Associate, ESG Index Analyst

IHS Markit Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description: and responsibilities

As part of the growing global index operations team, you will help us expand our coverage and reach within the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) themed index space. You will be working closely with the index operations team to manage the day-to-day production of our internal and external ESG data sets and support the launch of new products. Your work and responsibilities will focus on:

  • Management of the day-to-day communication with ESG vendors

  • Data collection and integration of daily ESG updates from the various vendors

  • Evaluation of the impact of changes in ESG factors on the relevant indices including implementation of updates and changes to factors due to corporate actions and vendor reports

  • Onboarding of new ESG data sets and factors from internal and external sources

  • Working with the index team to expand and update the rule books and operational guidelines for handling incoming ESG data sets

  • Working with the development team to improve the data onboarding and management processes

  • Defining requirements, testing and implementing incremental improvements to the ESG technology toolkit to enable operational efficiencies and best practices in the day-to-day management of ESG data and the relevant indices

  • Compiling operational metrics to measure efficiency and accuracy of processes

  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements including reporting on ESG characteristics of index products

  • Working within the global index team to ensure seamless integration of ESG data into current and new index products

Desired Skills and Experience

  • University graduate or equivalent, preferably in the finance, data management, computer science, or economics disciplines

  • Problem solver with strong analytical skills and affinity for financial markets, ideally with previous experience in the fixed income markets

  • Demonstrated interest in corporate governance, ESG principles and financial markets (previous experience with ESG data sets or regulation is a plus)

  • Strong organisational and time-management skills with the ability to manage and meet tight deadlines around the provision of current and accurate ESG data sets

  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Excel and other standard office software are required.

  • Knowledge of Python, VBA and SQL and non-relational databases is advantageous.

  • Strong communication skills and ability to work in a global, multi-cultural environment and communicate with a global customer base

  • A forward-looking view of broad market developments with the ability to understand the potential impact on the index space and awareness of ESG regulation and trends.

  • Commercial awareness of the business, its index products and clients, and the commercial opportunities surrounding ESG products

IHS Markit is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the laws and regulations in any of our locations.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law). In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

For information please click on the following links:

IHS Markit Business Code of Conduct

Right to Work

EEO is the Law

EEO is the Law Supplement

Pay Transparency Statement

Current Colleagues

If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Real Estate Analyst Multifamily (Dallas)

Fortress Investment

Posted 2 days ago

VIEW JOBS 8/12/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-11-10T00:00 About Fortress Fortress Investment Group LLC is a leading, highly diversified global investment manager with approximately $41.5 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2019. Founded in 1998, Fortress manages assets on behalf of over 1,750 institutional clients and private investors worldwide across a range of credit and real estate, private equity and permanent capital investment strategies. Investment performance is our cornerstone - we strive to generate strong risk adjusted returns for our investors over the long term. For additional information on Fortress, please visit www.fortress.com. Real Estate Analyst - Multifamily (Dallas office) Fortress Investment Group's Dallas office has an opening for a Commercial Real Estate Analyst in the Asset Management Department. This position, which reports to the Vice President/Senior Asset Manager, offers significant growth and advancement opportunities. The individual hired for this position will work directly on a portfolio of multifamily rental properties owned by the Fund. This person will additionally have exposure to real estate development and will interact with developers, equity partners, and industry professionals. Fortress promotes an open-door policy with a strong career track in all aspects of commercial real estate based on individual performance. The ideal candidate should have effective communication skills, strong work ethic, and a desire to learn and assume additional roles. Responsibilities * Provide analytical and asset management support on a portfolio of commercial real estate assets with a focus on rental housing in the value-add space * Prepare and maintain property and portfolio valuations using discounted cash flow models * Review weekly and monthly reporting packages and evaluate variances and trends in operating income and expenses * Manipulate large quantities of loan and property level data received from third parties * Develop strong relationships and effective lines of communication with colleagues and third parties (including joint venture partners, property managers, leasing agents, attorneys and loan servicers) * Implement action steps and strategies to maximize the value of the assets * Abstract and monitor legal documents such as operating agreements, loan documents, management and leasing agreements to ensure compliance and performance * Regularly perform site inspections of assigned investments * Perform market data analysis * Preparation and implementation of annual business plan * Assist in due diligence and underwriting on potential commercial real estate equity and debt investments Qualifications * An undergraduate degree with a concentration in Accounting, Finance or Real Estate * Prior experience analyzing multifamily assets * An MBA or Master's degree in Real Estate or Finance a plus * At least two years of experience in similar role in the multifamily sector including experience and expertise in analyzing rent rolls, leases, operating statements, budgets, appraisals, environmental and engineering reports * Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail and strong organizational skills * Outstanding written and verbal communication skills * Self-starter, able to work independently or in a team environment * Demonstrated flexibility to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced, merit driven work environment * Unquestionable integrity and ethics * Strong proficiency in Excel Fortress Investment Dallas TX

Associate, ESG Index Analyst

IHS Markit