Sr Financial Analyst - Transactions

3-5 years
15 days ago
Job Description


About the Role:

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The Team: The current opening is with S&P's Transactions division that publishes Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Market data. We collect and validates data using search tools, press releases, company websites, stock exchange websites and regulatory filings with a view to provide in-depth, accurate and timely information about different types of corporate actions such as M&A, placements, offerings, buybacks etc., which is then provided to our clients in the form of a formulated product for S&P Global Market Intelligence.

The Impact: This role will influence transactions dataset. In addition to collecting and validating the data, this role may require working with peers, other stakeholders and on process improvement projects. This position is an excellent steppingstone to understand M&A, PO, and PP domain, that will allow you to gain a comprehensive understanding through financial reporting standards, and enable you to learn facets of corporate actions, and as well as apply this knowledge to your daily responsibilities.

What's in it for you: Primarily responsible for day-to-day collection and validation of transactions. Once strong fundamental understanding of the dataset and proficiency at workflows is developed, this role would require working with new talent to develop/enhance their skillset and working on process improvement projects including LEAN/automation projects that supports multiple SPGMI products.

Responsibilities:

  • High quality data collation, analysis, extraction and entering the data in work tools as per guideline specifications.
  • Extract and validate required information using search tools, press releases and websites, trade documents and regulatory filings.
  • Understand the working of the dataset, be aware of the workflows and have strong working knowledge of work tools.
  • Deliver on predefined individual and team targets including delivering outcomes with quality and excellence.
  • Provides input and ideas for new collection methods and product enhancements related to the dataset.
  • Work on projects as an when they come up and ensure that they are completed within the given time span maintaining the desired quality.
  • Troubleshoots problems or issues and provide support to the team.
  • Keeping up to date on industry trends and reporting standards

What We're Looking For:

  • Graduate with a degree in Business/Commerce/Economics
  • At least 3 years of prior experience in Financial Research, Data Analytics and Quality Assurance/Check
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a team environment, while following flexible schedule to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge in corporate finance, capital markets and valuation methodologies
  • Background in financial statements and understanding of annual reports
  • Comfortable taking initiative and demonstrating resourcefulness
  • Strong attention to detail and persistent approach to work
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Good research and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of any database or automation tools would be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of SQL and VBA is preferred.
  • Amenable to work in a shifting schedule and on weekends.

What's In It For You

Our Purpose:

Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology-the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence, pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.


Our People:

We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide-so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We're committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We're constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

Our Values:

Integrity, Discovery, Partnership


At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.

Benefits:

We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That's why we provide everything you-and your career-need to thrive at S&P Global.

Our benefits include:

  • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.

  • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.

  • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.

  • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.

  • Family Friendly Perks: It's not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.

  • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards-small perks can make a big difference.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation - Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn't stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.

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S&P Global Inc. (prior to April 2016 McGraw Hill Financial, Inc., and prior to 2013 The McGraw&#8211&#x3B;Hill Companies, Inc.) is an American publicly traded corporation headquartered in Manhattan, New York City. Its primary areas of business are financial information and analytics. It is the parent company of S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Global Mobility, S&P Global Engineering Solutions, S&P Global Sustainable1, and S&P Global Commodity Insights, CRISIL, and is the majority owner of the S&P Dow Jones Indices joint venture. "S&P" is a shortening of "Standard and Poor's

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