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Data Desk - Associate

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About MSCI For more than 40 years, MSCI�s research-based indexes and analytics have helped the world�s leading investors build and manage better portfolios. Clients rely on our offerings for deeper insights into the drivers of performance and risk in their portfolios, broad asset class coverage and innovative research. Our line of products and services includes indexes, analytical models, data, real estate benchmarks and ESG research. MSCI serves 98 of the top 100 largest money managers, according to the most recent P&I ranking. For more information, visit us at www.msci.com. Position overview: Equity Data Management is a part of the Data Technology & Services (DTS) group. The team provides solutions for the full lifecycle of data content management, including vendor procurement, quality analysis, system design, usability, and scalability. We cover a growing set of asset classes including equities, real estate, indices, and futures. Datatypes include, among others, market data (e.g., prices, market capitalization, listing information, fx-rates), fundamental data (e.g., Income statement, Balance Sheet, Cash flows, Forward estimates), and corporate actions (e.g., M&A and Dividends) Data Desk is a new function within Data management aiming to better control, coordinate, and accelerate the handling of requests for new equity data across MSCI. Responsibilities: Brainstorm with the team on developing data metrics to quantify coverage and quality for existing data. For data tests which have already been finalized build these in MATLAB and commit to common code base so that they can be reused E.g. You could be running reports on fundamental data of companies to assess data history availability, comparing data between various global data vendors (Reuters, Compustat, etc) and other reports to assess data quality Run data receipts (custom data audit) on data using tools like MATLAB, SQL, etc. Discuss results between team members and prepare effective summary of findings Prepare and deliver presentations to various project stakeholders and drive decision making through accurate recommendation Desired experience and qualifications: Have a Master Degree in Finance, Economics or Mathematics (Including equivalents of CA, CFA, FRM, MMS, MBA) 3+ years of relevant working experience with excellent written and oral communication skills. Are an independent worker who is able to drive certain parts of the work with minimal oversight Have strong interest in Finance, work experience in finance and capital markets Should have knowledge of SAS/MATLAB, SQL and EXCEL VBA and some form of exposure to application of statistical methods in analyzing data Have inclination to work on large data sets and come up with creative solutions on data mining Due to the great number of applications we receive for each of our open vacancies, we are unable to respond on an individual basis. To all recruitment agencies: MSCI does not accept unsolicited CVs/Resumes. Please do not forward CVs/Resumes to any MSCI employee, location or website. MSCI is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs/Resumes. MSCI Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Mumbai, India
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