Entry Level - Data Analyst, Xtract - 12 Month FTC

London

Full Time Entry-level / Junior
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Xtract Research, a division of Acuris, is a fixed income research firm specializing in covenant research for high yield bonds, leveraged loans and convertible securities. Our clients consist of many of the world's preeminent hedge funds, private equity firms, investment managers, investment banks and law firms. Xtract Research’s services give analysts, traders and portfolio managers the tools to quickly and efficiently navigate and analyze key documents critical to the investment process as well as summaries and commentary on covenant packages for high yield bonds and leveraged loans. Job Description:  Data Analyst

Data Analysts are primarily responsible for collecting data on high yield bonds and loans.   This data will be critical to our new platform.  The Analyst will have the opportunity to work closely with Xtract Research’s legal team. The potential candidate should expect to gain an extensive understanding of high yield bonds and leveraged loans. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:  Collecting data related to the key terms in high yield bonds and leveraged loansUnderstand key terms in our covenant reportsUnderstand key financial ratios and how they relate to covenantsLearn the vocabulary related to high yield bond and loan covenants In this role, the potential candidate will benefit from close collaboration with senior lawyers and management in an entrepreneurial environment while becoming familiar with various types of fixed income securities. This position offers the opportunity for a motivated individual to become a key member of a growing data team and gain familiarity with sophisticated legal subjects in fixed income finance.
Qualifications:
Outstanding reading and writing skills which demonstrate the ability to comprehend sophisticated legal languageDemonstrated interest in financial and/or legal subjectsAbility to quickly analyze and interpret diverse qualitative and quantitative dataProficiency with all Microsoft Office software especially ExcelOrganizational excellence and desire to be independently accountable for multiple projects with overlapping time framesMeticulous attention to detailPride in work productWillingness to complete both tedious and interesting tasksBachelors Degree
Job tags: Finance Research
Job region(s): Europe
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