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Senior Business Analyst (Mandarin Speaking)

The key focus of the role is to provide direct support with ongoing research, data analytics, reporting, quality assurance and documentation across a variety of day-to-day deliverables.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver innovative and differentiated investment research covering the equity and macro space.
  • Conducts analytics using big data to gain insight into investment debates for a stock or an industry across geographies
  • Source alternative data sources that can be used in final analysis.
  • Presents data-driven analysis and findings to clients
  • Coordinates with technology and data teams on the fullimplementation of assigned projects
  • Ensures project design and ensure updated documentation duringthe life of the project
  • Ensures project delivery in an accurate and timely manner

Skills/Experience

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree in Economics, Business Studies/Administration/Management, Mathematics, Statistics or equivalent
  • Have a basic understanding of China's macro economy and regional economy
  • At least 5 years of experience (with 4 years of working experience in China) in handling big data or working on quantitative primary research/analytics
  • Experience in industry research or equity research is a plus
  • Strong Excel skills is compulsory
  • Knowledge and experience in data analytics tools such as R language and/or Python
  • Basic knowledge in data visualization such as Qlikview or Tableau is a plus
  • Good project management skills; experience leading initiatives or projects is a plus
  • Experience in communicating with investment banking clients is a plus
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural environment is a plus
  • Must be a native Chinese (Mandarin) speaker and proficient in English.

Personal Success Characteristics

  • High level of positive attitude
  • Effective time management skills
  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills at all levels internally and externally
  • Good decision-making abilities on the job
  • Team Player
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented and resourceful problem solver focused on driving operational excellence
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt quickly and learn new tools/technologies/processes
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously, while balancing challenging deadlines and client constraints
  • Flexibility to work with teams in other locations and time zones as per business needs

Educational Requirements

  • A Graduate or Post Graduate professional
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