Company Financials Data Team Leader - REITs & Financial Services
Location: London, United Kingdom
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 15402917
Bloomberg runs on data. In Data, we're responsible for on-boarding, analyzing, applying and supplying it to our clients for their financial data needs. More than 320,000 business leaders rely on the real time financial information available on the Bloomberg Professional Service. Our products run on intelligence and industry-specific insight provided by Data's Company Financials team. Across Company Financial Data Teams, we move markets by providing our clients with sought-after reported-on and broker-estimated financials that are normalized across industries and companies, key analytical ratios, and industry-specific data points. Our team of sector-aligned Analysts influence investment decisions and move the markets every day, and we are growing. Using innovative, collaborative, and client focused approaches to data extraction, aggregation, and standardization, Company Financial industry focused analysts use industry knowledge and company financial data subject matter expertise in order to build a comprehensive client experience across the product offering throughout the earnings cycle, including pre-earnings through guidance and consensus creation, at the time of earnings through performance and surprise analysis, and allows for a more robust company and peer analysis. Here's where your team's industry expertise comes into play. Whether you are sourcing market data from new or existing providers or processing sophisticated financial data - your team's work will help ensure the consistency and quality of company portfolios at an industry level.
The Company Financials Data Team is looking for a Team Leader to lead and develop a hard-working team of Earnings Estimates and Company Fundamentals experts passionate about the Financial Services Industry, owning the data onboarding and analysis for the Real-Estate Investment Trust (REITs) and Insurance sectors. Your role is key in ensuring consistency of standards and collaborating with others to be responsible for the delivery of accurate and timely financials data while curating company and industry specific analysis. In this role, you will be encouraged to drive the development of expertise in your industry and handle the corresponding data. You'll sponsor the development of financial knowledge and analytical thinking in your team to derive meaningful insights for our customers. Your team will transform sophisticated data and work processes into financial data products that are indispensable to our users. This position requires extensive collaboration with global colleagues, and partners across all business units including Business Managers, News, Bloomberg Intelligence, Sales & Analytics, Data Management Lab, and Engineering.
We'll trust you to:
Recruit, coach, and develop a team of analysts who will be Financial Service experts in their product demonstrated through processing time-sensitive, high-quality data, data analysis, and project management
Collaborate with global counterparts to evolve the role, workflow, and operating procedures to ensure consistency in data quality and timeliness across regions
Build processes and standards that make sure the data and the level customer service goes above and beyond
Work with other data and core business groups, such as Product, Sales, News and Engineering to help develop and improve product databases and functionality across the terminal
Apply your passion for deep learning of the Financial Service industry to our team's overall vision, and use that knowledge to drive decisions about interoperability of data relevant to that industry
Lead and mentor team on large and sophisticated data projects and business initiatives related to the industries they cover
Set a strategy to recruit, retain, and develop top talent within your team and global counterparts
You'll need to have:
Proven leadership experience within a previous or current role
Vision to align your team's goals around providing outstanding service to Business and other internal/external clients, and the ability to implement a business and people strategy which delivers on that vision
Excellent communication skills, allowing you to clearly communicate business needs and to advocate on behalf of your team
Strong understanding of the wide-ranging impact of financial data
Well-honed listening skills, allowing you to draw understanding of your team and clients' needs
Proven track record establishing strong credibility and build influential relationships with multiple internal and external clients and partners
Creative and flexible approach to problem solving, aided by strong data analysis skills
Passion for building deep sector and industry knowledge, and demonstrated curiosity about and familiarity with a specific sector
We'd love to see:
CFA designation (or working towards it)
Experience or knowledge in Company Financials Products, terminal fluency, and/or Data workflows
Experience or strong interest in financial modeling
Experience working with Financial Services industry data as part of your product coverage
Experience using data visualization tools such as QlikSense
Does this sound like you?
Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are. Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, parental or caring status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or maternity/parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification 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 accommodation.