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Senior Information Resources Associate - LAC Group

Location: USA - NY - New York

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 a 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES    

  • 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. 

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action Employer who values diversity in the workplace.

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