Business Consultant at FactSet Research Systems

Job description

As a business consultant in our Client Services team based in Sofia, you will be working with our sophisticated financial software solution for Performance Measurement and Attribution in 3 main areas:


You will be responsible for implementing all different modules of our software: Total Return & Statistics, GIPS, Equity Attribution, Fixed Income Attribution, etc. The process will follow the project plan and tasks will involve gathering initial requirements, making all the necessary configurations, loading market data and the client’s portfolio data, testing, results reconciliation, training and all the required steps for completion of the implementation according to client requirements.

Assisting our clients in Production

You will be expected to assist our clients, mainly big Asset or Wealth managers, in production with their business requests, questions and queries from their Performance and Attribution Teams.

Specialty Sales activities

You will be taking part in many core components of our Specialty Sales process, supporting the global team in activities including:
  • Preparation of detailed Proof of Concepts (POC) using prospect data
  • Creation of Requests for Proposal (RFP) and formalization of a library of standard responses for the use by the global team
  • Maintenance of the global demonstration environment

As part of your job you will be:
  • Working with our global team of sales specialists and consultants, as well as interacting with our clients, supporting them in their daily operations
  • Performing complex ad-hoc analysis using Total Return and Statistics calculations, GIPS, Equity and Fixed Income performance attribution models
  • Analyzing and solving complex business issues related to client’s investment portfolios, processing data, conducting specific investigations, including software testing
  • Become familiar with all the business functionality of the product and understand the financial logic behind the different modules and the advanced financial methodologies they implement

Desired Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Finance or Mathematics
  • Genuine interest in capital markets and portfolio management
  • Knowledge of financial products and instruments
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and financial formulas
  • Academic or professional background in finance
  • Good communication skills in client-facing situations
  • Good analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Team Player, Enthusiastic and Motivated
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken.

Aptitudes in the below areas will give you an advantage over others, but are not obligatory:
  • Financial Background in Asset Management Industry
  • Experience with Performance Measurement and/or Attribution
  • Participation in the CFA Program
  • SQL/Database knowledge
  • Customer oriented attitude
  • Technical skills with software applications
  • Speaking other languages than English, e.g. French
  • Willing to travel

Our team recruits talented individuals around the world and offers a wide variety of benefits including:
  • Challenging and dynamic environment
  • Work in an enthusiastic team of talented co-workers
  • Attractive remuneration with annual bonus opportunity
  • Social benefits, including private family health insurance, free meals, free multi-sport card, up to 25 days of vacation
  • Great office location and work environment
  • Chance to enhance both business expertise and technical skills in a customer-centric organization
  • Job training and learning opportunities
  • Unique career opportunity for the local market to build a career in an innovative industry
  • Career development opportunities across our various locations worldwide

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