Junior Analyst/Associate – 7648

Development, Full-time, London
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The Role:

ION Analytics is looking for a junior analyst or associate to join its newly created Insights team to assist with data collection and analysis. You will support our private data operations by processing leveraged loans and high-yield bonds documentation, monitor Mergers & Acquisitions situations to generate our weekly & monthly reports, update key macro indicators daily and assist with overall content creation initiatives across the wider Insights team. In addition to the responsibilities mentioned, you will also be expected to reach out and maintain regular relations with market participants on a periodic basis.

You should have an analytical mind, an interest in macro and market events as well as being comfortable with working across a wide variety of datasets.  You will work on a collaborative desk and receive support and on-the-job training, enabling you to analyze markets with the long-term view of becoming a market commentator or thought leader.

Key Responsibilities:

Track on-going European M&A situations for reporting purposes
Breakdown leveraged loan & high-yield bond documentation onto a private database
Update macroeconomic stats. daily
Help produce market commentary analysis and trends pieces, working closely with our editorial teams
Work independently and in collaboration with a wide team of reporters, analysts, event organizers and commercial colleagues
Produce content under tight deadlines
Provide product support

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience:

Economics/Accounting/Finance background
Comfortable with the Microsoft Office suite
A self-starter attitude with a cooperative approach
An investigative mind and attention to detail
An interest in financial markets and macro events
Excellent time management and communication skills

Desired Skills:

Experience with PowerBI
Experience with Credit Analysis or processing debt-related documentation
Experience with using databases, working with large amounts of data

About us:

We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. More than 40% of the world’s largest companies use our solutions. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.  

 •Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk. 

•Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure. 
With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group. 

Within ION Analytics we help clients find advantage in a world of information overload and fragmented systems.  Our business information solutions blend expert journalism and analytics with data to help banks, advisors, investors, law firms and corporations find opportunities in markets ranging from equities and fixed income to infrastructure and private equity. 

On our platform clients can break through silos to originate opportunities, find buyers, and use resources efficiently, and our advanced workflow automation tools cut through the noise to deliver personalized, targeted information that saves time and effort, and drives better decisions. 

At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work. 

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