Job #: 2216
Title: Information Specialist
About Research & Information Services:
A resource supporting the Front Office Corporate and Investment Banking teams across the organization.
Our mission is to provide quality and comprehensive research and information services to front office teams in support of the banks’ business development, strategic initiatives, credit research and other needs.
Utilizing a wide range of data sources, the Research Team has the expertise and experience to support business information needs of our investment professionals. The Team’s goal is to leverage the bank’s external information sources to increase productivity, information flow and ultimately the North American Banking division’s contribution to the Bank’s bottom line.
Job Description: Information Specialist
– Purpose and Key Responsibilities
•Conduct and provide comprehensive business information efficiently and effectively
•Perform and provide qualitative research including company and business information, industry and market profiles, deal analytics and financial data through the use of external resources and platforms
•Adept in primary and secondary research tools
•Ability to conduct all aspects of research request/project life-cycle: from client inquiry to client deliverable
•Ability to work independently as needed
•Strong organization and handling of workflow and request queue
•Strong communication skills and client interaction
•To assist on training to end-users/bankers
•Previous experience (min. of 5+ years) as a research professional in a financial institution (or related); MLS preferred but not required
•Strong understanding of banking and finance: capital markets and investment banking services/products
•Ability to manage time and multitask on research workflow and other responsibilities
•Excellent communication skills
•Must be a team player and ability to work independently
•Must be experienced and familiar with the following sources: (sources primarily but not exclusively as listed):
*Dealogic – Strategy Manager, DCM, ECM, Loan, M&A Manager
*IHS: Chemicals, Power/Gas/Coal/Renewable Energy