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Research Analyst Financial Services

Company: Preqin
Location: New York
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Research Analyst Financial Services An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Research Analyst to join Preqins research team tracking Private Equity & Private Debt fund manager activity. The Company: Preqin is an award-winning independent research company and a leading provider of data and intelligence to the alternative asset industry. Headquartered in London, we are rapidly growing with an increasingly global reach with offices in New York, San Francisco, Singapore, Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Manila. Preqins clients include some of the worlds largest fund managers, investment banks, legal firms, institutional investors, financial advisors, placement agents and service providers within the financial services industry. Key decision-makers at these firms rely on Preqins services daily, and the companys data is regularly quoted by the financial press. The Role: The research team strives to ensure that Preqins coverage of the Private Equity & Private Debt market is accurate, up to date and comprehensive. The team is a division within the global research team and the role presents an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual with a keen interest in finance to cover the North American Private Equity and Private Debt markets. This will be achieved primarily by contacting fund managers, building a relationship with them and gathering information on their activities in the space spanning investment preferences, funds managed, deals and performance data. Preqins clients expect and depend on the data to be of the highest quality, something you will be expected to contribute towards. Opportunities are also available to contribute towards the production of bespoke data analysis for Preqin users and the financial press as well as Preqins reports and publications. Key Responsibilities:

* Calling and emailing fund managers daily to obtain valuable, proprietary information that is used by our clients. * Establishing and maintaining strong personal working relationships with key industry experts both locally and globally. * To support information gained through direct contact with managers, you will locate, track and make use of a variety of online and public sources to gather relevant information on industry entities and events. * To connect our clients with the data you have acquired, you will update our fund manager database with detailed company profiles containing key information such as investment preferences. * Performing quality assurance for existing data and output from offshore teams. * Producing bespoke data reports for clients and press outlets. * Occasionally contributing to research reports, blogs and publications.

Key Skills and Attributes:

* Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; able to effectively communicate with high level executives via phone and email. * A bachelors degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA. * Relevant work experience in a research-led environment is desirable. * Excellent research abilities, being able to exhibit persistence, patience and a good eye for detail to successfully gather valuable information. * A keen interest in the Private Equity and Private Debt industries. * Proactive approach to dealing with issues, investigating anomalies and a desire to get to the bottom of a problem. * Strong team player with the ability and enthusiasm to work independently. * Diligence to meet targets and quality standards. * Fluency in Portuguese is highly desired.

Benefits: We offer a competitive remuneration package with a salary starting at $46,000 per annum along with a quarterly performance bonus scheme worth upwards of $3,200 per annum for 'on track performance. Consistently high-performing team members can expect elevated performance bonuses and other benefits such as the opportunity to travel. In addition to our competitive remuneration package, we offer:

* Medical, Dental and Vision and Life insurance - on an individual only basis, starting on the first of the month with a $1 monthly contribution. * 401 (K) with 100% company match up to 10% with a 6-month waiting period. * 19 vacation days, 6 sick days, 10 paid holidays. * Employee referral bonus program. * Commuter benefits. * Sponsored study to undertake professional training or to gain qualification relevant to your career progression such as CAIA or CFA. * A motivated and supportive environment with a high-performance culture.

Job Type: Full-time Pay: $46,000.00 per year Experience:

* verbal and written communication: 1 year (Required)

Education:

* Bachelor's (Required)

Location:

* New York, NY (Required)

Work authorization:

* United States (Required)

Keywords: Preqin, New York , Research Analyst Financial Services, Accounting, Auditing , New York, New York

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