Preparing for your next Quant Interview?
Practice Here!

Business & Research Analyst

Business & Research Analyst
Jersey City - New Jersey
81,000 - 120,000
Apply Now
Job Description

As a Business & Research Analyst within our Market Lens team, you will be working with both qualitative (investment documents) and quantitative data as it relates to the institutional investment industry. You will be part of a team with shared daily responsibilities contributing to data sourcing, review, interpretation, summary, and input efforts. Qualitative in-depth document review and interpretation will be a daily task. This role requires a strong independent work ethic to reach shared team daily objectives and goals. This role requires a structured day-to-day schedule with daily database management objectives; the role is more task oriented than long-term project oriented. You will be researching institutional investors daily, reviewing their investment disclosure and analyzing how they are managing their assets. You will be writing investment email commentary for our clients as part of your weekly responsibilities. You will become familiar with investment strategies across all asset classes from traditional (Equity and Fixed Income) to Hedge Funds and Private Markets (Private Equity, Private Debt, and Real Assets).

With this position we offer:

You’ll be comfortable interacting and collaborating with internal teams like Sales, Client Success Managers (CSMs), and Solutions Specialists. This role requires collaboration with team members globally, many direct team members will be based in the United States (New Jersey/New York/Colorado/Georgia). You may also interact with institutional investors and clients via phone and email. You’ll assist with creating easily repeatable procedures for identifying potentially inaccurate or bad data as well as assist with developing processes for improving data collection. You will be responsible for writing market commentary that gets sent to our clients which highlights investment documents in the Market Lens database.

_ Your Role and Responsibilities_

  • Work with team members on daily data sourcing and document review of institutional investment data from public websites and through FOIA requests
  • Responsible for writing weekly market commentary on investment documents in the Market Lens database
  • Conduct timely daily analysis, review, and summary of numerous investment documents as an individual to achieve an overall team goal
  • Contribute to daily data entry processes and offshore data oversight
  • Create and enhance data auditing processes and procedures
  • Research institutional investors' investment disclosure in the United States and global markets

** We expect you to have** :

  • Extraordinary attention to detail and strong reading comprehension skills are a must. You will be tasked with reviewing, interpreting, and summarizing lengthy investment documents for our clients
  • Excellent internet navigation, research, and due diligence skills for locating relevant information
  • A high-level of team and personal accountability for your work
  • Strong interest in the institutional investment industry; we are looking for proof of your passion for investment data or willingness to learn. A conceptual knowledge of databases is a plus
  • Excellent English language skills (verbal and written)
  • Exceptional communication skills as our team members constantly communicate with one another to reach a common daily objective
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables, Vlookups

** It would be great if you had:**

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Familiarity with various investment strategies and asset classes
  • SQL and/or PowerBI knowledge
  • Confluence and JIRA knowledge
  • Experience working with databases
  • Speak any additional languages

** Traits of a successful Data & Business Analyst:**

  • Outstanding teamwork, with shared data responsibilities your team members will be relying on you to get your share of work done efficiently so we accomplish the overall daily team goals
  • Excellent time management skills as we have a daily data obligation to our clients, we are looking for you to consistently improve your efficiency as you acquire more knowledge
  • Strong problem-solving skills, both as an individual and as a team player
  • Enjoys working on a fast-paced goal-oriented team with daily deliverables
  • Interest in improving data quality and processes
  • Proactive and innovative, someone who identifies problems and recommends possible solutions
  • A high degree of personal and team accountability, creativity, and latitude are required and encouraged
  • Embrace technology and are excited about enhancing our solutions

Come as You Are

Nasdaq is an equal opportunity employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, color, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

What We Offer

We’re proud to offer a competitive rewards package that is meaningful, recognizes the unique needs of our employees and their families and incentivizes employees for their contribution to Nasdaq’s overall success.

In addition to base salary, Nasdaq offers significant other compensation (annual bonus/commissions and equity), benefits, and opportunity for growth. Exact compensation may vary based on several job-related factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to: skill set, experience, education/training, business needs and market demands.

Nasdaq’s programs and rewards are intended to allow our employees to:

  • Secure Wealth: 401(k) program with 6% employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Program with 15% discount, Student loan repayment program up to $10k, Company paid life and disability plans, Generous paid time off
  • Prioritize Health: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage, Health spending account with employer contribution, Paid flex days to support mental wellbeing, Gym membership discounts
  • Care for Family : Hybrid home/office schedule (for most positions), Paid parental leave, Fertility benefits, Paid bereavement leave
  • Connect with Community: Company gift matching program, Employee resource groups, Paid volunteer days
  • Grow Career: Education Assistance Program, Robust job skills training and Professional development opportunities

For more information, visitNasdaq Benefits & Rewards Career page .

Share this job
Share On
Apply Now