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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

F/T - Financial Services Researcher - Oliver Wyman

Firm:                 Oliver Wyman (Financial Services)
Position:           Researcher
Location:          New York, New York
Salary:              Competitive
Type:                Full Time – Experienced
Reporting to:     IRC Regional Manager in New York
Department:      Information Resources Centre (IRC)
Oliver Wyman Financial Services helps the world's leading financial institutions address their most significant challenges to shape the future of the industry. We have an unparalleled understanding of the evolving market structures, economics, and strategic and regulatory trends across all segments of the financial services sector. Our distinct approach is characterized by deep specialization and rigorous fact-based analysis.  We work across eight core practice areas including Corporate & Institutional Banking, Retail & Business Banking, Wealth & Asset Management, Insurance, Public Policy, Corporate Finance and Advisory, Strategic Information Technology and Operations and Finance & Risk.
Oliver Wyman is seeking to recruit a Researcher to join the Information Resources Centre (IRC) in New York supporting the Financial Services consulting business. Our clients include the world’s leading financial institutions. The Information Resources Centre comprises a global team of 40 staff working out of London, Paris, Munich, Frankfurt, Singapore and Sydney, providing research and knowledge management services to consultant teams worldwide.
Key Tasks:
• Work with a wide range of information tools and proprietary databases to provide research to Client and Marketing consultant teams globally
• Provide both quick solutions and in-depth research for the business
Leverage the Knowledge Management team to provide joint solutions on projects
• Assist in the education and training of the consulting staff on FS topics and tools
• Collaborate closely with IRC colleagues in London, New York, Paris, Munich and Frankfurt, Singapore and Sydney
• Other administrative tasks as assigned

• Minimum of 3 years research experience in a management consultancy or financial services organization
• Knowledge of the financial services industry, experience in the capital markets sector a plus
• Ability to prioritize work, and meet multiple deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
• Entrepreneurial approach aligned with the business needs of the firm
• A team player is essential. Must be comfortable working in a collaborative environment
• Attention to detail with the ability to handle very complex research inquiries
• Professional, service oriented approach
• Flexible attitude, hard-working, resilient, quick learner
Technical Skills:
Knowledge of a wide range of information products including: Thomson ONE, Datastream, Bloomberg, Factiva, FactSet, SNL and Dealogic. Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, basic data charts)
Note: Local Residents Preferred (No Relocation)
Application/Contact Information:
For consideration, please forward resume and cover letter to Brian Reed at the following email address:
In the subject of the email, please include: “FS Research Position_LASTNAME”.
Brian K. Reed
Global Research Operations Manager
Information Resources Centre
Oliver Wyman
Financial Services
1166 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036