have excellent interpersonal and online research skills, excellent writing and grammar skills and ability to write crisp and clear summaries of companies and their products from your own research and observations and process transaction data.
  • You will work on a close-knit and positive global team
  • You will be working and contributing to a premium product, highly valued by clients
  • You will gain valuable insight on emerging technology and M&A trends
  • You will have room for advancement and personal development working with multiple divisions of the global parent company
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):

S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $33,400 to $76,300.
Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location. In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive bonus plan.
This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit https://www.spgbenefitessentials.com/newhires.

Responsibilities:
  • Process data and apply it in an accurate manner to the database using 451 Research standards
  • Source and validate announced transactions for determination of coverage of data from multiple sources
  • Good understanding of public and private company financial data
  • Deliver on pre-defined daily deal entry deadlines for newsletter publishing with quality and efficiency
  • Build industry knowledge by understanding industry technology and M&A trends
  • Provide input and ideas for new and optimized methods and improvements related to the daily workflow
  • Troubleshoot problems or issues and provide support to the team
  • Ability to assist in training and cross-training of learned processes with other teams and interns
  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to perform daily quality control on team workflow
  • Monitor and maintain multiple email submissions for inclusion of advisories into deal records and respond directly to client concerns and requests
  • Periodically produce daily newsletter working with the 451 Copy Desk for manager support
What We're Looking For:
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • High level of organization and self-direction
  • Strong writing skills
  • Previous experience producing and publishing newsletters/blogs, etc.
  • Experience with working with daily publishing deadlines and with copy editors and industry analysts directly
  • Genuine desire to learn more about technology and finance
  • Meticulous attention to detail, accuracy and persistent approach to work
  • Excellent online research and analytical skills
  • Consistent display of taking initiative and demonstrating resourcefulness
Basic Qualifications & Skills Required:
  • Academic Qualifications - Bachelor's/Master's degree or equivalent; an advanced degree in a related field is welcome
  • Prior experience related to technology and/or finance research is a plus
  • Proficiency in using MS Office, PathFinder and Celsus is helpful
  • Prior newsletter production experience is a plus
S&P Global Market Intelligence
At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important-some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation, and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence .

S&P Global has a Securities Disclosure and Trading Policy ("the Policy") that seeks to mitigate conflicts of interest by monitoring and placing restrictions on personal securities holding and trading. The Policy is designed to promote compliance with global regulations. In some Divisions, pursuant to the Policy's requirements, candidates at S&P Global may be asked to disclose securities holdings. Some roles may include a trading prohibition and remediation of positions when there is an effective or potential conflict of interest. Employment at S&P Global is contingent upon compliance with the Policy.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only:
The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.

Please note that S&P Global is a federal contractor, and in keeping with the US Government's federal contractor vaccine mandate, the company plans to require all employees in the US to be fully vaccinated if and when such requirements becomes enforceable. S&P Global will also follow other state and local vaccine requirements which may apply.

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Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.

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20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), DTMGOP203 - Entry Professional (EEO Job Group), SWP Priority - Ratings - (Strategic Workforce Planning)

Job ID: 266932
Posted On: 2022-03-24
Location: Virtual, Texas, United States

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