LAC Group seeks a Senior Information Resources Associate for a national consulting firm in New York (Manhattan). This position will be responsible for using information tools and databases to conduct a variety of research projects for the global consulting staff and clients. This is an full-time employment opportunity for a creative thinker individual who has vision and enthusiasm to join a global Information Resources team with an established and expanding firm.
Work with global consulting staff on a wide range of research projects using information tools and proprietary databases to provide information for client projects and business development initiatives Provide quick solutions and in-depth research, current awareness services, competitive intelligence and special research to support the firm’s consulting staff Work with the information resources team members from other regions and offices to continue to build a global research function through sharing work and experiences Help educate consulting staff on research issues and train them on end-user products Assist in marketing and developing information services to internal staff globally Work on special projects as assigned
Qualifications: Advanced degree in one of the following is required: information/library science from an accredited program or Masters (MBA) in business or economics; undergraduate degree in economics or finance would be an advantage Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a research environment providing business/corporate, and financial information is required Understanding/knowledge and experience with database services such as: Bloomberg, CapIQ, FactSet, Thomson One, DataStream, SNL Financial, SNL Energy, BvD Orbis, legal databases (LexisNexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law) Experience searching academic/literature/news databases such as Factiva, LexisNexis, Econlit, ProQuest, Dialog, Business Source Corporate, Hein online
Skillset: Ability to prioritize, problem solve, respond quickly to requests and handle a workload requiring creative, analytical, evaluative, and interpretive thought processes Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills as well as strong oral and written communication skills Knowledge of the Securities Finance industry is an advantage Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team Proficiency in Microsoft Office and SharePoint The qualified candidate must be able to work Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 6:00pm, and additional hours as needed, to meet time-sensitive deadlines.
New York, NY