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Data Analyst - Pricing Contributions,   Johannesburg,   South Africa
We are seeking articulate, highly motivated, detail oriented people to join the Content Acquisition team in Johannesburg. The team is responsible for the integration and maintenance of inbound pricing data and research to ensure that the information is fast, reliable, and accessible across the Bloomberg platform. Your work will provide our customers with comprehensive information in many areas, including Money Markets, Foreign Exchange, and Fixed Income. Responsibilities will include inputting OTC pricing content onto the system, constant liaising with existing pricing and research contributors, providing technical support, maintaining the data to meet market standards, and performing data quality checks on the Bloomberg System to insure pricing and research updates are accurate and consistent with the markets.

- Bachelor Degree in Finance/Business or in related disciplines/or equivalent work experience
- Excellent communication and customer service skills
- Strong PC skills specifically with Excel is required
- Must be able to work in a close team environment as well as independently
- Must be organized, detail-oriented and have the ability to multitask
- Fluency in English is essential

In order to be successful in this role you will be required to learn the local market conventions and be able to establish working relationships with our local clients and contributors.

Please note that this role is a 6 month fixed term contract with the possibility of an extension.

About this company
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 315,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Bloomberg BNA, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through the Bloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,430 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.
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