Research Analyst - M&A

FactSet Philippines, Inc.

NCR, Taguig City

At least 1 Year Experience

Salary Undisclosed

Contractual, full, or part time positions are available

10 vacancies available

Responsibilities

FactSet is a leader in providing research and analytical tools, which offer instant access to accurate financial data and analytics to finance professionals around the world. FactSet Fundamentals produces various datasets from core fundamental data to industry related analysis, such as economic classifications based on the FactSet Revere economic hierarchy.

The primary role of an analyst is to produce error free data within a specified time frame. The raw material is available to the analyst in the form of financial reports & statements of the companies, press releases and news statements. The analyst will be responsible for the interpretation; analysis & updating of financial related data on publicly traded companies from various sources.

  • Track merger and acquisitions, and accurately and concisely transpose relevant information into a database
  • Research company filings for financial data and value-added information related to M&A deals
  • Generate monthly reports addressing the M&A market for clients, media, and the investment community
  • Research and resolve data issues and questions from clients
  • Establish contacts and liaise with investment banks and law firms involved in M&A deals
  • Ad hoc research projects as assigned

Requirements

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree on Accounting, Business Studies/Administration/Management, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Mathematics.
  • Preferably Fresh Grad / Entry Level specializing in Banking/Financial Services or equivalent.
  • Required language(s): English, Filipino.

Additional Requirements

  • Good accounting skills with a solid understanding of financial statements
  • Strong communication, organization and interpersonal skills
  • A proactive, confident thinker proficient in multi-tasking
  • Highly self-motivated who can work independently as well as in a group setting
  • Enthusiasm, a strong sense of initiative, able to prioritize, with an eye for detail and commitment to accuracy
  • Fluent in English and other selected language
  • Knowledge of the general rules of US GAAP, IFRS and /or other accounting standards
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Fundamental understanding of the M&A marketplace

Additional Information

  • Location: Taguig City, NCR.
  • Full Time position(s) are available.
  • Number of vacancies: 10.

About Us

For 40 years, the world’s financial professionals have relied on FactSet, across teams, across asset classes, and at every stage of the investment process. Our goal is to provide a seamless user experience spanning idea generation, research, portfolio construction, trade execution, performance measurement, risk management, reporting, and portfolio analysis across the front, middle, and back office to drive productivity and performance. FactSet’s flexible, open data and software solutions can be implemented across the portfolio lifecycle or as standalone components serving different workflows in the organization.