The Role: Research Assistant
The Location: Bogotá Colombia
The Team: The position provides broad support for the Financial Institutions team in all credit and related matters: supports analysts in the analysis of the credit portfolio, works with analysts in preparing committee presentations. Also, maintains databases and data feeds, cleans data, and makes updates to accounts; and supporting related administration and/or operational procedures with the rating process Assembles pertinent financial, technical and other data essential to debt rating activities, and applies acquired research, analytical and reporting skills.
What’s in it for you: This position will give the successful candidate the opportunity to embrace a fast learning analytical job in a local environment.
Perform extensive research on credit industries and economy.
Develops and maintains a centralized source of news information, including digital media, and carries out research for industry monitoring.
Supports analysts in spreadsheet and database development, maintenance, and analytics including extracting financial and economic data from source materials, inputting into group applications, and performing financial modeling.
Support financial institutions team in operational procedures related to ratings.
Checks numbers used in publications for accuracy and prepares material for publication.
Conducts research for potential new ratings.
Support Analysts during analytical process.
Comply with quality standards and compliance policies.
Provide adequate level of customer service and responsiveness.
What We’re Looking For:
Education: Graduated from Business Administration, Economics or Finance desirable.
1-2 year of work experience in a financial institution, accounting, consulting firm or large corporation. Desirable experience on Capital Markets.
Knowledge of financial modelling and financial forecasting will be highly valuable.
Strong written and oral communication skills
Full business proficiency in English
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel)
Display Strong Personal Integrity