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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

F/T - Bus and Financial Res Assoicate - Funded Startup (NY)

Business and Financial Research Associate @ Funded Startup
Funded Startup - New York, NY
Our financial data company is seeking an Entry-Level Business & Financial Research Associate to help grow our proprietary and innovative research database. The candidate will work directly with our Founder & CEO (winner of Top Entrepreneur of The Year and Top 5 Business School Entrepreneur-in-Residence) and VP of Data & Research. Though we are currently a small, entrepreneurial team, comparable companies include FactSet, CapIQ, Bloomberg, Reuters, Venture Beat, and Hoovers.

Our company clients include prominent firms such as:
Google, Oracle, Samsung, 3M, Comcast, Andreessen Horowitz_
Our company research has been featured in sources such as:
Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Forbes, TechCrunch, New York Times_

Our Culture:
Our 15-person team works out of an open loft space in Chelsea. We dress casually and you can too most days. We’re competitive, results-oriented, and thrive in our fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.

Location: Chelsea
Commitment: Full Time, 40+ hrs/week
Start Date: Immediate

Primary responsibilities:

  • Perform business and financial research and written analysis on specific companies, industries, and deals
  • Research, track and analyze real-time business news (including private market M&A, Private Equity, and Venture Capital deal activity)
  • Assist in developing our technology-assisted data sourcing process
Secondary responsibilities:

  • Assist with data management and manipulation in Microsoft Excel and our proprietary online database
  • Managing our team of research interns
Given the start-up nature of the Company, the Research Associate will have the opportunity to grow and specialize based on the skills/interests of the candidate and the needs of our company.
In addition to having a get-it-done attitude and being highly resourceful, the ideal candidate displays the following characteristics:
  • 6 months to 1 year of experience in Investment Banking, Management Consulting, Accounting Firms, Sales & Trading or Corporate Paralegal
  • A fundamental understanding of finance and accounting principles
  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, and math skills
  • Exceptional critical reading skills, as well as written and verbal communication skills (Ability to quickly digest and organize information)
  • New or Recent college graduate with and a bachelor's degree in business, economics, finance, accounting, or statistics (or English/journalism/writing degree with extensive knowledge of business/finance)
  • Sincere and demonstrated interested in business & financial news
  • Advanced in Microsoft Office (Advanced knowledge of Excel and VBA preferred)
  • Experienced with SEC filings (10-Ks, 8-Ks, S-1s, etc.)
  • Strong attention to detail and ability and desire to learn quickly
  • Salary based upon experience and performance, plus stock options
The ideal candidate has high energy, a get-it-done attitude, and a sense of humor. Applicants must be comfortable working within time constraints, managing multiple projects, and making strategic decisions under pressure.
If you’re interested in joining our team, please send your resume and cover letter in PDF format describing why you are a good fit for our team. Resume should include undergraduate GPA and standardized test scores.

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